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Basking shark washes ashore in Bremen

A dead basking shark washed ashore in Bremen in early January. The Department of Marine Resources responded to calls from local residents, and marine biologists took tissue samples. According to the website Oceana, the basking shark is the second largest fish in the world, and like the largest fish (the whale… SEE MORE
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Coastal legislators focus on climate

When legislators in Congress and the state legislature find common interest—across the bodies in which they serve, and even across party lines—they form groups, known as caucuses. It’s a strategic way to exert power, to offer support for ideas as a voting bloc. One such group in the Maine legislature… SEE MORE

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A new, old-fashioned way to serve school lunch

Lincoln Academy students who purchase lunch will now eat it out of what are known as “tiffin” containers. Tiffins are reusable stainless-steel lunchboxes that can be washed and sanitized every day which will significantly reduce schools packaging costs as well as plastic waste. Most schools use disposable plastic containers—thousands of… SEE MORE