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Flooding closes Dexter’s Main Street businesses Several photos included in this story

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Kennebec floods in Augusta, Hallowell, Gardiner
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Peyton Manning holding on to Super Bowl heartache

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April 14

Indie folk-rock group RUN ON SENTENCE takes stage at Slates

On April 7, Slates in Hallowell hosted the debut of Run On Sentence, A Portland, Ore.-based group, that is celebrating the release of a soundtrack they created for “Beneath The Harvest Sky,” a movie that was shot in Van Buren, ME. One of the members of the band — that is fronted by Dustin Hamman (who composed and produced the soundtrack CD) — is Dan Galucki who, it was di...

April 14

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4:46 PM

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6:46 PM

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5:44 PM

Franklin County sheriff gets nod for budget, but not for civil deputy

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7:54 PM

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6:06 PM

Former Patriot, Black Bear Mulligan visits Pittston school

Video clip included The former New England tight end, who recently signed with the Chicago Bears, led a school assembly Wednesday to emphasize exercise and nutrition.

Sports from the Morning Sentinel

Peyton Manning holding on to Super Bowl heartache

'I don't really have a word for it,' the quarterback says in his first public comments since the 43-8 loss to Seattle.

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Today’s editorial cartoon

April 16, 2014

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Indie folk-rock group RUN ON SENTENCE takes stage at Slates

On April 7, Slates in Hallowell hosted the debut of Run On Sentence, A Portland, Ore.-based group, that is celebrating the release of a soundtrack they created for “Beneath The Harvest Sky,” a movie that was shot in Van Buren, ME. One of the members of the band — that is fronted by Dustin Hamman (who composed and produced the soundtrack CD) — is Dan Galucki who, it was discovered, has a decided Maine connection! To that end, a telephone interview was arranged that found him calling from the road.

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