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Philanthropist Peter Alfond Dies

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Maine philanthropist Peter Alfond died earlier this month at age 65. He contracted malaria on a recent trip to Africa with his family.

President Obama Designates National Monument in Maine

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On August 24th, the White House announced the establishment of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument east of Baxter State Park in north-central Maine. The land was donated by the Elliotsville Plantation, Inc., the foundation established by philanthropist Roxanne Quimby and her family.