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 2021-02-27 20:11 

Newscentermaine.com

One dead in Farmington fire, marking third fatal fire this week...

Early Saturday morning, a 911 call came in from Clover Mills Road in Farmington. William Vincent, 75 died in the fire....

 2021-02-27 20:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Farmington man killed in week's third fatal fire, officials say...

The Maine State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating after a Farmington man was killed Saturday in a fire at his home....

 2021-02-27 19:50 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Farmington man dies in Saturday morning house fire...

FARMINGTON (WGME) -- One person is dead after a house fire in Farmington Saturday morning. Farmington Fire and Police Departments responded to a fire located at 160 Clover Mills Road. Initial responders determined that two people were inside the house at ...

 2021-02-27 19:50 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Farmington man dies in Saturday morning house fire...

FARMINGTON (WGME) -- One person is dead after a house fire in Farmington Saturday morning. Farmington Fire and Police Departments responded to a fire located at 160 Clover Mills Road. Initial responders determined that two people were inside the house at ...

 2021-02-27 19:45 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

197 new COVID-19 cases in the state; 1 new death...

Maine CDC is reporting 197 new cases of COVID 19 in the state. That brings the total number of cases to 44,492. There are 1,815 estimated active cases. There has been 1 new death since yesterday, bringing that total to 702....

 2021-02-27 19:35 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

History & Hope: Author shares story of family's role in Montgomery bus boycotts...

"It was the protest that really kickstarted the civil rights movement," said Karen Gray Houston, who was 4 when her father and uncle helped lead the historic Montgomery bus boycott....

 2021-02-27 18:47 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Winter festivals return to Maine after a year of pandemic cancellations...

BELFAST, Maine — After nearly 12 months in which most in-person festivals were canceled, this coming weekend offers winter-weary Mainers an opportunity to get out and enjoy themselves. The Belfast Ice Festival will offer ice carving demonstrations, ...

 2021-02-27 18:47 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Winter festivals return to Maine after a year of pandemic cancellations...

BELFAST, Maine — After nearly 12 months in which most in-person festivals were canceled, this coming weekend offers winter-weary Mainers an opportunity to get out and enjoy themselves. The Belfast Ice Festival will offer ice carving demonstrations, ...

 2021-02-27 18:22 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Mo. girl finds parents dead in bed from COVID-19...

St. Louis County police say the 11-year-old made the discovery on Thursday....

 2021-02-27 18:15 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

History & Hope: Retired school leader says young people should 'continue to fight' for social justice...

"Unless we address the lack of Black power in this society, you will be talking about this when you are as old as me," the 80-year-old former Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent said....

 2021-02-27 17:41 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine pols continue push to expand local meat processing...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A group of federal lawmakers wants to expand capacity for small meat and poultry processors. Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, says the "Strengthening Local Processing Act" is designed to create more options for local lives...

 2021-02-27 17:41 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine pols continue push to expand local meat processing...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A group of federal lawmakers wants to expand capacity for small meat and poultry processors. Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, says the "Strengthening Local Processing Act" is designed to create more options for local lives...

 2021-02-27 17:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'I wanted to be the light in the dark': Mom creates stuffed animals for kids with special needs...

A North Carolina mom is using her extra time at home during pandemic to start business creating stuffed animals for children with special needs using her sewing machine....

 2021-02-27 17:23 

Newscentermaine.com

Portland police renew calls for information about 2017 unsolved murder case...

Bryan "Kage" Garcia was found dead in a parked car on Feb. 27, 2017 in Portland's West End....

 2021-02-27 17:23 

Newscentermaine.com

Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate...

The bill passed early Saturday on a near party-line vote and would steer cash to individuals, businesses and states battered by COVID-19....

 2021-02-27 17:23 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

AP sources: Feds pinpoint suspect in officer's riot death...

The FBI has obtained video that shows the person spraying Brian Sicknick and other law enforcement officers during the Jan. 6 riot, the people said....

 2021-02-27 17:11 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'It truly saved me': Woman says mask-making project helped her get through pandemic...

A New Hampshire woman says she has a new outlook on life after spending the past year making thousands of masks....

 2021-02-27 17:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed...

After a year of struggling to boost COVID-19 testing, communities across the country are seeing plummeting demand, shuttering testing sites or even trying to return supplies....

 2021-02-27 16:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Woman discovers baby alive in trash can...

After discovering the crying, she called out to some EMTs who happened to nearby....

 2021-02-27 16:45 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

World War II veteran receives honorary high school diploma...

In the 1940s, David Tyson enlisted in the U.S. Navy to fight for our country before graduating from high school....

 2021-02-27 16:26 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Augusta hospital didn't screen staff for coronavirus symptoms, report says...

The Augusta hospital that came under fire for offering early coronavirus vaccines to donors last month had been cited by the state earlier in January for violating COVID-19 prevention protocols. Inspectors from the Maine Department of Health and Human Ser...

 2021-02-27 16:26 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Augusta hospital didn't screen staff for coronavirus symptoms, report says...

The Augusta hospital that came under fire for offering early coronavirus vaccines to donors last month had been cited by the state earlier in January for violating COVID-19 prevention protocols. Inspectors from the Maine Department of Health and Human Ser...

 2021-02-27 16:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

NBA veteran Jeremy Lin says he's been called 'coronavirus' on the court...

"Being a 9 year NBA veteran doesn't protect me from being called 'coronavirus'; on the court," the former New York Knicks star wrote on Facebook....

 2021-02-27 16:21 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'There's all kinds of good stuff': Meet a 10-year-old antique collector...

A Maryland 10-year-old has quite the collection at home, but not of the typical things you might find in a kid's bedroom....

 2021-02-27 16:05 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Pokemon celebrates 25 years...

A worldwide celebration kicks off to mark the silver anniversary of the beloved media franchise....

 2021-02-27 15:37 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Congressman Jared Golden votes against $1.9 Trillion Legislative Package...

Early this morning, Congressman Jared Golden voted against H.R. 1319, a $1.9 trillion legislative package developed by party leaders in an effort to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-27 15:35 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine CDC reports 197 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 197 new coronavirus cases on Saturday and one new death....

 2021-02-27 15:33 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Portland Police seeking information on 2017 homicide...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Portland Police Department is seeking information from the public for an unsolved murder back in 2017. On February 27, 2017, Bryan "Kage" Garcia was found unresponsive in his car in the area of 50 Chadwick Street in Portland...

 2021-02-27 15:33 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Portland Police seeking information on 2017 homicide...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Portland Police Department is seeking information from the public for an unsolved murder back in 2017. On February 27, 2017, Bryan "Kage" Garcia was found unresponsive in his car in the area of 50 Chadwick Street in Portland...

 2021-02-27 15:31 

Newscentermaine.com

Snow, rain move through Maine Saturday...

It's cold this morning, so snow will quickly coat the roads in spots....

 2021-02-27 15:31 

Newscentermaine.com

Family of Kim Moreau offering $5,000 reward as cold case nears 35 years without answers...

Moreau went missing from Jay in May of 1986. Her family is offering a reward for verifiable information leading to discovery of her or her remains....

 2021-02-27 15:22 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed...

U.S. testing hit a peak on Jan. 15. Since then, the average number of daily tests has fallen more than 28%....

 2021-02-27 15:09 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1. 9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. The new pr...

 2021-02-27 15:09 

WGME

[ Maine ]

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1. 9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. The new pr...

 2021-02-27 15:02 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Elderly couple falls in love during pandemic, planning wedding after vaccination...

Joy Morrow-Nulton and John Shults are both 94 years young, but that didn't stop them from getting engaged as their love blossomed throughout the pandemic....

 2021-02-27 14:47 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

197 new coronavirus cases reported, one more death...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- The Maine CDC reported one new coronavirus-related death Saturday. The death toll now stands at 702. The Maine CDC reported 197 more coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic started to 44,492. 35,058 have ...

 2021-02-27 14:47 

WGME

[ Maine ]

197 new coronavirus cases reported, one more death...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- The Maine CDC reported one new coronavirus-related death Saturday. The death toll now stands at 702. The Maine CDC reported 197 more coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic started to 44,492. 35,058 have ...

 2021-02-27 14:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Golden one of two House Dems to vote against 'American Rescue Plan'...

The $1.9 trillion package passed the House early Saturday morning...

 2021-02-27 14:35 

Newscentermaine.com

Golden one of two Democrats to vote against $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill...
 2021-02-27 14:35 

Newscentermaine.com

Snow, rain move through Maine Saturday...

It's cold this morning, so snow will quickly coat the roads in spots....

 2021-02-27 14:31 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

WWII plane fly-past honors Captain Tom Moore at funeral...

Just eight members of the veteran's immediately family attended Saturday's private service, but soldiers carried his coffin to a crematorium and form a ceremonial guard....

 2021-02-27 14:23 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Impact weather: rain and snow Saturday...

How's the weather looking for your Saturday? Get the latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Jacqueline Thomas....

 2021-02-27 13:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

The new vaccine is a valuable weapon against COVID-19 and its rollout will be quick, officials say...

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee Friday recommended that Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine be authorized for emergency use. The FDA is expected to act on the recommendation quickly, meaning the vaccine may be available early next we...

 2021-02-27 13:39 

Newscentermaine.com

Pingree votes to pass COVID-19 relief package in House vote Friday, Golden votes no...

The House is set to vote on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which includes $1,400 stimulus checks, Friday night...

 2021-02-27 13:20 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

What to know about making a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Maine...

A limited supply of the vaccine has put a strain on how many Mainers can be vaccinated, and the state and hospitals have asked for patience....

 2021-02-27 12:55 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Wax celebrities are joining customers at this New York City steakhouse...

A wax Jon Hamm — known for his portrayal of ad executive Don Draper in the hit TV series "Mad Men" — could be found at the restaurant's bar Friday with a cocktail in hand....

 2021-02-27 12:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Here's what you could get from the $1.9 trillion House stimulus...

The legislation provides another round of direct payments, as well as additional assistance for the unemployed, hungry, uninsured and at risk of losing their homes....

 2021-02-27 11:46 

Newscentermaine.com

VERIFY: If you took unemployment in 2020, you could owe on your tax returns...

Unemployment filings don't require people to withhold for taxes. If you didn't do it, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise....

 2021-02-27 11:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Where the COVID-19 relief bill stands in Congress, and what comes next...

What's riding on the negotiation is the $1,400 stimulus checks proposed by President Biden even before he took office, as well as the continuation of extra federal unemployment money before those benefits expire on March 14....

 2021-02-27 11:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Impact Weather: Rain and Snow Saturday...

A system will bring rain to the coast and snow to the mountains this weekend...

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