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 2020-01-22 14:49 

The Portland Press Herald

'Power duo' Muddy Ruckus to perform on Bath stage...

BATH — Muddy Ruckus, a Portland-based "power duo," performs at the Chocolate Church Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 1. The 804 Washington St. show runs from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets, which cost $15 in advance or $18 at the door, can be purchased...

 2020-01-22 14:45 

The Portland Press Herald

Land trust to host full moon trek in New Gloucester...

NEW GLOUCESTER — The Royal River Conservation Trust hosts its ninth annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek on Saturday, Feb. 8. The 4-7 p.m. mountain-top, moon-rise trek takes place at the Pisgah Hill Preserve, 74 Dougherty Road in New Gloucester, near t...

 2020-01-22 14:39 

The Portland Press Herald

Topsham Police Beat: Jan. 13-21...

Arrests 1/20 at 8:44 p.m. Henry Doyle, 19, of Middle Street, Lisbon Falls, was arrested on a warrant by Sgt. Robert Ramsay on Middle Street. Summonses 1/13 at 12:23 a.m. Nicole Mannix, 38, of West Brule Street, Lewiston, was issued a summons by Officer Jo...

 2020-01-22 14:35 

The Portland Press Herald

Bath Police Beat: Jan. 13-19...

Arrests 1/14 at 11:21 p.m. Lynn Galvan, 54, of Meadow Way, was arrested by Officer John Dietlin on Washington Street on charges of violation of condition of release and refusing to sign a summons. Summonses 1/19 Christina Baker, 22, of West Point Road, Ph...

 2020-01-22 14:24 

The Portland Press Herald

'The Great Gatsby' will enter public domain when copyright ends in 2021...

The novel's copyright is set to expire at the end of 2020, meaning anyone will be allowed to publish the book or make it into a movie, opera or Broadway musical....

 2020-01-22 14:06 

The Portland Press Herald

School Street Pub & Grill closes its doors in Gorham...

Matt Troiano says he was...

 2020-01-22 13:29 

The Portland Press Herald

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China...

Chinese health authorities are urging people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings....

 2020-01-22 13:18 

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Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77...

His family said he died "after a long, extremely brave but always good humored battle with a rare form of dementia."...

 2020-01-22 13:15 

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Coyote that attacked family on hiking trail confirmed to have rabies...

Wildlife officials have confirmed that a coyote that attacked a family Monday in Exeter, New Hampshire, had rabies....

 2020-01-22 13:10 

The Portland Press Herald

We Love to Eat: Jan. 23-Feb. 1...

Community meal Thursday, Jan. 23, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Macaroni and cheese, $5. Chowder luncheon Friday, Jan. 24, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave....

 2020-01-22 13:07 

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Maine woman charged with stealing car with children inside arrested again...

Shannon Dupree was arrested for violating bail conditions....

 2020-01-22 13:01 

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South Korean military decides to discharge transgender soldier...

South Korea prohibits transgender people from joining the military but has no specific laws on what to do with those who have sex reassignment operations during their time in service....

 2020-01-22 12:51 

WMTW

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Milder days and another weekend snowstorm...

How's the weather looking for your Wednesday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Ted McInerney....

 2020-01-22 12:27 

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NH driver accused of causing tanker truck crash, fuel spill...

EPPING, N. H. (AP) -- Police in New Hampshire say a driver has been charged with reckless conduct and second-degree assault in connection with a Route 101 crash into a tanker truck that spilled over 5,000 gallons of fuel. The crash in Epping caused the ta...

 2020-01-22 12:27 

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NH driver accused of causing tanker truck crash, fuel spill...

EPPING, N. H. (AP) -- Police in New Hampshire say a driver has been charged with reckless conduct and second-degree assault in connection with a Route 101 crash into a tanker truck that spilled over 5,000 gallons of fuel. The crash in Epping caused the ta...

 2020-01-22 11:53 

WGME

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Maine contractor sues Mid-Coast School of Technology...

ROCKLAND, Maine (BDN) -- A Bangor-based subcontractor has filed a lawsuit against another contractor and the Mid-Coast School of Technology to recover payment for electrical work the company says it performed during the school's recent overhaul. Gener...

 2020-01-22 11:53 

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[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine contractor sues Mid-Coast School of Technology...

ROCKLAND, Maine (BDN) -- A Bangor-based subcontractor has filed a lawsuit against another contractor and the Mid-Coast School of Technology to recover payment for electrical work the company says it performed during the school's recent overhaul. Gener...

 2020-01-22 11:48 

WGME

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Maine high court dismisses suit arguing teen was wrongly jailed...

(BDN) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday dismissed a 15-year-old boy's lawsuit alleging that he was illegally incarcerated at the state's youth prison because the state took four months to find a psychiatric treatment facility for him....

 2020-01-22 11:48 

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Maine high court dismisses suit arguing teen was wrongly jailed...

(BDN) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday dismissed a 15-year-old boy's lawsuit alleging that he was illegally incarcerated at the state's youth prison because the state took four months to find a psychiatric treatment facility for him....

 2020-01-22 11:45 

WMTW

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UMF fires faculty member amid sexual abuse investigation...

The abuse accusations are from the 90s when Bruce McInnes was choirmaster at a New York City school....

 2020-01-22 11:32 

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[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Man allegedly grabbed nurse by throat after fight outside Maine bar...

ELLSWORTH, Maine (BDN) -- A Hancock County man whom police had cited four hours earlier after a fight outside a city bar was arrested early Sunday after he allegedly assaulted the emergency room nurse who was treating him for his injuries. Brian A. Jones,...

 2020-01-22 11:32 

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Man allegedly grabbed nurse by throat after fight outside Maine bar...

ELLSWORTH, Maine (BDN) -- A Hancock County man whom police had cited four hours earlier after a fight outside a city bar was arrested early Sunday after he allegedly assaulted the emergency room nurse who was treating him for his injuries. Brian A. Jones,...

 2020-01-22 11:21 

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Woman accused of taking a Jeep and three kids arrested in Rumford...

RUMFORD (SUN JOURNAL) -- A Wilton woman accused of commandeering a Jeep with three children inside it last fall was arrested in Rumford on Tuesday afternoon on a warrant for violating bail. Shannon Lee Dupree, 42, was taken into custody by the Maine State...

 2020-01-22 11:21 

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Woman accused of taking a Jeep and three kids arrested in Rumford...

RUMFORD (SUN JOURNAL) -- A Wilton woman accused of commandeering a Jeep with three children inside it last fall was arrested in Rumford on Tuesday afternoon on a warrant for violating bail. Shannon Lee Dupree, 42, was taken into custody by the Maine State...

 2020-01-22 11:12 

WMTW

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Kindergartner spots smoke at school during a fire safety lesson...

The 6-year-old girl was at a Scouts meeting learning how to stop, drop and roll when she saw and smelled the smoke....

 2020-01-22 11:11 

WPFO

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Bill would remove waiting periods for children's dentistry...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A proposal in Maine would stop insurance companies from mandating waiting periods between children's dental treatments. Democratic State Sen. Heather Sanborn of Portland was expected to introduce the new rule for a public hearin...

 2020-01-22 11:11 

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Bill would remove waiting periods for children's dentistry...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A proposal in Maine would stop insurance companies from mandating waiting periods between children's dental treatments. Democratic State Sen. Heather Sanborn of Portland was expected to introduce the new rule for a public hearin...

 2020-01-22 11:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Leonard Pitts: Trump's Senate acquittal will have an asterisk...

The president should understand that a preordained judgment of 'not guilty' isn't much of one at all....

 2020-01-22 10:25 

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A 3-year-old boy has just become the youngest member of the largest international high IQ society...

The toddler scored a 142 on the Stanford-Binet IQ test, placing him in the 99.7th percentile, his mother said....

 2020-01-22 09:22 

WMTW

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Senate approves rules, rejects witnesses in first day of impeachment trial...

As the debate continued into the early hours of Wednesday morning, tempers increasingly began to flare....

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Falmouth council, residents can work together...

At a special council meeting last Monday evening, Jan. 13, John Winslow and I presented information to the Falmouth Town Council to assist them in deciding a start date for a town-wide property tax revaluation. I would like to thank the council for their ...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Peter Funt: I can't endorse the NY Times approach to endorsements...

The New York Times provided lessons in both journalism and television Sunday night, by way of bad examples. First: If a newspaper believes in making political endorsements it shouldn't balk when a tough call comes along, leaving voters more mystified ...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

The Wrap: New restaurants, seaweed hits prime time, and Damariscotta pub for sale...

Portland is getting a new Mexican-Salvadoran restaurant, and Ada's holds a grand opening....

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Portland School Notebook: Jan. 22...

Portland students receive free books through literacy nonprofit The Portland Public Schools recently partnered with Reading Is Fundamental, a national children's literacy nonprofit, to provide free books to the district's fourth and fifth graders ...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Why let any minors marry in Maine?...
 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Our View: It's up to Maine hunters to help keep bald eagles healthy...

The state is encouraging people to switch to copper ammunition, and Mainers should listen....

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Keep young people in Maine with universal care...
 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Forum: Affordable housing bill meets critical need...

LD 1645, "An Act To Create Affordable Workforce and Senior Housing and Preserve Affordable Rural Housing," is a bipartisan bill carried over from last year and is being considered by the Legislature. It would fund a $20 million annual affordable h...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Falmouth council commended for Earth Day action...

Congratulations to the Falmouth Town Council for resolving on Jan. 13 to join the Earth Day Network. Falmouth has benefited hugely from Earth Day, which launched the environmental movement and marks its 50th anniversary on April 22, 2020. In 1970, bald ea...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter: Scarborough teachers not being respected, heard...

I attended the rally for Scarborough teachers during the Jan. 2 School Board meeting and it was clear that Scarborough teachers felt dishonored and ignored. One of the factors contributing to these feelings was the School Board's insistence that the p...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Respect parents' choice on vaccination by voting 'yes' on 1...
 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Greater Portland People & Business: Jan. 22...

Foley's Fitness Center celebrates new facility on Haigis Parkway After years of planning and a summer of construction, Foley's Fitness Center held its grand opening on Jan. 11, with more than 200 people marking the event at 33 Haigis Parkway. Visi...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Scarborough teachers deserve to be heard, respected...
 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: Could a woman defeat Donald Trump? What political science research says...

U.S. presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren got into a fight this week. Warren reported that Sanders had, in a 2018 meeting, told her that he didn't believe a woman could win over President Trump in the 2020 election. Sander...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

From the Chamber: Over the next decade, Part IV: Succession planning and crumbling infrastructure...

This is the fourth part of our series this month on business issues we need to keep an eye on as we chart our course to 2030. Please look back at previous columns this month for the myriad of topics already covered, or contact the Southern Midcoast Maine ...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Kappelman joins RE/MAX Shoreline as an agent...

NEW HIRES RE/MAX Shoreline hired Alex Kappelman as an agent in its Portland office. Kappelman purchased his first rental property in 2014 and continues to invest in real estate in southern Maine. PROMOTIONS Cherie Phillips was promoted to operations manag...

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Voices: 'Good old boys club' management has cost BIW its workers' trust...

If shipyard managers want productivity to rise and labor-hour costs to fall, they should look to the Golden Rule....

 2020-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter: Balentine needs to get his facts straight on CMP line...

As an environmentalist and a climate change activist, I take issue with John Balentine's simplified argument in "CMP line poses dilemma for environmentalists4; (Jan. 17). He stated, "I reluctantly support the line because I support clean hy...

 2020-01-22 08:30 

The Portland Press Herald

1,000 Portland students get free books...

PORTLAND — The Portland Public Schools and national nonprofit Reading Is Fundamental have teamed up to provide free books to the district's fourth- and fifth-graders through RIF's Books for Ownership program. The program, which provided clos...

 2020-01-22 08:25 

The Portland Press Herald

Gallery celebrates the contemporary for state's 200th birthday...

The Portland 2020 photography exhibit will be shown through April 4....

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