Maine

» Auto updated continuously

 2020-10-22 15:11 

Newscentermaine.com

Maine weekly initial unemployment claims down for week ending 10/17/20...

The Maine Department of Labor released its weekly statistics for initial unemployment claims. The numbers showed a decrease from the previous week....

 2020-10-22 14:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

How Maine has voted for president in past elections...

As the presidential race heats up toward Election Day, we're taking a look at how Maine has voted in the past....

 2020-10-22 14:38 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Jobless claims continue to fall as more companies announce openings...

Although millions of Americans are still relying on government aid to make ends meet, claims for unemployment benefits continued to fall last week....

 2020-10-22 14:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Judge dismisses 1 charge against former cop in Floyd's death...

The more serious second-degree murder charge remains....

 2020-10-22 14:31 

The Portland Press Herald

Crystal Spring Farm receives $250K in funding to market products...

Seth Kroeck and Maura Bannon, managers of Brunswick's Crystal Spring Farm, have announced the receipt of a $250,000 grant under USDA's Value Added Producer Grant Program. The grant provides funds for processing and marketing costs of value-added a...

 2020-10-22 14:27 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine reports 42 new cases of COVID-19...

An outbreak connected to a Waldo County church continues to grow, and has been linked to 46 cases....

 2020-10-22 14:23 

The Portland Press Herald

Arts and Cultural Alliance Receives $100K economic recovery grant...

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Freeport has received a $100,000 Maine Economic Recovery Grant from the state of Maine. This grant was provided to offset the loss of income experienced by the alliance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time th...

 2020-10-22 14:20 

The Portland Press Herald

Kennebunk to sell three tax-acquired properties...

Select board discusses what to do with any excess funds the town might receive from a sale,...

 2020-10-22 14:14 

Newscentermaine.com

Real-time Maine coronavirus updates: Thursday, October 22...

Find developments on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 outbreak as we work together to separate facts from fear. Thursday, October 22, 2020...

 2020-10-22 13:58 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'If she can do it, you can too!': Pandemic doesn't deter 102-year-old from voting...

"To think she was born the year of the last pandemic, and now here we are going through another pandemic, and she still got up and made sure her voice was heard. It was something I hoped to share with the world."...

 2020-10-22 13:43 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine CDC reports increase of 37 coronavirus cases, 25 new recoveries...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 37 coronavirus cases on Thursday and no new deaths....

 2020-10-22 13:36 

The Portland Press Herald

New space shines a light on Scarborough day care program...

Scarborough Community Services has moved into the former House of Lights building on Payne Road, providing some much-needed new space for ongoing daycare programs....

 2020-10-22 13:33 

The Portland Press Herald

Senate panel advances Barrett despite Democrats' boycott...

Senators plan to convene a rare weekend session for procedural actions ahead of a final confirmation vote expected Monday....

 2020-10-22 13:31 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Waterfront pavilion shares construction plans...

BANGOR Darling's Waterfront Pavilion will look different once it's open for concerts again. According to Alex Gray of the... The post Waterfront pavilion shares construction plans appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-10-22 13:31 

The Portland Press Herald

Community News...

Community of Kindness Zoom session planned...

 2020-10-22 13:22 

The Portland Press Herald

Unemployment claims dip in Maine, but mass layoffs continue...

Seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of Mainers are still filing new jobless claims each week....

 2020-10-22 13:19 

The Portland Press Herald

Lisbon police charge student with terrorizing in high school threat case...

Three Maine State Police bomb detection dogs searched Lisbon High School but didn't find explosives....

 2020-10-22 13:18 

Newscentermaine.com

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett nomination despite Dems' boycott...

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Barrett's nomination Thursday morning, sending it to the full Senate....

 2020-10-22 13:05 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

20+ Halloween movies your family will want to watch again and again...

Fall just wouldn't feel right without 'em....

 2020-10-22 12:59 

The Portland Press Herald

The Latest: Oxford vaccine trial continues amid death report...

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic from around the U.S. and the world....

 2020-10-22 12:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Senate GOP to push Barrett forward over Dem boycott of vote...

Despite a Democratic boycott, Republicans are powering ahead to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by Election Day....

 2020-10-22 12:45 

The Portland Press Herald

U.S. jobless claims drop to 787,000, layoffs remain high...

The still-elevated number of jobless claims underscores that a full recovery from the pandemic recession remains far off....

 2020-10-22 12:24 

The Portland Press Herald

Cape Elizabeth Police Beat: Oct. 13-19...

Arrests No arrests were reported from Oct. 13-19. Summonses 10/18 at 12:15 a.m. Amelia Pappalardo, 20, of Gorham, was issued a summons on Route 77 by Officer Aaron Webster on a charge of unlawful removal of temporary signs. Fire calls Cape Elizabeth firef...

 2020-10-22 12:23 

Newscentermaine.com

CDC warns of 'distressing trend' of rising COVID-19 cases across US...

The CDC says it sees an uptick of COVID-19 cases across the US, especially in the Midwest. The rise in cases and hospitalizations is alarming to medical experts....

 2020-10-22 12:16 

The Portland Press Herald

Volunteer in Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial dies...

The volunteer reportedly did not receive the experimental vaccine...

 2020-10-22 12:09 

The Portland Press Herald

Estate of Robert Indiana to depose late artist's closest associates...

A judge denied the Morgan Art Foundation's motion to halt the depositions....

 2020-10-22 11:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19?...

The CDC recommends the flu vaccine for everyone starting at 6 months of age, and suggests getting it by the end of October....

 2020-10-22 11:35 

The Portland Press Herald

Vacancies filled at Kennebunk Town Hall...

A promotion at the code enforcement office and a new town planner...

 2020-10-22 11:33 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Couple of nice days ahead...

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

 2020-10-22 11:28 

Newscentermaine.com

US jobless claims likely remain high as layoffs persist...

The still-high number of people seeking jobless benefits reflects an economy that has recovered only slightly more than half the 22 million jobs that were lost....

 2020-10-22 11:10 

The Portland Press Herald

Classrooms look different, but teachers rise to challenge...

Whether fully remote or teaching a hybrid model, educators are finding creative ways to navigate during a pandemic....

 2020-10-22 10:32 

Newscentermaine.com

COVID-19 vaccine regulators, experts asking outside scientists if standards are high enough...

The FDA may have to decide by year's end whether to allow use of the first vaccines against the coronavirus. It's a critical moment in FDA's 114-year history....

 2020-10-22 10:31 

Newscentermaine.com

Epsilon upgraded to major hurricane strength...

Hurricane Epsilon underwent rapid strengthening Wednesday afternoon and reached major hurricane status....

 2020-10-22 10:10 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Lisbon High School resumes classes Wednesday...

LISBON FALLS (WGME) — Lisbon High School students and staff will return to classes on Wednesday after two threatening messages were found at the school. On Tuesday, students and staff were sent home around 1:00 p. m. The threatening messages were fo...

 2020-10-22 10:07 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine astronaut returns safely to Earth after 6 months in space...

York's Chris Cassidy is back on Earth after spending six months at the International Space Station...

 2020-10-22 09:44 

The Portland Press Herald

Face to face: Trump, Biden will meet for final debate...

Each will have his microphone cut off while his rival delivers an opening two-minute answer to each of the six topics....

 2020-10-22 09:38 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine police look for man who has been missing for days...

Mark Dickason hasn't had contact with his family in over a week and police say he may be suffering from an undiagnosed mental illness....

 2020-10-22 09:28 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots....

In several critical battleground states officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day....

 2020-10-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Biddeford wants citizen input on park design concepts...

'Design the Park at Pearl Street' set for 3 to 5 p.m., Oct. 27....

 2020-10-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Clinician to help Biddeford Police aid people in crisis...

Program aims to help people get services they need....

 2020-10-22 08:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Utah heart attack victim competes for medical care amid surge in COVID-19 cases...

Utah is experiencing "one of the worst (coronavirus) outbreaks in the country," Gov. Garry Herbert said. As a result, patients suffering other life-threatening medical events -- non-Covid related -- are in a dangerous competition for limited speci...

 2020-10-22 08:45 

The Portland Press Herald

Oakhurst neighbors seek speed-limit reduction...

Residents cite narrow streets and many children playing outside....

 2020-10-22 08:39 

Newscentermaine.com

5 questions for final Trump-Biden debate...

From the COVID-19 pandemic to Hunter Biden to the mute button, here are some things to watch for Thursday night....

 2020-10-22 08:19 

The Portland Press Herald

Gorham Notes: Oct. 22...

Election update The town has received more than 6,200 absentee ballot requests as of Oct. 16, an increase of 688 ballots over last week's count, according to Town Manager Ephrem Paraschak. Some 3,600 absentee ballots have been returned, and the Town C...

 2020-10-22 08:08 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Road to 270: President Trump's best path to victory hinges on two vital swing states...

President Donald Trump still has a path to the 270 Electoral College votes he needs to win reelection. But it requires everything to break in his direction a second time....

 2020-10-22 08:07 

The Portland Press Herald

Westbrook Notes: Oct. 22...

Flu shot clinic A drive-thru flu shot clinic will be held for students and staff from 5:30-7:30 p.m Thursday, Oct. 22, and Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the middle school, 471 Stroudwater St. Attendees should drive up to the bus circle and wait to be assisted. T...

 2020-10-22 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Barrett's climate answers show no understanding of basic science...

When asked her views on climate change, prospective Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett replied it is a "very contentious matter of public debate" and she is "certainly not a scientist." Fortunately, it doesn't take a scientist to ...

 2020-10-22 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: How might the campaign's endgame be disrupted? Here are five scenarios, drawn from the history of election polling...

The storyline of the presidential campaign seems to be solidifying, as polls show Joe Biden maintaining a sizable lead over President Donald J. Trump. But the lead may not be insurmountable, and the election is not over. The history of polling in modern e...

 2020-10-22 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Joe Beardsley, Poland: Every attic needs an 'Oma' to be its keeper...

My wife has come to be called "Oma." How so? It's a short term for a grandmother. More on that some other day. My theme is suggested by a sign: "Oma's ... Attic." Yes, it is an actual place not far from where we live in retirement....

 2020-10-22 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Catholic Schools in Biddeford and Sanford to fundraise through virtual run/walk events...

BIDDEFORD — For the first time, alums and friends of St. James School in Biddeford and St. Thomas School in Sanford can offer their support by walking, running, or biking anywhere in the world. Due to the pandemic, the schools are going virtual with...

  • Need an account?  
    or