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 2020-10-27 14:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Expect fewer gifts this holiday season...

Shoppers expect to pull back on purchasing gifts for their families and friends this holiday season, and that may not bode well for retailers....

 2020-10-27 14:02 

The Portland Press Herald

Scarborough school administration tells staff not to display 'controversial' phrases like Black Lives Matter...

Several dozen students protested the letter to teachers and staff in which the administration said they should avoid displaying controversial phrases such as Black Lives Matter....

 2020-10-27 13:58 

Newscentermaine.com

After high court ruling, DOJ wants census challenges stopped...

The Census Bureau aims to turn in apportionment numbers by a congressionally-mandated Dec. 31 deadline. Critics say that's not enough time....

 2020-10-27 13:57 

Newscentermaine.com

Biddeford man convicted of federal hate crime to be sentenced Tuesday...

Diggins faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine on each of the 2 hate crime charges, and 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine on the conspiracy charge....

 2020-10-27 13:41 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Ghost Stories of America: Woman killed by train still remembered by some...

Marie Blais was killed by a train in 1900, but her story didn't die then....

 2020-10-27 13:36 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

57 more coronavirus cases reported in Maine, no new deaths...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Maine on Tuesday. The death toll stands at 146. There have been 6,311 coronavirus cases reported in Maine as of Tuesday. The Maine CDC says 5,593 of those cases are confirmed and 718 are...

 2020-10-27 13:36 

WGME

[ Maine ]

57 more coronavirus cases reported in Maine, no new deaths...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Maine on Tuesday. The death toll stands at 146. There have been 6,311 coronavirus cases reported in Maine as of Tuesday. The Maine CDC says 5,593 of those cases are confirmed and 718 are...

 2020-10-27 13:16 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Cold case unit, police use DNA samples to identify suspect in 46-year-old child abduction, murder...

The family of Siobhan McGuinness said the resolution of the case is bringing them closure after more than four decades....

 2020-10-27 13:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Donald Trump Jr. to return to Maine this week for campaign event...

Donald Trump Jr. is coming back to Maine, less than a week before Election Day....

 2020-10-27 13:07 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Jill Biden to campaign in Maine's 2nd District Tuesday...

Jill Biden will be in Maine on Tuesday to campaign for her husband, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden....

 2020-10-27 13:00 

Newscentermaine.com

Calls to domestic violence hotlines have 'skyrocketed' during coronavirus pandemic...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The National Domestic Violence Hotline reported calls increased by six percent in March and 15 percent in April....

 2020-10-27 13:00 

Newscentermaine.com

Scarborough High School students protest staff being told not to wear controversial slogans...

Students gathered Tuesday morning in response to a letter sent to teachers....

 2020-10-27 13:00 

Newscentermaine.com

End of week snow risk for Maine...

It's early in the season, but Maine may be looking at accumulating snow Thursday night and Friday morning before we get to the weekend....

 2020-10-27 12:45 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Remnants of Zeta could bring snowfall to Maine late this week...

The remnants of Zeta, combined with arctic air from the north, could bring the first snow of the season to parts of southern Maine....

 2020-10-27 12:40 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine manufacturer did not report customer complaints of screws in pizza dough...

SCARBOROUGH (BDN) -- A pizza dough manufacturer did not report three complaints made in September about screws found in its product sold at Hannaford stores. That revelation, first reported by the Portland Press Herald, comes amid a multi-agency investiga...

 2020-10-27 12:40 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine manufacturer did not report customer complaints of screws in pizza dough...

SCARBOROUGH (BDN) -- A pizza dough manufacturer did not report three complaints made in September about screws found in its product sold at Hannaford stores. That revelation, first reported by the Portland Press Herald, comes amid a multi-agency investiga...

 2020-10-27 12:27 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine student displays nudity during high school Zoom class...

BANGOR (BDN) -- A Bangor High School student displayed inappropriate content including nudity during a remote lesson on Monday morning. The student displayed the inappropriate content for about six minutes, mostly during the time the teacher was checking ...

 2020-10-27 12:27 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine student displays nudity during high school Zoom class...

BANGOR (BDN) -- A Bangor High School student displayed inappropriate content including nudity during a remote lesson on Monday morning. The student displayed the inappropriate content for about six minutes, mostly during the time the teacher was checking ...

 2020-10-27 11:52 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Zeta could produce snow...

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

 2020-10-27 11:40 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

What do we know about superspreader events in the pandemic?...

There's no rule for when a cluster of cases is big enough to be called a superspreader event....

 2020-10-27 11:16 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Lobster population healthy off Maine, poor in south, study says...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The American lobster population is in decent shape off of Maine and Canada, but continues to decline in southern New England, according to an assessment by an interstate regulatory group. The stock assessment released by the Atlanti...

 2020-10-27 11:16 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Lobster population healthy off Maine, poor in south, study says...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The American lobster population is in decent shape off of Maine and Canada, but continues to decline in southern New England, according to an assessment by an interstate regulatory group. The stock assessment released by the Atlanti...

 2020-10-27 11:10 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine officials hunt for trees sold at Lowe's that may contain invasive emerald ash borer...

State officials are looking for trees sold at Lowe's stores this spring and summer. They may contain emerald ash borers, an invasive insect that kills ash trees. [Mainers asked to watch for invasive forest pest] Officials say the trees were sold at Lo...

 2020-10-27 11:10 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine officials hunt for trees sold at Lowe's that may contain invasive emerald ash borer...

State officials are looking for trees sold at Lowe's stores this spring and summer. They may contain emerald ash borers, an invasive insect that kills ash trees. [Mainers asked to watch for invasive forest pest] Officials say the trees were sold at Lo...

 2020-10-27 11:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Deadly police shooting leads to hours of protests in Philadelphia...

Hundreds took to the streets to protest the shooting late Monday into early Tuesday with interactions between protesters and police turning violent at times....

 2020-10-27 10:48 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Bath high school soccer teams in quarantines after opponent tests positive for COVID-19...

BATH (WGME) -- The Morse High School boys' varsity and junior varsity soccer teams in Bath are being asked to quarantine for two weeks, according to the Press Herald. [Phippsburg Elementary School returning to full-time in-person learning] According t...

 2020-10-27 10:48 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Bath high school soccer teams in quarantine after opponent tests positive for COVID-19...

BATH (WGME) -- The Morse High School boys' varsity and junior varsity soccer teams in Bath are being asked to quarantine for two weeks, according to the Press Herald. [Phippsburg Elementary School returning to full-time in-person learning] According t...

 2020-10-27 10:48 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Bath high school soccer teams in quarantine after opponent tests positive for COVID-19...

BATH (WGME) -- The Morse High School boys' varsity and junior varsity soccer teams in Bath are being asked to quarantine for two weeks, according to the Press Herald. [Phippsburg Elementary School returning to full-time in-person learning] According t...

 2020-10-27 10:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine man to be sentenced for hate crimes...

Maurice Diggins and his nephew attacked Black men in 2018, with race being the only motive...

 2020-10-27 10:31 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine lawmakers react to Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to Supreme Court...

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump's nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for ye...

 2020-10-27 10:31 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine lawmakers react to Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to Supreme Court...

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump's nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for ye...

 2020-10-27 10:11 

Newscentermaine.com

Dauphin County boy smashes world record for pogo stick jumps...

Bored during quarantine, one 7-year-old in Derry Township jumped into action to stay busy and make it count....

 2020-10-27 10:06 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Biddeford man to be sentenced for Maine's first federal hate crime...

PORTLAND, (WGME) - A Biddeford man will be sentenced Tuesday for a federal hate crime for the first time in Maine. Maurice Diggins was convicting of assaulting two black men in separate incidents in Biddeford and Portland in April 2018. [All-white jury fi...

 2020-10-27 10:06 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Biddeford man to be sentenced for Maine's first federal hate crime...

PORTLAND, (WGME) - A Biddeford man will be sentenced Tuesday for a federal hate crime for the first time in Maine. Maurice Diggins was convicting of assaulting two black men in separate incidents in Biddeford and Portland in April 2018. [All-white jury fi...

 2020-10-27 09:45 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

WATCH: People are dancing in the streets as they wait to vote...

With only a week left until Election Day, early voters are finding joyful ways to turn long voting lines into a celebration....

 2020-10-27 09:15 

Newscentermaine.com

Issues important to President Trump await Barrett on Supreme Court...

No justice has assumed office so close to a presidential election or immediately confronted issues so directly tied to the incumbent president's political fortunes....

 2020-10-27 09:05 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

In one week, the fall coronavirus surge added nearly half a million cases to the US total...

The fall resurgence has led some local and state officials to rein in their reopening plans, as hospitalization numbers increase and states report case records....

 2020-10-27 08:11 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

President Trump, Joe Biden make dualing pitches to Midwest in final leg of campaign...

One week until the election, Democrat Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are crisscrossing key Midwest battlegrounds, each hoping to make last-minute gains in crucial states....

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editorial: Construction debris at center of Juniper Ridge issues...

The landfill's operator tries to divert attention from the real problem while ignoring what enables so much Massachusetts waste to be disposed of in Maine....

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Briefs...

SCARBOROUGH Kiwanis donate new books to public schools The Scarborough Kiwanis Club recently donated over 700 new books to the Scarborough Public Schools. The books were given to kindergarten through Grade 2 students. Scarborough Kiwanis is committed to s...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Events...

Close to Home events...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Gideon campaign's mailer good only for a laugh...

The Maine Democratic Party is so desperate to help Sara Gideon that they sent me, a registered Republican, a mailer comparing Republican Sen. Susan Collins to not their own candidate but Max Linn. This was an obvious attempt, almost Wile E. Coyote-esque, ...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letters: Vote Arford; Vote Horch; Just vote...

Vote Arford We're delighted to vote for our good friend and neighbor Poppy Arford. Her resume, experience and enthusiasm uniquely qualify her to represent district 49. Sixteen years ago we moved our family to Brunswick from the midwest. The Arford'...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Green doesn't grasp implications of re-electing Collins...

Re: "Letter to the editor: Bill Green defends Susan Collins on the issues" (Oct. 20): Bill Green just doesn't get it. This election isn't about the likability of Susan Collins. This election is about Mitch McConnell. Sen. Collins may claim...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Time for Casella to stop scare tactics...

In his Oct. 16 guest editorial, Casella Waste Systems' Brian Oliver struck a tone worthy of the Halloween season when characterizing the simple changes that Mainers like us are asking for to protect our families and neighbors from toxic out-of-state p...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

On this date in Maine history: Oct. 27...

Oct. 27, 1775: Col. Benedict Arnold, continuing his three-month march to Quebec at the start of the American Revolution, writes a letter to Gen. George Washington to report that his Army expedition has lost many of the boats that it used to ascend the Ken...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Births...

Mid Coast Hospital Ansel Oisin Pidgeon Kelley, born Oct. 14 to Jennifer Anne Pidgeon and Colin Matthew Kelley of Topsham. Grandparents are Michele Pidgeon of Phoenix, Ariz., and Laurie Jane and Stephen Kelley of Limington....

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Address Portlanders' real needs vote 'yes' on Questions A-E...

As a proud Portlander, I have been increasingly appalled at the progressive facade by city government. The statement by most councilors denouncing People First Portland's ballot initiatives is a stab in the back, as it's precisely what citizen ini...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Guest column: Walking through the fires of 2020...

One recent evening, I was getting ready for bed in the usual way: staring at my phone, anxiously doomscrolling through deeply troubling news stories. An article about the wildfires out west had caught my attention, and I was reading about how climate chan...

 2020-10-27 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Sagadahoc Sheriff Merry: Gideon a reliable advocate for Maine law enforcement...

She has secured the resources to fight the opioid epidemic and helped protect retired first responders' health benefits....

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