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 2020-02-19 16:13 

The Portland Press Herald

Scarborough Police Beat: Feb. 10-16...

Arrests 2/10 at 9:30 a.m. Matthew Pulcifur, 36, of Mary Jane Road, Buxton, was arrested on Long Plains Road, Buxton, by Officer Daniel Donovan on a charge of operating after suspension. 2/10 at 6:51 p.m. Bruce Voyer, 49, of Willowdale Road, was arrested o...

 2020-02-19 16:10 

The Portland Press Herald

Midcoast Meetings: Feb. 21-28...

Brunswick Mon. 2/24 5 p.m. Bicycle & Pedestrian Committee Workshop TH Mon. 2/24 6:30 p.m. Town Council Workshop TH Tues. 2/25 7 p.m. Planning Board TH Tues. 2/25 7 p.m. Recycling & Sustainability Committee TH Wed. 2/26 10 a.m. Staff Review Committee TH We...

 2020-02-19 16:05 

The Portland Press Herald

Bath, Brunswick housing authorities to receive federal funds...

BRUNSWICK — The Bath and Brunswick housing authorities are among 19 agencies in Maine to receive a total of $9.53 million through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Public Housing Capital Fund Program. Brunswick's authority i...

 2020-02-19 16:02 

The Portland Press Herald

Attorney General Barr blasts big tech, says it's dodged accountability for harmful content...

Barr said it may be time for significant changes to a key portion of federal law that shields tech companies from liability for content posted by their users....

 2020-02-19 16:02 

The Portland Press Herald

Bowdoin College Arctic Museum to host family day Feb. 22...

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College's Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum will host a family day from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. The museum is located at Hubbard Hall, and admission is free and open to the public. Participants can learn about ho...

 2020-02-19 16:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Phippsburg sportsmen's group to host winter field day...

PHIPPSBURG — The Phippsburg Sportsmen's Association will host its Winter Youth and Family Field Day on Sunday, Feb. 23. The event, to be held at the John Rogers Outdoor Education Center on Pitch Pine Hill, 272 Main Road, will include dog sleddin...

 2020-02-19 15:58 

The Portland Press Herald

One person taken to hospital for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in North Yarmouth...

One person was transported to an area hospital from a home construction site following a case of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning....

 2020-02-19 15:54 

The Portland Press Herald

Internet service providers sue Maine over privacy law...

Maine's law, which passed last year and is set to go into effect in July, requires companies to get opt-in consent from customers before data can be shared....

 2020-02-19 15:54 

The Portland Press Herald

Southern Meetings: Feb. 21-28...

Cape Elizabeth Mon. 2/24 7 p.m. Planning Board TH Tues. 2/25 3 p.m. School Board Policy Committee TH Tues. 2/25 6:30 p.m. School Board Budget Workshop HS Tues. 2/25 7 p.m. Board of Zoning Appeals TH Tues. 2/25 7 p.m. Conservation Committee TH Wed. 2/26 7 ...

 2020-02-19 15:53 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Man found unconscious following carbon monoxide issue in North Yarmouth...

NORTH YARMOUTH (WGME) -- The Cumberland Center Police Department says a man was found unconscious in basement following a carbon monoxide issue in North Yarmouth Wednesday morning. Police say the man was trapped in the basement of a building at 37 Memoria...

 2020-02-19 15:53 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Two sent to hospital following carbon monoxide incident in North Yarmouth...

NORTH YARMOUTH (WGME) -- Two men have been sent to the hospital due to carbon monoxide poisoning following an incident in North Yarmouth Wednesday morning. North Yarmouth's fire says it was workplace accident that should have been avoided. The fire ch...

 2020-02-19 15:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Burger King thinks moldy Whoppers will get you to buy more burgers...

Burger King is re-"molding" the image of its signature Whopper in a nauseating new ad campaign that promotes efforts to eliminate artificial preservatives and other additives....

 2020-02-19 15:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

88-year-old Kansas crossing guard dies after pushing children out of car's path...

"To give his life for those children, how blessed are we that Bob was there?"...

 2020-02-19 15:34 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Meg Griffin from 'Family Guy' admitted to Maine college...

Bowdoin College is basking in some national name recognition after the school was mentioned on the Fox TV show "Family Guy. "The latest episode features Meg Griffin announcing she got accepted to Bowdoin College in Brunswick. The character made th...

 2020-02-19 15:34 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Meg Griffin from 'Family Guy' admitted to Maine college...

Bowdoin College is basking in some national name recognition after the school was mentioned on the Fox TV show "Family Guy. "The latest episode features Meg Griffin announcing she got accepted to Bowdoin College in Brunswick. The character made th...

 2020-02-19 15:30 

The Portland Press Herald

Something in the way they moved us...

Talk about rattling some jewelry in the front row. Write a little something about the Beatles and their influence on local street names and the email inbox veritably twists and shouts. No fewer than six kind readers weighed in on our local Beatles-loving ...

 2020-02-19 15:16 

The Portland Press Herald

CMP brings back former CEO in effort to regain public's trust...

David Flanagan will serve as executive chairman of the electric utility's board of directors in an effort to restore the company's battered reputation and improve its customer service....

 2020-02-19 15:03 

WGME

[ Maine ]

CMP installs former CEO as executive chairman as it struggles to restore service quality...

(BDN) -- Central Maine Power is bringing its CEO from the 1990s back in a move that the company said would help it restore "quality service to its Maine customers. "The company announced Wednesday morning that it had appointed David Flanagan to se...

 2020-02-19 15:03 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

CMP installs former CEO as executive chairman as it struggles to restore service quality...

(BDN) -- Central Maine Power is bringing its CEO from the 1990s back in a move that the company said would help it restore "quality service to its Maine customers. "The company announced Wednesday morning that it had appointed David Flanagan to se...

 2020-02-19 15:01 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Sea Dog Brewing Company opens new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- Sea Dog Brewing Company opened a new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at the Broadway location. The new restaurant is located where the former Easy Day Bowling Center was l...

 2020-02-19 15:01 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sea Dog Brewing Company opens new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- Sea Dog Brewing Company opened a new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at the Broadway location. The new restaurant is located where the former Easy Day Bowling Center was l...

 2020-02-19 14:50 

The Portland Press Herald

Westbrook Police Notes: Feb. 10-16...
 2020-02-19 14:30 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Town-by-town totals: Parts of Maine see more than half-foot of snow from Tuesday storm...

Tuesday's snow moved through Maine quickly, but some parts of the state saw more than half a foot of snow....

 2020-02-19 14:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine fire chief launches support group for first responders...

Emergency responders deal with trauma and high stress day in and day out and now a local fire chief is launching a new effort to provide support....

 2020-02-19 13:55 

WGME

[ Maine ]

I-95 closed after 2 southbound tractor-trailers crash...

The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed in Plymouth Wednesday morning after two tractor-trailers crashed. The crash happened near exit 159 in Plymouth, and southbound traffic was being diverted at exits 167 and 161. A photo of the scene from the...

 2020-02-19 13:52 

The Portland Press Herald

Coastal History: Cod integral to Maine, triangle trade route...

When people think of Maine seafood, they usually picture lobster and clams. But it was not the crawling sea spider, nor the bivalve, that first brought Europeans to our shores. It was codfish. Dried cod was first used, perhaps, by the Vikings, who would c...

 2020-02-19 13:41 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Your Voice, Your Future: Maine's Vaccine Debate Monday at 7 p.m....

CBS 13 is hosting a town hall debate on Question 1 on the March 3 ballot. The referendum asks voters if they want to overturn a law that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions from vaccination requirements. Jennifer Long and Gregg Lagerquist wi...

 2020-02-19 13:41 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Your Voice, Your Future: Maine's Vaccine Debate Monday at 7 p.m....

CBS 13 is hosting a town hall debate on Question 1 on the March 3 ballot. The referendum asks voters if they want to overturn a law that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions from vaccination requirements. Jennifer Long and Gregg Lagerquist wi...

 2020-02-19 13:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine women to compete on 'Wheel of Fortune'...

Laura Oliver and Beth Day are competing as part of "Girlfriend Getaways Week" on the game show....

 2020-02-19 13:27 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Two Maine breweries ranked among best in the world...

Maine is well known for its many great craft breweries, and now two have been ranked among the best in the world....

 2020-02-19 13:18 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Heat lamps are an unnecessary fire risk in chicken coops...

(BDN) -- When a fire destroyed a Clifton chicken coop last week, firefighters identified a newly installed heat lamp as the most likely cause for the blaze that killed six chickens. In the wake of that fire, officials want people to know the risks associa...

 2020-02-19 13:18 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Heat lamps are an unnecessary fire risk in chicken coops...

(BDN) -- When a fire destroyed a Clifton chicken coop last week, firefighters identified a newly installed heat lamp as the most likely cause for the blaze that killed six chickens. In the wake of that fire, officials want people to know the risks associa...

 2020-02-19 13:06 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Gusty winds this afternoon...

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

 2020-02-19 12:56 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Justice Department finds Maine in violation of law for limiting disability services...

(BDN) -- The U. S. Department of Justice has determined that Maine has been violating federal law for years by not providing a man who has several disabilities and medical conditions with the help he needs in his home to go about his daily life, in a find...

 2020-02-19 12:56 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Justice Department finds Maine in violation of law for limiting disability services...

(BDN) -- The U. S. Department of Justice has determined that Maine has been violating federal law for years by not providing a man who has several disabilities and medical conditions with the help he needs in his home to go about his daily life, in a find...

 2020-02-19 12:53 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Walmart's request for a tax break in Ellsworth could test the 'dark store' theory...

ELLSWORTH (BDN) -- The Walmart Supercenter in Ellsworth is appealing the city's rejection of its request to cut its property tax bill in half. The outcome could be a Maine test case of the "dark store" tax assessment theory, which big box reta...

 2020-02-19 12:53 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Walmart's request for a tax break in Ellsworth could test the 'dark store' theory...

ELLSWORTH (BDN) -- The Walmart Supercenter in Ellsworth is appealing the city's rejection of its request to cut its property tax bill in half. The outcome could be a Maine test case of the "dark store" tax assessment theory, which big box reta...

 2020-02-19 12:53 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

What to expect in tonight's Democratic debate...

The ninth Democratic presidential debate will be the first featuring Mike Bloomberg, the former New York mayor and billionaire owner of a financial data and news empire....

 2020-02-19 12:49 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Lawmakers debate Gov. Mills' proposed $126M spending proposal...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee held its first hearings Tuesday on Gov. Janet Mills' proposal for $126 million in new spending. The committee began hearing public testimony on the supplemental budge...

 2020-02-19 12:49 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Lawmakers debate Gov. Mills' proposed $126M spending proposal...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee held its first hearings Tuesday on Gov. Janet Mills' proposal for $126 million in new spending. The committee began hearing public testimony on the supplemental budge...

 2020-02-19 12:34 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Families enjoy night skiing on Shawnee Peak....

BRIDGTON (WGME) -- Following a day of snow and a wintry mix, some skiers took advantage of the cold temperatures to hit the slopes at Shawnee Peak Tuesday night. "It's a lot more fun, and you can ski faster," skier Thomas Emerson. This week is...

 2020-02-19 12:34 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Families enjoy night skiing on Shawnee Peak....

BRIDGTON (WGME) -- Following a day of snow and a wintry mix, some skiers took advantage of the cold temperatures to hit the slopes at Shawnee Peak Tuesday night. "It's a lot more fun, and you can ski faster," skier Thomas Emerson. This week is...

 2020-02-19 11:45 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine moves closer to importation of medicine from Canada...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) --A committee of the Maine Legislature has moved the state closer to wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada. The committee unanimously approved rules from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday. D...

 2020-02-19 11:45 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine moves closer to importation of medicine from Canada...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) --A committee of the Maine Legislature has moved the state closer to wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada. The committee unanimously approved rules from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday. D...

 2020-02-19 11:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

5-year-old girl, her mother, grandmother killed in crash near Disney...

Three members of a Massachusetts family were killed in a crash near Walt Disney World....

 2020-02-19 11:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

3 men were found dead near a California cemetery. Sheriff says it 'was a message'...

Police said the men are all believed to have been killed at the cemetery....

 2020-02-19 11:25 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Susan Collins joins senators who want FDA to keep e-cigs from kids...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's Republican senator has joined a bipartisan group of colleagues calling on the U. S. Food and Drug Administration to work harder to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of children. Sen. Susan Collins and others sent a lett...

 2020-02-19 11:25 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Susan Collins joins senators who want FDA to keep e-cigs from kids...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's Republican senator has joined a bipartisan group of colleagues calling on the U. S. Food and Drug Administration to work harder to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of children. Sen. Susan Collins and others sent a lett...

 2020-02-19 11:20 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Funerals held for sisters killed in Clinton crash...

CLINTON (WGME) -- Hundreds of friends and relatives filled Lawrence High School's Community Center to say a final goodbye to two sisters who died in a crash. The funerals for 14-year-old Emily Baker and her 12-year-old sister, Ashlin, were held Tuesda...

 2020-02-19 11:20 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Funerals held for sisters killed in Clinton crash...

CLINTON (WGME) -- Hundreds of friends and relatives filled Lawrence High School's Community Center to say a final goodbye to two sisters who died in a crash. The funerals for 14-year-old Emily Baker and her 12-year-old sister, Ashlin, were held Tuesda...

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