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 2021-01-17 10:22 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

IRS pushes start of 2021 tax season as online filing opens...

Any taxes filed online before Feb. 12 will not be given to the Internal Revenue Service until that date....

 2021-01-17 10:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Teen getting back in the saddle after suffering brain injury in bull riding accident...

Lukasey Morris was knocked unconscious and suffered two brain bleeds and severe swelling. Doctors were unsure if he'd ever ride again....

 2021-01-17 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

How Maine's members of Congress voted last week...

The House has passed a resolution calling for Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet to take power as acting president by activating section 4 of the 25th amendment....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Morning in Maine...

As the pandemic stretches on, Mainers are rediscovering the pleasures of a good breakfast....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Article, headline on vaccine rollout sadly misleading...

I was very disappointed to read your lead front-page article Jan. 10 with the headline claiming that "planning, transparency fall short in vaccine rollout." On the contrary, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has been very clear t...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

School nurses on the front lines of fighting COVID-19 and keeping schools open...

Between contact tracing, testing and educational outreach, they are taking on new duties essential to keeping schools open this year....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Riders anxious to get out on Maine's snowmobile trails...

With snowmobile sales spiking during the pandemic, this could be one of the biggest seasons yet if the weather cooperates....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

'We're still around': Young activists continue to push for racial equity...

Mainers who led rallies for racial justice last summer look to lessons from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders as they try to keep the movement going....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Birding: Plenty of lingering species found in Maine Christmas Bird Count...

In the annual count, there were plenty of birds that should already be southbound found along the Midcoast....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine blazes workplace trail with earned paid leave requirement...

A new law that took effect this year covers an estimated 85 percent of the workforce and allows workers to earn up to five days of paid time off each year....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Cape Elizabeth teen is youngest skier on World Cup ski cross tour...

Stuart Whittier, 19, is competing in Europe for the U.S. team in a sport that combines elements of freestyle skiing with traditional Alpine events....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Susan Collins should become an independent...

Sen. Susan Collins should follow the lead of other principled Republicans, like former Rep. Paul Mitchell of Michigan and former New Hampshire Republican Chair Jennifer Horn, and resign from the Republican Party. As an independent, she could represent the...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the Editor: Congress slow to see risk of deadly virus...

In January 2019 I spoke to an aide of Sen. Susan Collins concerning the dangerous spread of volatile organic compounds and associated dangers, such as deadly viruses coming from China threatening our existence on this planet. I was exposed to toxic volati...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Ed Tarkington echoes 'Gatsby' with a gentle Southern drawl...

At the end of the year, the copyright on F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" expired, so anyone can now use its characters and particulars to fashion their own version, much as Jean Rhys did in "Wide Sargasso Sea," based on Charlo...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Passivity enables nation's five-year takeover by faux 'patriots'...

It's past time to honor the sacrifices made by our parents and grandparents and stand up for democratic values....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Maine has needs that can be met by 'rainy day' funds...

I am pleased that Gov. Mills is putting together a budget that does not increase taxes. I am sure that was a challenge. However, my only problem is that the budget is not tapping the "rainy day" fund. I hope I never live to see rain falling harder...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

How to safely defrost meats, soups, baked goods and more...

Do it right to prevent food poisoning or other illness....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Collins must discuss ways to get Trump out of office...

I thank Sen. Angus King for saying it so clearly and concisely, "Donald Trump's campaign to undermine our democratic system is the single most irresponsible act ever committed by a United States President in our history." He does Maine proud! ...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Largely unmoderated, Parler promotes uncivil discourse...

Parler, the neutral, town-square app for discourse, sounds delightful. I imagine gentlemen sporting top hats, and women with parasols lounging on picnic blankets on manicured grounds, complete with a gazebo, of course Webster defines discourse as "a s...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

More donations arrive for Press Herald Toy Fund...

More donations have arrived for the Press Herald Toy Fund, which provided gifts for thousands of Maine children last month and will soon begin planning for a 72nd holiday season. The outpouring of support in recent weeks helped lift the spirits of struggl...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

True crime story reveals reality of 19th-century justice system...

'I Have Struck Mrs. Cochran with a Stake' uses an 1830s New Hampshire murder to show how such cases were handled then....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Deep Water: 'Willow Street,' by Jonathan Aldrich...

Maine poems edited and introduced by Megan Grumbling....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Publisher revives Ruth Moore's honest portrayals of Maine island life...

Islandport Press is reissuing several novels by the best-selling mid-century author....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Thirsty for breakfast?...

The Thirsty Pig launches a breakfast service that reflects what people are eating now....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

UNE students lend a vital hand to Deer Isle nursing home hit hard by COVID...

The partnership helped the home fill vital shifts as virus-stricken staffers isolated at home while offering future nurses and doctors an opportunity for intimate, hands-on experience during the pandemic....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Nursing home staff shortages escalate to crisis levels...

As the number of COVID-19 infections explodes in Maine, a third of the state's 93 elder-care facilities are reporting unfilled positions....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Todd Wallis of Kennebunk, retired advertising executive, dies at 85...

The Massachusetts native, who succumbed to complications of COVID-19, was also an artist, musician and writer....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Capitol riot, threats of violence echo Maine's 'Great Count-Out'...

Civil War hero Joshua Chamberlain came to the rescue, risking his own safety to keep peace as armed Republicans surrounded the State House claiming the 1879 gubernatorial election had been stolen....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Hunting: Now's the time to book a guide for that dream hunt...

The winter trade shows have been decimated by the pandemic, but plenty of guides are ready to take your reservation and now is the time to start shopping....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

A 'natural design' garden will attract nature to your garden...

Skip the lawn, and let your garden mimic the natural cycles of wildland....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

3 nourishing soup recipes to revive you...

These soups offer warmth, comfort and flavor without weighing you down....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

'The Dig' is a movie about archaeology, but it's also a lovely meditation on what lasts...

On the eve of World War II, a self-taught English archaeologist, working at the behest of a Suffolk widow with a curiosity about what lay beneath several earthen mounds on her property, made what is considered to be one of the more significant discoveries...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Insight: Daniel Webster left his mark on Maine...

The great orator of his day argued cases in Maine, delivered speeches here and even had a hand in drawing the state map....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Our View: King's call for economic justice unfulfilled...

Racial disparities in income and wealth are as restrictive today as segregation was in the past....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Hiking in Maine: Trash on the trails yet another byproduct of the pandemic...

More people have explored trails all over Maine during the virus outbreak, but some of the residual effects on the environment are piling up....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Voices: Living King's dreams or his nightmares...

Were Americans as outraged about uncoordinated Capitol security and the contrast with the aggressive presence at gatherings after George Floyd's murder?...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

With sophistication and restraint, 'My Little Sister' tells an engrossing tale of sibling love...

In the absorbing domestic drama "My Little Sister," Nina Hoss plays Lisa, a Berlin playwright, wife and mother who is trying to save her brother's life. Sven (Lars Eidinger) is a renowned theater actor best known for his 300-plus renditions of...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Documentary finds contemporary echoes in FBI's persecution of Martin Luther King Jr....

In the exquisitely constructed, deeply unnerving "MLK/FBI," filmmaker Sam Pollard takes viewers behind the looking glass into the shadowy world of governmental surveillance during the mid-century civil rights movement, a program of spying, infiltr...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

A new book argues for lifestyle changes to avoid serious, chronic diseases...

A plant-based diet is among the adjustments Dr. Stancic advocates for in 'What's Missing from Medicine.'...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Jim Fossel: Impeachment will get in Biden's way...

FBI and federal prosecutors should be allowed to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol without political interference....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

The View From Here: Fringe theories go mainstream in GOP...

Maine Republican Party leaders have been spreading the disinformation that led to the assault on the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

The Maine Millennial: White supremacist violence goes deep in our history...

And the proud display of emblems of hate during the attack on the Capitol shows we haven't faced up to our ugly story....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

By forcing live events to go virtual, the pandemic may change access to entertainment forever...

Liz Locke wasn't sure what to expect when she logged on to Twitter last April, cocktail in hand, for a virtual watch party of classic films. She was supposed to be attending the 2020 TCM Classic Film Festival, but when it was canceled because of the c...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Observer: COVID birthday offers cold comfort...

Turning 80 is a memorable occasion, especially when the occasion comes in the middle of a pandemic....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Bedside Table: Pair of French novellas put pandemic into perspective...

Jerry Conley of Portland found the audio book of 'Suite Francaise' to be a suitable companion on his daily runs....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Opera is taking new forms, and its survival may depend on it...

A strange package arrived on our doorstep this month. Strange because it didn't contain masks, or disinfectant wipes, or even another jar of that chili-crisp paste we keep blowing through. It was a box of opera. "The Beauty That Still Remains: Dia...

 2021-01-17 08:31 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Mother accused of killing 5-month-old daughter, attacking baby's father...

According to the coroner, the infant's cause and manner of death are pending further testing and investigation....

 2021-01-17 06:44 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Couple married 33 years dies from COVID-19 just 1 day apart...

The couple had many plans for 2021, including getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Their friends hope their deaths serve as a stark message about the importance of the vaccine....

 2021-01-17 05:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A few mountain snow showers, drying out into Sunday...

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

 2021-01-17 04:34 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Far-right personality 'Baked Alaska' arrested in Capitol riot probe...

Law enforcement officials across the country have been working to locate and arrest suspects who committed federal crimes. So far, they have brought nearly 100 cases in federal court and the District of Columbia Superior Court....

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