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 2020-02-18 20:52 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Cost to renovate 4 Portland schools now $41M more than approved by voters...

The Portland School Department said Tuesday that a $64 million bond approved by voters in 2017 to renovate four elementary schools isn't enough to improve the schools as originally planned....

 2020-02-18 20:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A man was awarded over $150K after he was denied a license plate that read 'IM GOD'...

An atheist wanted to keep his 'IM GOD' license plate when moving to Kentucky, but was told no. Then the ACLU got involved ......

 2020-02-18 20:45 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Minor injured at Sunday River, taken to hospital...

SUNDAY RIVER (WGME) Sunday River says a minor was hospitalized Tuesday after being injured while unloading from the Spruce Peak Triple chairlift. Ski patrol transported the minor down the mountain, and they were taken to the hospital by an ambulance. Sund...

 2020-02-18 20:45 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Minor injured at Sunday River, taken to hospital...

SUNDAY RIVER (WGME) Sunday River says a minor was hospitalized Tuesday after being injured while unloading from the Spruce Peak Triple chairlift. Ski patrol transported the minor down the mountain, and they were taken to the hospital by an ambulance. Sund...

 2020-02-18 19:45 

The Portland Press Herald

Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minhaj bring comedy back to White House correspondents' dinner...

President Donald Trump has skipped the dinner throughout his presidency....

 2020-02-18 19:39 

The Portland Press Herald

Stocks fall as Apple warns of financial hit from virus outbreak...

The maker of iPhones said revenue will fall short of previous forecasts in the fiscal second quarter because production has been curtailed....

 2020-02-18 19:38 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lagrange Road shut down due to log truck rollover...

HOWLAND Motorists are advised that 517 Lagrange Road in Howland, located a few miles west of the Interstate 95... The post TRAFFIC ALERT: Lagrange Road shut down due to log truck rollover appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-02-18 19:33 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Father, daughter hospitalized after falling through ice in northern Maine...

NORTH TWIN LAKE (WGME) A father and daughter from Connecticut are recovering after falling through the ice on a lake in northern Maine. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says a 53-year-old man and his 16-year-old daughter were riding s...

 2020-02-18 19:33 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Father, daughter hospitalized after falling through ice in northern Maine...

NORTH TWIN LAKE (WGME) A father and daughter from Connecticut are recovering after falling through the ice on a lake in northern Maine. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says a 53-year-old man and his 16-year-old daughter were riding s...

 2020-02-18 19:30 

The Portland Press Herald

Blackstrap Road fix could cost Falmouth nearly $7 million...

If the council approves the project, a referendum vote probably wouldn't be held until 2021 and construction likely wouldn't begin until2024 at the earliest....

 2020-02-18 19:28 

The Portland Press Herald

Slide into Westbrook's fist Winterfest at the Falls Saturday...

This Saturday will be the first Winterfest at the Falls, which will feature free winter activities for family fun....

 2020-02-18 19:26 

The Portland Press Herald

Kuech to join Gorham Town Council next month...

Janet Kuech will take her seat on the council March 10 as the result of a settlement made official last week....

 2020-02-18 19:25 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Father, teen daughter narrowly escape after snowmobiles crash through ice on Maine lake...

A father and his 16-year-old daughter narrowly escaped after their snowmobiles crashed through thin ice near Baxter State Park....

 2020-02-18 19:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

President Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's sentence...

President Donald Trump is commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....

 2020-02-18 19:07 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine restaurant remembers worker killed when car crashed into river...

A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday night to remember a Sebago woman who was killed when her car crashed into a river....

 2020-02-18 19:04 

The Portland Press Herald

Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's sentence...

Blagojevich was convicted of political corruption just months after he appeared on Trump's reality TV show, "Celebrity Apprentice....

 2020-02-18 18:57 

The Portland Press Herald

Swimming: Boys make it a sweep for MDI at Class B state meets...

A day after the Mt. Desert Island girls' win the state championship, the MDI boys win the Class B crown for the third straight year....

 2020-02-18 18:47 

The Portland Press Herald

Falmouth contract could offset 70% of energy needs with solar...

The proposal would save about $100,000 a year- around 40% - on the town's energy bill, says the town's finance director....

 2020-02-18 18:42 

The Portland Press Herald

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

Arrests 2/11 at 9:02 p.m. Amanda Gaumont, 30, of Winter Street Court, was arrested by Officer John Dietlin on Oak Street on a charge of operating under the influence. 2/14 at 5:38 p.m. Andrew Nencheck, 35, of Pleasant Cove Road, Boothbay, was arrested by ...

 2020-02-18 18:40 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Man fat-tire biking in Maine state park found dead...

POWNAL (WGME) -- The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says a 59-year-old man was found dead on the side of a trail in Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal on Monday. The man's body was found around 1 p. m. by people hiking. Deputies say the pe...

 2020-02-18 18:40 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Man fat-tire biking in Maine state park found dead...

POWNAL (WGME) -- The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says a 59-year-old man was found dead on the side of a trail in Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal on Monday. The man's body was found around 1 p. m. by people hiking. Deputies say the pe...

 2020-02-18 18:13 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Study shows benefits of walnuts include boosting gut, heart health...

Research shows incorporating a few healthy food swaps now can save you a world of issues down the line....

 2020-02-18 17:55 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine woman wounded in shooting spree improving at Portland hospital...

PORTLAND (BDN) -- The condition of a woman who survived a Washington County shooting spree that left three people dead two weeks ago was upgraded on Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the Portland hospital where she's a patient. Regina Long, 49, of...

 2020-02-18 17:55 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine woman wounded in shooting spree improving at Portland hospital...

PORTLAND (BDN) -- The condition of a woman who survived a Washington County shooting spree that left three people dead two weeks ago was upgraded on Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the Portland hospital where she's a patient. Regina Long, 49, of...

 2020-02-18 17:55 

The Portland Press Herald

Northern Meetings: Feb. 20-27...

Chebeague Island Tues. 2/25 5:30 p.m. Cemetery Committee TO Wed. 2/26 6 p.m. Stone Wharf/Sunset Landing CIH Thur. 2/27 6 p.m. Coastal Water Commission TO Cumberland Mon. 2/24 5 p.m. Budget Committee TH Mon. 2/24 7 p.m. Town Council TH Durham Mon. 2/24 6 p...

 2020-02-18 17:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

WATCH: Jetpack company just reached a major milestone in our quest to fly like Iron Man...

Video shows the pilot flying up to nearly 6,000 feet in altitude and demonstrating the ability to hover, stop, turn and maneuver....

 2020-02-18 17:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine man killed in mountain bike crash at state park identified...

Authorities identify a Maine man killed in a mountain bike crash at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal....

 2020-02-18 17:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study says...

Children who habitually went to sleep late -- defined by the researchers as past 9 p.m. -- had a wider waist and higher BMI by the end of the study....

 2020-02-18 17:23 

Newscentermaine.com

Snow starts this afternoon; tricky evening commute ahead...

Snow will change to rain along the coast this evening. Several inches of snow are expected inland....

 2020-02-18 17:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Elderly woman found dead inside Maine home, husband found unresponsive, police say...

Maine State Police say an elderly woman was found dead and her husband was unresponsive in their home Tuesday morning....

 2020-02-18 17:08 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine mother who created salsa company for son with autism dies suddenly...

A Maine mother who created a well-known salsa company with her son who has autism died suddenly....

 2020-02-18 17:05 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Man accused of threatening to kill mother before causing Buxton standoff...

BUXTON (WGME) -- A man accused of causing a standoff with Buxton police on Monday is expected in court Tuesday afternoon. Police arrested 44-year-old Andrew Forbis on Monday at 19 Depot Street after police spent almost the entire day trying to get him to ...

 2020-02-18 17:05 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Man accused of threatening to kill mother before causing Buxton standoff...

BUXTON (WGME) -- A man accused of causing a standoff with Buxton police on Monday is expected in court Tuesday afternoon. Police arrested 44-year-old Andrew Forbis on Monday at 19 Depot Street after police spent almost the entire day trying to get him to ...

 2020-02-18 17:00 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

BREAKING: Police investigating Hampden deaths...

HAMPDEN State police and Hampden police are conducting a death investigation this morning, according to Maine Department of Public... The post BREAKING: Police investigating Hampden deaths appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-02-18 16:58 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Police investigating death of elderly woman in Hampden...

HAMPDEN (WGME) -- Maine State Police say an elderly woman was found dead at her home in Hampden Tuesday morning. State police and Hampden police are conducting a death investigation at the home at 1292 Kennebec Road. Police say the woman's husband was...

 2020-02-18 16:58 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Police investigating death of elderly woman in Hampden...

HAMPDEN (WGME) -- Maine State Police say an elderly woman was found dead at her home in Hampden Tuesday morning. State police and Hampden police are conducting a death investigation at the home at 1292 Kennebec Road. Police say the woman's husband was...

 2020-02-18 16:57 

The Portland Press Herald

Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection amid online challenge...

Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. is filing for bankruptcy protection...

 2020-02-18 16:55 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Want to be a NASA astronaut? Now's your chance....

Applications will be accepted starting March 2....

 2020-02-18 16:45 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

State police urge drivers to move over after cruiser hit during traffic stop...

State police are reminding drivers to move over for stopped cruisers after another close call this week....

 2020-02-18 16:39 

The Portland Press Herald

Initially higher rates, tax losses possible under plan for public takeover of Maine electric utilities...

An independent report says a bill to force a public takeover of private electric companies in Maine would create higher near-term prices but would benefit ratepayers over the next 30 years....

 2020-02-18 16:34 

The Portland Press Herald

Whitey Bulger juror says she regrets murder conviction...

A juror in the murder and racketeering trial for the notorious Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger says she regrets voting in 2013 to convict him for murder....

 2020-02-18 15:51 

The Portland Press Herald

Plan sets future vision for historic Western Prom...

Recommendations for the city's oldest park include restoring scenic vistas, landscaping and the return of a pavilion lost years ago....

 2020-02-18 15:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Sugarloaf announces major 10-year expansion project...

Sugarloaf announces a 10-year expansion plan on Tuesday that will be one of the biggest projects at the ski resort in more than two decades....

 2020-02-18 15:47 

The Portland Press Herald

Artist asks who's responsible for changing the world...

Titi de Baccarat's...

 2020-02-18 15:42 

The Portland Press Herald

Schools attempt to remove barriers to career, technical education...

Portland Arts and Technology High School and Westbrook Regional Vocational Center want to make some changes, including making it easier for students to take classes there while fulfilling core requirements at their high schools....

 2020-02-18 15:40 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Pigeon that can't fly befriends puppy that can't walk. Yes, it's as cute as it sounds...

The two were bound to meet eventually....

 2020-02-18 15:29 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Monday at 6: Veterans Lost on the Line...

Every day hundreds of veterans call or text the Veterans Crisis Line. It's a key piece of the Federal Government's suicide prevention efforts. But when minutes matter, we found a flaw leaving emergency responders struggling to find the person cryi...

 2020-02-18 15:27 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Thursday at 6: Ski Lift Safety...

Ski resorts are big business in Maine and winter fun means hitting the slopes for many Maine families, but how often do you think about the safety of the lifts? CBS 13 is On Your Side, examining what exactly goes into a ski lift safety inspection, what ca...

 2020-02-18 15:12 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

'Cult' leader in tiny Maine town may face eviction...

ST. AGATHA (SUN JOURNAL) -- Facing possible eviction from the house he occupied last fall in tiny St. Agatha, Gary Blankenship said Monday he's not worried. "It doesn't matter," the purported cult leader said. "I'm going to be all ...

 2020-02-18 15:12 

WGME

[ Maine ]

'Cult' leader in tiny Maine town may face eviction...

ST. AGATHA (SUN JOURNAL) -- Facing possible eviction from the house he occupied last fall in tiny St. Agatha, Gary Blankenship said Monday he's not worried. "It doesn't matter," the purported cult leader said. "I'm going to be all ...

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