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 2020-06-01 21:34 

The Portland Press Herald

More than 16,000 acres near Gulf of Maine to be protected...

The conservation work will protect more than 100 migratory bird species....

 2020-06-01 21:30 

The Portland Press Herald

State decision to open adult-use marijuana market to non-residents sparks lawsuit...

Maine Cannabis Coalition says the state's decision to violate its own marijuana law will put residents at a competitive disadvantage....

 2020-06-01 21:27 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine's elver season wrapping up with decade-low prices...

Fishermen are averaging $525 per pound as the pandemic makes shipping to Asia difficult....

 2020-06-01 21:24 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Maritime Museum opens for business in Bath...

Some of the museum's smaller exhibits remain closed because it doesn't allow for physical distancing, but new outside demonstrations of traditional shipbuilding practices including blacksmithing, boatbuilding and nautical carving are available....

 2020-06-01 21:10 

The Portland Press Herald

Gilead says drug helped moderately ill coronavirus patients...

The California biotech company says its experimental drug remdesivir improved symptoms when given for five days....

 2020-06-01 21:08 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Republicans to make final big push to stop ranked-choice voting...

The party is trying to gather enough signatures to once again get a question about the voting style on the November ballot, effectively stopping its use in the presidential election....

 2020-06-01 21:06 

The Portland Press Herald

Stocks shake off weak start and close higher, extending run...

Health care is the only sector to fall....

 2020-06-01 20:54 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Gov. Mills addresses conference call with President Trump...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Governor Janet Mills called a press conference Monday to address a conference call she was on with President Donald Trump. Governors reportedly get earful from President Trump. The press conference is scheduled for 5 p. m. from the Blain...

 2020-06-01 20:54 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Gov. Mills addresses conference call with President Trump...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Governor Janet Mills called a press conference Monday to address a conference call she was on with President Donald Trump. Governors reportedly get earful from President Trump. The press conference is scheduled for 5 p. m. from the Blain...

 2020-06-01 20:45 

The Portland Press Herald

NBA uses its collective voice to speak out against racial injustice...

Players and coaches have been participating in protest and speaking out in the wake of the death of George Floyd....

 2020-06-01 20:42 

The Portland Press Herald

Four U.S. publishers sue digital library over scanning of books...

Penguin Random House, Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins and Wiley seek a permanent injunction and damages....

 2020-06-01 20:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Protester gives state troopers water during demonstration in Pittsburgh...

A protester in Pittsburgh's East Liberty neighborhood brought a case of water to Pennsylvania State Troopers, thanking them....

 2020-06-01 20:35 

The Portland Press Herald

Black businesses hit hard by COVID-19 fight to stay afloat...

The pandemic is exacerbating existing economic disparities....

 2020-06-01 20:32 

The Portland Press Herald

MLB, union know they can't cancel season over money, but they can't agree on money...

The players association made a counter-proposal on Sunday which ask for more games and more money....

 2020-06-01 20:27 

The Portland Press Herald

Bath, Freeport libraries to offer curbside pickup...

As the next step in a phased reopening plan, Patten Free Library in Bath will offer curbside pickup, beginning Monday, June 8. Curbside hours will be Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cardholders may request items ...

 2020-06-01 20:26 

The Portland Press Herald

Facebook employees speak out against company over Trump...

They staged a virtual 'walkout' Monday to protest the decision not to touch the president's posts....

 2020-06-01 20:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $200,000 to the NAACP...

Lively added that the two "want to educate ourselves about other people's experiences and talk to our kids about everything, all of it, especially our own complicity."...

 2020-06-01 20:00 

The Portland Press Herald

George Floyd died of asphyxiation from sustained pressure, family's autopsy shows...

The findings differ from the official autopsy, which included the effects of being restrained, along with underlying health issues and potential intoxicants, but also said it found nothing 'to support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation...

 2020-06-01 19:59 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Holden police warn of unemployment scam...

HOLDEN Holden police are warning residents after scammers reportedly tried to get people to fraudulently sign up for unemployment... The post Holden police warn of unemployment scam appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-06-01 19:54 

The Portland Press Herald

Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest...

It will hold a day to reflect and implement change in response to the death of George Floyd and other blacks....

 2020-06-01 19:54 

The Portland Press Herald

Thornton Academy and OOB and Biddeford high school graduations finalized...

All three plan virtual ceremonies....

 2020-06-01 19:47 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Hollis man out on bail arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl again...

RUMFORD (WGME) -- The Rumford Police Department says a Hollis man was arrested twice in May for alleged fentanyl trafficking....

 2020-06-01 19:47 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Hollis man out on bail arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl again...

RUMFORD (WGME) -- The Rumford Police Department says a Hollis man was arrested twice in May for alleged fentanyl trafficking....

 2020-06-01 19:43 

The Portland Press Herald

Wiscasset Feed Our Scholars seeks donations...

The Wiscasset Feed Our Scholars and its Set For Success programs have been providing bags of weekend food to subscribing families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The non-profit's planned fundraising events, however, have been canceled and is the organiz...

 2020-06-01 19:33 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Independent autopsy shows George Floyd died from 'asphyxiation from sustained pressure'...

An independent autopsy into the death of George Floyd found that the unarmed black man died from "asphyxiation from sustained pressure," according to a press release from attorney Ben Crump....

 2020-06-01 19:29 

The Portland Press Herald

Listen to the telephone call between Trump and the governors...
 2020-06-01 19:25 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Police: Person claiming to be Brewer official made racist comments online...

BREWER An investigation is underway in Brewer, after police say someone pretending to be a city official posted racially... The post Police: Person claiming to be Brewer official made racist comments online appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-06-01 19:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Man took canoe from Maine to New Hampshire to set school on fire, police say...

Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Merner announced on Monday an arrest in connection with a fire at a middle school....

 2020-06-01 19:00 

Newscentermaine.com

Real-time Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 updates: Monday, June 1...

Find developments on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 outbreak as we work together to separate facts from fear. Monday, June 1, 2020....

 2020-06-01 18:45 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Essential grill accessories for your summer of socially distanced barbecues...

Top-rated tools for your next grill-and-chill session at home....

 2020-06-01 18:43 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Rumford tattoo shop opens without permission from the state...

((RUMFORD))-- Kris Howes, the owner of Ink Maine, says that for the first time in 10 weeks, he's giving someone a tattoo. "We feel 100 percent safe and confident to make it work," he said. Howes submitted paperwork to the state about a month a...

 2020-06-01 18:43 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Rumford tattoo shop opens without permission from the state...

((RUMFORD))-- Kris Howes, the owner of Ink Maine, says that for the first time in 10 weeks, he's giving someone a tattoo. "We feel 100 percent safe and confident to make it work," he said. Howes submitted paperwork to the state about a month a...

 2020-06-01 18:42 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Arrest made in Portsmouth Middle School arson...

PORTSMOUTH (WGME) -- Portsmouth police say an arrest has been made in the arson fire at Portsmouth Middle School. Overnight Portmsouth Middle School fire investigated as arsonThe Portsmouth Fire and Police Departments began the investigation into the fire...

 2020-06-01 18:42 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Arrest made in Portsmouth Middle School arson...

PORTSMOUTH (WGME) -- Portsmouth police say an arrest has been made in the arson fire at Portsmouth Middle School. Overnight Portmsouth Middle School fire investigated as arsonThe Portsmouth Fire and Police Departments began the investigation into the fire...

 2020-06-01 18:30 

The Portland Press Herald

Use of force criticized in protests about police brutality...

As protests grip the nation, officers have doused crowds with pepper spray, struck protesters with batons, steered police cars into throngs and shoved demonstrators...

 2020-06-01 18:25 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Reports: President Trump planning visit to Maine swab manufacturer this week...

Multiple reports indicate President Donald Trump is planning to visit Maine later this week....

 2020-06-01 18:21 

The Portland Press Herald

Violence-stricken U.S. cities clean up, brace for more unrest...

While many of the demonstrations around the country have been peaceful protests by racially diverse crowds, others have descended into violence....

 2020-06-01 18:21 

The Portland Press Herald

NYC mayor eyeing curfew after violence flares amid protests...

De Blasio had previously rejected imposing a curfew after nights of destruction followed three days of largely peaceful protests over George Floyd's death....

 2020-06-01 18:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Former President Obama decries violence in call for change amid George Floyd protests...

Former President Barack Obama on Monday condemned violence amid protests over the death of George Floyd and police brutality and called for political solutions to address protesters' grievances about criminal justice....

 2020-06-01 18:04 

The Portland Press Herald

MLS players agree to salary cuts, possible tournament...

The union proposal, which must be approved by team owners, would pave the way for a tournament at Disney World....

 2020-06-01 18:03 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Pride Month will march on (virtually) this year in the face of COVID-19...

This year's Pride celebrations offer an opportunity to reinvent the way we celebrate....

 2020-06-01 17:53 

Newscentermaine.com

Breaking News WATCH LIVE 2PM: Maine CDC Coronavirus Press Conference Monday June 1, 2020...
 2020-06-01 17:50 

The Portland Press Herald

Protesters with Black Lives Matter movement descend on Brunswick Police Department...

Officers were asked to take a knee in solidarity with protesters of police brutality Sunday night....

 2020-06-01 17:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

President Trump slams governors as 'weak,' urges crackdown on protests...

Seeking to bring an end to nationwide protests and riots, President Donald Trump on Monday derided many governors as "weak" and demanded tougher crackdowns on burning and stealing among some demonstrations....

 2020-06-01 17:46 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Coming up on Class of 2020...

CLASS OF 2020 Following is a list of Class of 2020 valedictorian commencement addresses scheduled to be broadcast in... The post Coming up on Class of 2020 appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-06-01 17:39 

The Portland Press Herald

Trump may be heading to Maine to visit maker of medical swabs...

Several national media outlets have said on social media that the president is planning to visit Maine, despite concerns from Gov. Janet Mills....

 2020-06-01 17:35 

The Portland Press Herald

USM announces plans for equity training, scholarships in response to Floyd death...

The university will be expanding racial equity training to include campus police and prioritizing scholarship funding for students from disadvantaged backgrounds....

 2020-06-01 17:33 

The Portland Press Herald

Portland Police Beat: May 25-30...

5/25 at 8:14 a.m. Roland Gagnon, 56, of Portland, on Portland Street on charges of public drinking and violation of conditional release. 5/25 at 9:29 a.m. Arnold Craney, 51, of Portland, on Portland Street on a charge of public drinking. 5/25 at 12:53 p.m...

 2020-06-01 17:22 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Penobscot County restaurants welcome back dine-in customers...

BANGOR/BREWER Penobscot County restaurants are back open for dine-in customers. It comes as we enter Phase 2 in Governor... The post Penobscot County restaurants welcome back dine-in customers appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-06-01 17:03 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Boy with cerebral palsy completes marathon on his walker, half a mile at a time...

A 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and autism has raised $100,000 for charity after completing a marathon up and down his street using a walker....

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