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 2020-10-31 09:21 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Who is voting? Who is winning? Early vote only offers clues...

Here's a closer look at what we know — and don't know — about early voters....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Another View: The Supreme Court needs reform...

The existing norms are failing and need attention but there are better ideas than packing the court....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Abortion rights are on the line because of Collins...

Today, the fundamental right to a safe and legal abortion is on the line because of Sen. Susan Collins. In 2018, Collins cast the deciding vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, who ruled to restrict abortion access the first chance he got. Collins has also vot...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: I'm socially liberal, fiscally conservative and politically homeless...

My basic American right to contribute to choosing a leader should not be limited to only two choices....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: Question C would be a bad new deal for affordable housing in Portland...

The ordinance would put at risk hundreds of units currently in the pipeline, rewrite the rules and ultimately worsen the crisis....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Supporting Biden calls for unseating Collins...

Biden voters, please consider the monumental task Joe Biden will face in working to restore our democracy and undoing the terrible policies instituted by Donald Trump. His job will be made infinitely more difficult if Mitch McConnell remains Senate majori...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Biden will offer real leadership on COVID-19...

Since February, the Trump administration has been lying to the American people. By denying the serious nature of COVID-19 and failing to develop a plan to fight it, they have sacrificed hundreds of thousands of American lives and millions of jobs. This ad...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Gan has experience, skills needed for City Council...

There are four candidates running for councilor-at-large in the Portland City Council election on Nov. 3. Of the four candidates, only Ron Gan has the pragmatism and social consciousness that our city needs right now. Faced with a pandemic, a budget short...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Vote for Biden to bring Americans together...

During my lifetime, I've voted for candidates from both major parties. Here are the questions I asked myself this year when considering which presidential candidate to vote for: Will he represent everyone, not just those who elected him? Will he consu...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Bell will be skilled, caring state legislator...

For a quarter-century, Art Bell has nourished his community with a breadth of generosity and skill seldom seen in just one person. He's been a School Committee member for six years, youth mentor and coach, member of the Senior Housing board, treasurer...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Sen. Collins' work a benefit to the nation...

From my seat in Maine's House of Representatives, I've watched toxic partisanship grow. This weakens our ability to serve Maine's people, collaborate on policy and find common ground. It doesn't work. I've admired Republican Sen. Susan...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Amid Maine COVID surge, rein in out-of-state traffic...

It will be tougher for Mainers to accept suggested limits on holiday gatherings if officials don't regulate all sources of infection....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Today's letters on Maine's race for U.S. Senate...
 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Health will be on the ballot Tuesday...

As a retired doctor, I am a member of a broad coalition of medical providers who have signed an open letter to America's patients (Dear Patients), urging citizens to vote for leaders who understand the health risks of climate change. Extreme weather, ...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: Disappointment is Sen. Collins' legacy to Mainers...

A Mainer who is disabled and relies on the Affordable Care Act says livelihoods and health care will be in jeopardy if the senator is re-elected....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Just 10 years old, this hunter is a proven sure shot...

Laurelai Winslow has shot five white-tailed deer since she was 6. She will be among the Mainers taking part on opening day of the firearm season for deer on Saturday....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Rafferty will bring the right values to Maine Senate...

On Nov. 3, we choose who represents us in Augusta by voting for someone who shares our values. This year I'm proud to vote for Democrat Joe Rafferty, of Kennebunk, for Maine Senate. The main reason is how he treats everyone with dignity and respect. I...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

The Secrets to Cold Weather Entertaining...

Build some character: entertaining outdoors doesn't have to stop when the weather cools....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

On this date in Maine history: Oct. 31...

Oct. 31, 1879: Prolific Maine author Jacob Abbott dies at 75 in Farmington, where he resided. Abbott produced 180 books, consisting of works of juvenile fiction, history, biography, religion and science. Many of them were translated into other languages. ...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Collins makes difficult decisions but always puts Mainers first...

I have never written publicly about political issues; however, I felt it my responsibility to write expressing my support for our Republican senator, Susan Collins. While I was employed at local television stations, Sen. Collins was always the most gracio...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

ZIP codes in Cumberland County still have highest infection rates...

Not surprisingly, the state's most densely populated areas have the highest rates of COVID-19, with neighborhoods in Portland, Falmouth, Westbrook and Lewiston at the top....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Safest bet for pro-environment voters is to rank Gideon first...

People who care about the environment are being encouraged to vote for independent Lisa Savage as first choice and Democrat Sara Gideon second choice for the U.S. Senate, being assured their second choice will ensure election of Gideon. Don't be so su...

 2020-10-31 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Don't let ire at Trump cloud view of Collins' achievements...

It's clear that Sara Gideon's trying to have things both ways. She's (wrongly) claiming that Sen. Susan Collins is beholden to the president, voting with him 94 percent of the time, but then she is critical of the fact that Sen. Collins won...

 2020-10-31 06:50 

Newscentermaine.com

US records 99,000 COVID-19 cases Friday, setting new world mark...

The U.S. rocketed to a new daily high for coronavirus cases Friday as many states report record surges of COVID-19....

 2020-10-31 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Alfred LeRoy Viney Jr....

RANCHO MURIETA, Calif. - Al has passed from this life and is with his Creator, ending a determined battle with multiple ......

 2020-10-31 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Joye Ann Levesque...

TOPSHAM - Joye Ann (Cleveland) Levesque passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 with her husband and children ......

 2020-10-31 04:03 

Newscentermaine.com

Bacteria lurking in Florida water responsible for hundreds of deaths...

10 Investigates discovered some cases are not being tracked in Florida....

 2020-10-31 03:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings owner buying Dunkin' Brands...

The deal is expected to close by the end of the year....

 2020-10-31 03:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Mainers participate in a record Drug Take Back Day...

Record 57 tons collected in New England...

 2020-10-31 03:06 

Newscentermaine.com

Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings owner buying Dunkin' Brands...

Dunkin' also owns the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain....

 2020-10-31 02:30 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Gideon hosts drive-in rally on final weekend of campaign...

Democratic Senate candidate encourages supporters with few days left until Election Day...

 2020-10-31 02:15 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sanford community lights lanterns to spread positivity...

SANFORD (WGME) Friday night, community members in Sanford lit hundreds of homemade lanterns along Number One Pond to show the town that even though times can be tough, their light still shines. The event was organized by students in Jobs for Maine Graduat...

 2020-10-31 02:15 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Sanford community lights lanterns to spread positivity...

SANFORD (WGME) Friday night, community members in Sanford lit hundreds of homemade lanterns along Number One Pond to show the town that even though times can be tough, their light still shines. The event was organized by students in Jobs for Maine Graduat...

 2020-10-31 02:10 

Newscentermaine.com

New petition drive trying to block CMP corridor...

In February, No CMP Corridor turned in a previous petition to force a statewide referendum vote on the project....

 2020-10-31 02:10 

Newscentermaine.com

'Chappelle's Show' coming to Netflix, HBO Max...

The show has aired in reruns for 15 years on Comedy Central following its short, yet significant run....

 2020-10-31 01:45 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Howland Public Works building damaged by fire...

HOWLAND The public works building in town was damaged after it caught fire Friday night. According to Howland Fire... The post Howland Public Works building damaged by fire appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-10-31 01:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Netflix is raising prices for its standard and premium plans...

Its basic plan is remaining unchanged....

 2020-10-31 01:24 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Gray town offices prepare for switch to solar power...

GRAY (WGME) -- The Gray town offices are going green. The town is on track to complete a large solar array that will provide power for the town's municipal offices. What's the deal with all those mailings about community solar farms in Maine? The ...

 2020-10-31 01:24 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Gray town offices prepare for switch to solar power...

GRAY (WGME) -- The Gray town offices are going green. The town is on track to complete a large solar array that will provide power for the town's municipal offices. What's the deal with all those mailings about community solar farms in Maine? The ...

 2020-10-31 01:20 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe are now engaged...

World-class athletes, the two have been together for over four years....

 2020-10-31 01:11 

The Portland Press Herald

Waynflete blanks Sacopee to give Salway 300th victory!...

Flyers score six first half goals to produce milestone win....

 2020-10-31 00:56 

The Portland Press Herald

Friday's high school roundup: Martell sparks Bulldogs by Red Riots...

Kate Martell scores twice, with Toni Stevenson assisting, as Portland improves to 6-1 with a 3-0 win over South Portland....

 2020-10-31 00:54 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Challenger Center hosting pumpkin catapult Saturday...

BANGOR Can pumpkins fly? Not normally, but this weekend in Bangor, they will! The Challenger Learning Center of Maine... The post Challenger Center hosting pumpkin catapult Saturday appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-10-31 00:54 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Skowhegan cancels sports, extra-curricular activities as schools put in 'yellow' zone...

SKOWHEGAN (WGME) Schools in three Maine counties, Waldo, Washington and Somerset, are now on "yellow" alert status as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, and now school administrators are making changes in their districts. Over 100 new coronavirus...

 2020-10-31 00:54 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Skowhegan cancels sports, extra-curricular activities as schools put in 'yellow' zone...

SKOWHEGAN (WGME) Schools in three Maine counties, Waldo, Washington and Somerset, are now on "yellow" alert status as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, and now school administrators are making changes in their districts. Over 100 new coronavirus...

 2020-10-31 00:49 

The Portland Press Herald

Cubs decline Jon Lester's option...

The left-handed pitcher is now a free-agent after Chicago decides not to pick up his $25 option, allowing Lester to become a free agent...

 2020-10-31 00:48 

The Portland Press Herald

Football: Freeport storms past Brunswick...

The Falcons come out on top in rare meeting between teams....

 2020-10-31 00:48 

The Portland Press Herald

Some state leaders facing 2nd virus wave resist steps to curb its spread...

Most are led by Republican governors backing a president who insists, falsely, that the country is getting the virus under control....

 2020-10-31 00:39 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

York team of volunteers feed thousands of Mainers a year...

The volunteers at York County Shelter Programs are Community Champions...

 2020-10-31 00:18 

Newscentermaine.com

Remembering Travis Roy: A legacy created from tragedy but built on inspiration...

After being paralyzed in his first college hockey game, Maine native Travis Roy inspired thousands nationwide. Roy passed away Thursday at the age of 45....

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