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 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Resignation only acceptable option for Capitol Police chief...

" 'Troubled' by Maine Capitol Police chief's social media posts, Mills calls for review," so reads the Jan. 15 headline on the Press Herald's website. I hope that, in fact, our governor, Janet Mills, was more than just "trouble...

 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: How Biden can rebuild trust in our elections...

An independent panel could quickly confirm the fairness of 2020 swing-state voting and counting, then recommend election-security improvements....

 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Maine Capitol Police chief's remarks make COVID fight more difficult...

Social media posts mocking mask wearing and sharing conspiracy theories about masks are counterproductive....

 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: Removing 4 Brookfield Renewable dams would revive lower Kennebec, at-risk species...

The fate of Atlantic salmon in the U.S. depends on restoring them in the Kennebec. Razing these dams would give the species its best chance at survival....

 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Another View: Higher federal minimum wage an essential part of COVID recovery...

It's the right thing to do to provide not a handout, just a fair wage for a fair day's work. And it's badly overdue....

 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: Let Donald Trump run for president again...

There is no need to invoke rarely used constitutional clauses to keep him from holding future federal office. He should answer to the will of the voters....

 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Voices: Delegation brushes off new ropeless gear's potential to benefit fishermen, right whales...

Instead, our lawmakers should insist on ample federal funding and incentives to drive further development, testing and rapid deployment of the technology....

 2021-01-23 07:20 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

NYT: Trump considered using DOJ attorney to undo Georgia election...

The report says that a DOJ attorney nearly convinced Donald Trump to remove then-Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen....

 2021-01-23 06:40 

Newscentermaine.com

1 winning ticket sold in $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot...

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown for more than four months without a winner, leading to Friday's $1 billion drawing....

 2021-01-23 06:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Dinah Caldwell...

BRUNSWICK - Dinah Caldwell died on Jan. 19, 2021, in Brunswick. She was 92 and left no unfinished business.Born on Sept. ......

 2021-01-23 06:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Therese Emond Plessis...

WESTBROOK - Therese Emond Plessis, 89, died in hospice care at the Springbrook Center in Westbrook on Jan. 19, 2021. She ......

 2021-01-23 06:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: David J. Poulin...

DETROIT - David Joseph Poulin, 72, died Jan. 21, 2021 surrounded by his family at his residence.He was born July 2, ......

 2021-01-23 06:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: William Vennell...

SHAPLEIGH - William "just Bill" Vennell, 70, passed away on Jan. 20, 2021 from the ravages of Covid-19. He was born ......

 2021-01-23 06:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Donald C. Vigue Jr....

BRUNSWICK - On Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, Donald C. Vigue Jr., 71, of Brunswick, passed away of cancer at the Midcoast ......

 2021-01-23 05:54 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill...

New President Joe Biden unveiled a bold immigration plan just days ago....

 2021-01-23 05:13 

The Portland Press Herald

Second coronavirus shot may come as long as 6 weeks later, CDC now says...

The recommended interval between doses is three weeks for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and four weeks for Moderna's....

 2021-01-23 05:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Sunny, Windy, and Colder Saturday...

How's the weather looking for your Saturday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Roger Griswold...

 2021-01-23 05:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Facebook users report being logged out...

Many Facebook users reported they were involuntarily logged out of the platform Friday night....

 2021-01-23 04:48 

Newscentermaine.com

Facebook users get mysteriously logged out Friday, react with amusement...

Facebook users were mysteriously logged out all at the same time, but it was brief and led to amused reactions including, of course, the Bernie meme....

 2021-01-23 04:02 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers...

The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be worth a staggering $1 billion ....

 2021-01-23 03:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Local law enforcement warn of COVID-19-related phone scams targeting older Mainers...

"It really is the perfect storm for a scammer, really, because people are hunkered down at home," York County Sheriff William King said....

 2021-01-23 03:54 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Jill Biden thanks Guard members with chocolate chip cookies...

New first lady Jill Biden took an unannounced detour to the U.S. Capitol on Friday to deliver baskets of chocolate chip cookies to National Guard members, thanking them "for keeping me and my family safe" during President Joe Biden's inaugurat...

 2021-01-23 03:52 

Newscentermaine.com

Jill Biden gives chocolate chip cookies to Guard members as thanks...

First Lady Jill Biden surprised National Guard troops and thanked them...

 2021-01-23 03:26 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Godiva is shuttering its US stores but you can still get its chocolate; here's how...

The luxury chocolatier Godiva announced it is closing all of its 128 stores in North America....

 2021-01-23 02:34 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Mother, 36, dies of COVID-19 after giving birth to 10th child...

A 36-year-old mother of 10 children is one of the many victims of COVID-19....

 2021-01-23 02:32 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Mainers try their luck with $1 billion Mega Millions drawing...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- One lucky person could win a staggering $1 billion in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, but don't get your hopes up about being the nation's newest billionaire. The likelihood of winning is one in more than 302 million. ...

 2021-01-23 02:32 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Mainers try their luck with $1 billion Mega Millions drawing...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- One lucky person could win a staggering $1 billion in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, but don't get your hopes up about being the nation's newest billionaire. The likelihood of winning is one in more than 302 million. ...

 2021-01-23 02:26 

The Portland Press Herald

Guard soldiers in D.C. banished to parking garage, sparking outcry...

Members of both parties are irate about reports that National Guardsmen were forced to take rest breaks outside the Capitol building....

 2021-01-23 02:00 

Newscentermaine.com

Concerns of conflict on Maine’s coastline...

Protect Maine's Fishing Heritage Foundation is working to limit Maine's aquaculture lease process....

 2021-01-23 01:59 

Newscentermaine.com

Report: Democrats drafting plan to give parents $3,000 per child in expanded tax credit...

The money, part of President Biden's stimulus, would be broken into monthly installments rather than a one-time payment, The Washington Post reports....

 2021-01-23 01:59 

Newscentermaine.com

Hank Aaron's legacy beyond baseball: The role he played in civil rights...

Off the baseball diamond, Hank Aaron is viewed as as a trailblazer in civil rights....

 2021-01-23 01:57 

The Portland Press Herald

Thousands locked down in Hong Kong to contain coronavirus...

The territory has been grappling to contain a fresh wave of COVID-19 cases since November....

 2021-01-23 01:53 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Man, woman arrested after out-of-state plates attack...

Police say pair attacked man driving a car with Vermont plates...

 2021-01-23 01:42 

The Portland Press Herald

Portland police charge 2 in attack on motorist with out-of-state plates...

Police say 2 people face assault and drug charges after they accosted and assaulted a motorist on Congress Street because he had Vermont license plates....

 2021-01-23 01:39 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 critical...

A Las Vegas-based tour bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, killing one person and critically injuring two others, authorities said....

 2021-01-23 01:16 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Dave Chappelle asymptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19...

Comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19 but is asymptomatic, according to a statement from his spokeswoman....

 2021-01-23 01:03 

Newscentermaine.com

GOP letter intensifies political fight over Capitol police chief...

Republican lawmakers are coming to Chief Russell Gauvin's defense....

 2021-01-23 01:03 

Newscentermaine.com

Legislation targets contamination from 'forever chemicals'...

Environmental advocates push for stricter standards for water and more testing...

 2021-01-23 01:03 

Newscentermaine.com

Capitol rioters express regret for participating in unrest after not getting a pardon from former President Trump...
 2021-01-23 00:53 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Habitat for Humanity builds homes for two southern Maine families...

KENNEBUNKPORT (WGME) -- Two families are about to get new homes in southern Maine, thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity ReStore sees business during pandemicOne of them is a military family. The father served in the Army, and did three tou...

 2021-01-23 00:53 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Habitat for Humanity builds homes for two southern Maine families...

KENNEBUNKPORT (WGME) -- Two families are about to get new homes in southern Maine, thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity ReStore sees business during pandemicOne of them is a military family. The father served in the Army, and did three tou...

 2021-01-23 00:49 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

County Nursing Program Preparing Students to Combat CNA Shortage...

Caribou Technology Center providing training for aspiring CNA's....

 2021-01-23 00:47 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 critical...

A bus carrying dozens of people rolled over, killing one person and significantly injuring several others....

 2021-01-23 00:31 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Portland reinforces needle exchange rules...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Portland is reinforcing its needle exchange rules, after finding out that some of them weren't followed. Portland clinic to resume needle exchange program and clinical services on March 30The program allows people to exchange dirty ...

 2021-01-23 00:31 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Portland reinforces needle exchange rules...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Portland is reinforcing its needle exchange rules, after finding out that some of them weren't followed. Portland clinic to resume needle exchange program and clinical services on March 30The program allows people to exchange dirty ...

 2021-01-23 00:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Snow Showers, then Clearing Overnight...

How's the weather looking for your Friday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Roger Griswold...

 2021-01-23 00:16 

The Portland Press Herald

NBA roundup: Nets rest Durant against Cavaliers...

Kevin Durant is sitting out Friday's game after playing 50 minutes in a double-overtime loss on Wednesday....

 2021-01-23 00:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Standish art center seeking donations...

Schoolhouse Arts Center says pandemic impacted its programming...

 2021-01-23 00:08 

Newscentermaine.com

'We're ok!': Maine National Guard soldiers in DC say they're sleeping in hotels, not parking garages...

Maine National Guard reassures Mainers they're OK after reports and images surfaced of soldiers in DC relocated to a nearby parking garage to rest....

 2021-01-23 00:08 

Newscentermaine.com

VERIFY: Viral Trump-Biden 'time-machine' post gets economic numbers wrong...

A viral chain message lists economic metrics at the time Joe Biden became president so as to compare them later. But some of it is inaccurate....

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