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 2021-01-22 14:32 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Rep. Greene files articles of impeachment against Biden...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., announced on Thursday she submitted articles of impeachment against newly inaugurated President Joe Biden....

 2021-01-22 14:28 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage...

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex....

 2021-01-22 13:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine teen charged with attempted murder, arson...

A teen has been charged with attempted murder and arson after police say he threw two bottles filled with accelerant at a Bangor apartment building....

 2021-01-22 13:52 

Newscentermaine.com

Crash causes delays on I-95 northbound in Bangor Friday morning...

The scene is clear and traffic is moving again....

 2021-01-22 13:52 

Newscentermaine.com

Third stimulus check: When might Americans receive $1,400 payments?...

Now that President Joe Biden is in office, when could Americans see a third coronavirus stimulus check from Biden's plan? Here's a possible timeline....

 2021-01-22 13:37 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Community welcomes S.C. teenager home with Christmas parade after she battled leukemia, COVID-19 over holidays...

Ariel Griffith was in the hospital and unconscious on Christmas Day, so her family and the rest of their community decided to make it up to her....

 2021-01-22 13:34 

The Portland Press Herald

State reports 636 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths...

Friday's totals continue an up-and-down pattern in Maine over the last few weeks...

 2021-01-22 13:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine food bank launches new initiative to reduce hunger, carbon emissions...

Good Shepherd Food Bank has partnered with ReVision Energy to reduce carbon pollution while continuing to feed Mainers....

 2021-01-22 13:22 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

4 more Mainers die as 636 new coronavirus cases are reported...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Four new coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Maine on Friday. The death toll stands at 540. The Maine CDC reported 636 additional coronavirus cases on Friday. [Maine lawmakers debate tightening face-covering rules after clerk qui...

 2021-01-22 13:22 

WGME

[ Maine ]

4 more Mainers die as 636 new coronavirus cases are reported...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Four new coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Maine on Friday. The death toll stands at 540. The Maine CDC reported 636 additional coronavirus cases on Friday. [Maine lawmakers debate tightening face-covering rules after clerk qui...

 2021-01-22 13:19 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Congressman sets off metal detector trying to get on House floor...

A Capitol official said Rep. Andy Harris, R - Md., set off a metal detector outside the House floor on Thursday because he was carrying a concealed weapon....

 2021-01-22 13:13 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine teen charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to set apartment on fire...

BANGOR (WGME) -- An 18-year-old Hampden man has been charged with arson and attempted murder after police say he threw bottles filled with an accelerant at a Bangor apartment building. The fire happened on Jan. 13 at an apartment building at 208 French St...

 2021-01-22 13:13 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine teen charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to set apartment on fire...

BANGOR (WGME) -- An 18-year-old Hampden man has been charged with arson and attempted murder after police say he threw bottles filled with an accelerant at a Bangor apartment building. The fire happened on Jan. 13 at an apartment building at 208 French St...

 2021-01-22 13:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine Republicans defend state Capitol Police chief...

In a letter to the Public Safety Commissioner, dozens of Republican lawmakers accuse democrats of trying to force "ideological conformity."...

 2021-01-22 13:03 

The Portland Press Herald

The Latest: Miami Heat to use coronavirus-sniffing dogs in plan to allow some fans back into arena...

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic from around the U.S. and the world....

 2021-01-22 12:55 

Newscentermaine.com

Portland car fire under investigation...

The car was found on fire at the end of Hutchins Drive early Friday morning....

 2021-01-22 12:48 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Weather on the Web Friday, Jan. 22nd...

Weather on the Web Friday, Jan. 22nd....

 2021-01-22 12:46 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February...

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case....

 2021-01-22 12:39 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tracking snow showers...

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

 2021-01-22 12:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

People are stepping up to help the seniors in their lives navigate the vaccine sign-up process...

In most states, those eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include health care workers and seniors. But many of the nation's 50 million seniors are struggling to figure out how to navigate the various websites that allow people to sign up....

 2021-01-22 11:56 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Congress poised for confirmation vote on Biden's Pentagon nominee...

Austin, a 41-year veteran of the Army, has promised to surround himself with qualified civilians and include them in policy decisions....

 2021-01-22 11:42 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Biden ordering stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan...

President Joe Biden wants to get assistance flowing while Congress begins to consider a $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-22 11:39 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February...

The House impeached Trump on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for the deadly attack on the Capitol that unfolded on Jan. 6....

 2021-01-22 11:30 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

This brightly colored tropical bird is popping up in Maine this winter...

(BDN) -- With feathers the color of a tropical sea and giant yellow feet, a warm-weather bird called a purple gallinule was spotted in southern Maine on Jan. 16, hundreds of miles from home. On the same weekend, a second purple gallinule showed up in Bar ...

 2021-01-22 11:30 

WGME

[ Maine ]

This brightly colored tropical bird is popping up in Maine this winter...

(BDN) -- With feathers the color of a tropical sea and giant yellow feet, a warm-weather bird called a purple gallinule was spotted in southern Maine on Jan. 16, hundreds of miles from home. On the same weekend, a second purple gallinule showed up in Bar ...

 2021-01-22 11:21 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Superintendents comment on successes with the school year so far...

Despite the many challenge's schools have had this year, superintendents in The County that students and staff have been resilient in handling all the changes. News Source 8s Megan Cole explains....

 2021-01-22 11:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Butternut squash products sold in Maine are being recalled...

Pero Family Farms says dozens of its butternut squash products could be contaminated with listeria...

 2021-01-22 11:15 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine lawmakers debate tightening face-covering rules after clerk quits over health fears...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Democratic lawmakers in Maine Legislature are showing support for stricter face covering rules at the state house. [Ask the I-Team: Where can Mainers get vaccinated against COVID-19? ]The Bangor Daily News reports that Senate President T...

 2021-01-22 11:15 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine lawmakers debate tightening face-covering rules after clerk quits over health fears...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Democratic lawmakers in Maine Legislature are showing support for stricter face covering rules at the state house. [Ask the I-Team: Where can Mainers get vaccinated against COVID-19? ]The Bangor Daily News reports that Senate President T...

 2021-01-22 10:45 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Lucky few hit COVID-19 vaccine jackpot for rare extra doses...

With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a lucky few are getting bumped to the front of the line as clinics scramble to get rid of extra, perishable doses at the end of the day....

 2021-01-22 10:02 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty...

The Kremlin has welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden's proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries, which is set to expire in less than two weeks....

 2021-01-22 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Scarborough resident receives scholarship award...

Kristen Caldwell...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Hospice of Southern Maine hires Stewart Steel as IT director...

SCARBOROUGH — Hospice of Southern Maine in Scarborough has hired Stewart Steel as its Information Technology director. In this role, Steel is responsible for the leadership and coordination of information technology services including strategic plan...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Scarborough Town Council prepares goals for 2021...

The list of goals scheduled for a vote on Feb. 2....

 2021-01-22 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Bishop Deeley to chair national Catholic insurance board...

PORTLAND — The National Catholic Risk Retention Group has elected Bishop Robert Deeley as its board chairman. Since 2019, the bishop has served as the company's episcopal moderator and as a member of its board of directors. Bishop Deeley's a...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Faith Notes: In need of God's grace...

I thought it was a joke when a pastor at a church I attended said that he was starting a "God and Guns Club." When he announced it from the pulpit during Sunday morning worship, many in the congregation laughed. This was the same pastor who declar...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Abbott develops rapid test for brain injury...

Test will alert doctors to concussions and more....

 2021-01-22 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Scarborough growth management ordinance under review...

SCARBOROUGH — In the process to develop a new growth management ordinance, the Scarborough Ordinance Committee looked at what needs improvement in the current one on Jan. 7. The intent of the ordinance is to regulate the pace of growth in the town, ...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A coyote made its way inside this South Carolina elementary school restroom...

Deputies and school staff worked together to remove a coyote that wandered into an elementary school building this week....

 2021-01-22 09:05 

The Portland Press Herald

Cape gearing up to build electric car charging stations...

Grants from Efficiency Maine will fund up to 80% of the cost to build stations at Fort Williams and the Cape Elizabeth Community Center....

 2021-01-22 09:04 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Coronavirus guidelines now the rule at White House...

The Biden administration has made a point of abiding by the same strict guidelines they're urging Americans to follow to stem the spread of the virus....

 2021-01-22 09:03 

The Portland Press Herald

Sande's Picks: The Lemont Block Collective continues...

The Lemont Block Collective, 150 Maine St. in Brunswick, completed its very successful Holiday Pop-up Shop in December and has now opened "Round 2 " with 12 new vendors. Included are seven creators of food products that got their start at Fork Foo...

 2021-01-22 09:02 

The Portland Press Herald

Inside Raymond: Jan. 22...

Park gets improvements A couple of projects are planned for Tassel Top Park. First, the trailhead will be moved from the parking lot to the front of the park to allow parking for the trails along with an information kiosk. Jonah Martin is building the kio...

 2021-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

John Micek: Biden's benediction for a divided America...

Joe Biden didn't have to do a lot with his inaugural address Wednesday, just deliver a concise, clear speech that somehow knit together the soul of a deeply fractured nation. He needed to offer healing and comfort to the hundreds of thousands of Ameri...

 2021-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letters to the editor, Jan. 22...

How is this a good deal and how is it not a tax increase? To the editor, When the pandemic first arrived, the Town of Scarborough correctly, but what appeared to be temporarily, shut down the transfer station in the industrial park off Pleasant Hill Road....

 2021-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Collins must clearly reject Trump's lies, support Biden...

The public needs to hear from Sen. Susan Collins that the presidential election of Nov. 3, 2020, was fair. It was not rigged. She needs to explain to the public that Donald Trump lost the election fair and square. Joe Biden is the new president. Trump'...

 2021-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Communication delays compound vaccine frustration...

Well, a phone number for making an appointment to get a COVID vaccine has become available. (Those 70 and older can call for an appointment at 877-780-7545.) I'm 83, so, I am in the 1B category. But just try to get through on that phone number! Busy, ...

 2021-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

It Happened in Windham: Let it snow...

Winters in Windham are never easy. There are below-zero temperatures, icy roads and walkways, frigid winds and, of course, snow. Lots and lots of snow. And over the course of the last two centuries, there have been some lollapalooza storms that blasted th...

 2021-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Face shields worn by 2 lawmakers not effective against transmission of COVID-19, says Maine CDC...

Top lawmakers are urging their colleagues to stop 'trying to skirt basic health and safety rules' with face shields that the state's health agency says don't protect adequately against coronavirus transmission....

 2021-01-22 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Camden Conference and Scarborough Public Library partner to offer virtual programs...

The Scarborough Public Library partners each year with the Camden Conference to bring a series of original programs to the community in anticipation of the annual conference held in February. Virtual talks related to the 2021 Camden Conference theme, The ...

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