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 2021-01-21 16:46 

The Portland Press Herald

Yarmouth to consider the benefits of removing Royal River dams...

Councilors will meet virtually Thursday evening to consider whether it should commit town funds to a study that could potentially result in removal of dams on East Elm Street and Bridge Street...

 2021-01-21 16:45 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Hotels turn to elopement packages to attract those planning weddings...

A hotel elopement wedding package isn't all that much different than a traditional hotel wedding package, but you'll keep the number of guests to a minimum and you'll save a bunch of money....

 2021-01-21 16:42 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Experts say these are the most effective ways to lose weight after 50...

These low-impact workouts and diet tweaks will counter the stiff joints, sore muscles and metabolism shifts of middle age....

 2021-01-21 16:41 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

China hopes for cooperation, better relations under Biden after sanctioning Trump officials...

Beijing imposed travel and business sanctions on 28 members of the Trump administration including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien and U.N. Ambassador Kelly Craft....

 2021-01-21 16:36 

The Portland Press Herald

'Just move on': Republicans grapple with post-Trump future...

The shift to minority status is always difficult and Republicans are now confronting a party without Donald Trump in charge....

 2021-01-21 16:33 

The Portland Press Herald

MLB notebook: Twins bring in J.A. Happ on one-year, $8 million deal...

Starting pitcher J.A. Happ, with the Yankees since 2018 and now 38, struggled in the pandemic season after going 12-8 in 2019....

 2021-01-21 16:24 

The Portland Press Herald

Brunswick eyes upgrade at Simpson's Point boat launch...

Brunswick Town Council wants to spend $335,000 to give the public better access to the water at Simpson's Point Landing. The town bought about a half-acre in early 2018 at the end of Simpson's Point Road adjacent to the town's public boat laun...

 2021-01-21 16:24 

Newscentermaine.com

Keystone XL pipeline halted as Biden revokes permit...

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau says that 'we are disappointed but acknowledge the President's decision to fulfil his election campaign promise on Keystone XL.'...

 2021-01-21 16:23 

Newscentermaine.com

Put Bernie anywhere! An NYU grad student created a way to see Bernie Sanders and his mittens at any address....

Nick Sawhney put together a website that taps into Google Maps. Type in any address, and the picture of Sanders bundled up on Inauguration Day appears there....

 2021-01-21 16:23 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Former Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton honor Biden as America's new leader in joint video...

Appearing side-by-side in a video message recorded as part of the "Celebrating America" inauguration concert, the trio each wished Biden well as he stepped into the White House....

 2021-01-21 16:19 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

New president brings a slightly new look to Oval Office...

Biden revealed the new dcor Wednesday as he invited reporters into his new office to watch him sign a series of executive orders hours after he took office....

 2021-01-21 16:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

19 secrets of couples who stay together forever...

Be on time. Don't fight when you travel. Love each other unconditionally....

 2021-01-21 16:16 

The Portland Press Herald

Sports Digest: McIlroy starts season-opener in Abu Dhabi with 8-under 64...

Rory McIlroy opens the Abu Dhabi Championship where he has seven top-three finishes but no wins with an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead....

 2021-01-21 16:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

MPA gives OK for schools in yellow counties to hold sports practices, games...

The Maine Principal's Association announced a major change Wednesday that will allow schools in yellow counties to hold sports practices and games....

 2021-01-21 16:08 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

UPDATE: 13 year old girl from Hodgdon found safe...

Hayloe has been located safe....

 2021-01-21 16:05 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

World leaders laud US return to climate fight under Biden...

The U.S. formally left the Paris Accord pact in November....

 2021-01-21 16:04 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

VIDEO: Air Force Sergeant reunites with dog after deployment...

"I've had him since he was a pup and I didn't have anyone that could take care of him. It was tough leaving him behind," Master Sgt. Hector Rivera said....

 2021-01-21 16:03 

The Portland Press Herald

Biden to sign virus measures, requires mask use to travel...

President Joe Biden is putting into play his national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks....

 2021-01-21 16:02 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Lifesaving COVID-19 antibody treatments are plentiful, but still sitting on the shelf...

Studies show these treatments can prevent high-risk COVID-19 patients from developing severe symptoms , yet health officials say not enough of the available treatments have been used....

 2021-01-21 15:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Federal court upholds Maine's out-of-state quarantine rule...

Maine's quarantine requirement for out-of-state visitors during the pandemic has been upheld by a federal appeals court....

 2021-01-21 15:52 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Court upholds Gov. Mills' 14-day quarantine for out-of-staters...

(BDN) -- The 1st U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Gov. Janet Mills' rule issued early in the pandemic that requires out-of-staters visiting Maine to quarantine for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. As the summer tourist seas...

 2021-01-21 15:52 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Court upholds Gov. Mills' 14-day quarantine for out-of-staters...

(BDN) -- The 1st U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Gov. Janet Mills' rule issued early in the pandemic that requires out-of-staters visiting Maine to quarantine for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. As the summer tourist seas...

 2021-01-21 15:42 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Cruise line requires passengers to get COVID vaccine...

Saga Cruise Lines announced passengers must be fully vaccinated, meaning they've received both doses of the vaccine at least 14 days before their departure....

 2021-01-21 15:28 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'...

President Joe Biden revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote "patriotic education" in schools but that historians mocked and rejected as political propaganda....

 2021-01-21 15:27 

Newscentermaine.com

MISSING: Aroostook County Sheriff's Office trying to locate Hodgdon teen believed to have run away from home...

It is believed that Sherman ran away sometime on Wednesday, Jan. 20, and officials believe she may be in the company of Sebastien Nieves....

 2021-01-21 15:27 

Newscentermaine.com

New director of Maine Educational Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing is first deaf woman to head center...

Karen Hopkins has been with the deaf center for 25 years but started as the director of the school, which offers services to 500 students, at the beginning of 2021....

 2021-01-21 15:26 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

MISSING 13 year old girl from Hodgdon...

Hayloe Sherman is described as 52 tall, 104lbs, black hair w/red highlights....

 2021-01-21 15:26 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

CDC forecasts up to 100,000 more COVID-19 deaths in the next few weeks...

New CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky described the toll of the pandemic as "truly heartbreaking" but that "healthier days lie ahead."...

 2021-01-21 15:26 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Loss of smell drives COVID-19 survivors to get creative in the kitchen...

Anosmia — a condition known as "smell blindness," or loss of smell — is a common symptom of COVID-19 (and other viruses), and can severely impact people's ability to taste, since the senses are intertwined....

 2021-01-21 15:19 

The Portland Press Herald

Jobless claims remain high in Maine amid unrelenting pandemic...

About 3,800 Maine residents filed a new unemployment insurance claim last week, and over 49,000 continuing claims were filed....

 2021-01-21 15:19 

The Portland Press Herald

Rechargeable battery causes fire at Portland recycling facility...

A spokesman for ecomaine says it appears the chemicals from a broken lithium ion battery ignited materials at the single-sort recycling facility....

 2021-01-21 15:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Federal court upholds Maine's COVID-19 quarantine rules for travelers...

Maine's quarantine requirement for out-of-state visitors during the pandemic has been upheld by a federal appeals court....

 2021-01-21 15:16 

The Portland Press Herald

Opponents of $1 billion CMP power line have enough signatures for referendum...

It's the second referendum drive aimed at stopping the project....

 2021-01-21 15:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine CDC reports 6 new coronavirus-related deaths, 675 new cases...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported six new coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday and 675 new cases....

 2021-01-21 15:09 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Snowdogs season cancelled...

The Snowdogs basketball season has been cancelled....

 2021-01-21 15:03 

The Portland Press Herald

SoPo extends reduced-rent agreement for Mad Horse Theater...

SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council has extended the reduced-rent amendment to its lease agreement with Mad Horse Theater Company. The council voted unanimously at its Jan. 19 meeting to extend the agreement for another six months, from February to Ju...

 2021-01-21 15:02 

The Portland Press Herald

SoPo extends small business COVID grants...

SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland City Council has extended the city's COVID-19 Hardship Small Business Grant program to last as long as restrictions on businesses remain due to the pandemic state of emergency. The council voted unanimously on...

 2021-01-21 15:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

MPA meeting to discuss allowing practice in yellow counties...

MPA decides to allow practice in yellow counties after meeting with state agencies...

 2021-01-21 15:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Opponents of $1B power corridor say they have enough signatures for referendum...

Opponents of a $1 billion power corridor in western Maine have collected roughly 100,000 signatures for a referendum drive to defeat it....

 2021-01-21 14:39 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary...

Charles Zois...

 2021-01-21 14:34 

The Portland Press Herald

SoPo grapples with growing homeless student problem...

The number of students with no fixed address enrolled in South Portland schools is expected to more than double from last year....

 2021-01-21 14:32 

Newscentermaine.com

675 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Maine Thursday; 6 more deaths...

Find developments on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 outbreak as we work together to separate facts from fear. Thursday, January 21, 2021....

 2021-01-21 14:31 

Newscentermaine.com

FOUND: Oakland Police Dept. locate missing 29-year-old local woman...

Police say the search for Janie Mullins is canceled as she has been located....

 2021-01-21 14:13 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Eli Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes...

Residents and staff who got the drug had up to a 57% lower risk of getting COVID-19 compared to others at the same facility who got a placebo, the drugmaker said....

 2021-01-21 14:05 

WGME

[ Maine ]

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Maine...

A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Maine, according to Powerball. However, they did not say where in Maine the $1 million ticket was sold. Powerball says 12 tickets matched all five white balls but missed matching the red Powerball in Wednesday'...

 2021-01-21 14:05 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Maine...

A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Maine, according to Powerball. However, they did not say where in Maine the $1 million ticket was sold. Powerball says 12 tickets matched all five white balls but missed matching the red Powerball in Wednesday'...

 2021-01-21 13:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000...

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging pandemic....

 2021-01-21 13:50 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Former presidents team up on video honoring Biden...

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton sent a joint message wishing Biden well and emphasizing his call for national unity....

 2021-01-21 13:46 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine reports 675 new COVID-19 cases, 6 additional deaths...

Dr. Nirav Shah, Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director, will brief the media at 2 p.m. today...

 2021-01-21 13:45 

The Portland Press Herald

U.S. jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000...

Once vaccines become more widely distributed, economists expect growth to accelerate in the second half of the year....

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