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 2021-09-19 10:03 

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[ Presque Isle ]

Emmys vow a 'good time' after bleak year; 'Crown' may rule...

The producers' ultimate goal is a ceremony that is upbeat and acknowledges how much TV's importance grew during the pandemic and its lockdowns....

 2021-09-19 09:09 

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[ Presque Isle ]

Tropical Storm Peter forms over Atlantic Ocean...

Peter is expected to bring rain to the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico through Tuesday....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Q&A with Ken Burns on making 'Muhammad Ali'...

The documentary filmmaker talks about his latest subject, the editing process and his wordless conversation with 'The Greatest.'...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: State of the Union under Biden is dismal...

So let's see. It's been nine months since Joe Biden was elected president. How's he doing? We have a hostage situation in Afghanistan. Our NATO allies don't trust us, nor should they, Russia is making noise in Syria. A flotilla of gun-equi...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Monuments to notorious people are coming down and being renamed. What about Cumberland?...

In Britain they've removed statues of 'the Butcher,' the reviled 18th century English prince for whom Cumberland County and the town of Cumberland are named....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Pot scent pervades Portland...

The ubiquity of cannabis among the city's odors makes it tough for those who dislike the aroma to enjoy their homes....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Observer: The long drive back from 9/11...

An quick trip to Washington was disrupted when history happened....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Baker-Shultz plan is 'good for America,' climate...

With the passing of the nation's largest infrastructure bill since the 1950s, Americans should feel reassured knowing that bipartisanship still plays a significant role in policymaking down in D.C. Maine's own Sen. Susan Collins was a key negotiat...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

'From the Mountains to the Sea' offers a meticulous account of the restoration of the Penobscot River...

A broad spectrum of people and groups came together with a common goal - and they actually got something done....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Observer: The long drive back from 9/11...

A quick trip to Washington was disrupted when history happened....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Nursing home staffing crisis challenges hospitals, disrupts families...

Four long-term care homes in Maine have announced they will close, displacing 120 residents. The ominous trend also means overburdened hospitals are losing a key lifeline for discharged patients....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Ask Maine Audubon: Male ruby-throated hummingbirds are, simply put, horrible husbands...

Wildlife questions from real Mainers answered by Maine Audubon Staff Naturalist Doug Hitchcox...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Editorial dismissive of risks to right whales...

Secretive, communist North Korea has a population of 26 million and controls it with fear and isolation. Each citizen must tow the party line at risk of imprisonment or death. But every now and then a few brave North Koreans escape to freedom and truth. N...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Bitcoin, Blockchain Are they Right for You?...

Lately, clients have been asking us about blockchain and whether it makes sense as an investment. If you've been wondering, too, read on....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Leftover bacon grease is liquid gold...

Here's how to put it to good use....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Art review: Bates displays nature art left by late professor...

The art museum is closed to the public, but 'Carl Benton Straub: His Enduring Legacy' is available to view digitally....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Jim Fossel: Don't let NIMBYs block progress...

Around Maine, selfish local objections stand in the way of much-needed infrastructure, energy and affordable-housing proposals....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Best-Sellers: 'Beautiful World, Where Are You,' 'The Isolation Artist'...

The current top 10 bestselling fiction and nonfiction books in hardcover and paperback at Longfellow Books in Portland....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Jane Austen makes a cameo in a charmer about friendship and the literary life...

'Jane Austen and Shelley in the Garden' whisks readers to Cambridge, Wales and Venice, in the company of a delightful gang of scholars...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Society Notebook: EqualityMaine turns annual gala into outdoor festival...

Before the Aug. 28 awards ceremony, guests mingled and sampled food outside at Thompson's Point....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Dairy farmers have an opportunity, if only the state would help...

Don't milk cows. Grow plant-based proteins instead. The switch would benefit farmers, farm towns and the Maine economy, but government assistance is needed....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Pauli Murray should have been a civil rights icon. Now her moment has finally come....

When an outspoken Howard University law student named Pauli Murray helped lead a group of students into Little Palace Cafeteria, a restaurant on Washington D.C.'s U Street, one spring afternoon, they didn't come expecting lunch. It was 1943, and e...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Bedside table: These campers, perforce, are rolling stones...

"Anyone who has ever vacationed in a camper or motor home will enjoy reading 'Nomadland.' The author, journalist Jessica Bruder, followed campers who lived in their vehicles full time. There are two kinds of people who travel in campers, she w...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Antibody treatment emerges as new weapon in pandemic, but supplies are limited...

While Maine hospitals have expanded use of the medication significantly in recent months, there is still not enough of it to fully meet the demand....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Maine should add COVID vaccine to mandate list...

Maine already has mandated shots for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, polio and varicella for students in pre-K through grade 12. These are mandatory for obvious reasons, since these illnesses wracked up major death and misery on t...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Hunting: Make a plan for just what you hope to harvest this fall...

Hunters have extra chances for success this season, but don't be too patient. As many guides will say, don't pass up a deer on the first day that you'd shoot on the last....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

It's chili season. Time to ferment...

Some like it hot, hot, hot....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Leaf Show: Homes with a view in Oxford County...

Tree leaves are changing shades with the seasons. What better place to watch this display than from a property in the woods of Western Maine?...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Hiking in Maine: Paddling, hiking in the Orange River Conservation Area...

Bring a kayak and some time to enjoy this Downeast adventure, where a sweet little hike up Estey Mountain is just part of the fun....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Eggplant roll-ups with spinach and goat cheese are a fresh fit for summer and fall...

Straddling both seasons, these eggplant rolls-ups feature fresh, healthful comfort....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Beans to an end: Mainers share sweet memories connected to B&M's homey products...

Reminiscing about traditional Saturday night suppers, they say eating B&M beans still provide 'a connection back to the past.'...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Outdoors-oriented online vacation rentals take off in Maine...

The Hipcamp buzz has come to Maine, where primitive cabins and fields have filled with guests during the pandemic....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Baked beans and brown bread a New England tradition...

A Maine food historian explains the origin of Saturday night baked bean dinners....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Regaining Your Financial Footing...

While the COVID-19 pandemic isn't over yet, there are steps you can take now to improve your financial well-being....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

'She didn't just disappear': Fifty years later, missing Portland teen's family aches for answers...

Cathy Moulton was 16 when she left home to run errands on Sept. 24, 1971, and never returned. Hers is one of the oldest active missing person cases in Maine and the United States....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

David Flanagan: To forge clean-energy future, Maine needs hydropower, established utilities...

Reducing carbon emissions will require a balance of carbon-free energy sources and more aggressive monitoring of CMP and Versant....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

The Maine Millennial: Ignorance fuels cycle of restrictions on reproductive rights...

If more people knew how women's bodies work, laws like Texas' six-week abortion ban would be less likely to pass....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

History lesson: A Maine native's play about a witness to the Holocaust is poised to embark on national tour...

'Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski' was co-written by Deering High School graduate Clark Young and stars acclaimed actor David Strathairn....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Our View: Congress gets its last, best chance at meaningful climate action...

Democrats cannot miss this opportunity to pass legislation that will take the world off its bleak path....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Movie review: Ken Burns boils down the authentic story of Muhammad Ali...

The New Hampshire documentarian's latest series begins airing Sunday on PBS....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Deep Water: 'Hedge,' by Carl Little...

Maine poems edited and introduced by Megan Grumbling....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Huts and Trails to open this winter...

The hut system with 80 miles of trails will offer some more affordable options....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Bill Nemitz: They ventured down the path of COVID-19 denial. Now they're both dead....

Matt Finch, still grieving the loss of his parents, sounds an alarm for others....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

How the International Vinegar Museum put a South Dakota town on the map...

Roslyn needed a tourist attraction, and now there's a festival, a vinegar queen and endless varieties of sour surprises to sample....

 2021-09-19 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Insight: Our country needs Congress to tax and spend...

Decades of corporate growth and middle-class stagnation have put the economy on an unsustainable path....

 2021-09-19 07:17 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Caught on camera: UPS driver nearly hits kids getting off school bus...

Prosecutors charged the UPS driver with passing a school bus when the arm signal is extended....

 2021-09-19 05:37 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Fallen Korean War soldier laid to rest after 70 years...

Reported missing in action in 1950, the soldier's remains were unable to be recovered until they were turned over by North Korea in 2018....

 2021-09-19 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Jane Plummer Murphy...

GORHAM - Jane Plummer Murphy was born in Portland in 1947, the daughter of Fred S. and Etta (Spiller) Plummer. Jane ......

 2021-09-19 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Joseph W. Daniels...

PORTLAND - Joseph W. Daniels, 62, died unexpectedly on Sept. 14, 2021, in Portland.He was born to Philip and Sandra Daniels ......

 2021-09-19 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Jacklyn Marie McDonough...

YARMOUTH - Jacklyn Marie McDonough, 78, of Yarmouth, passed away on Sept. 11, 2021.She is survived by her husband, Edward, of ......

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