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 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letters to the editor, Sept. 23...

Vote yes on Question 1 To the editor, My background and employment are in energy and construction, and I have followed the debate on the CMP Corridor from the beginning. Let me make one point very clear: if I thought that Maine residents would benefit fro...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Beyond the Headlines: Expecting more from County government...

Do you know what our county commission does? How about who our county commissioner is or what that person does for us on a regular basis? Sadly, I don't think many can answer those questions easily. We don't hear anything about what's happenin...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: How to help school boards resist pressure groups...

Anti-maskers and Proud Boys are disrupting meetings. Well-heeled reformers are undermining public education. Changing election calendars and lowering the voting age can help....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Our View: Maine mourns 1,000 COVID deaths...

The state remains one of the safest, but many of these losses could have been avoided....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Volk Packaging Corporation named one of 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine...

BIDDEFORD — Volk Packaging Corporation was recently named as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Com...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Amanda Russell, Edgecomb: What Round Pond has given me...

My "hometown" is the midcoast fishing village of Round Pond. I grew up there. It is a big part of my deepest self because of what it has given me. And that is much. Growing up in Round Pond taught me how to work, both how to work hard and also how...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Learn about native plants, help with buffer along Goosefare Brook...

Like to know more about native plants? Want to help plant a native plant buffer along Goosefare Brook? York County Soil and Water Conservation District, the City of Saco, and the Biddeford-Saco Country Club are hosting a native plant workshop at the Count...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Nemitz, Cote present contradictory take on Question 1...

Columnist Bill Nemitz and Adam Cote, attorney for the pro-Question 1 group Mainers for Local Power, are good Maine people. I admire them both and often agree with their views on Maine life. But their take on Question 1 like Question 1, itself is confused,...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Intertidal: More to see in Midcoast waters as we fall into autumn...

This week we officially entered fall. It is always a somewhat bittersweet time when the freedom and warmth of summer gradually slips away just as more of the daylight slips into darkness. But, in this transition, there is a brief window when you can explo...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Collins distorts truth about voting in Maine...

Her criticism of a new voter rights bill seems to be intended to curry favor with the leader of her party's Senate caucus....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Mobile food markets bring fresh produce where it is most needed...

The Good Food Bus in Lewiston is wrapping up its sixth season selling healthy food at great prices right in people's neighborhoods....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Gail Caiazzo, Saco: The making of a beach girl...

Old Orchard Beach in the early '60s represents so much in my life. My family moved to Old Orchard when I was in middle school. Being the new kid in that landmine of teenage hormones was not easy. Fortunately, the other new kid had just emigrated to th...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Rotarians organize beach clean-up events across state...

SACO — Rotarians from the Biddeford-Saco Rotary Club, the Saco Bay Rotary Club, and the UNE Rotaract Clubs, are joining forces and taking part in the 2021 Beach Clean Up effort happening throughout Maine. Along Maine's beaches, rivers, and lakes...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Voices: COVID isolation fuels hidden health crisis falls in older Mainers...

Outdoor events at the South Portland Community Center on Friday evening and Saturday morning will focus on ways to assess and decrease risk....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

BoomerTECH Adventures: Conserving my phone's battery charge...

Recently, I noticed that my phone battery was not keeping its charge as long as I thought it should. It's an older model so I knew a decision was needed — new battery or new phone. To give myself more time to think about what to do, I researched...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

A Window on the Past The Connolly/O'Neill dairy and the Fickett farm...

We are so grateful to Amanda Fickett, granddaughter of councilman Robert W. Fickett, Jr., who reached out and put us in touch with her dad, Bob Fickett III. Bob has been a wealth of information for us as we've started the process of documenting the Fi...

 2021-09-23 07:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Doctor explains how to tell the difference between COVID-19, allergy symptoms...

With the arrival of fall, how do you tell the difference between allergy symptoms and COVID-19 symptoms?...

 2021-09-23 06:53 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Teacher gave haircut to student with autism without permission, mom says...

The school district says the teacher was acting with the best of intentions and trying to help the 17-year-old student....

 2021-09-23 05:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tensions grow as US, allies deepen Indo-Pacific involvement...

The U.S. and its allies are becoming growingly assertive in their approach toward a rising China....

 2021-09-23 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Alvin Ludwig Barth...

Alvin Ludwig Barth 1936 - 2021 BATH - Alvin Ludwig Barth, also known as "Lud", died Sept. 17, 2021 at Hill ......

 2021-09-23 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Fleurange Maheux Renaud...

Fleurange Maheux Renaud 1922 - 2021 BATH - Fleurange Maheux Renaud passed away peacefully at Hill House in Bath with family ......

 2021-09-23 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Edward Seabury Coffin...

AUGUSTA - Edward Seabury Coffin moved on to the next leg of his journey on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. After a ......

 2021-09-23 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Eleanor Hook Lacombe...

HOPE - Eleanor Hook Lacombe, 89, passed away peacefully on Sept. 6, 2021 with her daughters, grandson and dog by her ......

 2021-09-23 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Robert A. Stewart...

WINDHAM - Robert A. Stewart, 61, died suddenly on Sept. 15, 2021, in Florida. He was born Sept. 29, 1959, in ......

 2021-09-23 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: Edward Seabury Coffin...

Edward Seabury Coffin 1932 - 2021 AUGUSTA - Edward Seabury Coffin moved on to the next leg of his journey on ......

 2021-09-23 05:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Obituary: James Andrew Black...

James Andrew Black 1993 - 2021 PHIPPSBURG - James Andrew Black, 27, of Brightwater Road died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. He ......

 2021-09-23 05:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Bus full of Marines saves woman whose car stalled in floodwaters...

Six Marines marched through knee-deep water to push the stalled car out of the floodwaters and to drier ground....

 2021-09-23 03:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Freeport business owners hope tourists remain as temperatures drop...

Business owners now gearing up for Fall Festival, featuring 200 exhibitors...

 2021-09-23 03:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

FDA recommends Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster for some Americans...

Teachers, health care workers and others would be eligible, pending CDC approval...

 2021-09-23 03:46 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Deering and Scarborough win in boys soccer...

Deering and Scarborough win in boys soccer...

 2021-09-23 03:42 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Cheverus and Scarborough field hockey teams win...

Cheverus and Scarborough field hockey teams win...

 2021-09-23 03:40 

The Portland Press Herald

Scarborough beats Portland in OT thriller to stay unbeaten...

Parker Killiard's goal the difference in a 2-1 victory....

 2021-09-23 03:25 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Hispanic Heritage Month: North Carolina woman works tirelessly to reunite her Cuban family...

A North Carolina woman who fled communist Cuba as a teenager and worked tirelessly to bring her mother and two sisters to the United States as a young woman is sharing her family's story of immigration....

 2021-09-23 03:15 

The Portland Press Herald

Schwarber, Sale help Boston win 7th in a row, 12-5 over Mets...

Kyle Schwarber homers twice and scores four times, and Chris Sale strikes out eight in five innings for the Red Sox....

 2021-09-23 03:11 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Paul LePage completed his first rally Tuesday night...

AUGUSTA — Paul LePage wants to reclaim his seat as Maine's governor. Tuesday night he made his way to the... The post Paul LePage completed his first rally Tuesday night appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2021-09-23 03:08 

The Portland Press Herald

Portland Nordic receives grant to light ski trails at Riverside...

Fischer Skis promises $5,000 with a $2,500 match for the $10,000 project....

 2021-09-23 03:03 

The Portland Press Herald

Melvin Van Peebles, 'godfather of modern Black cinema,' dies at 89...

Van Peebles was best known for 'Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song,' one of the most influential movies of its time....

 2021-09-23 03:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Coast Guard saves man stung by 300 pound stingray...

Video taken by the United States Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod shows the dramatic moments leading up to James McKenna's rescue after a massive stingray barb went into his leg....

 2021-09-23 02:58 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

NASA says 'boom' and shaking in Virginia was a fireball...

Numerous reports came in all across the area Friday morning of a 'boom' and ground shaking. NASA says it was a fireball....

 2021-09-23 02:53 

Newscentermaine.com

Jury finds Auburn man not guilty in Walmart shooting...

A jury found Gage Dalphonse not guilty of shooting and killing Jean Fournie in the Auburn Walmart parking lot....

 2021-09-23 02:34 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine advocates voice their concerns about climate change...

PORTLAND (WGME) Local advocates are trying to fight the effects of climate change. Managing climate change at Acadia National ParkWednesday, local groups urged Maine's lawmakers in Congress to pass major climate investments through the Build Better Ac...

 2021-09-23 02:34 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine advocates voice their concerns about climate change...

PORTLAND (WGME) Local advocates are trying to fight the effects of climate change. Managing climate change at Acadia National ParkWednesday, local groups urged Maine's lawmakers in Congress to pass major climate investments through the Build Better Ac...

 2021-09-23 02:30 

The Portland Press Herald

Deering boys rally in second half to down Cheverus...

Rams score winning goal with 5:58 left to prevail, 2-1....

 2021-09-23 02:23 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Report: Maine food insecurity rate still higher than national average...

PORTLAND (WGME) A new report says 182,000 Mainers experienced hunger recently, with one food bank distributing a record-setting 31 million meals. That group says quick action from the government helped, especially in the early days of the pandemic. State ...

 2021-09-23 02:23 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Report: Maine food insecurity rate still higher than national average...

PORTLAND (WGME) A new report says 182,000 Mainers experienced hunger recently, with one food bank distributing a record-setting 31 million meals. That group says quick action from the government helped, especially in the early days of the pandemic. State ...

 2021-09-23 02:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal: maintaining its integrity...

"Jeopardy!" host Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy....

 2021-09-23 02:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Enrollment gap between Portland and Deering high schools persists...

School board members are considering whether to pursue options such as a 3-school lottery in future years to help even out the numbers....

 2021-09-23 01:58 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff...

"It doesn't feel like there are enough adults on these campuses to keep kids really safe. We feel short-staffed in a way we've never felt before."...

 2021-09-23 01:52 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

'Maine Solar System' gets digital upgrade...

PRESQUE ISLE (WGME) -- A model of the solar system that runs through northern Maine is getting a digital upgrade. The "Maine Solar System," created by the University of Maine at Presque Isle, stretches along Route 1 into northern Maine. It's m...

 2021-09-23 01:52 

WGME

[ Maine ]

'Maine Solar System' gets digital upgrade...

PRESQUE ISLE (WGME) -- A model of the solar system that runs through northern Maine is getting a digital upgrade. The "Maine Solar System," created by the University of Maine at Presque Isle, stretches along Route 1 into northern Maine. It's m...

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