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Portland

Miss Maine contestants clean up McAuley High School

Miss Maine contestants clean up McAuley High SchoolAs part of the national initiative "Miss America Serves Day," contestants raked and hauled brush to get the school ready for next week's pageant.
  • Portland
  • 14 hours, 46 minutes ago
Tech

5 most incredible discoveries of the week

5 most incredible discoveries of the weekWhy our knuckles crack and bad news for pot smokers' GPAs make the list.
  • Tech
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Jurors find man guilty of killing his employer

Jurors find man guilty of killing his employerWilliam Morse has been convicted for killing Richard Bellittieri.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Weather

Ice jam makes way down Aroostook River

Ice jam makes way down Aroostook RiverThe ice jam closed Route 1A bridge for a bit while the jam moved under it.
  • Weather
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
News

Downeast residents, "Worst road in Maine needs help"

Downeast residents, "Worst road in Maine needs help"Route 15 is crumbling under the traffic to and from Deer Isle.
  • News
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

Music fans celebrate Record Store Day

Music fans celebrate Record Store DaySaturday marks the seventh Record Store Day, a nationwide event that started in Maine.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 2 minutes ago
Boston Red Sox

Maine Lotto selling Big Papi ticket

Maine Lotto selling Big Papi ticketYou could meet David Ortiz if you have the lucky ticket.
  • Boston Red Sox
  • 23 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local

York HS students may be using app to spread nude images

York HS students may be using app to spread nude imagesAdministrators at York High School are warning parents to be aware of an app that they believe has been used to post nude photos of students.
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 36 minutes ago
Nation

Man realizes he's babysitting a kidnap victim

Man realizes he's babysitting a kidnap victimAnother strange kidnapping story is in the news, but the good part is that the 2-year-old at the center of it is safe and sound.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Politics

Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendants

Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendantsTwo bills want to remove the shackling of juvenile defendants and pregnant inmates.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Nation Now

Mike Huckabee to make 2016 presidential announcement

Mike Huckabee to make 2016 presidential announcementMike Huckabee is going to make an announcement tonight on Fox News about his plans about a 2016 presidential race.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the table

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the tableAccording to the front page of the Boston Globe Billy and Denise Richard would rather the man convicted in the bombings to spend life in prison.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checks

Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checksJanis Woods of Conway pleaded guilty in October to interstate transportation of stolen checks and tax evasion.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Nation

'Plane-car' on I-95 mistaken for real thing

'Plane-car' on I-95 mistaken for real thingOn Monday, several people called police about a plane on the highway. Police eventually checked it out and searched the area, but found no plane.
  • Nation
  • 2 days ago
Olympics

Tepid local support puts Boston's Olympic bid in doubt

Tepid local support puts Boston's Olympic bid in doubtQuestions about cost, use of public funds causing skepticism as key IOC dates loom
  • Olympics
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Portland

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growth

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growthLast year about 1.7 million passengers used the Portland Jetport, and traffic could set a new all-time record this year.
  • Portland
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Education

School says two new buildings important for the future

School says two new buildings important for the futureLincoln Academy celebrated a new technology center and dormitory.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Portland's Police Chief nominated as acting city manager

Portland's Police Chief nominated as acting city managerThere will be a council meeting on April 27 to vote on Sauschuck's nomination.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Politics

LePage brings tax plan to Ellsworth

LePage brings tax plan to EllsworthGov. Paul LePage held a town hall meeting on his tax plan in Ellsworth.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arson

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arsonThere are 24 other apartments in the building and most are occupied. No one was injured.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Life

Dad's viral photo helps heal boy's heartbreak over scars

Dad's viral photo helps heal boy's heartbreak over scars"We told him that his scars are beautiful and make him look like a superhero. How many likes can Carter get for his bravery?" Gentle wrote in his post.
  • Life
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
News

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidyUnion 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy
  • News
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
News

Friday's Top Stories

Friday's Top StoriesFriday's Recap 4/17/2015
  • News
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Crews struggle to battle Dayton farmhouse fire

Crews struggle to battle Dayton farmhouse fireOfficials say the fire started in the barn but is now under control.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
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