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South Portland council amends offseason leash proposal yet New! 2021-10-27 18:56:10Under a new proposal, dogs would have to be leashed during midday hours at Willard Beach and Hinckley Park.

Sewer main break closes Willard Beach in South New! 2021-10-27 18:20:12The beach on Casco Bay is a popular offseason destination for dog walkers and others in Greater Portland.

Rise in baguette prices poses crunch for the New! 2021-10-27 17:42:42The pressure on the bread industry has been linked to a 30% worldwide increase since September in the price of wheat – one of the baguette's ke

Organic farmers group seeks help for Maine dairy New! 2021-10-27 17:41:59Maine's largest organic food organization is asking international food company Danone to reverse its decision to cancel contracts with 89 organic dai

Kennebec River in Waterville, Winslow quietly becomes destination New! 2021-10-27 17:40:36The river, once known for its foul water, has transformed to become a recreational gem just a stone's throw from downtown Waterville, Maine guides an

Pittston man indicted on charges he stalked Kennebec New! 2021-10-27 17:39:04Indicted last week on two counts of stalking, Nicholas J. Worthing, 33, was arrested previously and pleaded guilty to a similar charge in 2018.

Report: At least 59,000 meat workers caught COVID New! 2021-10-27 17:16:03The new estimate of infections in the meatpacking industry is nearly three times higher than the number the United Food and Commercial Workers Union h

Exacerbated by pandemic, child care crisis hampers economy New! 2021-10-27 16:02:25The absence of reliable and affordable child care limits the jobs people can accept, makes it harder to climb the corporate ladder and ultimately rest

Pelosi upbeat on Biden’s social programs deal but New! 2021-10-27 15:56:26The president could visit Capitol Hill late in the day and the administration is assessing the situation 'hour by hour.'

Former Maine Med official pleads guilty to fraud New! 2021-10-27 15:53:25Joshua Cory Frances had said he worked for Homeland Security in order to illegally obtain two boats from the government.

British college hands over looted bronze to Nigeria New! 2021-10-27 15:31:31It's part of a modest but growing effort in some European countries to return African art taken by colonial powers.

Family of man killed by snowblower sues 2 New! 2021-10-27 15:18:49Herbert Pelletier, 86, died four years ago of complications from a ruptured spleen caused by the handle of his snowblower.

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Inexpensive antidepressant could help treat early COVID-19 New! 2021-10-27 19:19:47Fluvoxamine would cost $4 for a course of COVID-19 treatment, compared with antibody IV treatments that cost around $2,000 and Merck's experimental p

Make tortilla chips that taste better than any New! 2021-10-27 18:15:00It doesn't require enormous effort though you’ll need to pay attention during the oven phase.

Cops, prosecutor and selectman among 13 charged in massive New! 2021-10-27 18:13:55Thirteen people have been charged in a conspiracy to use medical marijuana grow houses in western Maine to illegally sell $13 million of the drug in a

Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in New! 2021-10-27 18:04:05Fourteen human cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Vermont since 2003, the Health Department said.

These white-tailed bucks have an audience for their New! 2021-10-27 18:00:00Maine's fall breeding season, know as the "rut" is upon us as the firearms hunting season opens on Saturday.

Ransomware gang says it targeted National Rifle Association New! 2021-10-27 17:34:36A ransomware gang believed to operate out of Russia says it hacked the National Rifle Association, the most powerful gun-rights group in the United St

More than 70 test positive in COVID outbreak New! 2021-10-27 17:15:10There are a total of 72 cases associated with the jail, with 12 cases among staff members and 60 cases among resident inmates, Maine CDC Director Nira

Bar Harbor town manager finalist selected New! 2021-10-27 16:41:33BAR HARBOR — The Bar Harbor Town Council is pleased to announce that it has selected a finalist for the position of town manager from a field of

Company behind controversial Frenchman Bay salmon farm names New! 2021-10-27 16:26:10Keith Decker, who previously served as the CEO of Blue Harvest Fisheries, will be taking over the position.

US ends immigration arrests at schools, ‘protected’ areas New! 2021-10-27 15:40:17New guidelines released Wednesday will prevent routine arrests at schools, hospitals and a range of other "protected" areas.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center recognizes World New! 2021-10-27 14:59:16BANGOR — October 29 is World Stroke Day. According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the fifth cause of death and a leading cause of

Mace joins Maine Community Foundation staff New! 2021-10-27 14:53:34ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Taylor Mace as senior communications and marketi

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