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6 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington
More than 50 organizations that help children across New England are getting nearly $250,000 from the New Hampshire chapter of Speedway Children's Charities.
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10 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
Willowbrook Museum is showcasing this recreation of the 1912 Titanic radio room, on loan from muscial and theatrical directors Mary and Mike Kenny.
The school board voted unanimously on Wednesday to drop Cony High School's accreditation in favor of a less expensive review.
The survey was done by the Travel and Leisure website, and this year, Portlanders makes the leap 13 spots to number 4 for what the site calls "their rugged good looks."
Four in 10 municipalities in Maine that issue permits to carry a concealed handgun are not running the legally required mental health background checks, said a Maine State Police representative on Wednesday.
Echoing the concerns of many of the 50 speakers at Tuesday night's Portland Planning Board meeting, Pat O'Donnell thought the $150-million Midtown project was out of scale with the rest of the city.
The American Hockey League team Portland Pirates announced a new majority owner Tuesday.
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Amtrak's Downeaster gave students from Old Orchard Beach a ride to the Portland Transportation Center so they could donate toys to the Toys for Tots program.
At a particular cafe in France, that's how much a cup of joe will cost you -- unless you say the magic words: "Hello" and "please."
If you've ever heard of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, it was more than likely surround by words like "abstinence," "temperance," and "crusaders."
Emergency officials are reminding people to use caution and prepare their car for winter weather.
Okay folks, there are only a few more hours left in the Netroots Nation Holiday Bazaar .
Officials in Auburn are issuing a safety warning after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a car last week.
The center is negotiating to lease about 2,000 square feet and hopes to make final an agreement by the end of the month, according to board of directors member Kara Oster.