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7 min ago | National Fisherman
It's that time again. The time when Maine lobstermen forgo hauling traps for a day or two and steam to whatever harbor happens to be hosting a race that weekend.
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1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News
The South Portland City Council listened to more than two hours of public comment from almost 70 residents, environmentalists, waterfront workers and oil industry representatives at the Community Center on Wednesday.
3 hrs ago | Saveur.com
When I fly back home to Portland, Maine, after some time away, I look down from the plane onto the beat-up fishing boats steaming in to this classic New England city's harbor, and I think: lobster and crab, striper and haddock, mussels and scallops, harvested just for me.
This shot was taken in Portland, Maine at the historic Western Cemetery, one of the city's oldest .
Searchers found Ruth Brennan, 77, on Wednesday morning in the woods of Waterford.
Helene Neville, a nurse from Las Vegas, who is beating cancer, ran from Florida to Maine this month to honor those who have passed and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Zach Silk and Kayla Bannister belt out a song while waiting in line to audition for American Idol with hundreds of people on the Maine State Pier in Portland on Wednesday.
The Maine Warden Service is asking for more volunteers to help search for a missing 77-year-old woman in Waterford who has been missing since Monday.
A WARNING FROM MAINE'S TOP HEALTH OFFICIALS ABOUT A NEW MOSQUITO- BORNE ILLNESS... AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO FAR TO FIND IT.
American singer/songwriter and musician Anais Mitchell, described as the queen of modern folk music, will present her current "Child Ballads" release and tour, an award-winning collection of epic old Celtic and British Isles ballads, in collaboration with Jefferson Hamer Saturday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. Opening ... (more)
National Geographic Chanel announced this afternoon it will re-trace the day before the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon - or what it calls, "the last day of innocence," in a two hour documentary premiering Sunday, September 7, called 9/10: The Final Hours.
Hollywood Casino in Bangor is unveiling its new restaurant, Celebrity Bar & Grill, a sit-down eatery scheduled to open to the public on Wednesday, July 9. The restaurant will feature an American bar-and-grill atmosphere and menu, including burgers, sandwiches, wings, appetizers, seafood, steak and pasta entrees.
Environmentalists in Maine worry that oil execs want to ship tar sands oil from Canada to the East Coast.
Beer Camp Across America: Sierra Nevada's transcontinental beer festival includes a special mix pack, local tap takeovers, but no stop in Beervana... Beer Camp Across America: Sierra Nevada's traveling beer festival includes a 10-bottle, 2-can mix pack and three Portland tap takeovers, but the festival won't stop in Beervana... Beer Camp Across ... (more)
Cory Tracy rolls his wheelchair to Congress Square Park and parks at his customary spot against a monolithic black utilities box.
Four supporters of independent Eliot Cutler's bid for governor filed a suit Monday in U.S. District Court over what they argue are inequities in Maine campaign finance laws.
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Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:18 pm
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