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A support soldier assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group died Sunday while on leave in South Portland, Maine, the 7th Group has announced.
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Sean Wyatt's mother suffered from grand mal epilepsy. Her seizures were so intense, her collarbone once shattered and ripped through her skin.
Mount Merici Academy is responding to increased enrollment demand by expanding to add seventh- and eighth-grade classes to the private Catholic elementary school.
For Chris Tyll, a former Navy SEAL and owner of Pat's Pizza in Portland's Old Port, the only easy day - as his old military unit's motto suggests - was yesterday.
AND, I'M STEVE MINICH. A U-MAINE FOOTBALL PLAYER IS BEHIND BARS TONIGHT. POLICE HAVE NAMED ZEDRIC JOSEPH AS A SUSPECT IN A DOUBLE, DEADLY STABBING IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA.
Updated March 12 at 2:00 p.m. The RSU 40 board of directors voted unanimously March 6 to hire Stephen E. Nolan as superintendent of schools effective July 1. Nolan is currently the principal of Lincoln Middle School in Portland, a position he has held since 2008, and where he served four years as assistant principal prior to that.
The windows of as many as eight cars were shot out by pellet or BB guns during a three-hour midnight stretch from Monday into Tuesday, Portland police said Wednesday.
You've seen Jeff Musial on Jimmy Fallon with kangaroos, reptiles, birds and other exotic animals.
Lewiston's own Ray LaMontagne kicks off his summer tour in Portland May 27 at the Cumberland County Civic Center.
Portland Superintendent Emmanuel Caulk talked about his proposed budget on Monday that includes expanded science and technology education.
The governor wants to beef up law enforcement, prosecutors and judges in the battle against drug abuse.
A silent auction and educational sessions about heart health were part of Tuesday's "Go Red for Women" luncheon in Portland.
Commission, will speak with Deering High School students about her work 8-10:30 a.m. March 18, at the school.
City councilors are preparing to put an ordinance designed to protect city parks on a fast track to enactment by April 14. Elements of the ordinance were discussed at a council workshop Monday night, and the full text is expected to be discussed at a March 24 council workshop that will also involve members of the Parks Commission and possibly the ... (more)
Earlier this week, Skrillex announced an upcoming U.S. tour to correspond with an app released last Friday entitled "Alien Ride."
A female inmate jammed her door, made her way through two unlocked doors and into the cell of a male inmate.