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1 hr ago | Herald Gazette
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art has announced the 28 artists whose work will be included in the 2014 "CMCA Biennial" exhibition.
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2 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
The judge allows 73-year-old Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail he posted after his arrest March 17. A former Maine State Police chief accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative pleaded not guilty to a pair of felony charges Wednesday at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland.
2 hrs ago | National Public Radio
After that, the painting was lost until 2003. John Sloan's Fourteenth Street at Sixth Avenue hung in the office of Sen. Royal Copeland until his death in 1938.
4 hrs ago | Herald Gazette
On April 8, the Camden Hills Regional High School Concert Band, under the direction of Nancy Rowe, participated in the Maine Band Directors Association Concert Band Festival at Scarborough High School.
6 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
Television station WMTW will move from downtown Portland to Westbrook in the fall, according to a news release from the channel 8 news station's owner.
6 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
Police have charged a 21-year-old Portland man, Ian "Night" Nono, with trafficking crack cocaine throughout greater Portland from his Mercedes sport utility vehicle.
8 hrs ago | Capital Weekly
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Camden Public Library will host a free performance of "The Thinking Heart: The Life & Loves of Etty Hillesum" Sunday, April 27, at 2:00 p.m. "The Thinking Heart" is based on the life and writings of Etty Hillesum, a Dutch woman who died in Auschwitz on Nov. 30, 1943, at the age of 29. She left behind a ... (more)
12 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline
Born Feb. 15, 1955, in Portland, Maine, he was a son of the late Marco and Estelle Ventresca.
Students brave heavy winds as they wait for the arrival of the new passenger ferry Nova Star in Yarmouth on Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Maine - Living Stations of the Cross will be presented outside and spoken in Spanish at 3 p.m. Good Friday, April 18, at Sacred Heart/St.
A Southern California man who has survived four strokes embarks Tuesday on his fourth long-distance walk to raise awareness of stroke.
Thompson's Point Development Co. partner Jed Troubh and Portland City Manager Mark Rees chat after the groundbreaking April 11 for infrastructure at the Forefront at Thompson's Point.
This month marks the sixth annual GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign, a national campaign designed to promote sexual health and address the disproportionately high rates of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, chlamydia, and gonorrhea, among young people under 25. The campaign is a collaborative effort of the American College Health ... (more)
For music nerds, Record Store Day is one of the first things circled on the calendar when the new year rolls in.
AND TODAY WILL ALSO BE AN EMOTIONAL ONE FOR OLD ORCHARD BEACH NATIVE KAREN MCWATTERS WHO LOST A LEG IN THE NATIVE KAREN MCWATTERS WHO LOST A LEG IN THE ATTACKS.
The start of Maine's cruise ship season is less than a month away, with the first scheduled to stop at Bar Harbor on May 5. The ships bring millions of dollars to Maine each summer in the form of passenger and cruise line spending, helping to support shops, services and restaurants in their ports of call - primarily Bar Harbor and Portland - and ... (more)