Cumberland County Newswire

Cumberland County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cumberland County, ME.

Results 1 - 20 of 361 in Cumberland County, ME

  1. Police: Maine man arrested in connection to burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... he is suspected of committing over 10 days in two residential neighborhoods. Coleman is being held at the Cumberland County Jail on $16,000 bail. It's unclear if he has an attorney.

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  2. Man charged in Portland home burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... on into the string of residential burglaries continues. Coleman was being held on $16,000 cash bail at the Cumberland County Jail on Monday.

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  3. Wells foundation celebrates 30 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Amherst Daily News

    ... provided for the creation of a foundation for the preservation of burial grounds and cemeteries all over Cumberland County. He endowed the foundation with $700,000. That money has been used to assist close to 100 cemetery companies and societies for ...

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  4. Jim Bergmann interviewed; Mike Abbott volunteers; Kathy Rodman bids adieu; BEN Column, June 25, first updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NJ.com

    ... going on because the bricks are being pushed up by the roots of trees, causing people to trip. The Cumberland County Library will be closed on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4 in observance of the Fourth of July. "I can honestly say your column ...

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  5. Suburban, season rentals help account for Portland market's price spikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Bangor Daily News

    The Portland metro area received attention for having among the nation's fastest-rising rental costs in the past year, in part because the data used for the rankings reflected increased rental rates throughout Cumberland County, including in vacation destinations where seasonal rentals drive up the median price. Data from the real estate listing and data company Zillow found that among the top 150 metropolitan housing markets where it tracks prices, Greater Portland grew at the second-fastest rate, behind the Jackson, Mississippi, area.

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  6. Maine Lawmakers Race to Wrap Up this SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... a competitive bidding process and have the state seek proposals for a resort-style casino in York or Cumberland county. Opponents questioned the need for more gambling in a small state that already has two casinos. They also pointed to voters' ...

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  7. Maine lawmakers race to wrap up their work for the sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | SFGate

    ... a competitive bidding process and have the state seek proposals for a resort-style casino in York or Cumberland county. Opponents questioned the need for more gambling in a small state that already has two casinos. They also pointed to voters' ...

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  8. The Latest: Bill to give aid to asylum seekers gets final OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | NewsOK.com

    ... state would establish a competitive bid process and seek proposals for a resort-style casino in York or Cumberland County. It would have to be approved by voters in that county. The version approved by the House would set the license fee at $25 ...

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  9. Freeport loses power, section of road due to stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... THE STORMS. COURTNEY STURGEON JOINS US IN FREEPORT, WHERE CREWS ARE WORKING ON RESTORING POWER TO CUMBERLAND COUNTY. COURTNEY: STEVE, PROGRESS IS BEING MADE IN FREEPORT AS THE CREWS WORK TO RESTORE POWER. A PARTIAL TREE LIMB FELL ON THE POWER LINES ...

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  10. Maine Legislature ensures a new casino is not in the cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The Legislature's appetite for an expansion of gambling in Maine revealed itself to be nonexistent Tuesday with the rejection of a second pro-casino bill in as many days. LD 1280 sought to create a commission to solicit bids for the construction and operation of a casino in Cumberland County or York County.

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  11. Bill to overhaul Maine tax credit program diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sun Journal

    ... the House and Senate. Under the bill, the state would seek proposals for a resort-style casino in York or Cumberland County. It would have to be approved by voters in that county. The bill establishes a competitive bid process and lays out the ...

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  12. Maine House approves bill to allow southern Maine casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sun Journal

    ... the House and Senate. Under the bill, the state would seek proposals for a resort-style casino in York or Cumberland County. It would have to be approved by voters in that county. The bill establishes a competitive bid process and lays out the ...

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  13. District attorney pushes plea deal for Portland fatal fire landlordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Anderson said she and Assistant District Attorney Robert Ellis, along with state Deputy Attorney General Lisa Marchese have been investigating evidence and a report from the state fire marshal's office, and could seek manslaughter charges from a Cumberland County grand jury. It is too late to bring evidence to the grand jury that would meet early next month, Anderson said.

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  14. Found furbaby; Colorado Patti; Jerry Gaskill; BEN Column, June 23, first updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | NJ.com

    "I'm going to Sturgis the first week of August , so I'll be your on-the-road correspondent. We went on furlough one year and Matt Gray did the column and when we came back, two strange people named Colorado Patti and California Connie were all over the column bad-mouthing Cumberland County.

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  15. USDA Seeks Applications To Create Jobs And Support Rural Economic DevelopmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Agri Marketing

    ... MCOG services Knox, Lincoln and Sagadahoc Counties, the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell in Cumberland County, and the towns of Belmont, Lincolnville, Northport and Searsmont in Waldo County. This project is expected to create 50 jobs, save 214 jobs ...

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  16. Fall Out Boy played loud, proud on the Bangor WaterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Bangor Daily News

    ... tops throughout the evening, brisk wind notwithstanding. Fall Out Boy, who last played in Maine at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland in 2006, started their show off with their first big hit, "Sugar, We're Goin' Down," and made their way ...

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  17. USDA Seeks Applications for Loans and Grants to Create Jobs and Support Rural Economic DevelopmentRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Holtville Tribune

    ... MCOG services Knox, Lincoln and Sagadahoc Counties, the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell in Cumberland County, and the towns of Belmont, Lincolnville, Northport and Searsmont in Waldo County. This project is expected to create 50 jobs, save 214 jobs ...

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  18. TAYLOR: N.S. gas pump tracking plan sounds ill-advisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... increased by two cents to 122.9 cents a litre. The pump price also increased by two cents in zone 4 - Cumberland County - and in zone 5: Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties. In those zones, the regular self-serve price is $1.23 a ...

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  19. USDA Seeks Applications for Loans and Grants to Create Jobs and Support Rural Economic DevelopmentRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... MCOG services Knox, Lincoln and Sagadahoc Counties, the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell in Cumberland County, and the towns of Belmont, Lincolnville, Northport and Searsmont in Waldo County. This project is expected to create 50 jobs, save 214 jobs ...

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  20. Jobless rate steady in May as job-seeker estimate risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... nally adjusted rates declined in each county in Maine for the year, with the lowest rate of 3.7 percent in Cumberland County in May. Somerset County had the highest unadjusted unemployment rate for the period, at 7.2 percent.

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