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Eastern Mountain Sports to close Portland store in bankruptcy deal

on April 14, 2017, at 11:42 a.m.

Naples man detained by ICE, faces deportation to Guatemala

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 13, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
Otto Morales-Caballeros, 37, was being held at Cumberland County Jail on Thursday after federal agents took him into custody in compliance with a federal immigration judge’s deportation order issued in June 2010.
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‘They basically told me what to say’

on April 13, 2017, at 6:04 p.m.

Proposal would prevent South Portland from having to enforce federal immigration law

By Jennifer Mitchell, Maine Public on April 13, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.
The amendment, proposed by District 3 councilman Eben Rose, would be applied to an anti-hate resolution passed by the council in February.
Plans of Riverside Innovation, a live/work complex with a brewery, restaurant and botanical garden being proposed in Portland.

Portland entrepreneurs may have a new place to live and work, and it comes with a brewery

By Kathleen Pierce on April 13, 2017, at 1:50 p.m.
Amid Portland’s building boom, developer Ronald Gan has entered an new idea into the fray.

Anthony Sanborn Jr. granted release on bail

By Jake Bleiberg on April 13, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.
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Anthony Sanborn Jr. listens in a Portland courtroom as the key witness in his 1990 murder trial recants the testimony that helped send him to prison.

Maine man released on bail after spending 25 years in prison for murder

By Jake Bleiberg on April 13, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
A Cumberland County Court judge decided to grant a $25,000 bail on Thursday after a key witness at Anthony Sanborn Jr.’s 1992 trial recanted her earlier testimony in a packed courtroom.
A sign outside Westbrook City Hall.

Council vote may block halfway house for former Long Creek inmates from opening in Westbrook

By Jake Bleiberg on April 13, 2017, at 7:54 a.m.
The Maine Department of Corrections and a prisoner advocate are decrying actions by the city of Westbrook that appear to block a community reintegration facility for former youth prisoners from opening in a residential neighborhood.
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There’s hope for the dogs.

on April 12, 2017, at 5:50 p.m.
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Sea Dogs fall, still off to best start in a decade

on April 12, 2017, at 4:31 p.m.
Entering the game, Portland was 5-0 for the first time since starting the 2005 season off 10-0.
Burton "Ben" Hagar pleaded not guilty in the 1979 death of his infant son.

Father pleads not guilty to killing infant son in 38-year-old cold case

By Beth Brogan on April 12, 2017, at 2:24 p.m.
Burton “Ben” Hagar, 62, now of Farmington — who was charged Friday with killing his infant son in 1979 — pleaded not guilty during his first appearance in court on Wednesday.
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The man ICE arrested in a Portland court is a permanent resident

on April 11, 2017, at 5:08 p.m.
Abdi Ali, 28, was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in a Portland courthouse following his arraignment for a drunk driving charge.

Somali man ICE arrested in court is a permanent resident who’s lived in U.S. for 20 years

By Jake Bleiberg on April 11, 2017, at 11 a.m.
Abdi Ali doesn’t have memories of the country to which the United States government intends to deport him.

Police: Gray car-bicycle crash sparked by ‘neighborhood feud’

By Dawn Gagnon on April 10, 2017, at 7:53 p.m.
Police say 18-year-old John Terrill was upset with the boy because Terrill claimed the boy broke his cat’s legs.
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills has denounced the recent arrest by ICE agents of an immigrant in a Portland courthouse.

Janet Mills warns ICE courthouse arrests could have a ‘chilling effect’ in Maine

By Judy Harrison on April 10, 2017, at 7:22 p.m.
Maine’s top prosecutor has urged the head of Homeland Security to stop arresting immigrants in and around Maine courthouses.
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After 200 years, the U.S. finally gave this African-American veteran a headstone |

on April 10, 2017, at 7:13 p.m.
Abdi Ali, 28, was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in a Portland courthouse following his arraignment for a drunk driving charge.

Maine attorneys to ICE: Stop courthouse arrests

By Judy Harrison on April 10, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
“No one should be afraid to seek justice because of his or her immigration status.”
United States Ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz speaks to members of Maine's Somali immigrant community at the Portland Public Library.

New Mainers fear for family abroad as famine grips African countries

By Jake Bleiberg on April 10, 2017, at 10:36 a.m.
“Much of Somalia is one step before famine, or two steps before famine,” said Schwartz. “It’s very severe.”

Brave Yankee Boys

By Troy R. Bennett on April 10, 2017, at 6:47 a.m.
William Brown's pension application lists his nickname and his job in the Navy: powder monkey.

Powder Monkey

By Troy R. Bennett on April 10, 2017, at 6:45 a.m.