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An excavator struck a Maine Turnpike overpass on Tuesday morning in Scarborough.

Driver charged after excavator strikes bridge on Maine Turnpike

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 14, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
A dump truck towing an excavator struck a Maine Turnpike overpass in Scarborough, heavily damaging the bridge, state police said.
U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II (right) recognizes a group of law enforcement personnel, who were crucial in the arrest and conviction of Oscar Nunez of Verona Island and the Bronx, New York, for drug trafficking, arson and other criminal behaviors, on Tuesday in Bangor. Assistant U.S. Attorney James Moore (left) nominated the group.

Law enforcement personnel recognized by US attorney for Maine

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 14, 2016, at 2:33 p.m.
U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II said that the convictions would not have been possible without law enforcement agencies working together.
THE BOLLARD

Highlights

on June 14, 2016, at 9:42 a.m.
Ice Cold Zima
Zachery Greene

Lisbon man charged in fatal hit-and-run

By Beth Brogan on June 14, 2016, at 7:43 a.m.
A 23-year-old Lisbon man was arrested Monday in connection with a hit-and-run crash Saturday night on Lisbon Street that caused the death of a Portland man.
Firefighters from several towns battled a large fire Monday night at Grimmel Industries on the Androscoggin River in Topsham.

Fire reported at recycling plant in Topsham

By Beth Brogan on June 13, 2016, at 8:24 p.m.
The Topsham site of Grimmel Industries has been plagued with fires.

South Portland man sentenced for visa, bank fraud

By Dawn Gagnon on June 13, 2016, at 8:05 p.m.
In imposing the sentence, Judge Brock Hornby said: “You’re a con man. You’re a fraudster.”

Man convicted of murdering South Portland woman seeks new trial

By CBS 13 on June 13, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Foster Bates is serving life in prison for killing and sexually assaulting Tammy Dickson of South Portland in 1994.
SETH AND THE CITY

Pride Portland will be about healing in the aftermath of the Orlando tragedy

on June 13, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
“As heinous as this is, nobody’s going back in the closet over this. If anything, people are coming out strong to support us.”
Randy Beal enjoys the Bangor Pride Festival at Pickering Square in Bangor, June 28, 2014. The festival allowed the city to honor and celebrate its gay and lesbian community. On Monday, several vigils are scheduled to honor the memory of the victims of Sunday's mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Vigils to be held across Maine for victims of Orlando shooting

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 13, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Numerous vigils are scheduled throughout the state Monday in memory of victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, over the weekend.

Game wardens: 19-month-old dies in ATV crash

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 13, 2016, at 11:22 a.m.
WINDHAM | A 19-month-old child injured Sunday in an ATV crash on Laskey Lane has died of his injuries, according to the Maine Warden Service. The child was injured when his 32-year-old father rolled the machine over backwards while going up a hill on their property, Cpl. John MacDonald …
James Goodenow

Man faces charges after alleged threat to kill infant son

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 13, 2016, at 10:39 a.m.
A man faces multiple charges after allegedly threatening to kill his 13-month-old son in a disturbance Sunday night.
A LIFE ABOARD

A Controversial Second Life for A Voyaging Schooner

on June 13, 2016, at 9:07 a.m.
A second life for the Spirit of Massachusetts has been found in the form of a restaurant in Kennebunk. This news has enthusiasts divided as to the fate of the notable ship. Some say it is a shame to see a voyaging schooner tied to a dock, never again to sail freely on the ocean. Others argue that a second life for the schooner will provide access to its history and beauty for years to come.
BREAKING

19-month-old in critical condition following ATV crash

By CBS 13 on June 13, 2016, at 8:16 a.m.
WINDHAM | The Maine Warden Service says a 19-month-old is in critical condition following an ATV crash in Windham. It happened Monday morning on Laskey Road. The child is at Maine Medical Center in Portland. This story will be updated.
BENNETT THERE DONE THAT

My small protest to the killings in Orlando

on June 12, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
I was on the fence when I woke up this morning. I wasn’t sure I wanted to venture downtown to the 43rd annual Old Port Festival. Sure, the bus was running for free and the weather was warm, but the OPF can be a bit much. It has a reputation …
Two people were hurt after the car in which they were traveling skidded out of control on a wet stretch of Mountain View Road in Gray, leaving the roadway and struck a utility pole and an empty car in a nearby driveway.

2 hurt in Gray crash

Bangor Daily News on June 12, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
Two people were hurt after the car in which they were traveling struck a utility pole Saturday afternoon.
THE BOLLARD

Highlights

on June 12, 2016, at 9:19 a.m.
“Hang On To Your Ego”

Pedestrian hurt in motorcycle collision in Portland

By CBS 13 on June 11, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
A pedestrian is recovering in a local hospital after being hit by a motorcycle on Baxter Boulevard Friday night.
THE BOLLARD

Highlights

on June 11, 2016, at 8:12 a.m.
Marcia Ball/The Klezmatics/Johnny Cremains

Maine man forced to represent himself appeals to US Supreme Court

By Judy Harrison on June 10, 2016, at 5:17 p.m.
A South Portland man the Maine Supreme Judicial Court said forfeited his right to counsel by threatening his fourth and fifth attorneys has appealed the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court. Joshua Nisbet, 39, is incarcerated at the Maine State Prison in Warren, according to information on the Department of …
Eventide

Here’s what it would cost you to do Portland like Bon Appetit magazine

By Samuel Shepherd on June 10, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
If you’re a travel writer, you can expense your meals. What if you actually live here?
 

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