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Firefighters struggle to contain brush fire in Windham

A brush fire broke out Monday, burning about 100 square yards before firefighters could contain it. Families in the Cornerbrook addition, off …
Protesters urge mandatory labeling for genetically modified food at a rally Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Portland.

GMO labeling advocates stage buzzy die-in in Portland

Monument Square was at the center of an unusual sight Saturday, when people dressed in black and yellow dropped to the ground …
A Falmouth home was damaged when a fire from a barbeque grill caught the side of the house.

BBQ grill fire burns Falmouth home

Firefighters say a fire reportedly from a grill burned a home Sunday afternoon. Crews responded a report from the homeowner that the …
Sheep at North Star Sheep Farm in Windham get minerals from spent grain, which makes up 10 percent of their diet. Plus, they love it, says owner Lisa Webster.
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Waste from brewers, coffee makers gets second life on farms

Spent grain, coffee chaff and grounds. Average beer drinkers and java junkies probably don’t ponder the waste byproducts generated during the production of their favorite …
Sean Johnson

Man allegedly fires gun at car in Scarborough road rage incident

Scarborough police received a call about a road rage incident on Payne Road near the Christmas Tree Shop on Saturday evening. Police …
A motorcyclist was injured Saturday morning during a ride with the Patriot Riders, who were en route to Baxter State Park.

Patriot Riders members injured in motorcycle crash

PORTLAND | A Patriot Riders member was injured after he crashed his motorcycle in Portland on Saturday morning. He was on his way to …
One of the illustrations that will appear in the book, &quotBelieve in Miracles," a collaboration by Joyce Pomeroy, owner/operator of the Last Stop Horse Rescue; Susan Mullaney, director of marketing and communications for the University of Maine Alumni Association; and artist Deb Lindsay.
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Stories from Last Stop Horse Rescue to become a book

From a small farm in remote Prentiss, one woman’s gentle devotion to animals is reverberating in widening circles of hope across the state and beyond, …

Sealcoating spill coats vehicle in Casco

A tank loaded with 500 gallons of asphalt sealcoating material ruptured Friday afternoon and leaked large amounts of the substance onto the …
Paul Olsen

York County DA disqualified from prosecuting sex assault case

PORTLAND | An Eliot man who has been behind bars at York County Jail since 2012 awaiting trial on charges he sexually assaulted his …

Monticello man convicted of stealing workers’ comp loses appeal

PORTLAND | Maine’s highest court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a Monticello man who collected more than $45,000 in workers’ compensation benefits while …

Cape Elizabeth property owner wants to replace Something’s Fishy with pizzeria

A plan for a new brick oven pizzeria near Kettle Cove …

Woman’s body found near Portland walking path

A woman was found dead early Friday morning in the water along …

Boston man gets 4 years in prison for interstate prostitution

PORTLAND | A Boston man was sentenced Thursday to 46 months in prison for …

Speed likely factor in fatal motorcycle accident in Portland

A Biddeford man died Thursday morning after losing control of his motorcycle …
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