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James Jamison

Man charged in connection with one of Maine’s largest heroin seizures

This is believed to be the largest heroin seizure in state history.
Police are seeking the driver of this blue vehicle. The driver allegedly led police on a high-speed chase then fled following a crash.

Driver in high-speed police chase flees Scarborough crash

Dozens of officers were searching for the suspect.
Former Rockland Fire Chief Charles Jordan Jr.

Former Rockland fire chief picked to lead Freeport department

Freeport Town Manager Peter Joseph announced Thursday that he would nominate former Rockland Fire Chief Charles Jordan Jr. as the town’s next fire chief following Darrel Fournier’s retirement last month.
Community

Erin McGee Ferrell Paints Live!

Friday, July 22, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Ocean House Gallery & Frame, 299 Ocean House Road, CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine For more information: …
The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad is hosting the first &quotStuff A Train Coach" for Homeless Veterans this Sunday, July 3rd, to raise supplies for Portland's displaced veterans and homeless.

Help stuff a train coach for homeless veterans

Sunday, July 3, 2016 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Ocean Gateway Terminal, 14 Ocean Gateway Pier, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-632-9842 PORTLAND — …
A woman looks around during the  Hidden Gardens of Munjoy Hill in Portland in this July 2015 photo. The 2016 tour is on July 10.
Homestead

Take a peek at Portland’s ‘hidden gardens’ during this one-day tour

Celebrating its 10th year, the fundraiser for the sweeping 68-acre waterfront Eastern Promenade Park showcases new gardens each year.

Oil tanker hits three sailboats near Kittery

A 477-foot oil tanker hit three unmanned sailboats near the mouth of the Piscataqua River on Wednesday afternoon.

South Portland police use Taser on man threatening suicide

City police were forced to use a Taser on a 29-year-old man allegedly threatening suicide on Tuesday evening, a police official said.

Steven Hancoff to Perform The Six Suites for Cello Solo by J. Sebastian Bach in Portland this Summer

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland, ME For more information: 2073477177; stlawrencearts.org/from-tragedy-to-transcendence.html On August …

Portland attorney Peter Bennett to co-lead Judicial-Media Knowledge Exchange Workshop

PORTLAND, Maine — Peter Bennett, of The Bennett Law Firm in Portland, Maine will be the co-chair of the Judicial-Media Knowledge Exchange Workshop being co-sponsored …
The report stated that the snake is as long as a truck and has a head the size of a small ball. The snake shown here is not the one reported in Westbrook.

‘Presumpscot Python’ spotted by police on Westbrook riverbank eating large mammal

The snake was eating a large mammal, possibly a beaver, according to police.

Police: 6 people overdose in less than two days in Sanford

Police said they believe one drug dealer is responsible for these overdoses, and that all six victims took the same drug.

Sanford man dies in Wells crash

A Sanford man died following a crash in Wells.
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Portland Sports

Seventh-inning rally lifts Yard Goats past Sea Dogs

The Hartford Yard Goats rallied with three runs in the seventh inning and took game one of their five-game series with the Portland Sea Dogs 8-5 on Thursday night.
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