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Teen survives after being struck by lightning in Naples

NAPLES, Maine — A local teen has a great story to share, after he survived being struck by lightning Monday. The lightning came from the …
Kestrel Aircraft Company CEO Alan Klapmeier

Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

PORTLAND, Maine — Alan Klapmeier, CEO of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel said Wednesday the company has secured a new foreign investor that’s put some …
Sierra Tarbox (left), 15, and Alicia Ellis, 9 , grieve at a candlelight vigil Tuesday night outside the Saco apartment where police say 33-year-old Joel Smith shot and killed his wife and three children before killing himself Saturday night.

Support network helping children, adults grieve Saco deaths

SACO, Maine — Grief counselors, school administrators and members of the clergy mobilized this week to respond to an increase in calls to a crisis …

Apartment complex fire in Westbrook displaces more than 40 residents

WESTBROOK, Maine — More than 40 residents were displaced by a fire Wednesday evening at the Dolley Brook Condominiums on East Bridge Street, fire officials …
An Amtrak Downeaster train idles near the planned location of the train layover facility between Church Road and Stanwood Street in Brunswick in May 2013.

Downeaster advisory group revised, layover facility moves forward

PORTLAND, Maine — The agency that runs Amtrak Downeaster voted Monday to revise its Brunswick train barn advisory group, broadening the panel’s scope and membership. …

Low-voltage station could help trains idle lower in Brunswick

PORTLAND — The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority is considering installing a system capable of allowing passenger train engines to idle on reduced settings …

ConAgra to pay EPA $5.7 million for cleanup of former South Paris tannery

PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a $5.7 million settlement with ConAgra to pay for cleanup of the former A.C. Lawrence …
WEX Inc. CEO Melissa Smith

South Portland paycard company to sell Oregon subsidiary

PORTLAND, Maine — Paycard processor WEX Inc. plans to make about $29 million on its sale of Oregon subsidiary Pacific Pride this year, part of …
Great East Butcher Co. is a venture of several former employees of The Meat House, who say they are still owed thousands of dollars after the company abruptly closed last winter. Great East is aiming for a mid-August opening of its Scarborough store.

Former Meat House employees to open new Scarborough butcher shop

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — After several idle months, a former butcher shop is coming back to life on Payne Road. But Zach Rockett, Ray Morse and …
Dr. John Lowery
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Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care welcomes Dr. Lowery to staff

PORTLAND, Maine – With the continued high demand for primary care services, Mercy Health Care System of Maine has announced that John Lowery, DO, Ph.D., has been …
Rep. Paul McGowan

York County lawmaker remembered as ‘a wonderful father, brother, uncle and community member’

YORK, Maine — Family and friends are mourning the loss of Paul McGowan, 67, who died Sunday at his Cape Neddick home. McGowan died by …
From the community

Weight limit posted on Mackworth Island Bridge

FALMOUTH, Maine —  The Mackworth Island Bridge over Casco Bay in Falmouth will have a posted weight limit of 10 tons beginning on Thursday, July 31, according …


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"Green" Bud Kelly for guv'nah

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This month on the lobster boat (in pictures)

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Kennebunkport ice creamery is America's best

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Where have you gone, Mayberry?

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VIDEO: Trying to get to the Blueberry Festival

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Portland adds a new attorney to its busy legal team

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Maine celebrates Moxie in style

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Beer, Cool Cars and Trains - A Visit to Boothbay Railway Village Event: 50th Annual Antique Auto Days Rails, Tails and Ales July 19th 2014

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Brita Holmquist ‘Dog Days’

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Harvard scholar to discuss benefits of Recreational Circus Programs on Youth

PORTLAND, Maine — Recreational training in circus arts can lead …
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Joel Rogers receives ACHCA’s Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

FALMOUTH, Maine – The American College of Health Care Administrators honored …

South Portland farmers market looks to overcome almost yearly moves, slow start

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The South Portland Farmers Market, in …

Mass. man facing jail time after child support, marijuana convictions

PORTLAND, Maine — A Massachusetts man was convicted Tuesday of …
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CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine – The ocean view Sea Glass Restaurant at Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth has again been awarded the prestigious Wine Spectator …
Portland, Maine – Hall Internet Marketing has announced another strong quarter of growth. Top line revenue is up 28% over last year and continues to …
PORTLAND, Maine —  As a part of the National Gay Blood Drive, a blood drive will be held for gay and bisexual men 7 a.m.-2 …
PORTLAND, Maine — The Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ announced that Christi Razzi and Eugene Story have been appointed to the Portland non-profit’s Board of …
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine – Inn by the Sea has been listed in Travel + Leisure’s 2014 World’s Best Awards as one of the Top Resorts in …