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Biddeford sex offender arrested after police chase

A Biddeford man was arrested Friday after failing to register as a sex offender and other charges after he was seen staggering …

Maine man accused of robbing bank arrested in Connecticut

He was arrested on charges of theft, robbery and other outstanding warrants unrelated to the bank robbery.

Maine cat hit by car when trying to visit students

The four-legged friend was, as Burns School Principal Lila Mitchell put it, “a part of the school community.”

Focus on Leadership Teams: Increase Trust + Effectiveness

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Iris Network, 189 Park Ave, Portland, ME For more information: 207-871-1885; The Maine …

NY man charged with murder in Biddeford shooting death

Detectives charged 20-year-old Timothy Ortiz of Brooklyn with murder Friday.

WMPG 14th Annual Bluegrass Spectacular

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street, Portland, Maine For more information: On Monday, October …
Students from the University of Maine Orono's class of 2016 gesture to the cheers of the crowd upon entering the Alfond Arena during morning graduation ceremonies on May 13.

Coalition launches push to drive students to higher ed, boost college savings

A coalition of Maine business and education leaders have joined forces in hopes of boosting the number of Mainers going to college and avoid hefty debt that might keep them from finishing.
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Portland police to start carrying Narcan

Portland police officers will start carrying Narcan, a medication that can save lives by reversing the effects of a drug overdose.
Susie Pepper & Kelly Muse

317 Main Presents First Dance -An Evening With Susie Pepper & Kelly Muse

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: First Parish Congregational Church in Yarmouth, 116 Main Street , Yarmouth, Maine For more information: …

Arctic Council gathering to be held in Portland

Nearly 250 people are expected to attend the Arctic Council gathering, which includes several events scheduled from Oct. 3-6 in Maine’s largest city.
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How Portland’s new arts advocate plans to grow the creative economy

“We need more collectives, more pop-up galleries, more temporary galleries.”

New Member Sign-Up

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Reiche Elementary School, 166 Brackett Street, Portland, ME For more information: 888-922-4763; Girl Scouts …

A Changing Casco Bay: Professional Development for Southern Maine educators

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 4:30 p.m. to …

Blessing of the Animals events scheduled for Biddeford, Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Norway, Lewiston, Augusta

PORTLAND — Animal lovers from around Maine are invited to flock to several opportunities to …

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Hugh Freund (middle) of South Freeport and teammates Rick Doerr (left) and Brad Kendell raise the Stars and Stripes after winning the silver medal on Saturday in the Sonar sailing class at the 2016 Paralympic Summer Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Maine man, US team win Paralympic silver medal

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Hugh Freund of South Freeport and his United States teammates saved their best for last on the final day of …
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