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Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson gives acceptance speech during National Convention in Orlando, Florida, May 29, 2016.

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson to stop in Portland

The campaign is hoping to sell Gary Johnson as a good alternative to the Democrat and Republican offerings this year.
Drivers in Portland were greeted with a rude message on a construction sign early Wednesday morning.

Drivers greeted with rude message on Portland construction sign

Drivers in Portland were greeted with a rude message on a construction sign early Wednesday morning.

Hospice of Southern Maine Community Forum: End of Life Conversations: What to Say and Do

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road, Falmouth, Maine For more information: 207-289-3640; hospiceofsouthernmaine.org/thresholds Hospice of …

36 Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected by Peers for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2017

Portland, ME (August 23, 2016) — The peer-reviewed publication Best Lawyers has named thirty-six Preti Flaherty attorneys in their soon-to-be-released 2017 edition of Best Lawyers …
Samuel Curtis

Portland police search for 22-year-old man

Police say 22-year-old Samuel Curtis was last seen on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

People gather to support Muslims in Westbrook

Dozens gathered in Westbrook to show support for the Arab American community Monday, after multiple notes surfaced calling all Muslims terrorists. The …

Trio arrested in Portland for armed robbery, assaulting woman

The trio was arrested about 2:30 a.m. after police officers heard a 24-year-old woman screaming for help near Congress and Franklin streets.
This large snake skin was found Saturday near the Presumpscot River near the carry-in boat launch in the area of Riverbank Park. Westbrook police  caution people who recreate along the Presumpscot River to remain alert, maintain a safe distance from any wildlife, and report any sightings of the snake to the Westbrook Police Department.
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Maine city transfixed by ‘Wessie,’ a 10-foot python reportedly on the loose

Like the opening act of a B-movie creature feature, the sightings of the snake now known as “Wessie” have played out in glimpses.

Electric Vehicle Expo hosted by The Center for an Ecology Based Economy

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: South Paris Town Office, 33 Market Square, South Paris, Maine For more information: 207-739-2101; facebook.com/events/273981719640609/ …
The loaded gun found near a South Portland playground.

Children find loaded handgun near South Portland playground

It was loaded with four bullets, had no safety, and had recently been fired.
A Standish man died and his wife was critically injured when the 2013 Nissan Sentra in which they were traveling entered into the path of a 2012 Jeep Liberty and were struck.

Man dies, wife critically injured in Standish crash

A Standish man died and his wife was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday night on Route 25.

12th annual HenryFest music festival set for Sept. 11 in North Yarmouth

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane …
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Jim Hurst in Concert

Going strong on his own, Jim Hurst combines savvy guitar picking, broad vocal range and …
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Jim Hurst Guitar Workshop

Join IBMA award winning guitar player in a guitar workshop! Doors open at 1:00 PM …

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Moncada propels Sea Dogs by Fisher Cats

PORTLAND | Yoan Moncada ignited the Portland offense with a three-run homer and the Sea Dogs defeated the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 8-2 on …
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