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Sanford police arrest suspect in 2015 motel robbery case

According to police, Ryan Harris entered the motel in Nov. 24, 2015, armed with a knife and demanded money from the clerk.

Portland Conservatory of Music’s 5th Annual Early Music Festival, October 28-30

Fail Better Farm owner Clayton Carter said recently that the yield of several vegetables was significantly lower due to the drought in Maine.

Weather Service: Current rain won’t cure Maine drought conditions

UMaine System releases plans for consolidated graduate center in Portland

Leaders of the University of Maine System released details of their plan to unite graduate programs for aspiring businesspeople, lawyers and public administrators under one roof.

Flatbread Company in Portland to Host Fundraiser for Speaking Up For Us of Maine Sports Chapter

Gregory Nisbet stands up after he was found not to be guilty of manslaughter by Cumberland County Superior Court Justice Thomas Warren on Friday in Portland. Nisbet is the landlord who owned the Portland building where six young adults died in a fire in 2014.

Landlord not guilty of manslaughter in Maine’s deadliest house fire in decades

The judge said the six deaths “were beyond tragic” but said that the court could not find “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the deaths would not have occurred but for Nisbet’s actions.
Owner Josh Moody stands outside Styxx, Portland's only gay nightclub, which will close on the first day of 2017 after decades of serving the local community.

Portland’s only gay nightclub is closing. Here’s what that says about LGBTQ rights today

After more than 30 years of serving the city’s LGBTQ community, the last last call at Portland’s only gay nightclub will come on New Year’s Day.

S&B Financial Services to Host Free Financial Investment Seminar


Haunted Walk at Casco Bay High School to help Juniors Journey to Detroit


Mischief Night

Mary Bonauto, the Portland attorney who successfully argued for marriage equality before the United States Supreme Court, receives the Maine History Maker Award from the Maine History Maker Award.

Maine lawyer honored as history maker for role in marriage equality fight

“We’re still not done,” the Portland attorney told the roughly 100 people there to honor her.

A year after suspension, Freeport physician again sanctioned by state

A Freeport cardiologist disciplined in 2015 for having a sexual relationship with a patient has again been sanctioned by the Maine Board of Licensure of Medicine and Office of the Attorney General for filing inaccurate and incomplete applications to renew his medical license and for reappointment to the staff at Mercy Hospital in Portland.

South Portland councilors to vote on e-cigarette restrictions

If approved at Monday night’s meeting, the amendments would go into effect on Nov. 7, and would carry fines as high as $500.

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Maine Black Bears place kicker Sean Decloux (37), defensive end Trevor Bates (9), and offensive lineman Bruce Johnson (55) walk onto the field prior to their game against the Boston College Eagles at Alumni Stadium on Sept. 5, 2015.

Westbrook native signed to Indianapolis Colts’ active roster

A Westbrook native and former University of Maine football standout has been signed to the Indianapolis Colts’ active roster, according to an NBC Sports report.
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