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By Katie Worthing on June 26, 2017, at 1:50 p.m.
This multi-unit apartment building at 31 East Oxford St. has been condemned by the city of Portland under its disorderly houses ordinance. Alexa Maslowski | CBS 13

Portland condemns, vacates apartment building called ‘crack station’ by neighbors

Bangor Daily News on June 26, 2017, at 9:38 a.m.
It’s the first time the city has gone as far as having to condemn a building and evict tenants under the 29-year-old disorderly houses ordinance.
Fernando Martinez, 19, recently renewed his status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, allowing him to continue working in the United States and studying at the University of Southern Maine.

How Trump’s threats have struck fear in a Portland immigrant trying to make good

By Jake Bleiberg on June 24, 2017, at 8:28 a.m.
“So many people just have this mindset that if someone is an illegal immigrant they’ve done something bad. Instead of making assumptions, [I wanted them to] hear the story from someone who’s lived it.”
Men bow their heads facing east while Imam Younus Alfayyadh leads the prayers at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland on as local Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr, July 6, 2016.

Portland police increasing patrols after letter threatens city Muslims

By Seth Koenig on June 23, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.
City police are increasing security around Muslim gathering places during the final days of Ramadan after The Islamic Society of Portland received a threatening letter this week.
Bangor City Hall is seen Thursday.

Bangor and Portland can weather a state government shutdown, at least for a while

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 22, 2017, at 3:38 p.m.
Bangor has a rainy day fund of approximately $10 million — enough to maintain services for about two months.

ChoralArt Auditions for 2017-2018

By Brooke Hubner on June 22, 2017, at 11:07 a.m.

There ain’t no more

By Troy R. Bennett on June 22, 2017, at 8:44 a.m.

Wind and heat made fighting Westbrook fire difficult, fire chief says

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2017, at 8:09 a.m.
Firefighters battled flames Wednesday night in Westbrook.

Portland software firm sold to California investors in $125 million deal

BDN staff reports on June 21, 2017, at 3:10 p.m.
A California investment firm has purchased Portland software company Certify in a $125 million deal.
Anthony Sanborn Jr.

Former FBI profiler says Portland murder may have been work of uncaught serial killer

BDN staff reports on June 21, 2017, at 2:31 p.m.
Sanborn’s legal team hopes the serial killer theory helps convince the court Sanborn himself was not guilty.

The MOFF Awards Show

By nick callanan on June 21, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.

MOFF at Discovery Park at LL Bean Freeport

By nick callanan on June 21, 2017, at 2:17 p.m.

MOFF at Bug Light Park

By nick callanan on June 21, 2017, at 1:43 p.m.

Broke and Stoked Showcase at Life Happens Outside Festival

By nick callanan on June 21, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.

Goodwill’s Scarborough Donation Center Closes June 30

By Heather Steeves on June 21, 2017, at 10:55 a.m.

SMCC’s On-the-Spot Acceptance Days offer simple solution for college admission

By Clarke Canfield on June 21, 2017, at 7:54 a.m.
The owner of J's Oyster Bar in Portland has agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion and pay the state government more than $1 million in back taxes.

Owner of landmark Portland eatery to plead guilty to tax evasion, faces jail time and $1M in back taxes

By Jake Bleiberg on June 20, 2017, at 6:07 p.m.
“The truth is I do owe the sales tax. I have no problem with that,” Cynthia Brown said. “But … I have in good faith been paying all this money back.”
Rose Morasco, Interior Number 5, From the series Interiors, 2008, Archival Inkjet print, 45 x 35 inches

MFA Lecture Series: Rose Marasco

By Nancy Walker on June 20, 2017, at 4:05 p.m.

MFA Lecture Series: Ruth Erickson

By Nancy Walker on June 20, 2017, at 3:58 p.m.

Genealogy Workshop

By Katie Worthing on June 20, 2017, at 1:55 p.m.