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News from Greater Portland and Cumberland County.

 
USM FREE PRESS

Student Government strives for transparency, although confusion around process still stands

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 8:35 p.m.
USM FREE PRESS

The implications of eliminating Obamacare

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 8:34 p.m.
USM FREE PRESS

A Millennial’s Conscience: It’s almost like clockwork

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 8:31 p.m.
USM FREE PRESS

Important Tips to Know about Dropping/Withdrawing/Adding Classes

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 8:30 p.m.
USM FREE PRESS

In 1950, my Grandmother attended Gorham Normal School

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 8:29 p.m.
USM FREE PRESS

Letter from the USM Student Body President

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 8:27 p.m.
USM FREE PRESS

Our opinion: You are fake news, President Trump

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 8:26 p.m.
Police closed off Spring Street in Westbrook after a car crashed in the Stroudwater River, killing at least one.

Man, 22, dead after his car crashes into river in Westbrook

Bangor Daily News on Jan. 22, 2017, at 2 p.m.

Four hurt in stabbings in Portland

By CBS 13 on Jan. 22, 2017, at 10:35 a.m.
Four people were stabbed in two separate incidents Saturday night and early Sunday morning in Portland.

Thousands of Mainers attend women’s marches in Portland and Augusta to demonstrate against President Donald Trump

By Troy R. Bennett on Jan. 21, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Ada Yentes-Quinn, 6, waves her sign in the air during the Women's March on Maine outside the Burton M. Cross building at the Maine State House in Augusta on Saturday. The national rally was in support of women's rights, civil liberties and protection of the planet.

Marchers flock to Maine cities to stand up to Trump

By Kathleen Pierce on Jan. 21, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
A day after President Donald Trump took the oath of office, thousands of Mainers gathered to demonstrate that his vision of America is not theirs.
USM FREE PRESS

Husky teams to keep an eye on this winter

on Jan. 21, 2017, at 1:01 p.m.
Laura Kargul and Ronald Lantz

Valentine’s Day with Lantz and Kargul: Victorian Passions

By Lori Arsenault on Jan. 21, 2017, at 10:27 a.m.
MAINE FOCUS
While Maine's infant mortality rate climbs, the group tasked with understanding those deaths has not met or reviewed deaths.

1 way to address rising infant mortality in Maine

By Brad Bohon on Jan. 21, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
Maine is the only state to see a higher infant mortality rate in this decade than the previous decade.
A dump truck hauling dirt overturned and struck a tree on Friday on Doyle Road in Whitefield. The driver was killed.

Portland, Whitefield crashes claim lives of Maine Turnpike worker, truck driver

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 7:49 p.m.
Two people are dead after separate crashes in Portland and Whitefield, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Friday.
BDN PORTLAND

‘We respect each other because this is Portland, it’s not the internet’

on Jan. 20, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
BDN PORTLAND

‘We respect each other because this is Portland, it’s not the internet’

on Jan. 20, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
Here are three scenes from Inauguration Day in Portland.
Kayla Binette

WCSH/WLBZ weekend sports anchor takes job in South Carolina

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 20, 2017, at 5:37 p.m.
“It was a tough decision,” said Kayla Binette, who has been at WCSH/WLBZ for two years. “But it’s time for me to branch out and go someplace different.”
Sarah Frankie Sigman of New York partially hides her face while watching President Donald Trump give a speech during a screening of his inauguration on Friday at Bates College in Lewiston.

What Mainers think of President Donald Trump

By BDN Staff Reports on Jan. 20, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
Maine is as politically divided as it has been any time in recent political history, particularly between the liberal southern areas and the more conservative north.

Westbrook, Whitefield crashes claim 2 lives

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 3:38 p.m.
Two people are dead after separate crashes in Westbrook and Whitefield.