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Sunday One-Day Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting

By Artascope at bec on May 22, 2017, at 3:53 p.m.

Wednesday One-Day Workshop: Four Paintings – Four Techniques

By Artascope at bec on May 22, 2017, at 3:48 p.m.

Watercolor Seascape 6-week Artist Series

By Artascope at bec on May 22, 2017, at 3:43 p.m.

SMCC awards more than 1,000 degrees at 70th commencement

By Clarke Canfield on May 22, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.
Served from a tap and resembling Guinness, nitro cold brew is all the rage this season.

Nitrogen-fueled coffee turbocharges Maine’s food and drink scene

By Kathleen Pierce on May 22, 2017, at 6:09 a.m.
Resembling Guinness, the nitro-fueled coffee is now reaching beyond the cafe walls and has been spotted in Bangor and Portland.
Northbound traffic at the Maine Turnpike toll plaza in West Gardiner.

How much LePage’s plan to end Maine Turnpike Authority could cost drivers

By Christopher Cousins on May 20, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“The idea that the DOT has the money to take care of 109 miles of four-lane highway is not feasible, it’s not rational and it doesn’t make any economic sense.”
Graduates enter the Alfond Arena during the University of Maine's 215th Commencement in Orono.

University of Maine System to get its first tuition bump in six years

By Nick McCrea on May 20, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The flat tuition rate over the past six years has been unusual among Maine’s peer institutions in other states, bucking a trend of increasing education costs across the country.

Presumpscot School 5K & 1 mile Fun Run/Walk

By Presumpscot Family on May 20, 2017, at 12:48 a.m.
The signage for an AT&T store. Employees at nine Maine stores walked off the job on Friday afternoon for a weekend-long strike.

AT&T employees at nine Maine stores walk off the job

By Darren Fishell on May 19, 2017, at 3:57 p.m.
About 65 employees at nine AT&T Wireless stores walked off the job Friday at 3 p.m. in a weekend-long strike.
Westbrook High School in lockdown due reports of man with gun

Westbrook High School lockdown over, no charges expected

By CBS 13 on May 19, 2017, at 10:07 a.m.
Police were asked if there is an active shooter. They won’t confirm that.
Long Creek Youth Development Center on Westbrook Street in South Portland.

Teens found in stolen van outside Long Creek with BB guns, police say

By CBS 13 on May 19, 2017, at 9:38 a.m.
Staff told police they saw a firearm in the hand of the driver of the van.
Maria Wolff’s Viking Key (Strainer) features a stainless steel chainmail bowl supported by a pierced and textured bronze frame with garnet accents. Referencing Viking culture, this design would be well suited for the brave suitor who wishes to impress a shieldmaiden with this cocktail accoutrement.

Cocktail Accoutrements: A Show of One-of-a-Kind Barware and Cocktail Jewelry

By cat bates on May 18, 2017, at 8:52 p.m.
Anthony Sanborn Jr. listens in a Portland courtroom as the key witness in his 1992 murder trial recants the testimony that helped send him to prison.

Media outlets fight subpoenas for recordings related to Sanborn case

By Jake Bleiberg on May 18, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
The unusual motions have the potential to have a “chilling effect” on the Maine media’s ability to gather and report the news, according to WGME and Maine Public.

Portland teen arrested after shooting on Munjoy Hill

By Dawn Gagnon on May 18, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
The teenager is charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, aggravated trafficking in crack cocaine, carrying a concealed Weapon and failure to submit to arrest.

Breast Care Specialists of Maine Achieves Full Accreditation for Another Three-Years

By Broadreach Public Relations on May 18, 2017, at 1:54 p.m.

WordCamp Maine 2017 Schedule and Speakers Announced

By Hall Internet Marketing on May 18, 2017, at 1:43 p.m.
Individuals interested in getting the skills necessary to be a part of the "leadership revolution" should attend an information session at Husson University - Southern Maine on May 24, 2017 from 5 – 6 p.m. or on June 1, 2017 from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

The Leadership Revolution Has Arrived

By Eric B. Gordon on May 17, 2017, at 7:23 p.m.

Mary Bourke’s “Small Things”

By Peggy Golden on May 17, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.
Traffic was diverted Wednesday following chemical spill on Congress Street in Portland near Munjoy Hill.

Chemical spill in Portland near Munjoy Hill forces detour

By CBS 13 on May 17, 2017, at 12:05 p.m.
A portion of Congress Street on Munjoy Hill in Portland closed Wednesday because of a chemical spill.

MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Financing the Deal: Forming the Capital Stack

By Shelly on May 17, 2017, at 10:40 a.m.