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Encaustic Wax Painting 6-week Artist Series

By Artascope at bec on Dec. 03, 2016, at 2:19 p.m.

Expressions in Painting 6-week Artist Series

By Artascope at bec on Dec. 03, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.

Beginning Metalsmithing 6-week Artist Series

By Artascope at bec on Dec. 03, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.

Beginning/Intermediate Metalsmithing 6-week Artist Series

By Artascope at bec on Dec. 03, 2016, at 1 p.m.
The new 25,000-square-foot center will allow the organization to expand education programming, host training classes and workshops and serve as a gathering space for the community.

Westbrook animal shelter debuts major expansion

By CBS 13 on Dec. 03, 2016, at 10:19 a.m.
A Maine animal shelter now has a lot more space and resources to care for animals that need a home.
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Highlights

on Dec. 03, 2016, at 8:02 a.m.
“Don’t Blink”
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How illegal campaign donations deepened the downfall of a noted Portland developer

on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:45 p.m.
URBAN EYE

Rising Tide Brewing to expand in East Bayside

on Dec. 02, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.

Trouble in the Presidentials: What a Mountaineering Accident Can Teach Us About Decision Making & Managing Risk – Guest Speaker Ty Gagne

By Bill Yeo on Dec. 02, 2016, at 1:57 p.m.
Michael Liberty

How illegal campaign donations deepened the downfall of a Maine-made mogul

By Darren Fishell on Dec. 02, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
The possibility of jail comes at an already difficult time for Michael Liberty.

Gingerbread House Extreme Design & A Visit from Santa

By Sandy Boyce on Dec. 02, 2016, at 1:10 p.m.

Much of Maine still considered in severe drought despite rain

By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 02, 2016, at 11:26 a.m.
All this rainfall still doesn’t mean that the drought is over.
ALEX STEED
Alex Steed

Too many queer people gave everything to be themselves, and so the rest of us could, too

By Alex Steed on Dec. 02, 2016, at 8:51 a.m.
When I finally encountered the concept of “queer,” I thought, “Oh, definitely. That’s exactly what I am.”
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Highlights

on Dec. 02, 2016, at 8:30 a.m.
“Landfill Harmonic”
Thanks to a major gift from a Waterville couple, The Cedars, one of the state's largest and oldest senior care facilities, hopes to bring a more humane and homelike approach to elder care in Maine. Home-style kitchens, such as the one shown in this model, are part of the new design.

The ‘household’ model will bring family-style long-term care to Portland

By Meg Haskell on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:51 a.m.
One of the state’s largest and oldest senior care facilities promises to bring a more welcoming and homelike approach to institutional elder care in Maine.
The Princess Cruise Lines ship Caribbean Princess sits anchored in Frenchman Bay while making its first-ever visit to Bar Harbor in this Aug. 28, 2008 file photo. The company has agreed to pay a $40 million criminal penalty for illegally dumping untreated pollution from the ship into the ocean for several years.

Princess cruise company to pay record $40M for pollution cover-up

By Susan Heavey, Reuters on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:44 a.m.
The ship has made numerous visits to Bar Harbor and Portland.
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‘There are no winners here': Noyes Street landlord sentenced to 90 days over deadly fire

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:45 p.m.
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Portland landlord sentenced to 90 days in jail in connection with deadly fire

By Troy R. Bennett on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.

Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) 2017 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference & Member Showcase

By Shelly on Dec. 01, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
VIDEO
Gregory Nisbet listens to a statement from Lisa Leconte-Mazziotti, mother of Nicole Finlay, who died in a fire in a building owned by Nisbet in 2014, on Thursday in court in Portland. Nisbet was later sentenced to serve 90 days in county jail and pay a fine of $1,000.

Portland landlord sentenced to 90 days in jail over deadly fire

By Jake Bleiberg on Dec. 01, 2016, at 2:54 p.m.
“There are no winners here. Nothing will wipe the memory of this tragedy from my mind for as long as I live,” Gregory Nisbet said. “My only hope is that somehow, someway, lives will be saved from the awareness we have all received from this tragic event.”