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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.

Downtown Portland Businesses Host Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt This July!

By Ali Hunsberger on June 20, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.

United Way of Greater Portland Announces Newest Investments That Help Greater Portland Thrive

By Kristin Chase Duffy on June 20, 2017, at 12:23 p.m.

Maine woman accused of faking cancer, accepting donations pleads not guilty

By BDN Staff on June 20, 2017, at 11:42 a.m.
A Sebago woman, 25, who authorities say faked cancer and accepted donations from friends and family pled not guilty to the charge.
A ferry crosses Casco Bay.

Portland island residents fight to keep cars on the mainland

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2017, at 10:53 a.m.
There are only a handful of parking spots for hundreds of residents.
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A 66-year-old woman from Maine is the oldest woman to ever swim across the English Channel.

Maine woman breaks record in swim across the English Channel

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2017, at 7:08 a.m.
Westbrook’s Pat Gallant-Charette has broken another record, this time swimming across the English Channel.
The cause of the fire is unknown, but officials say it could have started because of a lightning strike.

Lightning strike may have caused fire that destroyed Bridgton home

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2017, at 7:01 a.m.
Gregory Nisbet stands up after he was found not guilty of manslaughter by Cumberland County Superior Court Justice Thomas Warren. Nisbet is the landlord who owned the Portland building where six young adults died in a fire in 2014.

Portland landlord sentenced to jail for role in deadly fire denied new trial

By Jake Bleiberg on June 19, 2017, at 4:35 p.m.
A judge has denied the request for a new trial by the landlord who was sentenced to 90 days in jail for his role in Maine’s deadliest house fire in decades.
A selection of works from 'Piercing the Pickle', 2015, The Bearded Lady's Jewel Box.

RETROSPECTIVE, Portland’s Metals Collective Through the Years

By Nancy Walker on June 19, 2017, at 3:18 p.m.
An orphaned baby raccoon is seen in a tree in this photo submitted to WGME, CBS 13.

Augusta firefighters save baby raccoons from starvation after mother dies

By CBS 13 on June 19, 2017, at 3:17 p.m.
“The Maine Warden Service requested our services to help get the little bandits down.”
The Aroostook River spills over its banks in a 2009 file photo.

Lightning, flash flooding expected Monday afternoon

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 19, 2017, at 12:26 p.m.
As much as an inch or 2 of rain an hour could fall on parts of the state and cause flash floods.
Little Sebago Lake, where a jet-ski crash Sunday sent three to the hospital. (WGME photo)

Three hospitalized after jet-ski crash in Windham

By CBS 13 on June 19, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
“I could immediately see that he was seriously injured and I just kind of whipped off my T-shirt and started applying direct pressure to his leg where he was injured.”

E2Tech Summer 2017 Networking Reception

By Jeff Marks on June 19, 2017, at 7:28 a.m.

From pocket change to publishing

By Troy R. Bennett on June 19, 2017, at 6:37 a.m.
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He wanted firecrackers but ended up a millionaire instead

on June 19, 2017, at 6:35 a.m.
He used the three cents in his pocket to buy three newspapers, which he sold on the corner at a profit. By the end of the day, he had nine cents. When he died, 71 years later he was worth $174 million, which is $43.2 billion in todays cash.
A man rides a bike through the pouring rain on Marginal Way in Portland, Sept. 30, 2015.

Inland Maine under flash flood watch ahead of Monday’s thunderstorms

By Dawn Gagnon on June 18, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms capable of producing as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain an hour could cause flash floods.
Members of the Bangor baseball team show off their championship trophy after beating Falmouth 4-3 in nine innings to win the Class A state baseball title at Morton Field in Augusta on Saturday.

Four in a row: Ninth-inning rally lifts Bangor to Class A baseball title

By Ernie Clark on June 17, 2017, at 9:05 p.m.

Sharon Knight Presents the Well of Song

By Joie Grandbois on June 17, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.

Sharon Knight Live in Portland, ME

By Joie Grandbois on June 17, 2017, at 10:19 a.m.