Articles by portland press herald


Biddeford man seriously injured in ‘violent assault’

By portland press herald on Jan. 17, 2011, at 8:04 a.m.
Three young men have been arrested after what Biddeford police described as a “violent assault” that appears to have been racially motivated. Deputy Chief JoAnne W. Fisk said …

AG investigates police shooting of Sanford man

By portland press herald on Jan. 16, 2011, at 3 p.m.
The Maine Attorney General’s Office is investigating a police shooting of a Sanford man during a confrontation in which the shooting victim brandished knives.

Finest Hearth files for bankruptcy

By portland press herald on Jan. 14, 2011, at 4:58 a.m.

Portland’s mandate for bar to install camera stirs civil rights debate

By portland press herald on Jan. 13, 2011, at 11:09 a.m.
The city’s decision to require a bar on Portland Street to install surveillance cameras may become a model for bars in areas where crime is a problem, but it is raising concerns for civil libertarians.

Maine business leaders guide federal financial regulator

By portland press herald on Jan. 13, 2011, at 6 a.m.
**  CAPTION CORRECTION, CORRECTS TO SUGARLOAF BEING  THE STATE'S SECOND TALLEST MOUNTAIN AND TALLEST SKI MOUNTAIN ** This photo provided by Al Noyes shows skiers and lift chairs on the slope after a lift derailed on the state's tallest ski mountain and second tallest mountain overall at the Sugarloaf resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Al Noyes)  NO SALES

5 hurt in Maine ski lift accident now have lawyers

By portland press herald on Jan. 12, 2011, at 6:47 a.m.

Slaying of Zoe Sarnacki: Chad Gurney told police ‘a monster’ took over

By portland press herald on Jan. 12, 2011, at 5:37 a.m.
In an interview with a detective about 12 hours after he strangled Zoe Sarnacki, Chad Gurney described every gruesome detail of the killing, saying he needed to honor his …

Woman charged with shooting at neighbor’s dog

By portland press herald on Jan. 10, 2011, at 3:28 p.m.
Deputies initially responded at 6:41 a.m. to a report of a woman who had shot a black lab that was chasing her grandson.

Saco police charge 3 with forcing woman to be a prostitute

By portland press herald on Jan. 05, 2011, at 6:19 a.m.
Police arrested three people on charges of kidnapping after a woman reported being held against her will and forced to be a prostitute. Police charged Lydia Ross Sholl, 26, of South …

Car keys stolen one night, car stolen the next

By David Hench Portland Press Herald (MCT) on Dec. 21, 2010, at 9:22 a.m.
Portland police have charged a Falmouth man and two 16-year-old boys after they were arrested in a stolen car Sunday night.

Financial moves pay off for Portland schools, taxpayers

By Kelley Bouchard Portland Press Herald (MCT) on Dec. 18, 2010, at 7:15 a.m.
Refinancing school debt, open positions and a profitable school food service program all helped.

Bath gun dealer admits illegal weapons sales

By Trevor Maxwell Portland Press Herald (MCT) on Dec. 18, 2010, at 7:06 a.m.
Richard Burgess faces a maximum of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.