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Blaze damages Portland apartment

By Ryan Herbst, WGME on May 29, 2016, at 8:44 a.m.
A fire damaged a Portland apartment on Woodford Street Friday evening.

Maine man hurt in crash on I-495 in Massachusetts

By Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette on May 28, 2016, at 5:17 p.m.
A 20-year-old Waterboro, Maine, man was injured in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 495 south shortly after 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Portland detectives are looking to identify this man who stole a bicycle near 939 Congress St. on May 15.

Portland police seek help identifying man who stole bike on Congress Street

By CBS 13 on May 28, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
Portland detectives are looking to identify a man who stole a bicycle near 939 Congress St. on May 15.
Visitors to Acadia National Park take in the sights from Cadillac Mountain on May 18.

State warns of high ozone levels for Saturday

By Bill Trotter on May 27, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
A statement has been issued alerting the public about “unhealthy [ozone] levels along the coast from Kittery through Acadia.”
SETH AND THE CITY

See Portland through the eyes of a Pirates goalie who was forced to leave

on May 27, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
“So many memories.”
BENNETT THERE DONE THAT

Maine to Moab in seven minutes

on May 27, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
(Attention! This post is nothing more than a sweet, sweet video and photo dump. You have been warned.) I spent a week in Moab, Utah, riding motorcycles, at the end of April. I’ve already made one video about my experience and posted it on this blog. Here’s a totally self-indulgent …
SETH AND THE CITY

Donor fills the gaping metal porcupine void at the jetport

on May 27, 2016, at 1:50 p.m.
“We have been overwhelmed by the interest in the porcupine, and its unfortunate theft.”
The Portland International Jetport announced Friday that June LaCombe made a generous donation, restoring a popular sculpture piece on the jetport access road.

Porcupine sculptures replace one stolen from Portland jetport

By CBS 13 on May 27, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
The Portland International Jetport announced Friday that June LaCombe made a generous donation, restoring a popular sculpture piece on the jetport access road.
A family was displaced following a house fire in Gorham.

Family displaced following house fire in Gorham

By CBS 13 on May 27, 2016, at 12:15 p.m.
The Red Cross is helping a Gorham family displaced after a fire Friday morning.
Wells resident Karen Creamer recently published her first novel, "One Brave Thing."

Maine woman parlays one-month writing challenge into first published book

By Jim Kanak, York County Coast Star on May 27, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
“I wanted to write the kind of book that I like to read, about strong women who make it through adversity.”
THE BOLLARD

Highlights

on May 27, 2016, at 7:29 a.m.
Rhys Chatham/Tricky Britches
VIDEO
Thiwat Thiwat, a 2013 Deering High School graduate and basketball standout, rests in a Portland hospital bed on Thursday after an intense round of kidney dialysis.

Former high school basketball star can’t get kidney transplant without insurance

By Beth Brogan on May 26, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.
Maine Medical Center will provide free care while he’s an inpatient — and on Thursday agreed to cover outpatient dialysis until he can find insurance — but until he finds insurance, he can’t get on the list for a kidney transplant.
Deacon Matthew Gregory will be ordained to the priesthood by Maine Catholic Bishop Robert P. Deeley at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, just miles away from where his journey began as a South Portland native and graduate of Cheverus High School.

Deacon Matthew Gregory to be ordained to priesthood May 28

By Dave Guthro, Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland on May 26, 2016, at 11:30 a.m.
As Saturday, May 28, approaches, there is enthusiasm and pride in Deacon Matthew Gregory’s voice, a peaceful demeanor usually reserved for those fully accepting and confident in the fact that they have discovered God’s divine plan for their lives.
THE BOLLARD

Highlights

on May 26, 2016, at 9:46 a.m.
Allagash Victor Ale tasting
Treatment and substance abuse recovery programs in Maine are struggling to keep up with demand. A unique program offered at a Portland yoga studio is helping to fill the gap, connecting the mind and body to treat the root causes of the problem.

Maine yoga studio helps recovering addicts

By Kim Block, CBS 13 on May 25, 2016, at 10:12 p.m.
Treatment and substance abuse recovery programs in Maine are struggling to keep up with demand. A unique program offered at a Portland yoga studio is helping to fill the gap, connecting the mind and body to treat the root causes of the problem.

Westbrook superintendent to visit MDI as job candidate

By Bill Trotter on May 25, 2016, at 6:45 p.m.
BAR HARBOR | A leading candidate for the position of superintendent of the Mount Desert Island school system is expected to make a daylong visit to the island on Thursday, according to information posted on the system’s website. Marc Gousse, a Navy veteran, is superintendent of schools in Westbrook, …
SETH AND THE CITY

The 10 cities in America that love Portland the most

on May 25, 2016, at 6:32 p.m.
A lot of Texans like Greater Portland.
Xavier Botana

Portland Board of Education approves Xavier Botana as next school superintendent

By CBS 13 on May 25, 2016, at 8:33 a.m.
He will start serving as Portland’s superintendent on July 1.
A LIFE ABOARD

Getting ready to sail is more complicated when your boat is also your house

on May 24, 2016, at 12:23 p.m.
Before we could leave for our weekend getaway we had to set into motion a series of preparations mariners refer to as “stowing for sea.” Anytime a boat sits at a dock or mooring for a period of time things tend to accumulate in places that are only viable when the boat sits perfectly level. As you sail, or pitch and roll, items that are not securely stowed will fall off shelves, roll across countertops, fly out of cabinets…create a mess. “A place for everything and everything in it’s place,” has never rung more true than aboard a moving boat.
Maine State Police say a Portland man is in critical condition after his vehicle was struck head-on Monday night on Interstate 295 in South Portland.

Portland man in critical condition after South Portland crash

By CBS 13 on May 24, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
A Portland man is in critical condition after his vehicle was struck head-on Monday night on Interstate 295 in South Portland, according to Maine State Police.
 

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