“It’s really pretty, but it’s extremely dangerous. You have to almost be in a hazmat suit [to be around it] because the sap on it is so dangerous.”
He owes $57,488.52 to five victims and a $5,000 special assessment, according to a recent filing.
Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5 percent annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession.
“The scary question we should be asking is not if human activity is making heat waves hotter and rainstorms rainier — it is. The question is whether our activity is also making these weather events more frequent and longer-lasting by kinking up the jet stream,” Ned Kleiner writes.
BLUE HILL — As part of its summer festival Aug. 17–21, Blue Hill Bach will present a series of free educational events. On Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Congregational Church, violinist Jude Ziliak will lead a master class in Baroque technique for string players. A specialist in historical performance practice, […]
This weekend, at its annual Stem to Stone event in Maine, Wreaths Across America recognized recent South Portland resident Brayden “Brady” Kirk as the fourth recipient of the organization’s LEARN Award. This award given semi-annually to a young individual who has learned, and understands, the Wreaths Across America mission and incorporates it into their young […]
Due to rising coronavirus cases in Maine and across the country, we have resumed our detailed daily coronavirus update.
SACO — “Esther Residence saved my life.” The moving sentiment comes from one of the many women who have seen their lives shift from incarceration and addiction to productivity and hope thanks to a loving program that offers respite and respect to individuals with nowhere left to turn. Now in its 15th year, the Esther […]
But fishermen said they haven’t been included in any recent state or federal efforts to consider compensation policies
ORLAND — After running the blenders quietly for two months, Ananda Luna DownEast Cafe & Curiosities in Orland will be holding its official grand opening on Saturday, July 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cafe is located at 98 Castine Road, which locals know as the former Orland Village Masonic Building, as well […]
DAVENPORT, Iowa — Brianna Cota of Hampden has been named to the spring 2021 trimester dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Main campus in Davenport, Iowa.
PORTLAND – The Peaks Island Fund at the Maine Community Foundation has awarded a total of $98,125 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations that support the island community. Grantees include: • Arts at Greenwood Garden, to program a concert and performing arts series on Peaks Island, especially for those community members who cannot easily access […]
While there is a possibility that it could work, one of the lead professors on the study said it’s too soon to start spraying nematodes on fire ant hills in Maine.
After moving forward, can the public go back to wearing a mask without complaining?
What we’re talking about in Maine today.
Jasiel Correia, a once celebrated young mayor of Fall River, accused prosecutors of carrying out an “unfair smear campaign in the courtroom.”
That’s a sharp reversal from last month’s announcement that vaccinated people wouldn’t need to wear masks indoors.
Jonnu Smith was a key part of a Patriots offseason spending spree targeted at upgrading several areas of their roster.
The cluster is being blamed on Fourth of July celebrations in the often crowded resort town at the tip of Cape Cod.
The shift reflects a progressive movement that is at a crossroads.