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Vote Now! Ignition Awards Set for Thompson’s Point, June 29

A woman cycles by the statue of Joshua Chamberlain in front of the Bowdoin College campus in Brunswick.
ANALYSIS

How Joshua Chamberlain’s ghost struck down ranked-choice voting

The ghost of election chaos past, quelled by former governor and civil war hero Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, figured prominently into the Maine Supreme Judicial Court’s unanimous opinion that ranked-choice voting conflicts with the state constitution.
Anthony Sanborn Jr. listens in a Portland courtroom as the key witness in his 1992 murder trial recants the testimony that helped send him to prison.

Judge to review media recordings related to 1989 murder case

Sanborn himself also is expected to testify “to the unequivocal fact of his actual innocence,” according to the court document.
Homestead

An Entertaining Taste of OceanView

Fuquan Wilson

NYC man sentenced to 10 years for Biddeford manslaughter

He pleaded guilty to manslaughter in March.
The invasive European green crab population has exploded in Maquoit Bay during the last few years due to warming water temperatures.

A top chef has an answer to Maine’s green crab scourge: Fry them in oil, then dig in

One night, after “foraging the intertidal zone,” Mallett debuted the crabs, deep fried and “a little bit like croutons.”
Michael Liberty

Feds: Sentence for Maine mogul should be example for political donors

Liberty, 56, earlier this year pleaded guilty to making $22,500 in illegal campaign contributions.

Seascape Acrylic Painting 6-week Artist Series

Expressions in Painting 6-week Artist Series

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Portland Sports

University of Maine's Darian Davis-Ray runs up field past James Madison during their football game at Alfond Stadium.

UMaine football slates annual Cole scrimmage Saturday in Portland

Portland-area fans will get their first intown look at University of Maine football team since 2005 when the annual Jeff Cole Memorial Football Scrimmage is held at Fitzpatrick Stadium on Saturday.
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