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Portland city councilors discuss a plan to buy a small number of police body cameras before the department fully adopts them in the 2019 fiscal year.

Maine law shields police videos from public scrutiny

“What’s happened over time with the public record law in Maine is it’s turned into Swiss cheese,” a First Amendment lawyer in Portland said. “There are just so many exemptions to it, and some of them are ambiguous and open to broad interpretation.”

Forecast calls for freezing rain to sweep across northern Maine

Ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch could lead to slick road conditions and scattered power outages across the northern part of the state.

Portland Public Schools’ Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Feb. 27 – March 10

Story Slam with Veteran Bill Hinderer

“Randy Fein: Forty years in Maine of finding her way with clay “



 
(Left: Marni Maynard, University of Maine School of Law student Right: Laura Young, President of Rotary reading at Lyseth School)

Portland Rotary and The University of Maine School of Law Partner with Lyseth Elementary School to Increase Childhood Literacy

Portland city councilors discuss a plan to buy a small number of police body cameras before the department fully adopts them in the 2019 fiscal year.

Body camera debate brings out tensions in Portland City Hall

“To be honest with you, it’s not [Mayor Ethan Strimling’s] responsibility,” City Manager Jon Jennings said. “Wherever the funds come from it is not his concern.”
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Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck answers questions three days after a local police officers fatally shot a 22-year-old man.

Protesters disrupt ceremony honoring Portland police chief

About a dozen protesters disrupted a City Hall ceremony honoring police Chief Michael Sauschuck.