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Zoning changes would promote solar arrays in South Portland

Planning officials in South Portland, Maine, have proposed changes to the city's zoning regulations to allow for more commercial and residential solar power installations.


2 hours ago

Three Arrested In Robbery And Drug Incident

South Portland police arresting three on drug charges Tuesday night.


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New York Man Sentenced For Smuggling Opioids Into Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A New York man has been sentenced to serve more than eight years in federal prison for smuggling opioids from his home state into southern Maine for distribution.


4 hours ago

Gaston Pleads Not Guilty

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A 33-year-old man has denied allegations that he fatally shot his wife inside their Windham home in January while the couple's three children were upstairs in their rooms.


5 hours ago

Maine Island Residents Allowed To Send Bloodwork By Ferry

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine residents will be able to use locked boxes on state ferries that allow for transportation of medical samples.


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Governor Gets New Dog

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The governor who holds the state record for vetoes has named his new dog Veto.


23 hours ago

Bangor Police Searching For Man Accused Of Making Meth

Bangor Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of making meth.


23 hours ago

Commission Wants To Protect Maine’s Lobsters Future

Scientists will study northern New England's key lobster fishing areas in an attempt to protect the crustaceans


1 day ago

Man Charged In Killing Was Freed From Jail 3 Weeks Earlier

A 25-year-old man accused of killing a Maine woman in Florida and having sex with her corpse had been released from jail three weeks before the slaying.


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Riverview Superintendent Hopes To End Mandated Extra Hours

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The new superintendent of the Riverview Psychiatric Hospital hopes to eliminate mandated extra hours for workers once he completes additional hiring.


1 day ago

Students Confirmed For Admission Up 22 Percent At UMaine

ORONO, Maine (AP) Statistics released by the University of Maine's flagship campus found that its incoming class confirmed for admission in September has increased by 22 percent compared to last year.


1 day ago

Portland Councilors Approve Lease For New Nova Scotia Ferry

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland city councilors unanimously voted to approve a lease agreement with a ferry line to resume service from the city to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

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State Democrats Looking For Unity

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine Democrats are divided over the best candidate for president — Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders — but the theme will be unity as they gather for the state convention.

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