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University of Maine College Baseball 9 vs Maryland Baltimore County 4

ORONO, Maine – The No. 5 seed University of Maine baseball team staved off elimination from the America East Tournament by topping No.3 seed UMBC, 9-4, on Wednesday night at Mahaney Diamond. The Black Bears (20-33) will play tomorrow night at 6 p.m. against a to be determined opponent while UMBC (22

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-24 00:04:00

Albemarle High to present ‘Almost, Maine’

“Almost, Maine” introduces an array of love stories, getting different perspectives from each. While each scene is different from the next, each scene will highlight a specific characteristic of a series of relationships. Some of these scenes will give a happy ending, however, there are others who w

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-05-23 22:45:00

Watered down Maine implementation overrides veto - The Leaf Online

Maine state lawmakers voted overwhelmingly tooverrideRepublicanGov. Paul LePage’s veto of LD 1719, a bill to implementthevoter initiative passed in 2016.LePage has repeatedly undermined the will of the votersthrough delaying tacticsand vetoes. The May 2 vote may have put an end to his shenanigans fo

THELEAFONLINE.COM - 2018-05-23 22:23:56

Cleanup From Nor'easters Continues on Maine Coast

Months after a destructive wave of nor'easters hit the Camp Ellis area of Saco, Maine, recovery is going slowly.

NECN - 2018-05-23 22:00:44

New York man convicted in drug-related killing in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A New York man is guilty of felony murder in the drug-related killing and robbery of a man in Augusta, Maine.The Kennebec Journalreportsthat Aubrey Armstrong of Far Rockaway, New York, remained stoic as the judge announced the verdict Wednesday.

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-05-23 21:56:32

Maine doctor testifies in Senate hearing on elders and the opioid epidemic

“In addition to being at risk for crime such as having their medications stolen and diverted by caretakers, family members, and others, we are seeing many cases in which people who have become dependent on these medications seem to be tapered off them too quickly with little offered in the way of al

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-05-23 21:44:35

Federal judge to rule on Maine GOP's ranked-choice voting lawsuit

Under the new system, voters rank candidates from first to last, and there can be multiple rounds of tallies until there's a majority winner.

WMTW - 2018-05-23 21:38:00

Judge to rule next week on Maine Republicans’ challenge to ranked-choice voting

If the party prevails, its members would elect primary candidates for governor and the Legislature by plurality, the traditional method.

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-05-23 21:25:49

Maine looks to issue most deer hunt permits in its history

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -Maine wildlife officials say the Pine Tree State is considering offering the largest number of deer hunting permits in its history this year.Biologists with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are recommending nearly 85,000 "any deer" permits this year. Those

WABI.TV - 2018-05-23 21:20:00

Memorial Day weekend: A look at the weather to expect in Maine

Memorial Day weekend is here, and we know weather-wise it can be hit and miss in Maine. This weekend doesn't look great, but there should be plenty of dry hours allowing for some time to get outside.

NEWSCENTERMAINE.COM - 2018-05-23 20:22:28

Maine man wants refund after chicken dies in the mail

Tripp's spangled standard old English game bird was packed up in a poultry box, approved by the United States Postal Service, then shipped to a buyer in California last month.

WGME - 2018-05-23 20:04:10

Incredible photos of a bobcat spotted in Midcoast Maine

Adam Rice, Reg. Maine Guide & Logger, Walpole MEBobcat spotted in Walpole, Maine

WMTW - 2018-05-23 20:01:00

Maine loses opener in America East baseball tournament

The fifth-seeded Black Bears (18-33) cut into the deficit in the fourth inning when Hernen Sardinas led off with a double and eventually scored on sacrifice fly by Brandon Vicens. But Christopher Bec was thrown out at home on an attempted double steal, and Maine was shut out the rest of the way by S

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-05-23 19:35:51

Volunteers take on beautification projects across Maine

"Bangor Parks and Rec asked us to reclaim it. So we're making a new pathway, working on the playground, making it look beautiful for everybody. It's a great opportunity for any institution or any business to really support their people and it's a worthwhile cause because it really warms our hearts."

WABI.TV - 2018-05-23 19:00:00

Maine shuts down lucrative baby eel fishery early

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine authorities say they're shutting down the state's highly lucrative baby eel fishery early this year due to concerns about illegal sales.Fishermen seek the elvers in Maine because of the fish's role as seed stock in Asian aquaculture. The Maine Department of Marine Resour

AP - 2018-05-23 18:56:42

Memorial Day: One Maine town's loss

PLYMOUTH(NEWS CENTER Maine) — Memorial Day is a holiday for most Americans. For many, it's a day to relax at home, go to the beach or have a cookout. But Memorial Day is meant to be about honoring those who lost their lives in war. For their families, it is never really a holiday.In the small Maine

NEWSCENTERMAINE.COM - 2018-05-23 18:42:55

Volunteers place flags next to headstones of Maine veterans

The Portland City Parks, Recreation, and Facilities Division invited volunteers to place American flags next to the headstones of veterans at cemeteries. (WGME)

WGME - 2018-05-23 18:31:57

Concert at Maine State Prison to Benefit Sober House

A concert including music, performing arts and visual art will be open to the public for the first time at the Maine State Prison in Warren on Wednesday, May 23 from 5-8 p.m. The concert includes many genres of music, a few short theater pieces and a silent art auction. The inmates are eager to give

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-23 17:00:00

Maine police bust men dragging stolen shed down road

May 23 (UPI) --Authorities in Maine said three men were arrested after being caught in the act of using a pickup truck to drag a stolen 25-foot shed down a road.Maine State Police said troopers responded Sunday to a report ofa pickup truck beingused to drag the large shed, which was not on any kind

UPI - 2018-05-23 16:34:52

MeANS hosts Maine School Garden Day

HINCKLEY — MeANS hosted the Maine School Garden Day, organized by the Maine School Garden Network, the last weekend in April, according to a news release from the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences at Good Hill-Hinckley.

CENTRALMAINE.COM - 2018-05-23 15:52:23