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Portland to consider temporary pause of demolitions on Munjoy Hill

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- City officials in Maine's largest city will soon consider temporarily banning the demolition of some buildings on Munjoy Hill. The temporary ban comes after residents raised concerns about how the rapid pace of development is changing the character of the East End n

WCSH - 2017-11-24 23:38:32

Portland school officials craft transgender policy

The Portland school board is poised to adopt one of the state's most comprehensive transgender student policies, one that goes beyond the "bathroom issue" by requiring staff training, using a student's preferred name and personal pronoun, and taking the student's side at school if there is disagreem

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 09:00:00

Portland-based real estate agency acquires Yarmouth competitor

Portland-based Portside Real Estate Group, one of Maine's largest residential real estate firms, has acquired competitor RE/MAX Heritage of Yarmouth for an undisclosed sum as part of an ongoing expansion effort in southern Maine. RE/MAX Heritage has been in business for 17 years, according to a Port

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Football: Portland High player thankful for new home, new sport

Nate Kapongo represents the changing face of football at Portland's public high schools. Kapongo, 17, a junior at Portland High and a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, had only watched the game on television before coming to America a few years ago. While many immigrant students at Por


Portland free Thanksgiving dinner expected to serve 400

PORTLAND - One of the largest free Thanksgiving Day meals in Maine gets underway Thursday as people gather at the Portland Club for the Wayside Food Programs and the United Way of Greater Portland's annual community meal. The meal, which is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., includes all the traditio

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 16:18:28

Major safety violations discovered at iconic Time & Temperature building in Portland

The Time & Temperature building has failed a surprise fire inspection, adding to problems in the iconic downtown Portland high-rise. Fire department officials found 19 violations in the building during a Nov. 3 inspection triggered by an anonymous complaint. Five floors in the 14-story building lack


Portland restaurant owner donates hundreds of turkeys to soup kitchen

A Portland restaurant owner is donating hundreds of turkeys to a local soup kitchen. (WGME) PORTLAND (WGME) -- A Portland restaurant owner is donating hundreds of turkeys to a local soup kitchen. Darcy Smith says her good deed stems from an unfortunate incident. She decided to take action after poli


Multiple crashes cause delays on I-295 in Portland area

Multiple crashes are causing delays for drivers on I-295 in Portland Wednesday afternoon. A crash was reported at mile 4 southbound in South Portland at about 11:30 a.m. Another crash was reported northbound in the same area. The left lane is closed because of the crash. The Maine Turnpike Authority


Sen. Pam Helming announces next mobile office events

State Sen. Pam Helming will hold two mobile office events in December as she wraps up her first year in office. Helming, R-Canandaigua, and her staff will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Webster Town Hall, 1000 Ride Road in Webster, Monroe County. She also has a Seneca County sto

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 15:33:00

Savona man arrested after domestic dispute

BATH, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - New York State Troopers from the Bath barracks arrested 28-year-old Aaron P. Nichols of Savona for stemming from an investigation into a reported domestic dispute Tuesday. Troopers allege that Nichols physically restrained and repeatedly struck a female in the house while two

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2017-11-25 00:41:59

Parade of Lights Returns To Corning Saturday

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Parade of Lights returns to Corning on Saturday. There will be events going on all day, starting with Small Business Saturday. The tree lighting begins at 5:30, with a simultaneous lighting of the Northside and Centerway Square Trees. The parade starts at 6:00 near Wegman

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-11-24 12:39:00

Bath Police searching for suspects involved in a robbery

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The Village of Bath Police are searching for three individuals following a robbery on Thursday morning. Police say that around 6 a.m., two white males and a white female entered the bar area of the Old National Hotel on East Steuben Street. The three individuals stole the ca

WETM - 2017-11-24 02:41:17

WENY News - Bath Police investigating Thanksgiving morning robbery

BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - Bath Village Police are investigating a Robbery at the Old National Hotel early Thursday morning. The robbery happened at about 6am on Thanksgiving at the hotel on East Steuben Street. According to police, two white men and one white woman exited the rear of the hotel with the ca

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-11-23 21:39:00

WWII veteran Cash Preston turning 101

Cassius "Cash" Preston, a World War II Army veteran, turns 101 years old on Dec. 17, one day after the 73rd anniversary of the start of the final major German offensive of World War II, known as the Battle of the Bulge. Preston, who was a staff sergeant in the army's 80th division, 314th battalion o


Man arrested after string of burglaries in Corning

Corning police arrested a 22-year-old man after a string of burglaries that occurred during the early morning hours of Nov. 21 and 22 in Corning. Police accused Stanley Sellard, of Corning, of several burglaries that happened on the northside of Corning and the Village of Riverside. Officers say Sel

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 17:43:41

Corning man faces felony burglary charges

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - On Wednesday night, a Corning man is behind bars facing felony burglary charges. The Corning Police Department arrested Stanley Sellard, 22, following a string of burglaries on the north side of Corning and the Village of Riverside. Sellard allegedly burglarized three nor


Pleasanton Comic Book Store Going Out Of Business

PLEASANTON, CA - Pleasanton's popular comic book store is going out of business next year. Heroes and Villains Comics will close in February of 2018, according to the owners. The comic book purveyor has been in business in Pleasanton for eight years. Everything in the store is on sale. Owner Jim Cr

PATCH - 2017-11-24 22:43:16

Around Pleasanton: It's Black Friday. Carols anyone?

Today is Black Friday -- or it's supposed to be -- the traditional day after Thanksgiving when shoppers look for the best buys. But this year, "pre" and "early" Black Friday sales started long ago. The hype has been building since early October when Costco started selling 9-foot-tall, fully-decora

PLEASANTON WEEKLY - 2017-11-24 15:55:00

Pleasanton police seek info on youth following crash

Juvenile on bike collides with car, police say Police are looking for a youth who was involved in a collision with a vehicle Wednesday evening in Pleasanton, police said. The collision was reported at 5:45 p.m. at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Santa Rita Road, involving a youth on a bicycle a

PLEASANTON WEEKLY - 2017-11-24 06:39:00

Teen killed in crash on Stanley Boulevard

Vehicle carrying five people rolls several times just after midnight A 16-year-old girl died in a solo car crash in unincorporated Alameda County outside Pleasanton early Thanksgiving morning, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened on westbound Stanley Boulevard just west of Isabel

PLEASANTON WEEKLY - 2017-11-24 06:16:00