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Portland teen pleads not guilty to murder charge in Bayside shooting

Tyrese Colliins appears for his arraignment at the Cumberland County Courthouse along with his attorney Robert LeBrasseur Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Collins faces murder charges for the fatal shooting of 45-year-old Jack Wilson.Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-09-18 19:49:32

Medical examiner’s investigation of Portland man’s death from stab wound nearly complete

Investigators and a doctor will meet in early October to finalize their report on Patrick Lobor, 22, who crashed his car on Brighton Avenue, then died of a stab wound.

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-09-19 23:43:16

'Wings of Freedom' tour visits Portland

It's a living history display of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell Bomber and the P-51 Mustang Fighter.

WGME - 2018-09-19 18:44:43

Maine lobster boat captain charged in crew deaths to plead guilty

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lobster boat captain charged in the death of two crew members is pleading guilty and facing four years in jail.Christopher Hutchinson of Cushing was skipper of the boat when it flipped in heavy waves, killing Tomas Hammond and Tyler Sawyer in 2014 west of Matinicus. Prosecut

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-09-19 23:13:35

Portland officials consider expanding tax-shelter districts - Lewiston Sun Journal

The districts are special areas not counted as part of the state’s assessment of city property value. Tax revenues from new development in these districts, often referred as TIFs, can be diverted back to commercial developers and businesses or placed in special municipal development accounts to pay

SUN-JOURNAL - 2018-09-20 01:25:00

Police still searching for man who exposed himself to USM student

Police say the male is described as having a dark complexion, unshaven, in his mid-20s, with a heavy accent and at the time of the incident, he wore a necklace featuring the word “Africa.”

WGME - 2018-09-19 18:02:36

North Yarmouth Police Beat: Sept. 20

ArrestsNo arrests or summonses were reported from Sept. 10-16.Fire calls9/10 at 9:48 p.m.Alarm call on Memorial Highway.9/12 at 11:42 a.m.Cooking fire on Walnut Hill Road.9/13 at 4:56 p.m.Alarm call on Brookview Lane.9/14 at 6:59 a.m.Building fire on Yarmouth Drive.EMSNorth Yarmouth emergency medica

THEFORECASTER.NET - 2018-09-20 04:00:00

Portland plans major expansion of tax-shelter programs

The districts are special areas not counted as part of the state’s assessment of city property value. Tax revenues from new development in these districts, often referred as TIFs, can be diverted back to commercial developers and businesses or placed in special municipal development accounts to pay

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-09-19 23:57:57

Portland Approves Maine Medical Center Parking Garage

Portland (AP) - Portland officials have approved a 2,450-space employee parking garage for Maine Medical Center.The plan involves the hospital expanding its main campus by 25 percent, adding 19 new operating rooms and 128 single-inpatient rooms.The expansion is expected to be complete by 2022.Constr

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Westbrook OKs first phase of big development near Portland line

The initial phase calls for a Market Basket grocery store, which is expected to open by November 2019, and eight other buildings on the northwest corner of the site. A bank, a coffee shop, a restaurant and a handful of other retail uses will also go up in the next year, the developer said. Beyond th

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-09-19 01:32:37

South Portland Council accepts councilor’s resignation

Adrian Dowling, who has called for a change in culture on the council, had submitted a resignation letter for the District 5 seat on Saturday.

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-09-19 00:58:53

Portland’s Bayside neighborhood feeling effects of police crackdown

Officer Mark Keller, left, and community policing officer David Argitis cross the intersection of Alder, Oxford and Portland streets Friday. Police have expanded their presence in Bayside, the site of frequent crime and a flashpoint for discussions on the city's shelter system.Staff photo by Ben McC

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FTC investigating websites listing apartments for rent in Maine

“It's hard, you're on a waiting list, sometimes 3-5 years, it's difficult, so I'm stuck here,” Pepin said.

WGME - 2018-09-18 18:15:59

The Best Maine Life Show Online Radio by The Best Maine Life Show

Morgan Brown Sanborn recently finished her second season with Nevada Ballet Theater. Prior to joining NBT she spent six nonconsecutive seasons with Portland Ballet Company. In 2013-2014 she joined Teatrul Balet de Sibiu,...

BLOGTALKRADIO - 2018-09-18 17:00:00

Portland man dies after crash in Lyman

State police say 55-year-old Doug Peterson passed away from his injuries, after he lost control of his car on Route 111 near Old Sawmill Road.PORTLAND (WGME) -- A Portland man is dead after a crash in Lyman last week.State police say 55-year-old Doug Peterson passed away from his injuries, after he

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Aziz Ansari sells out pop-up show in Portland, adds second show

In "Master of None," Aziz Ansari, second from left, plays Dev, an actor who laments the pervasiveness of racial stereotypes in auditions.K.C. Bailey, Netflix

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South Portland city councilor resigns without explanation

Adrian Dowling, the District 5 councilor who lives in the Brickhill neighborhood, sent City Clerk Emily Scully a handwritten note via email to say he was resigning, effective immediately. Dowling’s term expires in December 2020.

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Portland's Park Avenue lane changes get mixed marks

PORTLAND — As the city celebrated a new way to roll on Park Avenue, opinions were mixed on the changes to traffic flow, parking and bicycle access.

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Letter: Blame the Republicans in South Portland

Victoria Morales, the Democratic socialist candidate in House District 33, will be occupying the seat essentially unopposed. South Portland Republicans were not able to identify a candidate to challenge the Democrats. Victoria’s political philosophy is exactly the same as Democratic candidate for Co

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Cumberland Police Beat: Sept. 20

9/6 at 6:02 a.m.Travis Gagnon, 43, of Pine Hill Road, Monmouth, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon on U.S. Route 1 on a charge of operating after suspension.

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