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Greater Androscoggin Humane Society waiving cat adoption fees

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society waiving cat adoption feesGreater Androscoggin Humane Society has decided to waive their adoption fees after losing power in their cat room forcing them to cram them into other areas of the center.
  • Local
  • 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
Local

Deep snow keeping maple sugar farmers from trees

Deep snow keeping maple sugar farmers from treesThe deep snow has made it a challenge for some maple sugar farmers to access their trees.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 4 minutes ago
National News

Boston bombing trial begins

Boston bombing trial beginsThe defense said it will not dispute that Dzhokhar Tsarneav committed the crimes, but doesn't agree on the motive.
  • National News
  • 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
Morning Report

MORNING STUMPER for Thursday, Mar. 5

MORNING STUMPER for Thursday, Mar. 5Where did Henry Higgins send Eliza Doolittle as a test of her speech training?
  • Morning Report
  • 4 hours, 16 minutes ago
Politics

Legislators and activists push for minimum wage increase

Legislators and activists push for minimum wage increaseA legislator from Auburn proposed raising Maine's minimum wage to $12 per hour.
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

MDOT: speed was a factor in 75 vehicle pileup

MDOT: speed was a factor in 75 vehicle pileupMaine DOT said that most drivers were going 10 miles per hour above the speed limit.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 7 minutes ago
Portland

Portland schools will likely team up with Metro

Portland schools will likely team up with MetroThe Portland School District's superintendent will start developing a cost-sharing agreement with Portland Metro.
  • Portland
  • 17 hours, 1 minute ago
Portland

Flower show offers taste of spring

Flower show offers taste of springMany of the landscapers have spent the winter plowing driveways and say they are ready for spring.
  • Portland
  • 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

Man arrested after allegedly shooting family dog

Man arrested after allegedly shooting family dogThe man was charged with reckless conduct, cruelty to animals and unauthorized use of a firearm.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 47 minutes ago
Politics

New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose risk

New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose riskThe group said Maine DEP has ignored the scientific evidence and not listed those chemicals.
  • Politics
  • 16 hours, 1 minute ago
Local

8 indicted following four month investigation

8 indicted following four month investigationInvestigators believe the guns were brought to a home in Buxton where they were sold for money and drugs.
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  • 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Local

Same puddle causes two crashes on I-95

Same puddle causes two crashes on I-95One of the drivers hydroplaned and the other lost control, said State Police.
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  • 18 hours, 31 minutes ago
Local

Lawyers debate trial date for NH kidnapping case

Lawyers debate trial date for NH kidnapping caseNathaniel Kibby is facing 205 charges for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a teenage girl for nine months.
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  • 19 hours, 33 minutes ago
Local

MDEA finds suspected meth lab in Bar Habor

MDEA finds suspected meth lab in Bar Haborhis is the third meth lab MDEA has responded to this year.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 56 minutes ago
Bangor

Bangor Area Homeless shelter faces record cold winter

Bangor Area Homeless shelter faces record cold winterThe Bangor Area Homeless Shelter said it has enough space, but the demand for food has increased.
  • Bangor
  • 12 hours, 34 minutes ago
Black Bears

UMaine player Wood up for choice player of the year

UMaine player Wood up for choice player of the yearYou can vote for Liz Wood until Thursday, March 5.
  • Black Bears
  • 21 hours, 42 minutes ago
Traffic

Water mains continuing breaking in Portland Water District

Water mains continuing breaking in Portland Water DistrictOnly one of the breaks is affecting traffic.
  • Traffic
  • 21 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

Firefighter recognized for quick actions at 1-95 crash

Firefighter recognized for quick actions at 1-95 crashMayor Isgro told those in attendance to Tuesday's City Council meeting that Nygren put his own life at risk and acted selfless and in a professional manner.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Man beaten during alleged home invasion

Man beaten during alleged home invasionThe Cumberland County Sheriff's office said the suspect wasn't known to the two people home at the time of the invasion.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local

Jurors hear Dube interview, testimony from fellow inmates in trial

Jurors hear Dube interview, testimony from fellow inmates in trialFormer inmate said Kyle Dube told him, Nichole Cable "looked like she needed to be killed."
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

Mother nature to determine Sea Dogs ticket prices

Mother nature to determine Sea Dogs ticket pricesShortly after 9:00 a.m. the Sea Dogs will alert fans to what the temperature is, and the cost of general admission ticket for the day.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

Morning commute slowed due to vehicle crash in Winslow

Morning commute slowed due to vehicle crash in WinslowChristopher J. Carron was transported to Inland Hospital for minor injuries.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 34 minutes ago
Local

Democratic lawmakers head to central Maine for 'jobs tour'

Democratic lawmakers head to central Maine for 'jobs tour'House Speaker Mark Eves and House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe are expected to attend the events along with area lawmakers.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Portland

Donor lifts spirits of Medomak basketball team after theft

Donor lifts spirits of Medomak basketball team after theftLast Thursday, someone allegedly stole more than $1,000 from the students' belongings in the Cross Insurance locker room.
  • Portland
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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