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Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 01:16 PM EDT

Man Found in Maine Home, Death Ruled Suspicious

Man Found in Maine Home, Death Ruled Suspicious

A Maine man was found in his home Friday afternoon, and authorities say his death is suspicious. Andrew Sherman, 48, of Richmond, was found at his home at 7 Kimball Street by a friend who hadn't seen or...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 10:42 AM EDT

A Solution For Food Waste in Schools: Give It to the Pigs

A Solution For Food Waste in Schools: Give It to the Pigs

Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste. A law saying schools can give food scraps away to pig farmers is now on the books in the...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 12:16 AM EDT

Portland to Get Nearly $900K for Help With Asylum Seekers

Portland to Get Nearly $900K for Help With Asylum Seekers

The federal government is providing Maine's largest city with nearly $900,000 to help pay for costs associated with the arrival of asylum seekers earlier this year. Republican Sen. Susan Collins tweeted...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:24 PM EDT

Olympia Sports Will Shutter Dozens of Stores After Acquisition

Olympia Sports Will Shutter Dozens of Stores After Acquisition

A Maine company has been bought out and layoffs are on the not-so-distant horizon. Olympia Sports, an athletic supply retailer in Westbrook, Maine, announced this week it will shutter dozes of stores across New...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 06:27 PM EDT

Man Indicted on Double Murder Charges 2 Months After Maine Deaths

Man Indicted on Double Murder Charges 2 Months After Maine Deaths

Two months after two men from northern Maine were found fatally shot, a man from Presque Isle was indicted by a grand jury on two murder charges, state police said Friday. Bobby Nightingale, 38, was already in...

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