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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 01:46 PM EDT

Potential Buyer Emerges for Island Once Owned by Explorer

Potential Buyer Emerges for Island Once Owned by Explorer

A real estate broker for a Maine island once owned by Arctic explorer Robert Peary says the island has a potential buyer. Karen Reiche tells the Portland Press Herald that Crab Island was placed under agreement...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 05:10 PM EDT

Locals Split on Economic Impact of Cruise Ships in Harbor

Locals Split on Economic Impact of Cruise Ships in Harbor

The city of Rockland, Maine, is welcoming its largest cruise ship yet: the Queen Mary II brought about 2,500 passengers to the midcoast Tuesday morning. While the short-term tourists spent some time and...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 05:06 PM EDT

Sexual Assault Survivors Protest Collins Over Kavanaugh

Sexual Assault Survivors Protest Collins Over Kavanaugh

Maine's Republican Senator Susan Collins is still undecided on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court as a new allegation of sexual misconduct emerged. A new accuser stepped forward Monday...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:55 PM EDT

Former Priest Sent to Prison Again for Child Sexual Abuse

Former Priest Sent to Prison Again for Child Sexual Abuse<br />

A former Roman Catholic priest who sexually abused a 9-year-old boy at a Maine church in the 1990s is going back to prison.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 09:49 AM EDT

Free Online Training Addresses Suicide Risk Screening

Free Online Training Addresses Suicide Risk Screening

Suicide is on the rise in Maine and the state is offering free online training for doctors and counselors.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 01:21 PM EDT

Collins: Delay Vote to Let Kavanaugh Accuser Testify

Collins: Delay Vote to Let Kavanaugh Accuser Testify

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she's "appalled" by President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee's accuser.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 12:06 PM EDT

Bus Driver Charged with Assaulting Autistic Rider

Bus Driver Charged with Assaulting Autistic Rider

A Maine school district has fired a bus driver caught on surveillance video smacking a teenager who has autism.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:03 PM EDT

Housing Project for Homeless Veterans Opens in Maine

Housing Project for Homeless Veterans Opens in Maine

A veterans housing project, believed to be the first of its kind, is giving homeless veterans a place to live and a community of support. The Cabin in the Woods project is subsidized housing located on the...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 02:58 PM EDT

UNE Professor's Breast Cancer Biomarker Receives a Patent

UNE Professor's Breast Cancer Biomarker Receives a Patent

A University of New England pharmacy professor has received a patent for an innovation in the early detection of breast cancer.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 07:36 AM EDT

Fishmonger Offers Lobsters Some Herb Before the Butter

Fishmonger Offers Lobsters Some Herb Before the Butter

These lobsters are going to pot in more ways than one.

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