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Portland police identify driver, bicyclist in Friday collision

PORTLAND, Maine — A Portland bicyclist remains in critical condition Monday afternoon following a crash with a car on Washington Avenue Friday. David Campbell, 36, was riding the bicycle near East Kidder Street at about 6:15 p.m. Friday when it was involved in a crash with a car driven by Christopher Legassy, 50, of South Portland, Portland police said Monday afternoon.
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Local man killed Sunday in Pownal crash

POWNAL, Maine — A 36-year-old Pownal man died Sunday after his pickup truck hit a tree on Hodsdon Road. Steven McKay lost control of the 2008 Nissan Titan pickup truck near 527 Hodsdon Road just after 7 p.m. Sunday and the truck struck a tree, ejecting McKay, Capt. Donald Foss of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said in a release.
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Cyclist hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in Portland

Police in Portland say a bicyclist hit by a car last week remains in critical condition. Police said the cyclist, 36-year-old David Campell of Portland, was hospitalized for treatment following the accident, which happened on Washington Avenue at East Kidder Street around 6:15 p.m. Friday. Police say the driver was...
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Family farm in Whitefield featured on Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

WHITEFIELD, Maine (WABI) - A small family farm in Whitefield has seen widespread attention now. It comes after appearing on a recent episode of the National Geographic series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted. Lauren Pignatello has been running Swallowtail Farm & Creamery in the village of Coopers Mills since 2002. With the...
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The Lincoln Home Hosts Business After Hours

The Lincoln Home and Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a Business After Hours event on a beautiful, summer evening last Wednesday. The Damariscotta River was the backdrop for an outdoor gathering with an incredible spread of delicious food created by the Lincoln Home culinary team, including fresh oysters, wine and beer. Music was provided by the talented Orville Lee. Stunning flower arrangements, by Midcoast Blooms, adorned the high top tables. It was a lively gathering with Chamber members enjoying in person connections.
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Selling stuff online? Beware of Google Voice verification scam

PORTLAND (WGME) – Scammers are looking to hijack phone numbers in order to swindle others. The Better Business Bureau says people are most likely to encounter this scam when trying to sell items online. Selling stuff online can be an easy way to make a quick buck, but it doesn’t...
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Gov. Mills presents 2021 Governor's Service Awards

PORTLAND (WGME) – Governor Janet Mills has presented this year's Governor's Service Awards. In a virtual event, the governor handed out the awards that recognize those who exemplify the spirit of service in Maine. The governor says this year was different because of the pandemic. She says the past year...
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Help is available for renters as eviction moratorium is set to expire

PORTLAND, Maine — A moratorium on evictions for most of the coronavirus pandemic is set to expire at the end of this month. If it is not extended, housing for thousands of Mainers behind on their rent could be in jeopardy. The moratorium is federal and is not tethered to the expiration of the civil state of emergency in Maine. However, experts say help is available.
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Make Music Portland celebrates with in-person concerts

PORTLAND (WGME) – With coronavirus cases down and most Mainers vaccinated, more events like the 9th annual “Make Music Portland” are taking place. The group hosted 31 different musical events at five different venues, including a performance from "Ukuleles Heal the World." They aren't just concerts you sit and watch,...
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Walking pilgrimage to celebrate the Feast of Saints Peter & Paul set for June 29 in Lewiston

LEWISTON — All are welcome to join area Catholics in a special walking pilgrimage on Tuesday, June 29, to celebrate the Feast of Saints Peter & Paul. The pilgrimage will begin at Sacred Heart Church, located on 24 Sacred Heart Place in Auburn, at 1 p.m. Following a short prayer service, the group will walk about three miles to Holy Cross Church on 1080 Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Fifteen minutes of prayer will begin at 2:30 p.m. Then, the participants will make the 2.2-mile journey to Holy Family Church on 607 Sabattus Street in Lewiston, stopping to pray outside of St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center before arriving at the church around 4 p.m. Participants will take a break to eat and drink with confession being offered from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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Biddeford Could Be Home To Maine’s Next Food Truck Park

As the summer rolls in, locals and tourists pour into Maine's only food truck park in Wells, Congdon's After Dark. It's been a smashing success for years now, introducing many customers to new vendors and giving those who are indecisive about food a chance to nibble on many options. With the food truck trend in Maine continuing to grow, it makes sense that there would be another food truck park at some point and it appears Biddeford may be the home of it.
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Maine native Rachel Schneider earns Olympic team berth in 5,000 meter run

Sanford native Rachel Schneider raced her way into the 2021 Summer Olympics on Monday evening, overcoming 94-degree heat to finish third in the women’s 5,000-meter run of the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Another Maine native, Lewiston’s Isaiah Harris, just missed qualifying for the Tokyo Games...
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Maine school administrators begin making plans for fall

PORTLAND (WGME) – Most Maine schools are now out for the summer, but administrators are already making plans for the fall. Hundreds of millions of dollars of federal taxpayer money will be spent to help schools reopen. The American Rescue Plan includes about $122 billion for schools across the country.
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Portland Public Schools begins summer meals program

PORTLAND (WGME) – Monday was the first day of Portland Public Schools' summer meals program. This summer, staff will be operating various meal sites across the city for children and teens. Anyone 18 years and under may receive a free meal on a first-come, first-serve basis. Maps have been distributed...