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A familiar face now becomes chief of Old Orchard Beach

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine — Old Orchard Beach Police Department has named a new police chief — one with a familiar face. After 29 years, Elise Chard has worked her way up in the Old Orchard Beach Police Department and just this week has been named chief- the first woman ever to hold the position of this beach town.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, ME
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Thousands protest end of Roe v. Wade in Portland

PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) - Thousands of pro-abortion-rights protestors took to the streets of Portland Friday to protest the end of Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to a doctor-performed abortion. The Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health decision saw a 5-4 majority of the court vote to kill Roe v....
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Visitors to Old Orchard Beach, Maine Can See Lady Gaga and Imagine Dragons for Free

The Old Orchard Beach Pier has been open for business. Even though they've been open and rocking and rolling since May, with the calendar officially turning to the summer season earlier this week, all eyes are on one of Maine's go-to tourist spots for the season -- the Old Orchard Beach Pier. Serving up some of the best coastal views in the state as well as the freshest seafood in Maine, hanging at the OOB Pier is truly an all-day party.

There’s An Entire Airport For Sale in Limington, Maine

Every once in awhile, a piece of unique property hits the market and it's hard to believe something like it could be for sale. In Maine, that could include a custom tree house, an underground bunker or even an entire island. One of those unique offerings is available right now in Limington, where an entire privately-owned airport is for sale.
LIMINGTON, ME
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New Maine Food Truck to Serve Familiar Fair Foods All Year Long

For many of those that live and visit Maine, fair season is the best season. There's lot of reasons to love the agricultural fairs of Maine, from the animals, to the events, to the fair food. That fair food has become part of the attraction for several fairs, including Maine's largest one, the Fryeburg Fair. So if people are flocking to fairs all across the state for those familiar items, why not bring the fair food to the people? A new food truck is planning on doing just that.
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Body recovered from Scarborough recycling facility

Scarborough police say they’re investigating the discovery of a body at a recycling facility on Friday. Scarborough Police said their department and the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit have launched an investigation following the discovery of a body at Casella Recycling on Gibson Road around 9:15 a.m. Police...
SCARBOROUGH, ME
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Striper Season Update: Stripers on the Fly with Captain Lou Tirado

In this week’s Striper Season Update, OTW’s Assistant Editor Matt Haeffner spoke to Captain Lou Tirado of Diamond Pass Outfitters in Portland, Maine. Captain Lou has been striper fishing in southern Maine for over 20 years and he offers some of the best light tackle and fly fishing charters available in the area. Matt and Captain Lou talk about striper flies, the enticing action of topwater plugs, and how Maine’s striper fishing has progressed over the course of June. But as June rolls into July and the spring migration ends, keep in mind what Captain Lou said about locating bait and the bass transitioning to structure. Check out the full video above!
PORTLAND, ME
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Do You Remember These Long Gone Maine Amusement Parks?

While Maine does have a cluster of amusement and water parks in the Portland area, the state is not really known for being a hub of parks. But, this was not always the case. Back in the day, almost every decent sized Maine city had some kind of amusement park. If they did not have their own amusement park, there was one a short journey away.
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