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School Board Meeting Has Several Requests to Remove the Book Gender Queer From School LibraryThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
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Maine Man Captures Ghost Clearly on Camera
A photo was recently re-posted online and it's giving everyone who sees it, the spooks. Halloween is approaching fast and this really helps to ring in the season. The photo was originally taken in 2020 in Maine by Stephanie Renaud of Lewiston. As you can see, there is a man and young girl sitting on a bench. Pictured is Kristopher Levasseur of Lewiston and his daughter Isabella.
Cumberland County DA's office asked to investigate alleged misappropriation of Gray town funds
GRAY (WGME) -- The Cumberland County District Attorney's Office is reportedly being asked to investigate misappropriated town funds in Gray. According to the Press Herald, an audit found multiple issues, including missing credit card invoices, inconsistencies with tax withholdings, and vacation record inconsistencies. In one instance, the audit reportedly found...
COVID-19 outbreak reported at Cumberland County Jail
About 17 inmates at the Cumberland County Jail tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend.
Maine couple sues Fryeburg Fair alleging negligence following harness racing incident
FRYEBURG, Maine — A couple from Steep Falls is suing the Fryeburg Fair after the husband says he was seriously injured while watching harness racing at the fair. According to the lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cumberland County against the West Oxford Agricultural Society, doing business as the Fryeburg Fair, Gene and Beverly Miner were at the fair on Oct. 5, 2022, and had been watching racing together from the grandstands when Gene went to use the restroom.
Falmouth Shaw's robbery suspect takes own life before arrest, police say
FALMOUTH (WGME) -- Police say a man reportedly wanted for robbing the Shaw’s in Falmouth over the weekend took his own life before he could be arrested. Police say the Shaw's at on Route 1 in Falmouth was robbed around 10 a.m. on Saturday. The suspect reportedly approached the...
Watch Dave Portnoy Give His Very First Lobster Roll Review in Portland, Maine
In recent weeks, Dave Portnoy has become a familiar figure here in Maine, primarily through his pizza reviews in our state's largest city. However, he's now shifting gears, setting aside pizza to indulge in some lobster. When in Rome, as they say. For those unfamiliar with Dave Portnoy, he's the...
These portland, ME based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of portland..
Do You Agree With This Being the Best Chinese Food in Maine?
They always show up in a favorite list, but the best?. You tell me. Do you agree or disagree that Empire Kitchen in Portland has Maine's best Chinese food?. LoveFood picked the best Chinese restaurants in every state, and for Maine, it was Empire Kitchen. Don't get me wrong, I love Empire. I supported them when they were only takeout and have tried to support them since they reopened the dining room. I say "tried to support them" because I can never get in. Yes, they are very popular. They have been on my favorite list of Chinese places for a long time. Getting a ton of takeout is how I usually roll.
Watch: Cow escapes during trailer transfer in Maine town
The owner of a Maine farm is asking residents to keep a lookout for a cow that escaped while being transferred between trailers.
Asher-Stalbaum scores with Beach Fire K at Cumberland
Cumberland, ME — Up-and-coming reinsman Winter Asher-Stalbaum won the swiftest race of the day with Zack Vickerson’s Beach Fire K in 1:55.1 on Tuesday (Sept. 26) at Cumberland Fair. The 6-year-old son of Somebeachsomewhere, driven by the 19-year-old Asher-Stalbaum, made every call a winning one. While setting fractions...
Truck Hit a Child on a Bike in Maine
A child on a bike was hit by a truck Thursday afternoon on Main Street in Yarmouth. The Yarmouth Police Department said “the child involved in this crash is going to be okay.”. Child on Bike Hit by Truck. The incident happened around 3:25 pm near North Yarmouth Academy....
Police looking for suspects in pellet gun attacks in multiple Maine communities
GORHAM (WGME) - Gorham police are warning the public to be on the lookout for a white van. They say several people in multiple towns have been struck by pellet or BB guns in drive-by shootings. Skye Randall is a freshman at USM in Gorham and was on her way...
Gray Town Council to Discuss Changes to General Assistance Ordinance on October 10
The Gray Town Council has scheduled a Public Hearing on October 10, 2023. The meeting will discuss changes to the General Assistance Ordinance. The proposed amendments, replacing appendices A to H, will be effective from October 1, 2023, to September 30, 2024.
Big crowd turns out to debate boosting Portland Homeless Services Center
The measure would declare a city emergency and temporarily relax zoning rules to allow 150 bunk beds to be added to the shelter.
Gorham Police Department investigating after vehicles vandalized
[Editor's note: The above video originally aired on Monday.]. Police are investigating after multiple vehicles were vandalized on Monday evening in Gorham. The Gorham Police Department wrote in a news release that officers were called to South Street to investigate a vandalism report. A vehicle was damaged by either a pellet rifle or a BB gun.
New Boba Shop Officially Open in Westbrook, Maine
Much of the service industry is supply and demand. And sometimes, it's giving people something they didn't even know they liked or wanted. Perhaps that's the case with boba shops. Just a few years ago, finding a boba shop in Maine was like searching for Bigfoot. Good luck finding one, and even if you did, was it being made the right way?
This Popular Maine Event Got Canceled, but Here’s the New Date You Won’t Want To Miss
It's sad to see summer slip away from us, but The Porthole gang and Maine's favorite band, 12/OC aren't going to let it go without a proper send-off. The Summer Sendoff event was originally slated for Sunday, September 24, in Portland. But, as we all know the way New England weather likes to play with our heartstrings, it pulled on the rainy string this past Sunday, canceling the event.
Culinary Adventure in Portland: The 3 Sandwiches You Need to Try
In this article, we will be exploring three must-try sandwiches in Portland. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear from you! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Five children break into Maine school causing up to $30,000 in damages: police
Five juveniles have been identified for breaking into Longley School classrooms, vandalizing a medical classroom and trashing bathrooms and hallways.
Police in This Maine Town Give Us a Reminder That We Shouldn’t Need
Without a doubt, police in this and Maine town deserve thanks and appreciation for not only keeping residents safe but also in the know. Especially for this reminder. But at the same time, should they really need to remind us of this, because it should be second nature. You'd think, anyway.