Maine News

11:14 am , 11/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Symphony Orchestra has launched a crowd-sourced funding campaign for a project that began at Carnegie Hall in New York. The Portland Lullaby Project, with a fundraising goal of $15,000, runs through Dec. 5. It will help 10 new or expecting mothers by partnering them with …

11:03 am , 11/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The victim of a Friday night homicide in Portland was described as “beautiful inside and out” by one of his friends Sunday. Assistant Portland Police Chief Vernon Malloch identified the victim as Richard Lobor, 23, of Portland, on Saturday. Lobor was visiting a 214 Brighton Ave. apartment …

10:58 am , 11/24/2014 Sun Journal

LIVERMORE FALLS — The Spirit of the Season Parade will go on. The Spirit of the Season Committee has decided to move forward with the 5 p.m. parade Saturday, Dec.6, after people stepped up to enter a few floats.

10:58 am , 11/24/2014 Sun Journal

LIVERMORE FALLS — The Spirit of the Season Parade will go on. The Spirit of the Season Committee has decided to move forward with the 5 p.m. parade Saturday, Dec.6, after people stepped up to enter a few floats.

10:54 am , 11/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, the first major cabinet change after Obama’s Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago. Obama was to announce Hagel’s resignation at a White House event at 11:10 a.m. on Monday. Hagel, who had struggled to improve his ties with …

10:44 am , 11/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

CAMDEN – Thursday, December 4th P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center is pleased to host its annual Holiday Auction for the Animals at its future adoption center at 123 John Street in Camden. The event will begin at 5:30 pm with a silent auction held in the future center’s dog wing followed …

10:39 am , 11/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A belly that shook like a bowl full of jelly? That would have been hard to find in the fit crowd of Santas running in South Portland Sunday morning. More than 2,000 people donned the signature white beard and red hats of St. Nick and registered …

10:39 am , 11/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Library, 5 Parker Point Road, Blue Hill BLUE HILL, Maine – Alice Rothchild, physician, author, activist, and filmmaker, will be in Maine for the unveiling of her portrait by Robert Shetterly at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at Blue Hill …

10:36 am , 11/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

A YouTube video showing a group of Bangor Hannaford shoppers following one man’s lead and breaking into a mass singalong of “This Little Light of Mine” is picking up steam online. Viral video site thisblewmymind.com has embedded the video along with a post titled “At First They Thought He Was Crazy, …

10:26 am , 11/24/2014 The Maine Wire

Is It Chilly in Here? The United States Department of Agriculture threatened to cut funding to Maine’s food stamp program over the state’s policy of putting photographic identification on EBT cards.  While the USDA has accused the state of requiring the photos, the Maine Health Department insists that the photo I.D.s are entirely voluntary and points to […]