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Some asylum seekers move on, leaving fewer families sheltering at Portland Expo - Press Herald

Some asylum seekers move on, leaving fewer families sheltering at Portland Expo Press Herald

The number of African asylum seekers sheltering at the Portland Expo has begun to drop as some families move on – including to Canada, according to an …

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Alternative to 'red flag' gun bill likely headed for passage - Press Herald

Alternative to ‘red flag’ gun bill likely headed for passage Press Herald

AUGUSTA — Lawmakers gave preliminary approval Wednesday night to a political compromise that aims to provide police with another tool to confiscate guns …

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Lawmakers struggle to finish work amid late-session partisan disagreements - Press Herald

Lawmakers struggle to finish work amid late-session partisan disagreements Press Herald

AUGUSTA — Maine lawmakers worked into Thursday morning as they scrambled to complete work on a number of important or potentially contentious issues …

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Navy will christen new destroyer at Bath Iron Works on Saturday - Press Herald

Navy will christen new destroyer at Bath Iron Works on Saturday Press Herald

HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy will christen a new guided missile destroyer, the USS Daniel Inouye, during a ceremony in Maine. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono of …

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Lewiston's Somali community says Maine should welcome asylum seekers - WGME

Lewiston’s Somali community says Maine should welcome asylum seekers WGME

LEWISTON (WGME) – Former Somali refugees in Lewiston say the influx of asylum seekers in Portland must be treated as a statewide crisis. In the early 2000s, …

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Youth baseball tournament coming to a site near you - Press Herald

Youth baseball tournament coming to a site near you Press Herald

The second annual All-American Lighthouse Classic baseball showcase and tournament is different things to different people. For youth players looking to make …

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EDGECAST: Berkshire activists sign up new voters at Pride Day, Portland ME | - theberkshireedge.com

EDGECAST: Berkshire activists sign up new voters at Pride Day, Portland ME | theberkshireedge.com

Holly Morse of New Marlborough sent in the following dispatch to accompany Ben Hillman’s video report: On, June 15th, 30 or so volunteers went to Portland, …

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Asylum seekers will not be housed at USM, Portland says - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Asylum seekers will not be housed at USM, Portland says NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

PORTLAND, Maine — The University of Southern Maine has decided to forego its offer to provide temporary housing to asylum seekers. Portland City Manager …

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Asylum seekers will not be housed at USM, Portland says - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Asylum seekers will not be housed at USM, Portland says NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Portland cites short-term housing availability at the University of Southern Maine as the reason for the city’s decision.

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EcoMaine promotes education on what is, isn't recyclable - WMTW Portland

EcoMaine promotes education on what is, isn’t recyclable WMTW Portland

The company’s recycling education program will run throughout southern Maine.

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