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Betsy Parsons, English teacher in Portland and fierce advocate for LGBTQ youth, dies at 65 - Press Herald

Betsy Parsons, English teacher in Portland and fierce advocate for LGBTQ youth, dies at 65 Press Herald

Betsy Parsons, a longtime English teacher in Portland public schools and a fierce advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, died on Sept. 5.

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Maine family celebrates gift of life after organ donation - WGME

Maine family celebrates gift of life after organ donation WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) — A Maine family is celebrating the gift of life, and the new family they’ve made because of organ donation. Roger Sandberg III is diabetic.

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Second Farmington firefighter released from Portland hospital, remaining firefighters improving - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Second Farmington firefighter released from Portland hospital, remaining firefighters improving Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FARMINGTON — A second firefighter injured in Monday’s explosion at the LEAP building on Farmington Falls Road was released from a Portland hospital …

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Second Farmington firefighter released from Portland hospital, remaining firefighters improving - Press Herald

Second Farmington firefighter released from Portland hospital, remaining firefighters improving Press Herald

FARMINGTON — A second firefighter injured in Monday’s explosion at the LEAP building on Farmington Falls Road was released from a Portland hospital …

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Council candidates tackle growth, homeless shelter in Portland forum - Press Herald

Council candidates tackle growth, homeless shelter in Portland forum Press Herald

Five candidates vying for an open seat representing District 3 on the Portland City Council squared off Wednesday night at a forum organized by several …

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"Take the tumor, leave the humor" Woman with rare cancer calls Dempsey Center a blessing - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

“Take the tumor, leave the humor” Woman with rare cancer calls Dempsey Center a blessing NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Lona Farrell of Gray says the Dempsey Center is a gift to people impacted by cancer.

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Climate Strikes scheduled to take place across Central Maine - Press Herald

Climate Strikes scheduled to take place across Central Maine Press Herald

In league with the Global Climate Strike, multiple demonstrations calling for action on climate change are scheduled in communities across Central Maine on …

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CMP wants to re-route portion of transmission project - WABI

CMP wants to re-route portion of transmission project WABI

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Central Maine Power wants to re-route its proposed electric transmission line to avoid a remote pond at a cost of nearly $1 million.

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Ban on vaping materials in Maine schools to start this week - WABI

Ban on vaping materials in Maine schools to start this week WABI

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine school buildings are about to add e-cigarettes and vaping materials to the list of banned products in their buildings. The change …

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Largest cannabis conference in Northeast coming to Maine - WABI

Largest cannabis conference in Northeast coming to Maine WABI

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The largest cannabis conference in the Northeast is coming to Maine’s largest city next month.

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