Monday, May 20, 2013
Did your college essay help get you into the school of your dreams? We’re seeking the best college application essays from graduating high school seniors in our area. If you’re particularly proud of yours, send it to us. We’ll publish our favorites online and in an upcoming issue of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. Send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “College Essay” in the subject line.
The Freeport-based retailer informed employees today that L.L.'s great-grandson, Shawn Gorman, will be the new chairman.
They long worried about Charles Scontras’ behavior and weren’t surprised by Saturday’s confrontation.
Man dies in house fire after 4 1/2-hour standoff in Saco
Portland's School Board will hold a first reading on the proposed staff cuts at its Tuesday night meeting.
His surprise request to speak is rebuffed in order to keep ‘politics’ out of talks to deal with his MaineCare cutoff warning.
Officials say the Wyman Station owner has been unresponsive; taxpayers can expect a hike in rates.
At a final Mass, parishioners say goodbye to a place central to their lives over many decades.
Survey results will be analyzed by staff in the University of New England’s School of Social Work.
The bills would cut food stamps for many Mainers, but would give a boost to the state's local farmers.
A Leeds teen is injured Sunday when her SUV hurtles end-over-end on Route 219 in Wayne.
The agents were members of the agency's elite Hostage Rescue Team. The accident happened off the coast of Virginia Beach on Friday.
There was limited visibility at the time of the collision due to rain and fog.
Though it passed overwhelmingly, the vote fell short of the two-thirds majority the measure will need to go to a referendum.
The apparatus is designed to help scientists better predict when and where outbreaks might occur.
Until now, the only way to find out what Americans eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which fails to keep up with the rapid changes in the marketplace ...
The junior starting point guard for McAuley says, "The biggest thing for me that separated Marist from other schools is its winning tradition."
Bipartisan efforts to treat victims better are good, but prevention measures are still needed.
One of several tornadoes that touched down in parts of the nation's midsection on Sunday leveled a mobile home park in Oklahoma.
Farm bills a mixed bag for Mainers