Tuesday, May 21, 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: email@example.com with “College Essay” in the subject line.
Gary Bird said he's '98 percent sure' there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble. The storm killed at least 24 people.
More tornadoes in forecast for central U.S. today
In tornado's wake, worried parents seek out kids
SLIDE SHOW: Death, destruction in Oklahoma
Two brothers say the late Rev. James Vallely sexually abused them over a three-year period in the late '70s at St. Michael's Parish in South Berwick.
House Speaker Rep. Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, will address the evening session to push expanding public health insurance program for low income residents.
A contractor from New York says CMP failed to deliver materials on time, costing the contractor extra time and money during a yet-to-be-finished transmission-line upgrade.
She says she would use her time in prison to bring about positive changes, including donating her hair for cancer victims and designing T-shirts to raise money for victims of domestic abuse.
Dr. Crothers was a prominent Portland surgeon and the driving force behind the formation of Maine Handicapped Skiing.
Carole Orem-Hough of South Portland billed insurance companies for two counseling sessions a week when she saw the patient once per week.
An accused drug dealer from Old Orchard Beach is named in court papers as a suspect in the killing.
Fire and code officials will inspect the building after the lack of working fire alarms forces evictions.
Maj. David Cote hopes to honor the 46 Mainers who have died in the war on terror with engraved rocks atop the state's tallest mountain.
It got support from the two-thirds of the Senate needed to amend the constitution but failed to get two-thirds in the House in an initial vote Monday.
VoteTRAC: early voting constitutional amendment
The bill, which aims to make it easier to transfer credits between state college systems and to reduce the waiting for lists for community college programs, would cost about $9.4 million over four years.
Camden resident Don McLean will perform his iconic song and others at the city's annual celebration.
Three times Portland scratches back to one run, only to have the visitors extend their lead and streak.
No one wins when the doors of higher education are shut to society's newcomers.
The defense says fairness demands a dismissal. But prosecutors say dropping the charge would feed the perception that famous people are treated differently.
Maine Senate backs bill to expand Medicaid, pay hospital debt