News – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:01:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Coast Guard searching for man who fell or jumped into Kennebec River https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/coast-guard-searching-for-man-who-fell-or-jumped-into-kennebec-river/ Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:11:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933834&preview=true&preview_id=1933834 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/IceCuttersKennebec.jpg A U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker slices through the frozen Kennebec River in March 2007 in Gardiner. The cutter then turned around and headed south after breaking ice between Gardiner and Randolph. Two Coast Guard icebreakers were on the river Tuesday, and two more, including a much larger one, are expected later in the week to break up ice and reduce the risk of upstream ice jams, which have caused midwinter flooding in Augusta and Hallowell. coast guard boat search kennebec river featured imageFri, 19 Apr 2019 08:58:01 -0400 Three of the world’s most elite mountain climbers presumed dead after avalanche https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/three-of-the-worlds-most-elite-mountain-climbers-presumed-dead-after-avalanche/ Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:23:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933814&preview=true&preview_id=1933814 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/howse.jpgView of Howse Pass, Jasper National Park, Alberta, CanadaFri, 19 Apr 2019 07:47:05 -0400 Susan Collins hauls in cash for 2020 re-election campaign https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/collins-hauls-in-cash-for-2020-re-election-campaign/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/collins-hauls-in-cash-for-2020-re-election-campaign/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:00:35 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932918&preview=true&preview_id=1932918 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/collins-hauls-in-cash-for-2020-re-election-campaign/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/20171212_susan-collins_9.jpgWASHINGTON, D.C. - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Susan Collins poses for a photo in her office, which has a view of the Capitol, in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. (Staff Photo by Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:27:40 -0400 Shortage of emergency dispatchers prompts Maine to consider improving benefits https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/shortage-of-emergency-dispatchers-prompts-legislative-action/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/shortage-of-emergency-dispatchers-prompts-legislative-action/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:00:28 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933266&preview=true&preview_id=1933266 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/19/shortage-of-emergency-dispatchers-prompts-legislative-action/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/20190328-RCC-1.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 23:09:19 -0400 You never know what you’re going to see at the Cryptozoology Museum https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/you-never-know-what-youre-going-to-see-at-the-cryptozoology-museum/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/you-never-know-what-youre-going-to-see-at-the-cryptozoology-museum/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 03:53:27 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1933626 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/you-never-know-what-youre-going-to-see-at-the-cryptozoology-museum/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/04/Cryptozoology-Museum-ONLINE-e1555645550623.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 23:53:27 -0400 James McCord, Watergate conspirator who linked break-in to White House, dead at 93 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/james-mccord-watergate-conspirator-who-linked-break-in-to-white-house-dead-at-93/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/james-mccord-watergate-conspirator-who-linked-break-in-to-white-house-dead-at-93/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 03:22:11 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933590&preview=true&preview_id=1933590 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/james-mccord-watergate-conspirator-who-linked-break-in-to-white-house-dead-at-93/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/mccord-obit-1stld-writethru-06031bd0-6227-11e9-9ff2-abc984dc9eec.jpgJames McCord shows how to rig the transmitter of a bugging device in a telephone at a hearing in Washington on May 23, 1973. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Charles Del Vecchio.Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:28:16 -0400 Saco man arrested in Connecticut in alleged paving scam https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/saco-man-arrested-in-connecticut-in-alleged-paving-scam/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/saco-man-arrested-in-connecticut-in-alleged-paving-scam/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 02:50:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933554&preview=true&preview_id=1933554 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/saco-man-arrested-in-connecticut-in-alleged-paving-scam/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Henry-Cooper.pngThu, 18 Apr 2019 23:38:50 -0400 Author to recount York County’s Underground Railroad to protect slaves https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/underground-railroad-to-be-topic-of-discussion-in-springvale/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/underground-railroad-to-be-topic-of-discussion-in-springvale/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:53:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933422&preview=true&preview_id=1933422 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/underground-railroad-to-be-topic-of-discussion-in-springvale/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Mark-Alan-Leslie.jpgAuthor Mark Alan Leslie will talk about the Underground Railroad at 7 p.m. April 25 at Sanford Springvale Historical Museum, 505 Main St. He is shown here at a similar talk in Biddeford in March. BENJAMIN LEVESQUE/Journal Tribune file photoThu, 18 Apr 2019 22:18:24 -0400 Unfinished business: What comes after the Mueller report https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/4519546/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/4519546/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:20:26 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933346&preview=true&preview_id=1933346 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/4519546/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/AP19108828214828.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 21:31:14 -0400 Federal regulators approve removal of Presumpscot River dam https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/federal-regulators-approve-removal-of-presumpscot-river-dam/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/federal-regulators-approve-removal-of-presumpscot-river-dam/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:11:36 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933326&preview=true&preview_id=1933326 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/federal-regulators-approve-removal-of-presumpscot-river-dam/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/1111550_116827-20161116_dam524-e1481867138875.jpgThe eastern spillway of the Saccarappa Dam in Westbrook.Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:35:57 -0400 ‘A good day’: Trump claims victory with Mueller report out https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/a-good-day-trump-claims-victory-with-mueller-report-out/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/a-good-day-trump-claims-victory-with-mueller-report-out/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:39:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933286&preview=true&preview_id=1933286 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/a-good-day-trump-claims-victory-with-mueller-report-out/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/AP19108820220918.jpgPresident Donald Trump greets people at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is spending the Easter weekend as his Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:49:37 -0400 New York man admits to credit card fraud in Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/n-y-man-admits-to-credit-card-fraud/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/n-y-man-admits-to-credit-card-fraud/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:36:16 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933754&preview=true&preview_id=1933754 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/n-y-man-admits-to-credit-card-fraud/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/4506854_SJ.CITgarcesP.041919.jpgPeter GarcesFri, 19 Apr 2019 01:24:02 -0400 Pope Francis washes prisoners’ feet in pre-Easter ritual https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/pope-francis-blesses-palm-branches-as-he-ushers-in-holy-week-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/pope-francis-blesses-palm-branches-as-he-ushers-in-holy-week-2/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:23:39 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933234&preview=true&preview_id=1933234 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/pope-francis-blesses-palm-branches-as-he-ushers-in-holy-week-2/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Vatican_Palm_Sunday_79848-1.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 20:23:55 -0400 Ground broken for new Maine veterans’ residential facility that’ll ‘feel like home’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/new-maine-veterans-homes-facility-in-augusta-thatll-feel-like-home-gets-ceremonial-treatment/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/new-maine-veterans-homes-facility-in-augusta-thatll-feel-like-home-gets-ceremonial-treatment/#respond Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:09:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933674&preview=true&preview_id=1933674 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/new-maine-veterans-homes-facility-in-augusta-thatll-feel-like-home-gets-ceremonial-treatment/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/4475510_20190418_MaineVetsHome_2282.jpgAUGUSTA, ME - APRIL 18: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie speaks before ground breaking on Thursday April 18, 2019 in Augusta. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:06:17 -0400 Biddeford bans single-use plastic bags https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/biddeford-bans-single-use-plastic-bags/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/biddeford-bans-single-use-plastic-bags/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:57:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933206&preview=true&preview_id=1933206 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/biddeford-bans-single-use-plastic-bags/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/04/20171109_plasticbags044.jpgBATH, ME - NOVEMBER 9: Bonnie Kindlimann bags groceries using plastic bags at Brackett's Market in Bath Thursday, November 9, 2017. (Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:50:55 -0400 Police arrest man at New York cathedral carrying gas, lighter fluid, lighters https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/st-patricks-suspect-previously-arrested-at-other-cathedral-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/st-patricks-suspect-previously-arrested-at-other-cathedral-2/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:56:50 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933194&preview=true&preview_id=1933194 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/st-patricks-suspect-previously-arrested-at-other-cathedral-2/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/APTOPIX_St._Patricks_Cathedral_Arrest_99083-1.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 19:57:10 -0400 Analysis: Mueller’s report paints a damning portrait of Trump’s presidency https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/analysis-muellers-report-paints-a-damning-portrait-of-trumps-presidency/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/analysis-muellers-report-paints-a-damning-portrait-of-trumps-presidency/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:56:28 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933182&preview=true&preview_id=1933182 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/analysis-muellers-report-paints-a-damning-portrait-of-trumps-presidency/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/AP19108762768641.jpgWithout taking questions from reporters about the Mueller report, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk to board Marine One for the short trip to Joint Base Andrews then on to his estate in Palm Beach, Fla., at the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:58:35 -0400 Shortages hit Cuba, raising fears of new economic crisis https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/shortages-hit-cuba-raising-fears-of-new-economic-crisis-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/shortages-hit-cuba-raising-fears-of-new-economic-crisis-2/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:21:31 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933106&preview=true&preview_id=1933106 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/shortages-hit-cuba-raising-fears-of-new-economic-crisis-2/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Cuba_Shortages_68605-2.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 19:21:53 -0400 Qatari official: Afghan talks postponed indefinitely https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/qatari-official-afghan-talks-postponed-indefinitely-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/qatari-official-afghan-talks-postponed-indefinitely-2/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:07:13 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933078&preview=true&preview_id=1933078 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/qatari-official-afghan-talks-postponed-indefinitely-2/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Afghanistan_58582-1.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 19:07:28 -0400 Frances Hoye, 85, devoted wife and mother, dies at 85 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/frances-hoye-85-devoted-wife-and-mother-dies-at-85/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:49:35 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933050&preview=true&preview_id=1933050 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Hoye-Frances.jpegFri, 19 Apr 2019 01:17:36 -0400 Panel endorses changing Maine blueberry commission as tensions rise https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/panel-endorses-reorganizing-maine-blueberry-commission/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/panel-endorses-reorganizing-maine-blueberry-commission/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:48:19 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932850&preview=true&preview_id=1932850 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/panel-endorses-reorganizing-maine-blueberry-commission/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/20180801_blueberry237.jpg BARING, ME - AUGUST 1: Workers package and label blueberries in Baring Wednesday, August 1, 2018. (Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer)Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:16:08 -0400 Maine medical marijuana retail operation prompts some confusion https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/confusion-over-medical-marijuana-retail-operation-prompts-potential-investigation-of-china-shop/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/confusion-over-medical-marijuana-retail-operation-prompts-potential-investigation-of-china-shop/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:46:48 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933218&preview=true&preview_id=1933218 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/confusion-over-medical-marijuana-retail-operation-prompts-potential-investigation-of-china-shop/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/4461598_20190417-China-Marijuana-001.jpg Shot of retail rates for marijuana being advertised outside of what is supposed to be a medical marijuana growing facility. Police informed business owner Nathan White that he was violating a town ordinance that bans retail marijuana operations and was blatantly displaying it by posting these rates. A shot of Nathan White could be useful too, but not as important.Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:45:32 -0400 Video: Watch Maine’s congressional delegation react to Mueller report https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/maines-congressional-delegation-says-little-about-contents-of-mueller-report/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/maines-congressional-delegation-says-little-about-contents-of-mueller-report/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:21:49 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/maines-congressional-delegation-says-little-about-contents-of-mueller-report/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/maines-congressional-delegation-says-little-about-contents-of-mueller-report/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/4475510_20190418_MaineVetsHome_1979A.jpg AUGUSTA, ME - APRIL 18: Senators Susan Collins and Angus King on Thursday April 18, 2019 in Augusta. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:08:39 -0400 Police arrest West Paris man in Buckfield bank robbery investigation https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/police-arrest-west-paris-man-in-buckfield-bank-robbery-investigation/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/police-arrest-west-paris-man-in-buckfield-bank-robbery-investigation/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:28:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1933794&preview=true&preview_id=1933794 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/police-arrest-west-paris-man-in-buckfield-bank-robbery-investigation/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/robery-mason.jpgFri, 19 Apr 2019 01:48:07 -0400 The 10 instances of possible obstruction in Mueller report https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/the-10-instances-of-possible-obstruction-in-mueller-report/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/the-10-instances-of-possible-obstruction-in-mueller-report/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:31:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932582&preview=true&preview_id=1932582 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/the-10-instances-of-possible-obstruction-in-mueller-report/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Trump_Russia_Probe_63865.jpgFri, 19 Apr 2019 08:43:07 -0400 National Enquirer to be sold for $100 million https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/national-enquirer-to-be-sold-for-100-million/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/national-enquirer-to-be-sold-for-100-million/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:59:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932538&preview=true&preview_id=1932538 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/national-enquirer-to-be-sold-for-100-million/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/AP_18241677006523.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 14:01:11 -0400 Brunswick cinema employee hopes to buy the business https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/brunswick-cinema-employee-hopes-to-buy-the-business/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/brunswick-cinema-employee-hopes-to-buy-the-business/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:40:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932514&preview=true&preview_id=1932514 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/brunswick-cinema-employee-hopes-to-buy-the-business/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/04/Eveningstar.cinema.jpgEveningstar Cinema Manager Gracia Babbidge poses in front of the showtimes sign at the theater. Babbidge is hoping to crowdfund enough money to buy the theater from the current owner. (Nathan Strout / The Times Record)Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:40:14 -0400 Drug overdose deaths declined in 2018 but remain at historic levels https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/drug-overdose-deaths-decline-in-2018-but-remain-at-historic-levels/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:11:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932458&preview=true&preview_id=1932458 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/03/ambulance-lights-1-e1553520440258.jpgFri, 19 Apr 2019 01:19:40 -0400 Chronology of Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/chronology-of-special-counsel-muellers-investigation/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/chronology-of-special-counsel-muellers-investigation/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:09:43 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932450&preview=true&preview_id=1932450 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/chronology-of-special-counsel-muellers-investigation/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/AP19106524088655.jpgFILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks past the White House after attending services at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Washington. Associated Press/Cliff Owen, File)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:10:33 -0400 Police official: Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/police-official-short-circuit-likely-caused-notre-dame-fire/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/police-official-short-circuit-likely-caused-notre-dame-fire/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:03:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932414&preview=true&preview_id=1932414 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/police-official-short-circuit-likely-caused-notre-dame-fire/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/nd-fire.jpgIn this image made available on Tuesday April 16, 2019 flames and smoke rise from the blaze at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. An inferno that raged through Notre Dame Cathedral for more than 12 hours destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin medieval bell towers, and a frantic rescue effort saved the monument's "most precious treasures," including the Crown of Thorns purportedly worn by Jesus, officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Thierry Mallet)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:03:50 -0400 Study: Genetic test predicts middle-aged obesity risk https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/study-genetic-test-predicts-middle-aged-obesity-risk/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/study-genetic-test-predicts-middle-aged-obesity-risk/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:56:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932370&preview=true&preview_id=1932370 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/study-genetic-test-predicts-middle-aged-obesity-risk/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Predicting_Obesity_68877-1.jpgFILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, two overweight women tour the World Trade Center in New York. A study published by the journal Cell on Thursday, April 18, 2019 suggests that a genetic test can identify newborns at heightened risk of becoming severely obese by middle age, possibly giving time for interventions designed to head off that fate. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:56:21 -0400 Cyberattack hits Augusta municipal operations; City Center closed https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/city-of-augusta-hit-by-computer-virus-city-center-closed/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/city-of-augusta-hit-by-computer-virus-city-center-closed/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:42:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932350&preview=true&preview_id=1932350 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/city-of-augusta-hit-by-computer-virus-city-center-closed/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/4497174_20190418_AugustaVirus_112320.jpgAUGUSTA, ME - APRIL 18: Librarian Kellie Dudley sorts books onto carts, so that they can be scanned back in after the circulation computer system is fixed, on Thursday April 18, 2019 at Lithgow Public Library in Augusta. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:44:57 -0400 North Korea says Pompeo is ‘talking nonsense,’ wants him replaced in nuclear talks https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/north-korea-says-pompeo-is-talking-nonsense-wants-him-replaced-in-nuclear-talks/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/north-korea-says-pompeo-is-talking-nonsense-wants-him-replaced-in-nuclear-talks/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:26:25 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932270&preview=true&preview_id=1932270 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/north-korea-says-pompeo-is-talking-nonsense-wants-him-replaced-in-nuclear-talks/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/kim.jpgIn this Oct. 7, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center left, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walk together before their meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea said Thursday, April 18, 2019, that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Pompeo from nuclear negotiations. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:26:39 -0400 Jackson Lab to hire 300 new employees, raising minimum wage https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/jackson-lab-to-hire-300-new-employees-raising-minimum-wage/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/jackson-lab-to-hire-300-new-employees-raising-minimum-wage/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:46:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932238&preview=true&preview_id=1932238 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/jackson-lab-to-hire-300-new-employees-raising-minimum-wage/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/jax.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 12:17:23 -0400 Diver who helped rescue the Thai soccer team was just saved from an underwater cave https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/diver-who-helped-rescue-the-thai-soccer-team-saved-from-an-underwater-cave/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/diver-who-helped-rescue-the-thai-soccer-team-saved-from-an-underwater-cave/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:15:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932218&preview=true&preview_id=1932218 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/diver-who-helped-rescue-the-thai-soccer-team-saved-from-an-underwater-cave/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/cave.jpgEmergency rescue teams gather in the staging area as they continue the search for a young soccer team and their coach believed to be missing in a large cave, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand. Intensive efforts to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been trapped inside a flooded cave for three days hinge on pumping out water so that navy divers have headroom to operate, the first high-level Thai official to visit the site in northern Thailand said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:16:57 -0400 Poll: Church membership in U.S. plummets over past 20 years https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/poll-church-membership-in-us-plummets-over-past-20-years/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/poll-church-membership-in-us-plummets-over-past-20-years/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:33:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932194&preview=true&preview_id=1932194 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/poll-church-membership-in-us-plummets-over-past-20-years/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Church_Membership_78629.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 08:56:07 -0400 Earth, meet Polo: Ralph Lauren unveils plastic bottle shirt https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/earth-meet-polo-ralph-lauren-unveils-plastic-bottle-shirt/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/earth-meet-polo-ralph-lauren-unveils-plastic-bottle-shirt/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:26:23 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932250&preview=true&preview_id=1932250 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/earth-meet-polo-ralph-lauren-unveils-plastic-bottle-shirt/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Ralph_Lauren-Earth_Polo_13009-9.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 10:05:44 -0400 Wild bee species critical to pollination on the decline in New England https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/wild-bee-species-critical-to-pollination-on-the-decline/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/wild-bee-species-critical-to-pollination-on-the-decline/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:07:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932170&preview=true&preview_id=1932170 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/wild-bee-species-critical-to-pollination-on-the-decline/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Disappearing_Bees_79262-1.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 12:18:17 -0400 A guide to the Mueller report https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/a-guide-to-the-mueller-report/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/a-guide-to-the-mueller-report/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:56:22 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932130&preview=true&preview_id=1932130 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/a-guide-to-the-mueller-report/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/AP19106524088655.jpgFILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks past the White House after attending services at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Washington. Associated Press/Cliff Owen, File)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:26:32 -0400 Mueller report lays out obstruction evidence against Trump https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/mueller-report-to-be-lightly-redacted-show-detailed-look-at-obstruction-of-justice-probe/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/mueller-report-to-be-lightly-redacted-show-detailed-look-at-obstruction-of-justice-probe/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:43:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932114&preview=true&preview_id=1932114 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/mueller-report-to-be-lightly-redacted-show-detailed-look-at-obstruction-of-justice-probe/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/AP_19108559360920.jpgPhotojournalists photograph four pages of report by special counsel Robert Mueller on the witness table in the House Intelligence Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:46:37 -0400 NYPD: Man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick’s church https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/nypd-man-with-gas-cans-arrested-at-st-patricks-church/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/nypd-man-with-gas-cans-arrested-at-st-patricks-church/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:17:39 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1932090&preview=true&preview_id=1932090 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/nypd-man-with-gas-cans-arrested-at-st-patricks-church/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/St_Patrick_Cathedral_Arrest_06323-5.jpgThis Sept. 6, 2018, photo shows St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. A New Jersey man has been arrested outside the cathedral with two jugs of gasoline. Police say church personnel stopped the 37-year-old man from entering the landmark cathedral in Manhattan at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Authorities were investigating whether the unidentified man is emotionally disturbed. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:34:12 -0400 Maine state parks get into the glamping business https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/maine-state-parks-get-into-the-glamping-business/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/maine-state-parks-get-into-the-glamping-business/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:00:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931062&preview=true&preview_id=1931062 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/18/maine-state-parks-get-into-the-glamping-business/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/20180601_tentrr_6.jpgAUBURN, ME - JUNE 1: Barbara Astmann ties a rope to a tent she is setting up at Valley View Farm in Auburn on Friday, June 1, 2018. Astmann works for Tentrr, which sets up campsites on private land and rents them through a network like Airbnb. The company is expanding across the Northeast and is setting up two to three new sites a day in Maine, according to Baxter Townsend, a spokeswoman for the New York City company. (Staff photo by Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer)Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:17:06 -0400 Seven-vehicle crash shuts down Commercial Street on Wednesday night https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/seven-vehicle-crash-shuts-down-portlands-commercial-street/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/seven-vehicle-crash-shuts-down-portlands-commercial-street/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:30:11 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931894&preview=true&preview_id=1931894 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/seven-vehicle-crash-shuts-down-portlands-commercial-street/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/02/police-lights.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 05:24:07 -0400 Judge rules Ogunquit recall election can proceed https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/judge-rules-ogunquit-recall-election-can-proceed/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/judge-rules-ogunquit-recall-election-can-proceed/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:12:31 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931850&preview=true&preview_id=1931850 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/judge-rules-ogunquit-recall-election-can-proceed/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/1785278_622288-20190122_Ogunquit010-1024x657.jpgWed, 17 Apr 2019 22:24:53 -0400 Lawmakers endorse revised sick leave proposal https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/maine-mulls-latest-sick-leave-proposal/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/maine-mulls-latest-sick-leave-proposal/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:44:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931638&preview=true&preview_id=1931638 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/maine-mulls-latest-sick-leave-proposal/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/02/2977634_SJ.STAwomenmakinghistoryP030319-1.jpgWed, 17 Apr 2019 20:45:36 -0400 South Portland-Montreal pipeline pitched as alternative route for CMP line https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/south-portland-montreal-pipeline-pitched-as-possible-route-for-proposed-cmp-line/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/south-portland-montreal-pipeline-pitched-as-possible-route-for-proposed-cmp-line/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:11:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931474&preview=true&preview_id=1931474 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/south-portland-montreal-pipeline-pitched-as-possible-route-for-proposed-cmp-line/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/pipeline-1.jpgpipeline south portland submitted by kelley bouchard waiting for cutlineThu, 18 Apr 2019 12:19:36 -0400 Poll: Many want Congress to continue Trump-Russia probe https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/ap-norc-poll-many-want-congress-to-probe-trump-russia/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/ap-norc-poll-many-want-congress-to-probe-trump-russia/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:03:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931454&preview=true&preview_id=1931454 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/ap-norc-poll-many-want-congress-to-probe-trump-russia/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Trump_Russia_Probe_58630-6.jpgWed, 17 Apr 2019 20:03:49 -0400 Lawmakers consider banning chemicals common in food packaging https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/lawmakers-consider-ban-on-pfas-chemicals-in-food-packaging/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/lawmakers-consider-ban-on-pfas-chemicals-in-food-packaging/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931442&preview=true&preview_id=1931442 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/lawmakers-consider-ban-on-pfas-chemicals-in-food-packaging/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/20150126_stormprep_6-1024x683.jpgThu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:59 -0400 What you won’t see in the Mueller report https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/what-you-wont-see-in-the-mueller-report-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/what-you-wont-see-in-the-mueller-report-2/#respond Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:54:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931418&preview=true&preview_id=1931418 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/what-you-wont-see-in-the-mueller-report-2/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Trump_Russia_Probe_17483-6.jpgWed, 17 Apr 2019 19:54:58 -0400 Justice Department set to release redacted Mueller report https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/justice-department-set-to-release-redacted-mueller-report/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/justice-department-set-to-release-redacted-mueller-report/#respond Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:33:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=1931362&preview=true&preview_id=1931362 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/04/17/justice-department-set-to-release-redacted-mueller-report/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Trump_Russia_Probe_74427-8.jpgWed, 17 Apr 2019 20:06:57 -0400