News – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:04:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Green Tuesday: Crowds line up at 1st East Coast pot shops https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/green-tuesday-crowds-line-up-at-1st-east-coast-pot-shops/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/green-tuesday-crowds-line-up-at-1st-east-coast-pot-shops/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:56:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/green-tuesday-crowds-line-up-at-1st-east-coast-pot-shops/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/green-tuesday-crowds-line-up-at-1st-east-coast-pot-shops/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1682450_Legal_Marijuana_Massachus7.jpgStephen Mandile, right, an Iraq War veteran from Uxbridge, Mass., is the first to purchase recreational marijuana at the Cultivate dispensary on the first day of legal sales in Leicester, Mass. Cultivate is one of the first two shops permitted to sell recreational marijuana in the eastern United States, more than two years after Massachusetts voters approved it in 2016.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:58:44 +0000 Former UMaine baseball player charged with raping 6 women in Delaware https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/former-umaine-baseball-player-charged-with-raping-six-women-in-delaware/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:21:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/former-umaine-baseball-player-charged-with-raping-six-women-in-delaware/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/Clay-D.-Conaway.jpgClay D. ConawayTue, 20 Nov 2018 11:54:09 +0000 Dow tumbles more than 500 points in early trading https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/dow-tumbles-more-than-450-points-in-early-trading/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/dow-tumbles-more-than-450-points-in-early-trading/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:47:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/dow-tumbles-more-than-450-points-in-early-trading/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/dow-tumbles-more-than-450-points-in-early-trading/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/05/1197778_Financial_Markets_Wall_S22.jpgAssociated Press/Richard Drew A board above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average on Wednesday. Stocks fell sharply as investors worried that the latest turmoil in Washington could hinder President Donald Trump's pro-business agenda.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:57:57 +0000 Man bun helps nab Florida man in Lisbon https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/man-bun-helps-nab-florida-man-in-lisbon/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/man-bun-helps-nab-florida-man-in-lisbon/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:00:04 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/man-bun-helps-nab-florida-man-in-lisbon/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/man-bun-helps-nab-florida-man-in-lisbon/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/CITwaackP112018MANBUN.jpgAnthony Waack, center, is in 8th District Court in Lewiston Monday on charges related to a stolen vehicle and other items. At left is defense attorney Jason Ranger and, at right, Assistant District Attorney Nathan Walsh. (Christopher Williams/Sun Journal)Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:03:26 +0000 Snow storm could drop up to 6 inches in southern Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/another-snow-storm-slickens-morning-commute/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/another-snow-storm-slickens-morning-commute/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:29:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/another-snow-storm-slickens-morning-commute/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/another-snow-storm-slickens-morning-commute/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/20181120_Snow_02.jpgPORTLAND, ME - NOVEMBER 20: A snow plow drives down the street in the morning snow on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Portland is expected to get a few more inches of snow throughout the day. (Staff photo by Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer)Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:02:18 +0000 Florida’s new dog-racing ban puts more greyhounds on track for adoption in Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/dog-racing-ban-in-florida-puts-greyhounds-on-track-for-maine-adoptions/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/dog-racing-ban-in-florida-puts-greyhounds-on-track-for-maine-adoptions/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1681658 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/dog-racing-ban-in-florida-puts-greyhounds-on-track-for-maine-adoptions/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/957681-20181113_Greyhoun5.jpgAUGUSTA, ME - NOVEMBER 13: Scott Bruns, executive director and co-founder of Maine Greyhound Placement Service in Augusta, pets Sawadee, right, a three year-old Greyhound that was a race dog in Florida, and Hockey Puck, a three year-old retired race dog from Kansas. (Staff photo by Derek Davis/Staff Photographer)Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:37:29 +0000 L.L. Bean’s Gorman family donates $4 million for new lobby in Maine Med expansion https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/l-l-beans-gorman-family-donates-4-million-for-new-lobby-in-maine-med-expansion/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/l-l-beans-gorman-family-donates-4-million-for-new-lobby-in-maine-med-expansion/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1681822 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/20/l-l-beans-gorman-family-donates-4-million-for-new-lobby-in-maine-med-expansion/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681822_885703-MMCAerial-Resized-e1542688381629.jpgAn artist's rendering depicts the planned new lobby of the 265,000-square-foot Maine Med building to be located on Congress Street. The lobby will be named after the late Leon Gorman, former president and board chairman of retailer L.L. Bean.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:41:01 +0000 Housing crunch at issue as Portland council changes short-term rental rules https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/city-council-approves-changes-to-rental-rules/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/city-council-approves-changes-to-rental-rules/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:35:20 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/city-council-approves-changes-to-rental-rules/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/city-council-approves-changes-to-rental-rules/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1514662_121593-20180815_AirBnB_0018.jpgBradley Street resident Tom Sidar holds a lawn sign calling for an end to short-term rentals in residential zones. Similar signs recently adorned front yards on Bradley Street, which is between outer Congress and Prospect streets, until neighbors de-escalated tensions. (Staff photo by Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer) Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:57:14 +0000 Captain of Camden charter vessel awaits trial in Virgin Islands on seaman’s manslaughter charge https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/captain-of-camden-charter-vessel-awaits-trial-in-virgin-islands-on-seamans-manslaughter-charge/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/captain-of-camden-charter-vessel-awaits-trial-in-virgin-islands-on-seamans-manslaughter-charge/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:27:23 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/captain-of-camden-charter-vessel-awaits-trial-in-virgin-islands-on-seamans-manslaughter-charge/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/captain-of-camden-charter-vessel-awaits-trial-in-virgin-islands-on-seamans-manslaughter-charge/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/cimmaron-sail-charters-st-john-virgin-islands-sailing_010.jpgTue, 20 Nov 2018 09:39:34 +0000 SMCC opening welding program in Brunswick https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/smcc-opening-welding-program-in-brunswick/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/smcc-opening-welding-program-in-brunswick/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:40:54 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/smcc-opening-welding-program-in-brunswick/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/smcc-opening-welding-program-in-brunswick/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681914_279170-MCC-Welding-Lab2.jpgStudents take welding class as part of SMCC's Manufacturing Technician Training Course. Participants who successfully complete the training will be interviewed for positions at BIW.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:40:54 +0000 Ex-priest who went to jail in Boston abuse scandal now set to stand trial in Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/jury-selection-begins-in-trial-of-former-priest-in-york-county/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/jury-selection-begins-in-trial-of-former-priest-in-york-county/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:00:49 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/jury-selection-begins-in-trial-of-former-priest-in-york-county/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/jury-selection-begins-in-trial-of-former-priest-in-york-county/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/02/Paquin-e1486584924134.jpgFILE - In this May 8, 2002, file photo, retired Catholic priest, the Rev. Ronald Paquin, right, talks with his Attorney, Kevin Reddington, left, during arraignment in District Court in Haverhill, Mass. Paquin was indicted Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Maine on 29 counts of sexual misconduct dating to the 1980s. Freed in 2015, Paquin was a central figure in the Boston archdiocese's sex abuse scandal. In 2002, he pleaded guilty to raping an altar boy. (Tom Landers/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:38:47 +0000 Saudi king’s speech makes no mention of slain journalist https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/saudi-kings-speech-makes-no-mention-of-slain-journalist/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/saudi-kings-speech-makes-no-mention-of-slain-journalist/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:00:25 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/saudi-kings-speech-makes-no-mention-of-slain-journalist/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/saudi-kings-speech-makes-no-mention-of-slain-journalist/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681846_Saudi_Arabia_60998.jpg-39af.jpgSaudi King Salman gave his annual policy speech Monday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, making no mention of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but expressing support for his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accused of ordering Khashoggi's murder.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:00:25 +0000 Next White House correspondents’ dinner will feature a historian, not a comedian https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/next-white-house-correspondents-dinner-will-feature-a-historian-not-a-comedian/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/next-white-house-correspondents-dinner-will-feature-a-historian-not-a-comedian/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:51:08 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/next-white-house-correspondents-dinner-will-feature-a-historian-not-a-comedian/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/next-white-house-correspondents-dinner-will-feature-a-historian-not-a-comedian/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681786_correspondents-2ndld-writethru-fcf42adc-ec17-11e8-8679-934a2b33be52.jpgAuthor Ron Chernow will headline next spring's White House correspondents' dinner.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:51:08 +0000 Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ is 2018’s fastest-selling book https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/becoming-is-2018s-fastest-selling-book-the-memoir-by-former-first-lady-michelle-obama-sells-more-than-725000-copies-its-first-day-and-outsold-bob-woodwards-fearat-barnes-noble-dur/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/becoming-is-2018s-fastest-selling-book-the-memoir-by-former-first-lady-michelle-obama-sells-more-than-725000-copies-its-first-day-and-outsold-bob-woodwards-fearat-barnes-noble-dur/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:35:51 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/becoming-is-2018s-fastest-selling-book-the-memoir-by-former-first-lady-michelle-obama-sells-more-than-725000-copies-its-first-day-and-outsold-bob-woodwards-fearat-barnes-noble-dur/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/becoming-is-2018s-fastest-selling-book-the-memoir-by-former-first-lady-michelle-obama-sells-more-than-725000-copies-its-first-day-and-outsold-bob-woodwards-fearat-barnes-noble-dur/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681742_books-mobama-dc7fea22-ec1a-11e8-8679-934a2b33be52.jpgFormer First Lady Michelle Obama was reportedly paid $65 million by Penguin for a two-book deal.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:36:00 +0000 Biddeford business owners, residents decry plan for paid parking https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/biddeford-business-owners-residents-decry-new-parking-plan/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/biddeford-business-owners-residents-decry-new-parking-plan/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:25:33 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/biddeford-business-owners-residents-decry-new-parking-plan/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/biddeford-business-owners-residents-decry-new-parking-plan/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2016/02/802150_141714-20160209_BiddCityH8.jpgasdf;lkjl;kj .... BIDDEFORD, ME - FEBRUARY 09: Biddeford City Hall shot on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. After two failed attempts to get bonds approved to pay for renovations to city hall, officials there are now considering other options that could include selling the historic building to a private developer to fix and lease to the city. (Photo by Carl D. Walsh/Staff Photographer)Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:59:47 +0000 Communities flee eruption at Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/communities-flee-eruption-at-guatemalas-volcano-of-fire/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/communities-flee-eruption-at-guatemalas-volcano-of-fire/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:24:56 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/communities-flee-eruption-at-guatemalas-volcano-of-fire/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/communities-flee-eruption-at-guatemalas-volcano-of-fire/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681698_APTOPIX_Guatemala_Volcano3.jpgThe Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, spews hot molten lava from its crater in Escuintla, Guatemala, early Monday. Disaster coordination authorities have asked several communities to evacuate and go to safe areas after its second eruption in six months. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:24:56 +0000 Colorado man who murdered his 2 girls, pregnant wife sentenced to life https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/colorado-man-who-murdered-his-2-girls-pregnant-wife-sentenced-to-life/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:19:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/colorado-man-who-murdered-his-2-girls-pregnant-wife-sentenced-to-life/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681686_Colorado_Family_Killed_2155.jpgChristopher WattsTue, 20 Nov 2018 11:35:01 +0000 Mother of Noyes Street fire victim petitions Portland to create memorial https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/mother-of-noyes-st-fire-victim-petitioning-city-to-create-memorial/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/mother-of-noyes-st-fire-victim-petitioning-city-to-create-memorial/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:25:46 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/mother-of-noyes-st-fire-victim-petitioning-city-to-create-memorial/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/mother-of-noyes-st-fire-victim-petitioning-city-to-create-memorial/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681450_497499_20141102_fatalfire_0.jpgPortland councilors are urged to build a public memorial to the Noyes Street fire victims.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:09:21 +0000 Portland council seeking unity on model for new homeless shelter https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/portland-looks-for-unity-on-homeless-shelter-model/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/portland-looks-for-unity-on-homeless-shelter-model/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:52:33 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/portland-looks-for-unity-on-homeless-shelter-model/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/portland-looks-for-unity-on-homeless-shelter-model/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681322_20150316_oxfordst_3__1_.jpgPeople wait in line in 2015 to enter the Oxford Street Shelter in Portland. The outdated and overcrowded facility has operated in Bayside for over 30 years.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:28:47 +0000 Ivanka Trump used personal account to send emails about government business https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/ivanka-trump-used-personal-account-to-send-emails-about-government-business/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/ivanka-trump-used-personal-account-to-send-emails-about-government-business/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:18:56 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/ivanka-trump-used-personal-account-to-send-emails-about-government-business/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/ivanka-trump-used-personal-account-to-send-emails-about-government-business/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681226_ivanka-4553169c-ec56-11e8-8679-934a2b33be52.jpgIvanka Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Oct. 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Zach GibsonTue, 20 Nov 2018 08:43:19 +0000 UMaine System forms committee to search for new Farmington president https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/umaine-system-forms-committee-to-search-for-new-farmington-president/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/umaine-system-forms-committee-to-search-for-new-farmington-president/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:53:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/umaine-system-forms-committee-to-search-for-new-farmington-president/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/umaine-system-forms-committee-to-search-for-new-farmington-president/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681150_912970_20181102_question_4_.jpgEric Brown, interim president of the University of Maine at Farmington, sits for a portrait in his office in Farmington on Nov. 2. The University of Maine system is moving ahead with a nationwide search for a permanent president that it expects to culminate in an appointment in June 2019.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:53:38 +0000 Nissan moves to dismiss chairman Ghosn for suspected financial misconduct https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/nissan-moves-to-dismiss-chairman-ghosn-for-suspected-financial-misconduct/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/nissan-moves-to-dismiss-chairman-ghosn-for-suspected-financial-misconduct/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:53:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/nissan-moves-to-dismiss-chairman-ghosn-for-suspected-financial-misconduct/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/nissan-moves-to-dismiss-chairman-ghosn-for-suspected-financial-misconduct/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1681142_nissan-2ndld-writethru-587132ee-ebf3-11e8-96d4-0d23f2aaad09.jpgCarlos Ghosn, chairman of the alliance between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors, has been arrested for financial misconduct.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:53:07 +0000 University system captures extra $15 million, reports $8.2 million surplus https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/university-of-maine-system-records-a-15-million-surplus/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/university-of-maine-system-records-a-15-million-surplus/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:28:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/university-of-maine-system-records-a-15-million-surplus/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/university-of-maine-system-records-a-15-million-surplus/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2014/10/520068_624857_20131018_umo_2.jpgThe University of Maine System faces a projected $69 million deficit by 2019.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:00:03 +0000 Kennebunk police seeking help in solving theft of antique statue https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/kennebunk-police-seeking-help-in-solving-theft-of-statue/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/kennebunk-police-seeking-help-in-solving-theft-of-statue/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:51:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/kennebunk-police-seeking-help-in-solving-theft-of-statue/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/kennebunk-police-seeking-help-in-solving-theft-of-statue/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/Wooden-Indian-statue-copy.jpgMon, 19 Nov 2018 23:03:07 +0000 For 33rd year, Massachusetts man to host free Thanksgiving dinner for all who RSVP https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/for-33rd-year-massachusetts-man-to-host-free-thanksgiving-dinner-for-all-who-rsvp/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/for-33rd-year-massachusetts-man-to-host-free-thanksgiving-dinner-for-all-who-rsvp/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:36:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/for-33rd-year-massachusetts-man-to-host-free-thanksgiving-dinner-for-all-who-rsvp/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/for-33rd-year-massachusetts-man-to-host-free-thanksgiving-dinner-for-all-who-rsvp/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1680994_free-thanksgiving-9f13c216-ec2a-11e8-baac-2a674e91502b.jpgScott Macaulay shops for groceries in preparation for a previous Thanksgiving feast in Melrose, Mass.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:36:07 +0000 New whooping cough cases jumped in October, to highest monthly total of 2018 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maines-whooping-cough-cases-rose-higher-in-october-york-county-continues-to-be-a-hotspot-for-whooping-cough-also-known-as-pertussis-and-low-vaccination-rates-are-thought-to-be-a-factor-in-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maines-whooping-cough-cases-rose-higher-in-october-york-county-continues-to-be-a-hotspot-for-whooping-cough-also-known-as-pertussis-and-low-vaccination-rates-are-thought-to-be-a-factor-in-maine/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:32:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maines-whooping-cough-cases-rose-higher-in-october-york-county-continues-to-be-a-hotspot-for-whooping-cough-also-known-as-pertussis-and-low-vaccination-rates-are-thought-to-be-a-factor-in-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maines-whooping-cough-cases-rose-higher-in-october-york-county-continues-to-be-a-hotspot-for-whooping-cough-also-known-as-pertussis-and-low-vaccination-rates-are-thought-to-be-a-factor-in-maine/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/10/1634554_hosptials_flu_shots_jpeg_07.jpgFlu vaccination is the main way to prevent sickness and death caused by flu. But last season, vaccination coverage among adults was 37.1 percent, the lowest rate for adults 18 and older since 2010-2011.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:17:57 +0000 Longtime employee of A1 Diner in Gardiner will take on a new role: Owner https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/shift-change-at-gardiners-a1-diner/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/shift-change-at-gardiners-a1-diner/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:10:16 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/shift-change-at-gardiners-a1-diner/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/shift-change-at-gardiners-a1-diner/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1128962_404313-20181119_A1_Diner_So.jpgAfter three decades, Michael Giberson, right, and Neil Andersen, center, are handing the reins of the A1 Diner in Gardiner over to Aaron Harris. The men gathered at the renowned eatery on Monday.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:33:14 +0000 Gunman kills at least 3, including police officer, at Chicago hospital https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/shots-fired-near-chicago-hospital-police-report/ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:09:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/shots-fired-near-chicago-hospital-police-report/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1680966_Chicago_Hospital_Shots_Fi2.jpgAn ambulance believed to be carrying an injured Chicago police officer departs Mercy Hospital on Monday in Chicago.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:44:30 +0000 CNN drops lawsuit after White House restores reporter’s press pass https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cnn-drops-lawsuit-after-white-house-restores-reporters-press-pass/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cnn-drops-lawsuit-after-white-house-restores-reporters-press-pass/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:53:51 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cnn-drops-lawsuit-after-white-house-restores-reporters-press-pass/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cnn-drops-lawsuit-after-white-house-restores-reporters-press-pass/feed/ 0 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:53:51 +0000 Maine scallop fishery, a conservation success story, to start for the winter https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-scallop-fishery-a-conservation-success-story-to-start-for-the-winter/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-scallop-fishery-a-conservation-success-story-to-start-for-the-winter/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:46:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-scallop-fishery-a-conservation-success-story-to-start-for-the-winter/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-scallop-fishery-a-conservation-success-story-to-start-for-the-winter/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1680918_food_and_farm_scallops_2.jpgHarvesters brought in nearly 800,000 pounds of Maine scallops in the 2017 calendar year.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:12:08 +0000 Sisters taking up Indian mascot issue with Skowhegan school board https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/sisters-taking-up-indian-mascot-issue-with-skowhegan-school-board/ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:35:56 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/sisters-taking-up-indian-mascot-issue-with-skowhegan-school-board/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1128906_576759-20181119-indian-1.jpgHope Savage, left, and her sister, Lisa, stand beside the sign at the entrance to the Skowhegan Area High School that displays an image of a Native American on Monday. The Savages and others are urging the school board to cease using Indian as the school mascot.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:43:49 +0000 Maine financial adviser accused of spending investor’s $200,000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-financial-adviser-accused-of-spending-investors-200000/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-financial-adviser-accused-of-spending-investors-200000/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:31:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-financial-adviser-accused-of-spending-investors-200000/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/maine-financial-adviser-accused-of-spending-investors-200000/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2016/04/Currency-Redesign_Semp.jpgFILE - This April 17, 2015, file photo provided by the U.S. Treasury shows the front of the U.S. $20 bill, featuring a likeness of Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States. A Treasury official said Wednesday, April 20, 2016, that Secretary Jacob Lew has decided to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, making her the first woman on U.S. paper currency in 100 years. (U.S. Treasury via AP, File) money cash dollar bills featured imageMon, 19 Nov 2018 16:35:39 +0000 Cumberland County picks consultant to develop broadband ‘playbook’ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cumberland-county-chooses-consultant-to-develop-broadband-playbook/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cumberland-county-chooses-consultant-to-develop-broadband-playbook/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:09:20 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cumberland-county-chooses-consultant-to-develop-broadband-playbook/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cumberland-county-chooses-consultant-to-develop-broadband-playbook/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2015/01/574370_shutterstock_88351570.jpgMaine’s broadband speeds are among the slowest in the United States, barely surpassing those in countries such as Moldova and Curacao.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:00:39 +0000 Bankruptcy auction of historic Danforth Inn postponed to allow time for possible purchase https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/danforth-inn-auction-postponed/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/danforth-inn-auction-postponed/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:05:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/danforth-inn-auction-postponed/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/danforth-inn-auction-postponed/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1655810_58688_tempo.jpgOwners of The Danforth Inn in Portland hope to stave off an auction and complete a sale to interested new buyers.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:37:53 +0000 Golden among growing group of House Democrats who say they don’t want Pelosi to be speaker https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/sixteen-democrats-write-to-say-theyll-oppose-nancy-pelosi-as-house-speaker/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/sixteen-democrats-write-to-say-theyll-oppose-nancy-pelosi-as-house-speaker/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:30:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/sixteen-democrats-write-to-say-theyll-oppose-nancy-pelosi-as-house-speaker/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/sixteen-democrats-write-to-say-theyll-oppose-nancy-pelosi-as-house-speaker/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1680834_151872-Pelosi.jpgHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has expressed full confidence that she'll retake the speaker's gavel.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:29:33 +0000 David’s Bridal files for bankruptcy, tries to reassure brides-to-be https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/davids-bridal-files-for-bankruptcy-tries-to-reassure-brides-to-be/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/davids-bridal-files-for-bankruptcy-tries-to-reassure-brides-to-be/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:55:43 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/davids-bridal-files-for-bankruptcy-tries-to-reassure-brides-to-be/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/davids-bridal-files-for-bankruptcy-tries-to-reassure-brides-to-be/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1680798_Davids_Bridal_Bankruptcy_10.jpgA David's Bridal employee arranges a dress on a mannequin in New York in this 2013 photo. David's Bridal is filing for bankruptcy protection but there is no danger for customers who have ordered dresses because operations will continue while the wedding and prom retailer restructures, the company says.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:32:14 +0000 Four indicted on drug trafficking charges in central Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/four-indicted-on-drug-trafficking-charges-in-central-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/four-indicted-on-drug-trafficking-charges-in-central-maine/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:16:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/four-indicted-on-drug-trafficking-charges-in-central-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/four-indicted-on-drug-trafficking-charges-in-central-maine/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/Police-lights-daytime-3-1.jpgMon, 19 Nov 2018 14:34:02 +0000 Cacoulidis family sells waterfront land once envisioned as site for hotel and conference center https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cacoulidis-family-sells-former-shipyard-property-in-south-portland/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cacoulidis-family-sells-former-shipyard-property-in-south-portland/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:43:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cacoulidis-family-sells-former-shipyard-property-in-south-portland/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/cacoulidis-family-sells-former-shipyard-property-in-south-portland/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2014/02/20140301_802927.xml-concert+venue.jpg John Cacoulidis proposed building a concert venue on a tract next to Bug Light Park in South Portland, immediately above the oil tanks in this photo.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:40:54 +0000 Hunter injured in fall from tree stand in North Yarmouth woods https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/rescue-underway-for-injured-person-stranded-in-north-yarmouth-woods/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/rescue-underway-for-injured-person-stranded-in-north-yarmouth-woods/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:12:50 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/rescue-underway-for-injured-person-stranded-in-north-yarmouth-woods/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/rescue-underway-for-injured-person-stranded-in-north-yarmouth-woods/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/shutterstock_655712101-e1501172751470-2-2-1.jpgMon, 19 Nov 2018 17:38:31 +0000 Southern Maine expected to get another snowstorm before Thanksgiving https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/another-snowstorm-before-thanksgiving/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/another-snowstorm-before-thanksgiving/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:54:23 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1680690 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/another-snowstorm-before-thanksgiving/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/web2.pngMon, 19 Nov 2018 20:47:54 +0000 3 Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/3-democratic-senators-sue-over-whitakers-appointment-as-ag/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/3-democratic-senators-sue-over-whitakers-appointment-as-ag/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:31:39 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/3-democratic-senators-sue-over-whitakers-appointment-as-ag/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/3-democratic-senators-sue-over-whitakers-appointment-as-ag/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1680674_Trump_Whitaker_07089.jpg-a4.jpgActing Attorney General Matthew Whitaker gestures after speaking at the Deptartment of Justice on Thursday in Washington.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:34:28 +0000 Freeport Sewer District wants to raise rates for residential, commercial customers https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/freeport-sewer-district-wants-to-raise-rates-for-residential-commercial-customers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/freeport-sewer-district-wants-to-raise-rates-for-residential-commercial-customers/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:02:46 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/freeport-sewer-district-wants-to-raise-rates-for-residential-commercial-customers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/freeport-sewer-district-wants-to-raise-rates-for-residential-commercial-customers/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/11/money-currency-cash-benjamins-e1517491185986.jpgMon, 19 Nov 2018 09:45:06 +0000 Gas prices still on their way down in northern New England https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/gas-prices-still-on-their-way-down-in-northern-new-england-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/gas-prices-still-on-their-way-down-in-northern-new-england-2/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:29:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/gas-prices-still-on-their-way-down-in-northern-new-england-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/gas-prices-still-on-their-way-down-in-northern-new-england-2/feed/ 0 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:29:00 +0000 Trump’s midterm effect: Dividing political map https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/trumps-midterm-effect-dividing-political-map/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/trumps-midterm-effect-dividing-political-map/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:17:42 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/trumps-midterm-effect-dividing-political-map/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/trumps-midterm-effect-dividing-political-map/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1680574_trump-2020-a1c2c0fc-ebe9-11e8-96d4-0d23f2aaad09.jpgPresident Trump gestures during a rally in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Nov. 5.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:26:40 +0000 Events https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/events-244/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/events-244/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1679546 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/events-244/feed/ 0 Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:11:05 +0000 Community meals https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/community-meals-123/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/community-meals-123/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1679550 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/community-meals-123/feed/ 0 Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:13:57 +0000 Births https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/births-226/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/births-226/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1679554 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/births-226/feed/ 0 Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:13:05 +0000 Briefs https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/briefs-232/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/briefs-232/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1679558 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/briefs-232/feed/ 0 Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:13:42 +0000 Portland Press Herald Toy Fund gets set to surprise kids for 69th year https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/portland-press-herald-toy-fund-set-to-surprise-kids-for-69th-year/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/portland-press-herald-toy-fund-set-to-surprise-kids-for-69th-year/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1679886 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/portland-press-herald-toy-fund-set-to-surprise-kids-for-69th-year/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2014/01/Toy-Fund-2013113.jpegSun, 18 Nov 2018 20:23:48 +0000 Many apply, few are chosen as finalists to become Maine’s next Episcopal bishop https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/many-apply-few-are-chosen-as-finalists-to-become-maines-next-episcopal-bishop/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/many-apply-few-are-chosen-as-finalists-to-become-maines-next-episcopal-bishop/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1679898 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/19/many-apply-few-are-chosen-as-finalists-to-become-maines-next-episcopal-bishop/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1679898_836044-Stephen-Lane-horizon-e1542598879482.jpgStephen Lane, Episcopal bishop of MaineSun, 18 Nov 2018 22:41:32 +0000