Tag archive for ‘PORTLAND’
By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Report: Maine gov, staff spend more than $35K on DC trips

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine newspaper is reporting that Republican Gov. Paul LePage and his staff and security spent more than $35,000 on luxury hotels, restaurants and travel to Washington, D.C. over a three-month More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Sex abuse lawsuit filed against Portland church

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A former altar boy at a Portland church has filed a $3.1 million lawsuit against the church contending he was repeatedly sexually abused by a choir director in the early 1960s. The Oregonian/OregonLive More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Portland mayor: City is done waiting for state to clean air

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says if the city wants clean air, it must create a local air pollution authority and stop waiting for the state to fix the problem. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Experts may offer serial killer theory at conviction review

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The lawyer for a Maine man fighting to overturn a conviction in the 1989 death of his teenage girlfriend is hoping to bring in two experts to argue that she may have been the victim of a serial More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Cranes crowd Portland skyline as building boom continues

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - John Killin pressed the panic button in February amid a multibillion-dollar tsunami of real estate development. The building frenzy that lit up the Portland-area economy and changed the city More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Feds to resume most whale disentanglement efforts

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it's allowing its whale disentanglement teams to resume rescue operations in the wake of a review of safety protocols. The agency suspended More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Woman sentenced for giving man gun used in police shootout

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine woman has been released from jail after being sentenced to time served for giving a gun to a man who later died in a shootout with police. The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2tbpsGj More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Woman plans to sue Ore. for releasing man who faked illness

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The wife of an Oregon man who died in a traffic crash involving a suspect fleeing police intends to sue the state, alleging the suspect should not have been on the road. Anthony Montwheeler More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Fish fight: managers say NJ flounder flap harms conservation

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Interstate fishing managers say a row with a Trump administration appointee over the regulation of flounder fishing off New Jersey jeopardizes conservation of marine species all along the More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Feds to allow fishermen to catch more monkfish

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal fishing regulators will allow fishermen to catch a little bit more monkfish over the next three years. The monkfish is a popular food fish that's native to the East Coast. They're More...