On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed as 19 al- Qaida hijackers seized control of four jetliners, sending two of the planes into New York's World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and the fourth into a field in western Pennsylvania.
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A national movement is building for celebrating Native culture, Native resilience and all that’s offered by native understandings of our connection with the natural world.
A mortgage company can’t bring a second foreclosure action against a borrower after losing a similar foreclosure in the court system, Maine’s supreme court ruled.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine State Police say two motorcyclists participating in a charitable ride have died in a collision with a pickup truck.
Police say the pickup’s two occupants and two other motorcyclists were also injured in the crash on Interstate 95 in Augusta early Sunday afternoon.
PORTLAND ( AP) — Police in Portland are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a downtown street.
Police tell the Portland Press Herald that the dead man was discovered by a passerby early Sunday morning in the Old Port section of the city.
Authorities say the death is suspicious.
The deceased’s name has not been released.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A new Maine law bans lead fishing tackle in hopes of protecting loons.
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says keeping lead fishing weights out of Maine waters will better the birds’ survival and spur population growth across the Northeast.
Ingesting lead fishing tackle is the leading cause of death for the birds.
AUGUSTA ( AP) — A shopping center host to multiple Maine businesses is in foreclosure and will go up for auction at the end of September.
A 22-year-old recent Oberlin College graduate and jazz drummer from Maine will face murder charges Monday in the slayings of four adults found at a Massachusetts home.
The Mitchell Field Committee will hold a second public forum Sept. 18 to discuss the demolition of the Mitchell Field Pier.
The committee will walk through the request for proposals with members of the public and respond to queries raised at the previous forum in June.
A woman who allegedly struck a bicyclist with her car and fled the scene has been indicted by a Cumberland County Grand Jury on six charges.
School Administrative District 75 is seeking a community member to serve on the Region 10 Cooperative Board.
Region 10 Technical High School is a regional career and technical education school serving students from Brunswick, RSU 5 and SAD 75.
On Tuesday, Sept. 19, chefs from central and Midcoast Maine will compete in Spectrum Generations 5th Annual Celebrity Chef Challenge at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.
PHIPPSBURG — Cajun band Jimmyjo & the Jumbol’ayuhs will play a hurricane relief benefit concert at Drummore Concert Hall on Rt. 209 in Phippsburg on Tuesday at 7: 15 p. m. The band plays music of southwestern Louisiana and eastern Texas, where much of the aftermath damage from Hurricane Harvey occurred. Reservations are recommended.
BRUNSWICK — On Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 1- 3 p.m. in the Morrell Meeting Room of Curtis Memorial Library, Nelia Dunbar and Bill McIntosh will discuss scientific research on volcanoes in Antarctica and insights into past and future climate change.
[img_assist|nid=1172626|title=|desc= ABOVE, PETER MILLER OF FREEPORT performs a board slide on Friday at the new skateboard park in Bowdoinham as part of a demonstration during the park’s official opening and dedication ceremony. A skateboarder for 10 years, Miller said he loves the new park and that every community should have one.
The Lisbon Town Council will discuss on Tuesday how to fill the vacancy in the town’s House of Representatives seat following the death last week of Rep. Gina Mason, R-Lisbon.
Mason was elected as the House District 56 representative in November 2016, replacing her cousin Rep. Dale Crafts, who was termed out of the office.
After months of work, the Bath Solid Waste Advisory Committee is preparing to present an ordinance banning single-use plastic bags and polystyrene containers, while also putting fees on paper bags.