City of Portland

New rules tied to previous tree-cutting convictions put Buxton logger in a bind

New rules tied to previous tree-cutting convictions put Buxton logger in a bind

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

Anthony Boisvert says the requirement that he pay thousands of dollars for a performance bond is threatening...


State aims to shut down Arundel composting company accused of polluting

State aims to shut down Arundel composting company accused of polluting

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

Environmental regulators want to revoke composting licenses for Dubois Livestock and Excavating, which...


Portland center for mentally ill displaced by building sale

Portland center for mentally ill displaced by building sale

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

Amistad is being given time to find a new home by a developer who says he plans to 'slow-play' his condo...


Maine Arts Commission holds inaugural awards ceremony

Maine Arts Commission holds inaugural awards ceremony

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

The winners in the six categories of the Maine Arts Awards will be given baskets made by National Heritage...


No image available

Maine lobstermen say move to avert collapse of herring fishery will have dire consequences

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

Trawling bans and quota reductions being proposed by regulators will result in bait shortages that will...


No image available

Island off Freeport once owned by famed Arctic explorer has likely buyer

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

But the deal for Crab Island, once purchased by Adm. Robert Peary, hasn't closed yet, the real estate...


Bumper crop of squirrels takes a bite out of Maine apple harvest

Bumper crop of squirrels takes a bite out of Maine apple harvest

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

But many orchards say they can absorb the rodent damage, as well as aftereffects of a dry summer.


No image available

Richmond voters reject temporary ban on medical marijuana storefronts

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

The 15-14 vote at a special town meeting denies a moratorium that would have given town officials time...


No image available

Queen Mary 2 anchors off Rockland

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

The huge cruise ship can carry nearly 2,700 passengers.


No image available

Governors race finances: Caron loans himself another $240,000

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

The independent, the only gubernatorial candidate to file his most recent finance report ahead of a...


No image available

Collins’ bills to ban pharmacy “gag clauses” passes House and Senate

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

President Trump, who has supported the bill and is expected to sign it, said 'Americans deserve to know...


No image available

Fishing boat captain pleads guilty in death of crew members

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

Christopher Hutchinson admitted guilt as part of an agreement to serve a 4-year prison sentence, but...


Maine man who says he was wrongly accused of sex assault reaches settlement

Maine man who says he was wrongly accused of sex assault reaches settlement

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

The former Gouldsboro resident sued the county, police and prosecutors.


No image available

Republican drops out of race for Cumberland County district attorney

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

Two candidates remain: Democrat Jon Gale and independent Jonathan Sahrbeck.


No image available

Forest products group calls for more investment

Favicon The Portland Press Herald  

FOR/Maine also wants a nimbler industry to react to rapidly changing markets.


Weather in Portland