21, Aug 2014 - This Hour: Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press
Maine's attorney general says a police officer was acting in defense of himself and others when he fatally shot a 66-year-old man in Windham. Janet Mills says that Cumberland County Deputy Sherriff Nicholas Mangino was...
18, Aug 2014 - Portland, ME LePage wants welfare lawsuit put in federal court
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage's administration wants to move a lawsuit over municipal welfare benefits to federal court. The Maine Municipal Association and two cities filed the lawsuit in the Cumberland County Superior Court last month. It challenges the administration's directive that municipalities not provide general ...
05, Apr 2014 - Cumberland, ME IT HAPPENED IN WINDHAM: A productive prison
Ninety-five years ago, in 1919, the state of Maine established the State Reformatory for Men, located in South Windham on property it bought from Cumberland County. The “County Farm” was located here, and was called the “Home for Inebriates.”
22, Jul 2013 - Cumberland, ME Donegal Illegal Detained in US
THE family of a young Irishman held in an American jail has appealed to the U.S. authorities to deport him without further delay.Soldier's son Brian Gethins was arrested last week while on his way by bus to visit his Irish American girlfriend Shannon Reynolds.The 22-year-old is being held as an illegal immigrant in Cumberland County Jail in Portland, Maine.His parents Jimmy and Majella Gethins ...