Portland, Maine is the latest in the growing list of cities in the US to ban facial recognition technologies. PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland Mayor Kate Snyder said the city will not enforce a new minimum wage ordinance until 2022, delaying an emergency-pay rule from going into effect in … City of Portland staff are readying implementation of the five citizen initiative ordinances that were passed by Portland voters during the November 3 election. Follow Us: NEWS CENTER Maine. The Diocese of Portland is allowing Maine churches to hold public Masses with restrictions and safeguards in place. Latest headlines: Cyber Monday 2020 Early Deals; Portland Weekly Weather Forecast; Portland: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale WEN covers local news, incubates new talent, and provides affordable advertising for local businesses. The 2020 election was a rejection of the "far-left" policies of people like Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told "The Story" in an exclusive interview Monday. Around 30% of Maine residents identify as religious, and those who do practice most commonly identify as Catholic. Home. WMTW News 8 is your source for the latest local headlines and live alerts. Maine surpasses 11,000 coronavirus cases ... Pickup goes over guardrails in snowstorm, killing 2. Posted on: November 24, 2020 City Staff Readying Implementation of Recently Passed Citizen Initiative Ordinances. As we’re currently shifting through all of the national and local votes from last night’s elections, here’s a small but important victory for privacy advocates out of Portland, Maine. Coronavirus Iconic Maine businesses couldn’t survive the pandemic shutdown and restrictions. Portland is also a refugee resettlement area. 4:30am - 5am: News Center Early Morning Report: 5am - 7am: News Center Morning Report: 12pm - 12:30pm: News Center at Noon: 5pm - 6:30pm: News Center: 7pm - 7:30pm Emergency: 911. PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search on Tuesday evening for four Maine fishermen whose boat went down 20 miles off the coast of … The Maine Mariners and the other five members of the ECHL North Division said Wednesday they are suspending the 2020-21 season and planning to return in 2021-22. Portland, Oregon's largest city, is known for its art scene, microbreweries, coffee and the slogan "keep Portland weird". PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have arrested a man accused of killing his father's cat with a frying pan on Thanksgiving — a day after he was released on bail for a separate incident. Phone: 207-874-8479. Congolese asylum seekers inundate Maine after being sent from San Antonio, Texas. Portland, Maine has passed a ballot initiative banning the use of facial recognition by police and city agencies. PORTLAND, Maine(NEWS CENTER) -- Portland police are investigating a stabbing that happened Tuesday morning on Marginal way in Portland.. Police say around 3:30 am officers responded to a 911 call for a fight in the area of 132 Marginal Way. Listen to News Radio WGAN on Your Smart Speaker. The West End News (WEN) is a free independent community newspaper published monthly in Portland, Maine, since 2001. We also provide tools to help businesses grow, network and hire. The thought of Maine may conjure up images of sleepy coastal towns with craggy coastlines, boats blowing in the wind and loads of lobster, but Portland is so much more than that. Retreat It is owned by New Portland Publishing; Marian McCue and Karen Wood, co-founders. Contact Us: Portland Police Department. A number of iconic Maine businesses have closed this year due to … NEWS CENTER Maine is the NBC affiliate for the Portland-Auburn/Bangor markets which includes Northern, Southern Maine and Eastern New Hampshire.