Taking Action Against Pancreatic Cancer

Taking Action Against Pancreatic Cancer

As far back as she can remember, Sarah Swanson liked to hang out at her mother's jewelry store — G. Irwin Co. in Kittery. It's closed now. Sarah's mother Ann Pardoe died at the age of 62 on March 3, 2013, 11 months after she was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Read more ...

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Three arrested, one to hospital in So Portland incident


(NEWS CENTER) – South Portland Police say a two hour fight led to three arrests and one person sent to hospital with wounds from an "edged" weapon.

Lt. Frank Clark of the South Portland Police Department said officers had been called to Cannon Road around midnight for a disturbance. Officers left the scene after finding no evidence of a fight.

Clark said at approximately 2:08 a.m. Saturday morning, officers returned for a routine check and encountered several individuals, evidence including a significant amount of blood and a knife. Police say evidence led them to believe someone was severely injured.

Officials say, with help from the Portland Police Department's K-9 unit, they were able to locate a possible victim. Police say a 23-year-old man was transported by EMS to the Maine Medical Center for treatment.

Sex After Menopause

Sex After Menopause

You finally made it through menopause. The problem is along with no more periods you also seem to have no more desire for sex. Take heart. You’re not alone. Read more ...

Birthday balloon landing in Scarborough


SCARBOROUGH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – What looked to some as a near miss, was actually an on target landing.

Some passersby looked to the sky Saturday morning on the Broadturn Road in Scarborough and though a balloon was coming close to homes. Joe Shevenell, owner of Hot Fun Balloons Flights, said a woman had purchased the balloon ride for her mother's 90th birthday party and got the ride of her life.

Shevenell said the landing in the front yard was planned as part of the birthday celebration.

Shevenell said it was a beautiful morning for this sort of ride and was exactly what the customer wanted.


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Moving When You're Elderly: How to make it a smooth transition

Moving When You're Elderly: How to make it a smooth transition

Helen Livingston did not want to pack up her belongings and move out of her condo. "I wish I could have stayed," she told me when we talked on the phone recently. "I was very happy." Read more ...

30th anniversary: Joan Benoit Samuelson wins gold medal


CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Thirty years ago Joan Benoit Samuelson won a gold medal for the first women's Olympic marathon on this day August 5, 1984.

A year later, she made history by winning the 1985 Chicago Marathon in an American-record time of 2 hours, 21 minutes, 21 seconds.

Joan Benoit Samuelson is founder and chair of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K. The 6.2-mile run, starting at Crescent Beach and ending at Portland Head Light, the nation's first commissioned lighthouse is the largest road race ever in Maine. This race in Cape Elizabeth draws runners from all parts of the U.S. and elite athletes from around the world.


The Best Blueberry Cake I Ever Ate!

The Best Blueberry Cake I Ever Ate!

We're upta camp and my husband invited our neighbors over for a cup of coffee. "You should make them something delicious with those blueberries we got," he said. "Something like the blueberry buckle my mother used to make." Read more ...