Morning Links - Friday November 17, 2023


Maine Native Nick Prato, released his first CD 'All The Space' πŸ› WCSH News Center Maine


New chamber of commerce president envisions future of ME business πŸ› WCSH News Center Maine

Climate Emergency

Former Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah speaks on climate change, public health - YouTube - NEWS CENTER Maine


Maine receives $8 million to aid preschool access for low-income families πŸ› WGME


Letter to the editor: We shouldn’t tolerate illegal road signs πŸ› Portland Press Herald


Scientists report high level of whale activity off Maine coast this fall πŸ› Maine Public

Maine lawmakers to consider banning eminent domain for Aroostook wind project πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Presumpscot Regional Land Trust hires new executive director πŸ› The Windham Eagle

New England Aquarium shares photos of high-level right whale activity off Maine coast - YouTube - NEWS CENTER Maine

Food and Drink

Jerome's Sports Bar πŸ› Portland Food Map

Sports bar Jerome’s to take over The Snug’s spot on Congress Street πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Off Track Pizza on Exchange πŸ› Portland Food Map

The Abbey Coffee Shop and Cocktail Bar in Brunswick πŸ› Portland Food Map


Physicians speak up about gun violence as Maine grieves from mass shootings πŸ› Maine Public

Ruger investors press CEO on potential for profit surge in wake of Lewiston mass shooting πŸ› Maine Public

Maine Community Foundation raises $1.8 million for Lewsiton Victims & Families Fund πŸ› The West End News

Weak laws and information sharing gaps may have contributed toLewiston shooting πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Health Care

Maine hospital partners with Dana Farber Cancer Institute πŸ› WCSH News Center Maine


Throwback Thursday Photo: Trains on Commercial Street 1980 & 2023 πŸ› Portland Old Port


Letter to the editor: Many landlords are simply neighbors providing housing πŸ› Portland Press Herald


State workers deliver over 1,100 letters to Mills demanding competitive pay πŸ› Maine Beacon

Maine state workers deliver letters seeking better pay, conditions amid contract negotiations - YouTube - NEWS CENTER Maine


Coyote trapping in Cape Elizabeth raises ethical questions among residents πŸ› Portland Press Herald


November’s Moon over Long Lake, Harrison, Maine πŸ› Reddit

Good evening Maine! πŸ› Reddit

Maine photographer took portraits of more than 100 dogs for book πŸ› Bangor Daily News


Rally at Pingree's Portland Office Friday, November 17 to Urge Her Support for Ceasefire πŸ› Munjoy Hill News

Things to Do

In photos: Gardens Aglow opens for the season, shining bright in Boothbay πŸ› Portland Press Herald


Portland mayor-elect discusses encampment proposal ahead of vote πŸ› WMTW

Lawmakers will take up bills to increase shelter funding, but won’t ban encampment sweeps πŸ› Portland Press Herald


Person drives stolen car into Casco Bay, rescued by lobsterman πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Lobsterman pulls person from submerged car in Casco Bay, police say πŸ› WGME

Lobsterman pulls driver from vehicle that ended up in the ocean πŸ› WMTW

Portland Fire and Police Perform Life Saving Actions Responding to a Vehicle in Water off E. Prom Reported Stolen Earlier in the Day πŸ› Munjoy Hill News

Person drives vehicle off boat launch into ocean at Portland's East End Beach - YouTube - NEWS CENTER Maine

Man pulled from car in the water in Portland - YouTube - WMTW-TV