Morning Links - Saturday June 22, 2024


Nor’westers & Black Storms | কালবৈশাখী ও काली आँधी 🏛 SPACE

Asylum Seekers

IWC condemns Biden policy shift on immigration - 🏛 Amjambo Africa

Bears, Sharks, and Zombies

Dozens of snakes rescued following Portland 3-alarm fire 🏛 WMTW


City News Round Up: Friday, June 21, 2024 🏛 City of Portland

Letter: Will it be fame or shame connected to new PMA building? 🏛 Portland Press Herald

Climate Emergency

Maine heat-related emergency room visits spiked during heat wave 🏛 Bangor Daily News

Maine AG asks court to dismiss suit alleging lack of action to address climate change 🏛 Maine Morning Star

Maine AG asks judge to dismiss EV lawsuit that claims state is failing to reach climate goals 🏛 Portland Press Herald

Powerful storms bring down trees, knock out power in Maine 🏛 WMTW

Heat records fall in multiple Maine communities 🏛 WMTW

Climate change impacts send Maine home insurance soaring 🏛 Maine Public


Democratic primary for Midcoast seat in the Maine Senate decided by 25 votes after recount 🏛 Maine Public


Denmark considers tightening regulations on water extraction 🏛 The Maine Monitor

Sanford manufacturer fined for repeated environmental violations 🏛 The Maine Monitor

Maine Forest Rangers use drones to help find fires started by lightning strikes 🏛 WGME

20 years worth of spent nuclear fuel at former Maine Yankee nuclear plant. 🏛 Reddit

Letter: Clear the blockage on Presumpscot River 🏛 Portland Press Herald

Food and Drink

Blue Lobster Tasting Room Opens Today 🏛 Portland Food Map

Stonewall Reopens in Portland 🏛 Portland Food Map

Maine Food & Dining News: Lewiston, Wiscasset, Brunswick, Rockport 🏛 Portland Food Map

USDA official joins Rep. Chellie Pingree at Fork Food Lab tour 🏛 WCSH News Center Maine

Federal funding boosts South Portland's Fork Food Lab, helping local food businesses 🏛 WGME


Maine home sales, value increases holding steady for 4th month in a row 🏛 Bangor Daily News

Ribbon Cut at New Affordable Housing Community for Older Residents 🏛 WGME


Portland verifying petition signatures to change hazard pay rule 🏛 WGME


Deadly violence in Auburn another call to action in legal services 🏛 Bangor Daily News


Here are some animal signs to look out for while hiking in Maine 🏛 Bangor Daily News


Your images inspire us to Frame the Bay! 🏛 Friends of Casco Bay

Moose in Lamoine today 🏛 Reddit

A short visit to the Maine coast in Harpswell. 🏛 Reddit


Attorney general says man fired 15 shots at Portland officers before his death in I-295 shootout 🏛 Portland Press Herald

Fatal 2023 Portland police shooting ruled justified 🏛 Bangor Daily News

Deadly Portland police shooting ruled justified by AG 🏛 WMTW

Portland News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News 🏛 WGME

Portland officer acted in self-defense in fatal shooting: AG says 🏛 WCSH News Center Maine


You, Maine voters, will choose Maine’s official flag 🏛 Bangor Daily News

Letter: Collins’ criticism of Trump prosecution was spot on 🏛 Portland Press Herald

Public Safety

Crews respond to second fire at Portland apartment building in as many days 🏛 Portland Press Herald

Portland building catches fire twice within 24 hours 🏛 WCSH News Center Maine

Crews battle 3-alarm in Portland 🏛 WGME

Old Orchard Beach Lifeguards rescue 11 people Sunday 🏛 Saco Bay News


Sea Dogs swept on Friday 🏛 WMTW

Portland pro soccer club nears first phase of Fitzpatrick Stadium renovations 🏛 Portland Press Herald


Maine travelers should apply for their Real ID soon 🏛 WCSH News Center Maine

Things to Do

Portland Museum of Art Free Concert 🏛 Maine Public

The Hadacol Bouncers | 64 Auburn Street, Portland, ME, United States, Maine 04103 | June 21, 2024 🏛 HappeningNext

Shit in the Dirt Film Festival 🏛 Shit in the Dirt Film Festival

Greek Festival begins in Portland 🏛 WGME

Tonight…and some other nights, too 🏛 Reddit

Renowned Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Coming to Maine 🏛 WJBQ


Breeze Airways expands service from Portland Jetport 🏛 WMTW

Traffic improvements along Old Orchard Beach halfway intersection and spur corridor under review 🏛 Saco Bay News

Tribal Sovereignty

The time-honored valor and sacrifice of Wabanaki veterans 🏛 Bangor Daily News


Opinion: Misguided rate increases ignore Maine ratepayers, clean energy developers 🏛 Portland Press Herald