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New Blu-ray Releases: ‘A Star Is Born’, ‘Widows’, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Sisters Brothers’, ‘Robin Hood’

This week’s Blu-ray round-up features not one, but two highly underrated films from 2018 – a heist flick and a Western. You’ll also find a big Hollywood musical, two very different Disney films, and yet another reboot of Robin Hood. These are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week and beyond. A Star Is Born Back in September of 2018, when I saw A Star Is Born at TIFF, there was already a firm narrative in place that this musical remake was goi...
Tags: London, Movies, Drama, Western, Robin-Hood, Features, Chicago, Animation, Maine, Bradley Cooper, Sequels, Adaptation, Lady Gaga, Little Mermaid, The Little Mermaid, Steve McQueen


How Maine's former governor became a Trump emoluments poster boy

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage was an early and enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump's presidential bid in 2016. "I was Donald Trump before Donald Trump became popular," LePage, who spent much of his eight years in office mired in self-created controversies, told a conservative radio host about his backing of Trump. "So I think I should support him because we're one of the same cloth."
Tags: Cnn, Maine, Donald Trump, Paul Lepage, LePage


Analysis: How Maine's former governor became a Trump emoluments poster boy

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage was an early and enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump's presidential bid in 2016. "I was Donald Trump before Donald Trump became popular," LePage, who spent much of his eight years in office mired in self-created controversies, told a conservative radio host about his backing of Trump. "So I think I should support him because we're one of the same cloth."
Tags: News, Maine, Stories, Donald Trump, Paul Lepage, LePage


Man arrested in Alaska cold case to make court appearance

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who faces extradition to Alaska after his arrest in a 26-year-old cold case is due to make his first appearance in court. Court officials say 44-year-old Steven Downs, of Auburn, is scheduled to be in district court in Lewiston at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Alaska State Troopers have said […]
Tags: News, Maine, Alaska, Auburn, Northwest, Maine AP, Lewiston, Steven Downs


LePage: ‘Shame On Me’ For Being Blind To Taxpayer-Funded Trump Hotel Rate

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage denies being aware of his administration spending $1,100 a night on rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., according to an interview with WGAN-FM Monday. LePage dismissed the Sunday reports by the Press Herald and the Maine Sunday Telegram — which showed his administration billing Maine taxpayers at least $22,000 for room reservations and other expenses over a two year period — as “fiction” and said that if he had known what the rate was, he “w...
Tags: News, Washington, Maine, Trump, Paul Lepage, Trump International Hotel, LePage, Press Herald, WGAN, Summer Concepcion


LePage says he wasn’t aware of high rate paid on Trump hotel

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he was not aware of his administration spending more than $1,100 a night during a stay at a Trump hotel. LePage on Monday responded to a Portland Press Herald report that he and his staff spent at least $22,000 in public money for more […]
Tags: News, Maine, Trump, Paul Lepage, Portland Press Herald, LePage, Portland Maine


Dog reunited with owner after 8-month, 175-mile journey

SOUTH PARIS, Maine (AP) — A dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles (282 kilometers) away. The Bangor Daily News reports 5-year-old king shepherd Kaiser made his way from Ashby, Massachusetts, to South Paris, Maine, over a span of eight months. […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Nation, Maine, Kaiser, Bangor Daily News, SOUTH PARIS Maine, Ashby Massachusetts


#PopMatters20: Stephen King, 'On Writing' 20 Years Later

None Had the fates conspired to place writer Stephen King walking on the shoulder of Maine State Route 5 on 19 June 2019, at approximately 4:30PM, (rather than the actual time of 20 years earlier), the physical consequences would probably have been the same. He is walking his usual four miles a day, as he writes in his 2000 book On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Scribner, 2010). He and his family are at their summer home in western Maine. In crisp terms, he explains what happens when distracte...
Tags: Facebook, Feature, Music, Stephen King, Maine, Smith, Ryan Murphy, King, Henry James, Virginia Woolf, On Writing, Marcel Proust, Carrie, Bryan Smith, Tabitha, Richard Bachman


Shrimpers hope industry lost to warm seas won’t be forgotten

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Glen Libby looks back fondly on his days as a Maine shrimp trawler, but he’s concerned about what seafood lovers will think if the shuttered fishery ever reopens. “Shrimp? What are those?” he said. “There will be a market. But it depends how big of a market you’re talking about.” Maine’s […]
Tags: News, Nation, Maine, Portland, Maine AP, Glen Libby


The Former Governor of Maine Reportedly Spent $22,000 on Trump Hotel Stays

Former Maine Governor Paul LePage reportedly paid for more than 40 rooms at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Tags: News, Washington, Uncategorized, Maine, Paul Lepage, Trump International Hotel, Overnight, Onetime, Trump Hotel Stays


Former ME Gov. LePage, Staff Spent $22,000 In Taxpayer Dollars At Trump’s D.C. Hotel

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage and members of his staff billed Maine taxpayers at least $22,000 for room reservations and other expenses at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. over a two year period, the Portland Press Herald reported Sunday. That paper and the Maine Sunday Telegram obtained documents showing LePage’s administration paid between $362 and $1,100 per night per room a the hotel during trips to the nation’s capital, the paper reported. The documents, covering fiscal year...
Tags: News, Washington, Maine, Trump, Paul Lepage, Portland Press Herald, Trump International Hotel, LePage, Maine State Police, Press Herald, Matt Shuham, Peter J Messitte, Maine Sunday Telegram


Dog reunited with owner after 8 month, 175-mile journey

SOUTH PARIS, Maine (AP) — A dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles (282 kilometers) away. The Bangor Daily News reports 5-year-old king shepherd Kaiser made his way from Ashby, Massachusetts, to South Paris, Maine, over a span of eight months. […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Nation, Maine, Kaiser, Bangor Daily News, SOUTH PARIS Maine, Ashby Massachusetts


Lulka scores 14 to carry Albany (NY) past Maine 63-54

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Adam Lulka had 14 points and nine rebounds as Albany got past Maine 63-54 on Sunday. Cameron Healy had 16 points for Albany (9-17, 4-7 America East Conference). Ahmad Clark added 13 points and seven assists. Devonte Campbell had 11 points for the visiting team. Andrew Fleming had 14 points for […]
Tags: News, Sports, Maine, Albany, Bangor, Maine AP, Albany NY, Andrew Fleming, Cameron Healy, Ahmad Clark, Adam Lulka, Devonte Campbell, Lulka


Former governor spent $22K on Trump hotel stays: report

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Documents obtained by a Maine newspaper show the state’s former Republican governor and his staff spent at least $22,000 in public money at a hotel owned by the family of President Donald Trump. The Portland Press Herald reports Sunday that former Gov. Paul LePage and staff paid for more than 40 […]
Tags: News, Nation, Maine, Donald Trump, Trump, Paul Lepage, Portland Press Herald, AUGUSTA Maine AP


Relative's DNA Solves A 1993 Murder Cold Case

A 44-year-old living in Maine has just been arrested and charged with committing a murder when he was 18, the Washington Post reports: The April 1993 slaying of Sophie Sergie, an Alaska Native, was one of the state's most notorious cold cases until Friday, when authorities announced that DNA genealogical mapping helped triangulate a genetic match... Police recovered the suspect's DNA from Sergie's body. At the time, the district court filing said, DNA processing technology had not been introduce...
Tags: Washington Post, Tech, Fbi, Maine, Alaska, Alaska Native, Sergie, Sophie Sergie


Inn by the Sea: Maine Resort Romance in Luxury!

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Tags: Travel, Food, Arts, Romance, Animals, Maine, Great Hotels, Usa: New England


Florida State trio combines for no-hitter in opener

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Drew Parrish and relievers Conor Grady and Chase Haney combined for Florida State’s 10th no-hitter in the Seminoles’ 11-0 season-opening victory over Maine on Friday. Parrish went five innings, striking out five and walking one. Grady struck out four and walked one in three innings, and Haney had a strikeout and […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Maine, Florida State, Seminoles, Grady, TALLAHASSEE Fla, Parrish, Haney, Drew Parrish, Conor Grady, Chase Haney


5 Things You Need To Have Ready Before You Tell Anyone About Your Music

Having music is all well and good, but when it comes to getting a relevant party interested, your ephemeral window of opportunity can't be wasted. Here we Chris Robley details five critical elements you must be able to call upon if you want to cultivate interest in your work. ______________________________ By Chris Robley of CD Baby for the DIY Musician blog No, I’m not talking about a recording. Not a press quote. Not a marketing plan. Not a logo. Not a social media following. T...
Tags: Music, Marketing, Maine, Guest Post, Musicians, Montreal, Music Business, LA Times, Chris Robley, Folk Alliance International, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting


Lobster boat captain sentenced in death of 2 crewmen

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine lobster boat captain has been sentenced to four years in prison for the death of a pair of crewmen. The U.S. attorney’s office says 30-year-old Christopher Hutchinson was sentenced Thursday after he previously pleaded guilty to two counts of seaman’s manslaughter. Prosecutors say Hutchinson had been using alcohol and […]
Tags: News, Nation, Maine, Hutchinson, Portland Maine, Christopher Hutchinson


A century after prohibition

One hundred years ago last month the necessary number of states ratified the 18th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors. The Amendment went into effect the following year. Thus, next January, my fellow dry Southern Baptists may raise a toast to the time when our great republic gave a black eye to demon rum and the evil alcoholic beverage industry. Or, maybe not. I recall Prohibition being taught in history classes as a...
Tags: Washington, Germany, New York City, Religion, Atlanta, Georgia, Ireland, Maine, Farmers, Wheeler, Broadway, Birmingham, Ken Burns, New England, South, McCoy


A Reimagined Ranch House: An Artist’s Family Home, Ikea Kitchen and DIY Bath Ideas Included

“If you had known in advance all that your house would require—three move-out renovations in seven years—would you still have bought it?” Maya Schindler has come to see her Long Island, New York, ranch house as a member of her posse and her devotion to it is unwavering. Especially now that it’s been tailor remade for her and her family: husband, Ranaan Schul, and their kids, Naomi, 7, and Mikael, 5. Maya is a painter/installation artist and Ranaan is a mathematician—they met in high school in Je...
Tags: Books, England, New York, Etsy, Ebay, La, Israel, Jerusalem, Barcelona, Brooklyn, Maine, Yale, Hurricane Sandy, Ikea, Pink, Vermont


Congrats To Maine On Moose-Calling Record

Congratulations to the Maine Moose Festival. They announced that they had set a world record when more than 1,000 people made moose calls.
Tags: News, Maine


Trump's National Emergency Plan Is 'Gross Violation' Of Constitution, Senator Says

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, of the Armed Services committee, about President Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to build a wall along the Southern border.
Tags: News, Maine, Npr, Trump, Audie Cornish, Armed Services Committee


Today in History for February 15th

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain; The Soviet Union's last troops leave Afghanistan; Astronomer Galileo and suffragist Susan B. Anthony born. (Feb. 15)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, America, Spain, Ap, Afghanistan, Maine, Havana, Soviet Union, Susan B Anthony


Republican Senators Express Disapproval With Border Funding Bill and National Emergency Declaration

Several Republican senators expressed disapproval Thursday at Congress's border funding deal as well as President Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for a border wall."I’m disappointed with both the massive, bloated, secretive bill that just passed and with the president’s intention to declare an emergency to build a wall," Senator Rand Paul wrote on Twitter."I, too, want stronger border security, including a wall in some areas. But how we do things matters. Ove...
Tags: Florida, News, Congress, Mexico, Senate, White House, Maine, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Susan Collins, Collins, Trump, Rubio, Democratic House, Pelosi, Charles Schumer


Plaque that calls Native Americans ‘savage enemies’ removed

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A Maine town has removed a 90-year-old cemetery plaque that referred to Native Americans as “savage enemies.” Yarmouth Town Manager Nat Tupper says the historical marker was brought to his attention by residents who were preparing to make a presentation of the documentary “Dawnland” at the local library. Tupper says the […]
Tags: News, Nation, Maine, Maine AP, Yarmouth, Tupper, Yarmouth Town, Nat Tupper, Dawnland


I’m Writing

I have had a book (or books) living inside of me for as long as I can remember. I’m finally making it a priority to get it out. Life has recently conspired to make this possible. My coaching business is fruitful and sustainable after several years of growth. I’ve said No to a few big projects that don’t match my goals. And last week, we relocated to Maine where we have total peace and quiet, and views of the ocean from every window. My business remains based in New York City, but for the next f...
Tags: Books, Writing, New York City, Book, Blogging, Maine, Kelly, Fredrick, Kripalu, Kelly Notaras, Fredrick Stable, Fredrick Round


Bank robber gets away, until he slips and spills his cash — right in front of a police officer

A gentleman robbed a bank and was about to make a clean getaway — until he slipped on ice and spilled his stolen cash right in front of a police officer. Like a skit from a vaudeville show, the bank robber held up Bangor Savings Bank in Maine on Tuesday and then made a clumsy run for it. Things were going well, until dumb bad luck got in the way. Via centralmaine.com: He ran across four lanes of traffic on Main Street and into the Ming Lee restaurant parking lot, slipped on the ice and found h...
Tags: Post, News, Maine, Bangor Savings Bank, Bank Robberies, Ming Lee, Joseph Massey, Bank Robbers, Maine State Police Computer Crimes Task Force


On Books, Writing, and Life - Interview with Author Cameron J. Quinn

In case you missed author Cameron J. Quinn wrote a really cool "3 Suggestions on a Saturday Night" post for us, and now I'm so excited to interview her! Read her Saturday night post here and then come back and check out the interview!First, tell me about your latest book and what it is about.My latest release was How to Get Arrested. I pulled the original and rewrote it because I love the series and the characters and the first time I published it, I didn't have the knowledge about craft or the...
Tags: Religion, Maine, Cameron, South America, Quinn, Jones, Morgan, Holmes, Trent, Marina, Naomi, Remmy, Zurik, Kenneth Oppel, Silverwing, Nicole Pyles


Freeze! Bank robber slips on ice just as he happens to pass police officer

A man who had just robbed a Bangor Savings Bank fell, sending cash flying in the wind in front of a state special agentA heist turned into a winter ice-capade in central Maine this week. Police say a man who had just robbed a bank ran across four lanes of traffic and a restaurant parking area before slipping on ice and dropping his gun – and the money – right in front of a state police special agent.In Waterville, in central Maine, police chief Joseph Massey said a gust of wind sent the dollar b...
Tags: US news, Maine, US crime, Waterville, Bangor Savings Bank, Joseph Massey, Freeze Bank