Katharine Bavoso, NEWS CENTER Maine

Katharine Bavoso


Portland, ME, United States

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Past articles by Katie:

Marvel superhero's backstory based in Maine

Captain Marvel, a.k.a. Carol Danvers, will have her backstory explained in the all new five part series The Life Of Captain Marvel, the first of which is on store shelves Wednesday, July 18th. The story will follow Danvers through her childhood memories of her time spent with family during Summer seasons at their vacation home in Harpswell, Maine, where she eventually returns to face her demons… → Read More

Maine GOP continues to cast doubt on Ranked Choice Voting following midterm election

When asked about the claims made by Savage, Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said there was an error discovered during the process, but not one that changed the outcome of the election. → Read More

Community hosts third annual Thanksgiving Scarborough

Thanksgiving Scarborough is toted as a community meal for the community by the community with local residents, businesses, and non-profits donating their time, food, and other items to create a welcoming environment for Mainers to gather and enjoy each other's company over a home cooked Thanksgiving dinner. → Read More

Ranked Choice Voting process for Maine's 2nd District race begins

For the first time in Maine and the nation, a federal race will be determined by runoff vote. → Read More

Ranked choice set to decide District 2 race, while Poliquin camp insists election night "win"

Once all the ballots are delivered to the Elkins Building in the Williams Pavilion in Augusta, the ranking process will begin. The Secretary of State's office expects the ballots to begin arriving around 2pm Thursday. → Read More

Bus Driver pleads not guilty to hitting autistic teen

A former bus driver from MSAD 15 pleaded not guilty to hitting a student with autism despite security footage and a witness who say otherwise. → Read More

Fetch ME a Home: HART of Maine with Tabert and Colista!

Their original owner passed away and the pair was brought to Maine all the way from Memphis, TN to find their forever home. Could it be with you? → Read More

What could you buy with $1.6 billion?

So, cash payout and taxes aside, what can you actually buy with $1.6 billion? NEWS CENTER Maine's Katie Bavoso and Clay Gordon decided to do a little digging and find out. → Read More

Political Brew: Polite politics, and a Mainer for Medicaid

The race for governor has been a fairly polite affair. Does that help or hurt the candidates? And what impact will former Maine DHHS commissioner Mary Mayhew have when she oversees Medicaid for the Trump administration? → Read More

New York man arrested for threats to Senator Susan Collins

The New York Post says Ronald DeRisi of Smithtown, New York was arrested Friday for making several threatening phone calls earlier this month to the offices of Collins and Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa for their votes on now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. → Read More

Fetch ME a Home: Mars from Midcoast Humane!

Mars is a five-year-old Great Dane mix with a lot of strength, but a lot of love. All Mars wants to do is be around people and get attention. → Read More

Call to boycott Maine hits social media after Collins vote for Kavanaugh

People are urging others on social media not to support Maine's economy or visit the state using the #boycottmaine after Sen. Collins voted to confirm Kavanaugh as a US Supreme Court Justice. → Read More

Fetch ME a Home: Baxter at Lucky Pup Rescue! October 6, 2018

Baxter is an eight-year-old pom-chi who is ready to find his forever hom. This little guy has an extremely calm, well behaved demeanor. → Read More

Historic Maine island 'under agreement' a month after going on the market

The historic little island went on the market for the first time in 65 years on August 17th for $950,000, and came under agreement on September 14th. → Read More

Fetch ME a Home: Maggie the beagle from Midcoast Humane. September 22, 2018

While she loves to follow her nose and play outside, Maggie's favorite thing is cuddling up to anyone who will love on her. → Read More

Fetch ME a Home: Lucky Pup Rescue with Mazda the dog! September 15th, 2018

Named for her running speed, Mazda is a two-year-old mixed breed that was brought to Maine from Tennessee to find her forever home. → Read More

Do-gooder with metal detector returns wedding ring lost on beach for more than a week

By the following evening, the ring was still missing. Davis wrote a frantic post to the Facebook group Friends of Old Orchard Beach, Maine explaining what happened and begging people to keep an eye out for the beloved piece of jewelry. → Read More

Fetch ME a Home: Heidi a.k.a. Ida with Passion For Pets, September 1, 2018

Heidi-Ida has so much love to give, and you'd be surprised to see just how sweet and gentle and upbeat she is after hearing her story. → Read More

Fetch ME a Home: Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, August 25th, 2018

Zeke is a three-year-old hound mix who leads with his nose. → Read More

Skin cancer rates on the rise in Maine while access to care is stretched thin

Maine is the seventh highest in rates of new skin cancer cases in the United States. Other New England states show worse ratings; New Hampshire is number two and Vermont is number three. However, Massachusetts sits low at number 44. → Read More