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Roslyn Flaherty


Portland, ME, United States

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Recent articles by Roslyn:

Lewiston Public Schools see increase in COVID-19 cases

Superintendent Jake Langlais said parents should prepare for the possibility of remote classes. → Read More

Maine hotel and restaurant sales spiked in 2021

Restaurant and lodging sales reached $2.3 billion between May and August 2021, according to the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development. → Read More

Afghan refugees arrive in Lewiston as state agencies help with housing, jobs

Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services will sponsor 50-100 of them. → Read More

Alfred volunteers hand out Thanksgiving turkeys, sides to those in need

Each bag feeds roughly 6 people. → Read More

Kennebunkport's Christmas Prelude returns in person for 40th year

The prelude attracts more than 5,000 people to Kennebunkport. → Read More

Students ages 5-11 at Lewiston Public Schools get first COVID vaccine dose

Superintendent Jake Langlais said more than 200 families sent in consent forms electronically. → Read More

Maine National Guard members recognized for helping people get COVID vaccines in Auburn

Roughly 25 members have helped screen and check-in people at the Auburn site since March. → Read More

Maine food pantries see rising need ahead of the holidays

The Biddeford Food Pantry also said donations are down 15-20% compared to this time in 2020. → Read More

Maine family heartbroken after child dies in fire: 'He was the kindest, gentlest little boy'

The family's community is stepping up to help by raising close to $30,000 → Read More

Southern Maine USPS facility prepares for holiday shipping

Workers urge people to ship their packages and cards early → Read More

Supply chain issues could impact books this holiday season

Books are the latest to be impacted by supply chain issues, says a manager of a bookstore in Portland, Maine. → Read More

National supply chain issues impact Maine school cafeterias

The Westbrook School Department and Falmouth Public Schools are constantly changing lunch menus because of the issues. → Read More

Maine man running NYC Marathon to raise awareness for type 1 diabetes

Portland resident Jay Lombard was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2017 at the age of 43. → Read More

Federal money helping those in Maine find shelter in hotels set to expire at end of the year

Maine State Housing Authority has helped more than 1,000 people experiencing homelessness find shelter in hotels since the beginning of the pandemic. → Read More

Milk contracts canceled, Maine’s organic dairy farmers could go out of business

Gov. Janet Mills looks for solutions as Danone, owner of Horizon Organic, said it will stop buying milk from Maine. → Read More

Portland parents frustrated after school district cancels sporting events because of bus driver shortage

The Portland, Maine, Public School District is struggling to drive student-athletes to sporting events due to the bus driver shortage. → Read More

'Luke was an amazing man': The community remembers Deputy Luke Gross

Those who knew Deputy Luke Gross say he had a very positive influence on the community. → Read More

Experts say to start planning for Thanksgiving now due to supply shortages

Due to supply issues, experts say it may be difficult to find what you want. → Read More

MaineHealth awarded nearly $1M to study COVID-19 testing among at-risk populations

The National Institutes of Health awarded MaineHealth $940,140 to study ways to make regular COVID-19 testing easier for Maine's at-risk populations. → Read More

Portland Planning Board expected to vote on 200-bed emergency homeless shelter

The homeless shelter could be built at 654 Riverside Street in Portland, Maine → Read More