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What's Trending with Brett Whitmarsh

12:40 PM, Mar 21, 2014

Social Media Contributor Brett Whitmarsh examines what's happening on the interwebs with a look at some trending videos, hot articles and digital spring cleaning.

National Red Cross Month

2:44 PM, Mar 20, 2014

March is National Red Cross month and the need for blood is high in the Northeast. Given the difficult winter we've had, donors have been unable to make it as frequently as they might like and some drives have been postponed or canceled.

Peanut Butter Patty Parfaits - Girl Scouts of Maine

12:45 PM, Mar 20, 2014

Girl Scout cookies are here! And delicious! And while they can be a dessert all on their own, they can also be just one ingredient in a delicious sweet treat.

Live and Local at One Longfellow Square

12:00 PM, Mar 20, 2014

One Longfellow Square and Portland Greendrinks are putting on a new music series called Live & Local at OLS. This Saturday will be their kickoff party with a slew of great local bands and entertaining personalities.

Salsa Dancing Lessons in Portland

6:59 PM, Mar 19, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- As we desperately wish for warmer temperatures, things are heating up at The Pearl in Portland. Salsa Dancing lessons are being offered there every Thursday night.

The music of KGFREEZE

12:07 PM, Mar 19, 2014

Maine musician Kyle Gervais is releasing the debut album of his solo project, KGFREEZE, with a show this Friday at Port City Music Hall.

Maine Jewish Film Festival

12:06 PM, Mar 19, 2014

The Maine Jewish Film Festival is coming up the week of March 22nd - 29th. The unofficial motto is "You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy these films." Organizers have 30 films on a wide range of topics slated to play in theaters across Maine.

Remembering Ann Crowley Murray Paige

7:09 PM, Mar 18, 2014

(NEWS CENTER) -- We want to take a moment to tell you that a longtime friend and colleague of ours here at NEWS CENTER has died after a long battle with cancer.

207 Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance

1:21 PM, Mar 18, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- There are many different ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. For the Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance, celebrating Irish heritage happens year round.

Mr. Sherman Cupcakes - Nothing Bakes Like a Parrott

1:04 PM, Mar 18, 2014

Jessica Parrott, from the Nothing Bakes Like A Parrott bakery, shares her recipe for a whimsical, moustachioed cupcake called "The Mr. Sherman."

Porter Fox - "Deep: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow"

1:02 PM, Mar 18, 2014

Porter Fox is an avid skier and outdoors enthusiast who is an editor for Powder magazine. He has published a book called "Deep: The story of skiing and the future of snow" which examines how global climate change has impacted and will impact winter recreational sports. 

New Releases - Bull Moose

5:05 PM, Mar 17, 2014

The boys from Bull Moose talk about this week's new releases in movies and CDs.

Chef Michael Bates-Walsh - Mussels with Lemongrass Ginger Broth

11:11 AM, Mar 17, 2014

Chef Michael Bates-Walsh from the restaurant C2, located in the newly renovated Westin Portland Harborview Hotel shares his recipe for mussels.

The music of Monique Barrett

7:47 PM, Mar 14, 2014

Monique Barrett is a Portland based singer/songwriter who has been playing around the area for years. She has an acoustic/folk sensibility. She is releasing her first album, 'Steps', this weekend at One Longfellow in Portland.

The Alan Kelly Gang

7:43 PM, Mar 14, 2014

The Alan Kelly Gang is centered in Ireland - but its members come from countries all over the world. They're wrapping up a tour promoting a new album.

Thomas College President Laurie Lachance

12:26 PM, Mar 14, 2014

Laurie Lachance, the president of Thomas College, will be inducted into the Maine Women's Hall of Fame this weekend. She has had a long career as an economist and shares some insight on what she thinks the state of Maine needs.

Lemon Ricotta Cookies - Amy Bouchard

12:23 PM, Mar 14, 2014

Amy Bouchard brings a taste of spring with her recipe for lemon ricotta cookies.

Chicago Second City Touring Company

8:41 PM, Mar 13, 2014

Comedians from the famous comedy troupe Second City, based in Chicago, are performing at the Camden Opera House this weekend.

Portland Facial Hair Festival

8:40 PM, Mar 13, 2014

Portland's premiere showcase for furry upper lips, The 'Stache Pag, has expanded this year into a full weekend of facial hair events. There are benefits, competitions, a film festival and a farmer's market.

Lucid Skis using real Maine wood

8:38 PM, Mar 13, 2014

PHILLIPS, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- There's a type of ski that is becoming more and more popular in the mountains of Maine. Lucid Skis start as hard wood and end as hard wood and they're made right in the mountains of Maine.

Grace the library dog

1:05 PM, Mar 13, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Literacy at a young age is easy to want for your child, but a lot harder to teach. The fear of messing up a word, or not being as good as your peers are common among children learning to read. There are those who don't judge the stutters or mispronunciations. At the Portland Public Library that person happens to be a dog.

Finance Authority of Maine - College Prep

12:01 PM, Mar 13, 2014

It's that time where the families of many college-bound students know what their expected contribution will be, but don't yet know which school they'll be attending. FAME helps lay out a plan for the coming months.