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Working: New state, new role at Museum L-A

LEWISTON — More than a year after Jessie Adkins moved from Massachusetts to Poland to be closer to aging grandparents, the four- to six-hour...

Canadian company ditches plans for large Auburn pot grow

AUBURN (AP) — A Canadian company has ditched plans to buy a marijuana-growing facility in Auburn, Maine. The Bangor Daily News reports that Vancouver-based C21...

Mystery Photo for August 19

If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at bmail@sunjournal.com or call 207-689-2896 and leave a voice mail with your answer,...

Face Time: Going for the millions with Christopher Matthews

"Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Christopher Matthews, that's who. Since the game show first launched in the U.S. 19 years ago, the Lewiston man...

FCAS: Adoptable pets can have new dispositions outside the shelter

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Animal Shelter is featuring Khai and Saxson as its Pets of the Week. Khai is a 3-year-old male American pitbull terrier....

Parish center renovations completed in Mechanic Falls

MECHANIC FALLS — Members of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish recently celebrated a milestone in the renovation of the parish center at Our Lady...

Marijuana industry target for crime

Using crowbars and jackhammers, thieves broke into Dawson and Kelly Julia’s medical cannabis grow in Unity two years ago, forcing their way past a...

Juror no-show problem targeted by fed-up judge in central Maine

SKOWHEGAN — Superior Court Justice Robert Mullen has had enough with people not showing up for jury duty. So much so that Mullen, the state’s...

Local & State

3-year-old hit by SUV in Lewiston Sunday

LEWISTON — A 3-year-old Lewiston girl suffered minor injuries Sunday night when she was struck by a car. The mother of Nina Patrick had parked...

L-A This Week

MONDAY, Aug.20 LEWISTON — School Committee, 6:45 p.m., Dingley Building. Agenda: report on restorative practices at Montello Elementary School.  AUBURN — City Council workshop and meeting, 5:30...

This week's agenda

Monday Casco: Open Space Commission, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Casco: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center Jay: Solid Waste Committee, 5:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Selectmen,...

Phillips Old Home Days

Miley White, 5, of Winslow waits patiently as she gets the final touches on her face painting at the Wonderland...

This week's agenda

Monday Casco: Open Space Commission, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Casco: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center Jay: Solid Waste Committee, 5:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Selectmen,...

Police search for man suspected in 10 Mexico burglaries

MEXICO — Police are searching for a West Paris man suspected in 10 burglaries over 18 days. Police Chief Roy Hodsdon said Friday an arrest warrant...

This week's agenda

Monday Casco: Open Space Commission, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Casco: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center Jay: Solid Waste Committee, 5:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Selectmen,...

Oxford County arrest log

• Louise Marie Lucci, 40, of Rumford, two counts of failure to appear, failure to pay fines, 10:18 a.m. Aug. 15 in Rumford, Rumford...

Suicide survivors help create a community of healing

When Amanda Garay lost her brother, Chris Langlais, to suicide in 2015, it was immediately clear to her that she needed to do something...

Westbrook Democrat resigns after misconduct allegations

Dillon Bates, a two-term Democratic state representative from Westbrook who has been accused of inappropriate relationships with female students, has resigned effective immediately. Democratic House...

Sports

PHOTOS — Red Eddies take the field for Maroon and White...

EL quarterback Leighton Girardin throws a pass during Friday's scrimmage at Walton Field in Auburn. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)Longtime EL assistant coach Dale Brown, who...

Rumford native Dave Giroux joining wrestling hall of fame

Rumford native Dave Giroux, left, with Gerald Perkins. Giroux will be inducted into the Maine Amateur Wrestling Alliance Hall of Fame on Saturday. (Submitted...

Gymnastics: Biles sweeps all 4 events on way to 5th US...

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic champion Simone Biles easily won her fifth US women’s gymnastics title Sunday night, winning all four events as well as...

IndyCar: Rossi wins at Pocono in race marred by violent wreck

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens’...

Gymnastics: Biles sweeps all 4 events on way to 5th US...

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic champion Simone Biles easily won her fifth US women’s gymnastics title Sunday night, winning all four events as well as...

IndyCar: Rossi wins at Pocono in race marred by violent wreck

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens’...

Local golf results

Apple Valley Wednesday, August 8 Women's League Pink Lady results: Gross — Diana Poliquin/Anita Olko/Elaine Dube/Ethel Landry; Net: A Flight — Diana Poliquin 36; B Flight — Elaine...

Local golf results

Apple Valley Wednesday, August 1 "Three Chicks and a Rooster" sidestep results: Net — 1. Chad Hopkins/Kaitlin Gallagher/Meghan Barriault/Claudette Stewart 59 2. Bill Pepin/Elaine Dube/Jill Longstaff/Ethel Landry...

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