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Planting petunias, lilies

Dana Drew of the Lewiston Public Works Tree and Landscape Division, plants canna lilies and petunias in one of 40 raised flower beds in...

This year's Moxie Festival parade to honor Gina Mason

LISBON — A Lisbon tradition will have a few new twists this year. This year’s Moxie Festival — whose theme is “ Moxie Through the...

Livermore Falls police arrest Jay siblings who now face multiple charges

LIVERMORE FALLS  — Two people face charges after one failed to stop a vehicle for police and the other came out of a residence...

Three Jay teenagers face civil violations in underage drinking case

JAY — Three local boys accused of underage drinking have each been charged with a civil violation of illegal possession of liquor by a...

Chronic absenteeism a problem at RSU 10 schools

MEXICO — Regional School Unit 10 Superintendent Deborah Alden told directors Monday night that chronic absenteeism is rampant in the district. “Data submitted indicates Buckfield...

Bike rodeo in Rumford

Noah Jordan, 7, of Norway negotiates the bicycle safety course, with assistance from Grace Boothby of the Mexico Police Explorers, at Saturday's Mountain Valley...

Board told Oxford Hills promgoers suspended for alleged drug activity

PARIS – Seven students were suspended from Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School after they arrived at the May 12 prom allegedly under the influence...

Oxford County administrator resigns after striking deal with county

PARIS — Oxford County Administrator Scott Cole resigned Monday in an agreement with commissioners that gives him six months of salary and health, dental...

This week's agenda

Windham man gets 25 years for mailing cyanide to suicidal Englishman

Sidney Kilmartin, the Windham man who was convicted of sending cyanide to a suicidal Englishman who used the chemical to kill himself, was sentenced...

Maine wildlife biologists recommend record number of any-deer permits in 2018

AUGUSTA — State biologists on Tuesday recommended issuing 84,745 any-deer permits for this fall’s hunt — an increase of 28 percent from last year...

Sports

Local roundup: Leavitt baseball slips past Gardiner

TURNER — Eli Lind came up big in a tightly played defensive duel between Leavitt and Gardiner in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference baseball...

H.S. softball: Oxford Hills drives away Edward Little

Oxford Hills' Brooke Carson slides sucessfully into second base past Edward Little's Taylor Depot during a softball game in Paris on Monday. (Andree Kehn/Sun...

LeBron scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics

CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals...

Local roundup: Leavitt baseball slips past Gardiner

TURNER — Eli Lind came up big in a tightly played defensive duel between Leavitt and Gardiner in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference baseball...

LeBron scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics

CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals...

LeBron, Cavs overpower Celtics at home in Game 3

CLEVELAND — LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team...

Local golf results

Apple Valley Wednesday, May 16 Ladies League results: A Flight: Gross — Dorena Martin 42; Net — Diane Gagnier 30; Odd Holes (game of the day) — Dorena...

Mt. Blue Rec. Cheering summer team registrations

FARMINGTON — Mt Blue Rec Cheering will be offering a summer team from July 23 through August 4, for boys and girls in pre-school...

Sections

The Buzz: Got blueberry? Oakhurst puts wild blueberry milk on the...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcUKlAIbsKE&w=560&h=349]This week the Buzz tastes like blueberries, hot dogs and ... Subarus. On Tuesday, Oakhurst offered newsrooms around Maine a sneak sip of its...

Central Maine Meats lawsuit details flawed partnership of Gardiner business

What Davis alleges he found were longstanding fraudulent dealings by Lovely against him, according to a civil lawsuit filed Monday in Augusta District Court....

In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by New Jersey transplant Jim Donnelly, who co-curates The Lowry’s Lodge Reading Series and who now resides...

Face Time: Erica Swenson, bringing history alive

Bruce M. Whittier Middle School teacher Erica Swenson, center, is surrounded by some of her students in her Poland classroom recently. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)A...

Franklin County Animal Shelter: Hunting dog, lovable cat seeking homes

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Animal Shelter has announced that Thurston is its Dog of the Week and Sage is the Cat of the...

Post 158 remembers veterans

Lisbon Post 158, American Legion, placed 377 flags on veteran graves in area cemeteries and memorials for Memorial Day. Members placing flags at Lisbon...

Windham man gets 25 years for mailing cyanide to suicidal Englishman

Sidney Kilmartin, the Windham man who was convicted of sending cyanide to a suicidal Englishman who used the chemical to kill himself, was sentenced...

Livermore Falls police arrest Jay siblings who now face multiple charges

LIVERMORE FALLS  — Two people face charges after one failed to stop a vehicle for police and the other came out of a residence...

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