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Bridgton Hospital lashes out at corporate parent

Members of the medical staff at Bridgton Hospital voted unanimously this week that they have no confidence in the CEO of their parent company...

Gritty McDuff's celebrates 30 years of beer brewing

PORTLAND — It was an idea that was brewed half a world away from the Old Port. Yet as Gritty McDuff's celebrates its 30th anniversary...

Face Time: Musician Linda Vaillancourt's forte? Teaching

In 2005, Lewiston's Linda Vaillancourt took on a part-time job as North Yarmouth Academy’s band and orchestra director. By that point, she had been...

In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by Carolyn Locke of Troy Maine.   How It Happens By Carolyn Locke   She’s different every day, This morning, she’s the sparrow...

Rotary hears about River Valley Rising

The River Valley Rotary Club of Rumford hosted guest speakers Allie Burke, project director for River Valley Rising, and Melisa Harding, program director for...

Wilton church hosts prayer table on Main Street

WILTON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will have a prayer table Tuesdays from 9 to 10 a.m. on Main Street in order to pray with members of the...

Community safety volunteers to patrol Kennedy Park

LEWISTON — As the investigation into the beating death of Donald Guisti continues after more than a month of few answers, local organizations, with...

New Sharon man accused of threatening landlords with knife

NEW SHARON — A local man is accused of threatening his landlords with a knife outside a residence on Bean's Corner Road after being...

Local & State

Police log

Charges Lewiston • Dominique Bailey, 28, of 33 Winter St., on a charge of robbery, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday on Bates Street. • Neal Frost, 39, listed as transient,...

L-A chamber hosts block party

The sidewalk in front of the Roak Block in Auburn was busy during the LA Metro Chamber of Commerce's Summer Block Party for Business...

RSU 58 board faces staffing and funding challenges

PHILLIPS — In their first meeting of the 2018-19 school year, board members faced new challenges in staffing and funding. At a three-hour meeting Thursday...

'Zombie Apocalypse' theme of Kingfield Days

KINGFIELD — The annual Kingfield Festival Days brings spooky fun to town this weekend. The Zombie Apocalypse theme offers plenty of creative opportunities for parade...

Natural gas project scaled back in downtown Rumford

RUMFORD — Town Manager Linda-Jean Briggs said Thursday that plans to install a natural gas pipeline along River and Congress streets this summer have been...

Rumford receives downtown project update

A Sargent Corp. worker begins saw cutting along the sidewalks Thursday on Congress Street in Rumford. The machine cuts past Good Karma Health Foods...

Norway board tasks town manager with researching tree warden position

NORWAY — The Board of Selectmen asked Town Manager Dennis Lajoie on Thursday to look up the official definition of "tree warden." Tish Carr, who has...

Enjoying outside dining in Norway

Amanda Ilsley and her sons, Nathan, center, and Bobby Ilsley, sit at a picnic table at Ari's Pizza and Subs on Main Street on...

Bridgton Hospital lashes out at corporate parent

Members of the medical staff at Bridgton Hospital voted unanimously this week that they have no confidence in the CEO of their parent company...

Supporters urge pardon for deported Haitian

AUGUSTA — Supporters of a Waterville man deported to Haiti earlier this year made emotional pleas Thursday to a board that will recommend to Gov. Paul LePage whether...

Sports

Lobster Bowl notebook: Game 'means a lot' to Edward Little's Hartley

In this file photo, Edward Little's Grant Hartley runs away from Lewiston's Garrett Poussard during the Battle of the Bridge football game at Garcelon...

PHOTOS: Cheerleaders perfecting routines for the Lobster Bowl

Cheerleaders practice for the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic football game, at Thomas College in Waterville. The Lobster Bowl is Saturday at Thornton Academy...

Red-hot Red Sox confident they won’t cool off in season’s second...

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox had the second-best start in franchise history, and still they are struggling to shake the New York Yankees...

Lobster Bowl notebook: Game 'means a lot' to Edward Little's Hartley

In this file photo, Edward Little's Grant Hartley runs away from Lewiston's Garrett Poussard during the Battle of the Bridge football game at Garcelon...

Red-hot Red Sox confident they won’t cool off in season’s second...

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox had the second-best start in franchise history, and still they are struggling to shake the New York Yankees...

AL wins MLB All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and...

Local golf results

Apple Valley Wednesday, July 11 Ladies League results: A Flight: Net — Fran Blanchette 32; Long Drive: No. 4 — Diana Poliquin; B Flight: Net — Elaine Dube...

LAYSA fall registration

Lewiston Auburn Youth Soccer (LAYSA) will be sponsoring its 40th fall season for children in Lewiston, Auburn, and the surrounding areas. There are two...

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