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Old Webster mill's swan song: Sabattus selectmen award bid to knock...

https://youtu.be/A_KTNyGwPJcSABATTUS — A month ago, another section of the first floor fell into the basement at the former Webster Rubber Co., splintering boards and...

Marche restaurant closing on Lisbon Street; building for sale

LEWISTON — Popular downtown lunch and dinner spot Marche Kitchen & Wine Bar is closing its doors. Restaurant management said in a Facebook post that...

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...

Responsible Pet Care features Steven, the 'gentleman'

PARIS — Responsible Pet Care is featuring Steven, a gentleman cat with two loves in life: napping and cat nip. Steven likes to nap under...

Franklin County Animal Shelter: Dog of the Week loves outdoors

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Animal Shelter has announced its Pets of the Week. Dog of the Week Fiona is 4-year-old, female staffy mix. She...
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Chief: Change in gun law has ‘unintended consequence’

LEWISTON — The city's police chief said Monday a change in state law three years ago allowing concealed gun carry without a permit has...

Phillips man accused of drunken driving after crash

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — Police said a Phillips man was arrested on a drunken-driving charge after he crashed his car, drove away and was...

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Police log

Auburn • Gilberto Cazola, 25, of 7 Chestnut St., operating without a license and attaching false plates, 1:34 p.m. Tuesday at 142 Pleasant St.  Lewiston • Andrew Proctor, 28,...

Replica of Vietnam Wall ceremony to feature Norway vet's song

Friends and classmates had died in the war. Some had even committed suicide. At the depth of his depression in the 1970s, Al Pelletier thought...

Franklin County commissioners OK memo on courthouse renovations

FARMINGTON — Franklin County commissioners Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding on renovating the Superior Court building. The renovation is scheduled to start this week...

Farmington to install cameras downtown

FARMINGTON — The town is moving ahead with plans to install downtown security cameras that would cover major municipal parking lots, intersections and downtown...

Carthage to begin paying volunteer firefighters

Veteran First Selectman Steve Brown of Carthage, shown in 2016, received a $4,000 raise at the annual town meeting July 9. The increase brings...

Author and illustrator reach their goals and dreams

When Diane Taylor-Moore Hines decided to write her second children’s book, “Daniel Olaf Dragonfly,” ideas just popped into her head, she said. Hines, 68, is...

Replica of Vietnam Wall ceremony to feature Norway vet's song

Friends and classmates had died in the war. Some had even committed suicide. At the depth of his depression in the 1970s, Al Pelletier thought...

Bail set for Turner man charged in chase

PARIS — Bail was set at $1,000 for a Turner man who crashed his car Thursday afternoon and led police on a chase through...

Court taking up LePage administration's Medicaid policy today

AUGUSTA — Maine’s highest court will hear arguments Wednesday over the LePage administration’s refusal to begin offering Medicaid coverage to tens of thousands of...

Wall That Heals arrives in Maine

CHELSEA — Amy and Sheldon Tozer drove from their home in Winthrop to the Chelsea Town Hall on a rainy Tuesday to join dozens...

Sports

'What a game to come back for' — Dick Mynahan returns...

Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl West coach Dick Mynahan sits with other coaches during media day at Foxcroft Academy in Dover-Foxcroft on Tuesday. (David Leaming/Morning...

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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...

Tom Stephens, original Patriot, dies at 82

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Stephens, an original member of the Patriots and a two-way player, has died at 82. According to a funeral announcement, he...

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...

Tom Stephens, original Patriot, dies at 82

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Stephens, an original member of the Patriots and a two-way player, has died at 82. According to a funeral announcement, he...

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...

McG United Soccer Academy registration

The Academy opens up its summer session this month on Monday, July 23 and runs through Friday, July 27. All registered players will check...

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