Candlelight vigil honors Lewiston stabbing victim

Kathy Cormier, far right, gets a hug at the end of the vigil held for Kimberly Dobbie on Monday evening in Lewiston. Dobbie was stabbed to death Sunday morning.Kathy Cormier, far right, gets a hug at the end of the vigil held for her...

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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...

Canadians still visiting US despite trade flap

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but it doesn't seem to...

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...

Legionnaire honored on birthday

Douglas Clark, 97, right front, is honored by fellow members of Lisbon Post 158, American Legion, on his 97th birthday. Among the crowd attending are...

Sabattus Seniors present scholarship

The winner of the Sabattus Seniors $200 scholarship is Journee Levasseur, a graduate from St. Joseph's College in Standish who will enter the University...

Candlelight vigil honors Lewiston stabbing victim

Kathy Cormier, far right, gets a hug at the end of the vigil held for Kimberly Dobbie on Monday evening in Lewiston. Dobbie was...

Friends: Suspect stalked Kim Dobbie 'from morning til night'

LEWISTON — Before she was stabbed to death Sunday, Kimberly Dobbie was days away from moving out of a shelter and into an apartment...

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Auburn considers future of agricultural land

AUBURN — The debate over how to best take advantage of the city's vast agricultural zone continued Monday as the City Council reviewed the...

Candlelight vigil honors Lewiston stabbing victim

Kathy Cormier, far right, gets a hug at the end of the vigil held for Kimberly Dobbie on Monday evening in Lewiston. Dobbie was...

Kingfield selectmen accept wastewater system bids

KINGFIELD — Selectmen on Monday night accepted bids for wastewater system upgrades and maintenance on residential pump stations. Fenwick Construction's bid of $13,627 for septic...

Newly renovated fire station blends new, old in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — The main room in the newly renovated Fire Station will provide space for training for the Fire and Police Departments, Fire Chief...

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...

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...

This week's agenda

Monday Bethel: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Casco: Open Space Commission, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Jay: North Jay Water District, 6 p.m., Town Office Jay: Jay Village...

Franklin County residents want answers on power line project

FARMINGTON — About 100 people gathered at Mt. Blue High School on Monday night to ask questions of Central Maine Power Co. officials about...

Wild animals putting residents on edge

AUGUSTA — With reports of four incidents involving a rabid fox in Brunswick earlier this month, and a rabid otter attack in Rockland, central...

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All-Region baseball POY: Despite opponents' efforts, Hartley's value to Red Eddies...

Senior Grant Hartley provided power in the Edward Little lineup this season. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)AUBURN — Grant Hartley peruses Edward Little's season statistics and...

Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez takes every swing seriously

BOSTON — Teammates have long stopped laughing at J.D. Martinez and his iPad. Boston’s All-Star slugger is serious about every swing he takes, even in batting...

Red Sox’s Cora, Sale picked for MLB first-half honors

At the All-Star break last year, Chris Sale looked as if he might pull away in the American League Cy Young race. He already...

Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez takes every swing seriously

BOSTON — Teammates have long stopped laughing at J.D. Martinez and his iPad. Boston’s All-Star slugger is serious about every swing he takes, even in batting...

Red Sox’s Cora, Sale picked for MLB first-half honors

At the All-Star break last year, Chris Sale looked as if he might pull away in the American League Cy Young race. He already...

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...

Team Attack wins 12U Class A State Championship

Front Row from left to right: Elle Picard, Shylah Woodford, Emma Michaud, McKenzie Toner; Back row from left to right: Coach Chad Cormier, Megan Watson,...

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