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The Buzz: Another new restaurant going into the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport

This week, the Buzz is in full denial about how close the ski season is. Let's talk grits instead. Mike and Heather Greenlaw opened Mike's Runway...

Tariffs will make fixing your car more expensive

Hopkins Manufacturing may shift its China supplier network to factories in Taiwan. Multi Parts has stopped hiring new employees. AutoZone and O'Reilly Automotive plan...

Wiscasset’s Castle Tucker

Once home to a congressman and a sea captain, 200-year-old Castle Tucker offers a close-up look at the not-always-grand life of the Tucker family...

Face Time: Kevin Gagne and Scout, partners in policing

Lewiston Police Officer Kevin Gagne has had a dog before.  But a dog as a partner? That's something different. And Scout, a yellow Lab, is a...

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...

FBI wanted Google data to help solve Portland-area robberies

The investigation to solve a recent string of armed robberies in the Portland area involved a sweeping demand for Google user location data by...

Brunswick senior housing owner accused of financial crimes

The owner of a Brunswick senior housing complex is facing felony charges alleging financial crimes. Amy McLellan, 61, was indicted Friday on two counts of...

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Let’s do launch: Video and photos from the Great Falls...

It was a great morning for a balloon launch. We have photos and video from Friday morning's launch of the Great Falls Balloon Festival.

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RSU 58 board ready to welcome students

STRONG — With less than two weeks before the start of school, Regional School Unit 58 Superintendent Susan Pratt told directors Thursday said there...

Franklin County group mum on request to CMP for benefits

A group of elected officials in Franklin County has asked Central Maine Power Co. for benefits as compensation for a proposed Canada-to-Massachusetts power line...

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Dixfield Outdoor Market: get involved and have fun

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Outdoor Market on Saturday and Sunday will offer an array of activities and items, including entertainment, lobster rolls, barbecued chicken...

More questions than answers as Byron residents address audit

Fifteen Byron residents look over a five-page audit update letter during the selectmen meeting Tuesday. At the table, from left, are board members Rick...

Oxford board nixes article on town beach use

OXFORD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Thursday night to remove an article from the Sept. 20 special town meeting warrant that would...

Norway board schedules vote on medical marijuana ordinance

NORWAY — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Thursday evening to schedule a public hearing and a special town meeting for 6:30 p.m. Sept....

Brunswick police rescue capsized canoeists in Thomas Bay

Brunswick police officers helped rescue four people from Thomas Bay early Friday morning after the canoes they were riding in capsized. Residents of Johnson’s Way...

Referendum on home care could result in ‘marriage penalty’ tax

A change in the wording of Question 1 on the upcoming November ballot has touched off a raging debate over how the measure’s proposed...

Sports

H.S. football: Kates ready for year two as Lisbon coach

Lisbon football coach Chris Kates goes over a drill with a few of his players during a recent practice. The Greyhounds open Kates' second...

Timeout: Sticking around and being team player is worth your while

This one goes out to all the high school athletes who might never start a varsity game — or who think about giving up...

Patriots beat Eagles in preseason Super Bowl rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady moved the New England Patriots with ease in their Super Bowl rematch against the penalty-prone Eagles, with a...

Stephen Curry supports women’s game by hosting girls camps

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Just like Steph, seventh-grader Amanda Kerner stood before a big crowd and knocked down shot after shot from five...

Patriots beat Eagles in preseason Super Bowl rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady moved the New England Patriots with ease in their Super Bowl rematch against the penalty-prone Eagles, with a...

Stephen Curry supports women’s game by hosting girls camps

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Just like Steph, seventh-grader Amanda Kerner stood before a big crowd and knocked down shot after shot from five...

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...

River Valley Memorial Flag Football 7-on-7 tournament registration

RUMFORD — The third annual River Valley Memorial Flag Football 7-on-7 tournament will take place on Saturday, August 11. Games will start at 10:30 a.m....

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