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Unloaded, rusty gun found near Lewiston High School on Monday

LEWISTON — Lewiston High School Principal Jake Langlais issued a statement to parents Monday afternoon sharing that the "Lewiston Police Department is in possession...

Body pulled from a pond in Lisbon on Sunday evening

LISBON — The body of a 61-year-old woman was pulled from a small private pond off Potter Road on Sunday. Chief Marc Hagan said Monday...

Police log

Jay man accused of hitting woman with truck, then striking police...

JAY – A man who was trying to avoid arrest Friday after hitting a woman with his truck on Bridge Street, backed his truck...

Farmington man accused of raping teenager

FARMINGTON — A local man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager was being held Monday on $100,000 cash bail at the Franklin County Detention...

This week's agenda

Monday Casco: Zoning Board, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center Dixfield: Selectmen, 5:30 p.m., Ludden Memorial Library; public hearing on application for special amusement permit for American...

Dixfield taxes likely to go up slightly

DIXFIELD — Despite a drop in the proposed municipal budget, increases in school and county assessments mean a proposed increase of $330,493 for taxpayers for...

This week's agenda

Monday Casco: Zoning Board, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center Dixfield: Selectmen, 5:30 p.m., Ludden Memorial Library; public hearing on application for special amusement permit for American...

Community gardeners prepare beds

PARIS — Oxford County community gardeners gathered Saturday on Park Street to prepare raised beds for the growing season. Gardeners Growing Healthy Communities, a volunteer-based nonprofit,...

GOP Senate contender Max Linn has one campaign donor

In the first two months of his bid to win a U.S. Senate seat, Republican Max Linn garnered one campaign contribution. Federal Election Commission records...

Man trying to ‘smoke out’ woodchuck causes grass fire in Monmouth

Monmouth firefighters recently extinguished a grass fire in an apple orchard that authorities said was caused by someone trying to “smoke out” a woodchuck...

Sports

UMF's Hollis, Campbell keep track of each other

UMF's Robbie Hollis stays just ahead of a runner in the 10,000-meter race at the Maine State Men's Outdoor Championships at Bates College in...

The Hot Corner: Don't judge lopsided games by their final scores

What's the right lesson to teach our kids? We re-evaluate the answer to that question more frequently than ever. It's the reason we've wound up...
video

VIDEO AND PHOTOS — Bates claims seventh straight President’s Cup Regatta

Bates College hosted the 22nd President's Cup regatta at the school's boathouse along the Androscoggin River in Greene on Sunday Morning. The women's 8...

Gerry claims PASS Honey Badger 150 at Oxford Plains Speedway

Defending PASS North champion and two-time Oxford 250 winner Travis Benjamin leads a 33-car field to green in Sunday's Honey Badger Bar & Grill...

Bucks overwhelm Celtics for Game 3 win

MILWAUKEE — Khris Middleton scored 23 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 19 and the Milwaukee Bucks used a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston...

Bruins say Bergeron’s status for Game 5 will be a game-day...

BOSTON — Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron was back on the ice on the team’s off-day, and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a...

New football clinic arises

Mark Feith has started a new football clinic called “207 Football” “I have seen a need to help educate and train football coaches and players...

New England PGA Golf Foundation gives award

The Spring Meeting of the Maine Chapter of the New England PGA was held Tuesday, April 17 at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth. The...

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Dream job: Harley-Davidson interns get a free motorcycle

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program. Eight college students or recent graduates will have the...

Fearing a mousepocalypse, Maine farmers aren’t messing around

At one point, farmer Kate Hall resorted to setting up security cameras. By then she had a pretty good idea about what was decimating...

Earth Day: Yes, you CAN recycle that!

You've mastered paper, glass and plastic. But on this Earth Day, you're wondering where to best ditch those old Christmas lights, antiquated cellphones, half-used...

Mystery Photo for April 22

If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at bmail@sunjournal.com or call 207-689-2896 and leave a voice mail with your answer,...

Classist government policies

If President Trump’s proposed overhaul to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is implemented (under the guise of a "harvest box") there will be a...

Lawmakers' vote an outrage

This is in response to a Sun Journal article "House OKs naloxone bill" (April 12). To me, it is an outrage to read that Maine...

Historical society to show Poland Spring winter sports activities

POLAND — The Poland Historical Society will present a collection of historic images of winter sports activity at the historic Poland Spring Resort. The...

Monmouth student is Honorary Page

Monmouth Academy student Michael Dolan serves as an Honorary Page in the Maine Senate on April 13. He was the guest of Sen. Shenna...

Police capture suspect in Waffle House killing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of storming a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and fatally shooting four...

Jay man accused of hitting woman with truck, then striking police...

JAY – A man who was trying to avoid arrest Friday after hitting a woman with his truck on Bridge Street, backed his truck...

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