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Remember when President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush visited Lewiston...

Their visit included stops at Farwell Elementary School, where they read to a group of kindergartners, and Lewiston High School.

Enjoying the last day of school vacation

Lexus Keene, 10, pulls her friend, Brianna Pelletier, 10, with her 7-week-old Boston Terrier, Bosco, in front of her house on First Street in...

Chesterville robbery victim shares ordeal at senior forum

KINGFIELD — A Chesterville woman told those at a SeniorsPlus forum Thursday that she learned the importance of personal safety when she and her...

Livermore board awards mowing and waste contracts

LIVERMORE — Selectpersons on Tuesday awarded a three-year mowing contract to Robert Martin of Livermore Falls and a trash-hauling contract to Pine Tree Waste...

Canton official quits, cites ‘hostile work environment’

CANTON — Selectmen accepted the written resignation of Town Administrator Scotty Kilbreth during an emergency meeting Thursday. Kilbreth’s letter said he “no longer (has) confidence...

Work begins April 30 on Rumford Island infrastructure project

Rumford Town Manager Linda-Jean Briggs, right, updates members of the Rumford Historical Society on this year's infrastructure project on The Island downtown. Looking on...

Oxford selectmen: What you need to know

Oxford Board of Selectmen April 19, 2018 Oxford Town Office What happened: Chris Bachman of RHR Smith & Company, certified public accountants, discussed the annual audit. What it...

Colleges team up with Sunday River on new culinary program

AUBURN — Southern Maine Community College and Central Maine Community College are teaming up with Sunday River Resort in Newry on a new culinary...

Mayhew says Mills and Hayes should quit their state jobs before...

LEWISTON — Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Mayhew said Friday that Attorney General Janet Mills and state Treasurer Terry Hayes shouldn’t be pocketing government paychecks...

Police issue warning about fake caseworker

Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services issued a warning Thursday about an incident in which someone allegedly entered a private residence and impersonated a...

Sports

H.S. softball: Alward, Skowhegan shut down Lewiston

Lewiston third baseman Jordan Mynahan, right, catches Skowhegan baserunner Alyssa Everett off third for an out during during a pickoff attempt during Friday's game...

H.S. baseball notes: Oxford Hills' Slicer headed to Maine Baseball Hall...

Shane Slicer is in his 16th season as Oxford Hills' baseball coach. He led the Vikings state championships in 2005 and 2010.Shane Slicer may...

Season-opening doubleheader on tap at Oxford Plains Speedway this weekend

After a long and snowy winter that lingered into mid-April, race fans in central and western Maine will finally get their much-needed fix this...

Bruins beat Maple Leafs, take 3-1 series lead

TORONTO — Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the...

Bruins beat Maple Leafs, take 3-1 series lead

TORONTO — Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the...

Celtics’ Terry Rozier making name for himself against Bucks

MILWAUKEE — Two games into their first-round playoff series, Milwaukee point guard Eric Bledsoe and his Boston counterpart, Terry Rozier, still seem to be...

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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Thai to the past: Pepper & Spice brothers open Blue Galangal...

LEWISTON — On Blue Galangal's opening day last month, former Pepper & Spice Thai Cuisine customers lined the restaurant. "I walked in here and then...

Auburn roofing company on hiring challenges and successes

AUBURN — Alan Hahnel has 140 employees at Hahnel Bros. and if he could hire 15 to 20 more tomorrow for his roofing company,...

Mystery Photo for April 15

 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,...

Don’t let good DIY mojo turn ugly

DIY gone awry? Maine interior designers have seen it all. Here's their advice on salvaging a bad do-it-yourself project and preventing it before it...

Wrestling shows not for kids

I was once an avid fan of wrestling. When World Wrestling Entertainment decided to let wrestlers use chairs, tables and gang up on a...

In support of Ned Claxton

I am writing in support of Ned Claxton’s candidacy for the District 20 Senate seat. I met Claxton recently and was impressed with the fact...

Grange still important

Who are the haters?

Boy Scouts awarded merit badges during Court of Honor

Boy Scout Troop 580 members are pictured. From left in front are Scoutmaster Richard Masterson, Miles Smith, Brandon Albanesi and Ethan Gilbert; back, Art...

Maine Legislature honors Boys and Girls Club Youths of the Year

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature welcomed the 2018 Youths of the Year from Maine Boys and Girls Clubs to the State House on Thursday,...

Sapphire Nightclub brawl victims didn’t report assaults to police

AUBURN — A security guard at Sapphire Nightclub was punched, kicked and spat on after falling face-first into the front of a car during...

Suspects on the run after a chase through Lewiston, Auburn and...

LEWISTON — A car driven in a high-speed chase through the Twin Cities on Thursday morning was found abandoned in Buckfield a short time...

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