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Job-seeking immigrants describe cold reception from Maine employers

Angela Okafor studied law in Nigeria, and after emigrating to Maine she studied and passed the state’s bar exam on her first try. But Okafor,...

Maine industry leaders embrace new health insurance rules that lower costs...

Industry leaders in Maine say they welcome new rules issued Tuesday by the Trump administration that will allow national trade organizations, local chambers of...

Mystery Photo for June 24

Mystery photo for June 24, 2018If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at bmail@sunjournal.com or call 207-689-2896 and leave a...

In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by Leonore Hildebrandt, who teaches at the University of Maine at Orono and who just published "Where...

Camp like it's 2018!

Maine Music Society elects officers

LEWISTON — At its recent May meeting, the Maine Music Society elected officers who will steer the organization through its 28th and 29th seasons....

Community Concepts seeks volunteer drivers for western Maine

LEWISTON — The Community Concepts Transportation Program is in need of volunteer drivers to help those with no other means of transportation get to...

Fryeburg police ask for information about hit-and-run

The impact threw a 43-year-old pedestrian into a ditch. (Fryeburg Police Department)Fryeburg police are asking for help with information about a hit-and-run incident in...

Oxford County arrest log

• Kendrick D. Leonard, 30, of Lewiston, failure to appear, 11:22 a.m. June 18 in Auburn, Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office. • Paul Leroy Tripp Jr.,...

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Police log

Auburn • Brian Coolidge, 51, of 118 Hampshire St., domestic violence assault, 8:06 p.m. Friday at that address. Lewiston • Albert Washington, 49, transient, violating protection order,...

Tense times in downtown Lewiston in wake of killing

Anti-immigrant sentiments run high after Knox Street brawl kills Lewiston man. Editor's note: This story contains hate speech and crude language, and could be disturbing...

Face Time — Rangeley's Kyle Haley records nature's beauty

Kyle Haley, 24, of Rangeley, started off taking photos using disposable cameras when he was younger, then graduated to a point-and-shoot digital camera and...

Jay board to consider sewer options

JAY — A feasibility study shows it would be more affordable in the long run to build a system to send sewage from North...

Weird, Wicked Weird: Your life, written in the stars?

HARTFORD — Kati Magoon is sunny, blond, petite and says, with just a trace of wistfulness, that she's on her next-to-last life. She's seen it in...

Rumford board gives go-ahead on mountain bike trail idea

Todd Papianou and Karen Wilson of Penacook Area Community Trails told the Board of Selectmen on Thursday that the group is proposing to build...

Norway board approves $6,900 proposal for Municipal Building renovations

NORWAY — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Thursday night to accept a $6,900 proposal for architectural services for the Municipal Building at 19...

Oxford to become a 'Military Friendly Community'

OXFORD — Selectmen unanimously agreed Thursday night to move forward on becoming a "Military Friendly Community." The designation would show military members that the community...

Lewiston man indicted on fraud charge

AUGUSTA — A former mental health worker at Riverview Psychiatric Center is accused of defrauding the state of more than $10,000 in payments after...

Parking study sees weekday demand growing in Portland

PORTLAND — A report shows weekday parking becoming harder to find on the peninsula, even as the city unveiled a new mobile app designed...

Sports

Lewiston's Isaiah Harris wins heat, advances to 800 finals

DES MOINES, Iowa — Lewiston native Isaiah Harris locked down his spot in the men's 800-meter final by winning the second heat of the...

Sampson taking over for retiring Benson as Edward Little athletic director

Jeff Benson drives around Gouin Complex in Paris near the end of his tenure as the athletic director at Oxford Hills in May 2017....

Mariners stop slide with win over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Leake pitched eight shutout innings, Mitch Haniger drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners snapped a season-high five-game losing...

Legion baseball: Bessey Motors sweeps Locke Mills

PARIS — Colton Carson set the tone for Bessey Motors in a sweep of Locke Mills on Saturday. He threw a complete-game one-hitter in...

Mariners stop slide with win over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Leake pitched eight shutout innings, Mitch Haniger drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners snapped a season-high five-game losing...

Martinez homer helps Red Sox rally from five down, top Mariners

BOSTON — J.D. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners...

Robitaille and Almquist receive belts

LEWISTON — Pelletier’s Karate Academy wishes to congratulate Owen Robitaille for achieving the rank of Junior Black Belt. To reach this level, Owen has been...

Local golf results

Bath Tuesday, June 19 MSGA women's results: Flight 1 GROSS Emmi, Kathy-Rae ,80 Kemp, Viola ,89 Brown, Nancy ,90 Roberts, Suzanne ,91 NET Lyford, Jody ,68...

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