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Finally, the ice goes out and docks go in at Lake...

AUBURN — It's almost boating time. Ice out on Lake Auburn — a definite sign that spring in Maine is getting serious — was officially...

Search continues for 5-year-old missing in Androscoggin River

Rescue personnel from the Maine Warden Service, in the distance, the Auburn Fire Department, center, and the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department search for the...

Strong selectmen take assignments

STRONG — Selectman agreed Tuesday night to be the primary contact person for a wide range of municipal categories, including cemeteries, roads, recreation and...

Jay voters elect Goding, Morrell, Pike, reject one budget article

JAY — Residents voted Tuesday to elect former Selectperson Thomas Goding over incumbent Keith Cornelio to a three-year term by a vote of 281-166. They...

After-school program 'surviving,' but without materials or supplies

MEXICO — The after-school program in Regional School Unit 10 faces significant financial challenges, but is "surviving." At the RSU 10 meeting Monday, Program Director 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...

Norway OKs lower payment for waste station

NORWAY — The Board of Selectmen has been advised that the town has overpaid its share of the Norway-Paris Solid Waste budget this fiscal...

Oxford County arrest log

• Tyler James Martens, 28, of South Paris, violating conditions of release, 1:42 a.m. April 18 in South Paris, Paris Police Department. • Brenna I....

Oxford County arrest log

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Somerset County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed at Norridgewock robbery

A Somerset County sheriff’s corporal was shot and killed Wednesday morning on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock and the suspect remained at large as...

Maine students to be required to get meningitis vaccine

Maine middle and high school students will have to be vaccinated for meningitis starting in the 2018-19 school year. The new rule will apply to...

Sports

Girls' lacrosse: Lewiston starts slow, then rolls to win over Oxford...

Lewiston's Grace Dumond takes aim at the goal as Oxford Hills' Marissa Paine tries to block her during Tuesday afternoon's lacrosse game in South...

High School Tennis Notebook: Lewiston boys' earn a big early season...

Just like the NFL does to start the new year, the boys’ tennis season opened up with a marquee matchup when Lewiston took on...

Canadian Olympian has a hold on young wrestlers

Canadian World Champion and Olympian Guivi “Gia” Sissaouri speaks to wrestlers and a volunteer at the Western Maine Spring Break Wrestling Camp at the...

76ers aim for 2nd round; Smart may return for Celtics in...

Joel Embiid expects his first playoff game in Philadelphia to be quite a scene. “It’s going to be lit,” Embiid said. And if the 76ers win,...

76ers aim for 2nd round; Smart may return for Celtics in...

Joel Embiid expects his first playoff game in Philadelphia to be quite a scene. “It’s going to be lit,” Embiid said. And if the 76ers win,...

Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins to force Game 7

TORONTO — Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night,...

TX2 wins Mountain Valley Rec Women's Basketball Tournament

TX2 with their Mountain Valley Rec Women's Basketball Tournament championship trophy.The Mountain Valley Rec Women's Basketball Tournament was held on March 23, 24 and 25...

Farmington Rec. closes out the indoor soccer season

Team Italy won the third through fifth grade championship.Watford won the Middle School English Premier League championship.UMFMS wins the Adult Futsal League championship.The 2018 Spring...

Sections

Subway plans to close 500 U.S. stores but grow internationally

Subway Restaurants, the world's most ubiquitous dining chain, will continue closing U.S. stores as it expands internationally. After peppering the nation with thousands of locations,...

Maine chefs serving their cuisine on social media

During his first week as executive chef at Evo Kitchen + Bar in Portland, Matt Ginn fed an old high school buddy, who scolded...

Broken microwaves not accepted at Goodwill

A story on recycling and Earth Day that appeared in the newspaper Sunday, April 22, incorrectly reported that Goodwill Northern New England accepted broken...

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...

Eves' integrity will serve well

I am supporting Mark Eves for governor. The recent debate among the seven Democratic candidates for governor was very impressive in that every single...

Columnist poisons public debate

I read Rich Lowry’s column (March 31) attacking student activists with a mixture of disgust and frustration — not just because of his calculated,...

Auburn Middle Schoolers visit Washington D.C.

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King met with 16 eighth-grade students, parents and teachers from Auburn Middle School who traveled to Washington, D.C.,...

River Valley Rotary Club hears from Rumford town manager

Rumford Town Manager Linda J Briggs, fellow Rotarian, gave a presentation on March 19 at the River Valley Rotary Club Luncheon on the upcoming...

Somerset County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed at Norridgewock robbery

A Somerset County sheriff’s corporal was shot and killed Wednesday morning on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock and the suspect remained at large as...

Oxford County arrest log

• Tyler James Martens, 28, of South Paris, violating conditions of release, 1:42 a.m. April 18 in South Paris, Paris Police Department. • Brenna I....

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