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Lewiston's Anchour growing by design

LEWISTON — In the two years since moving to Lewiston from Windham, marketing firm Anchour has grown from eight employees to 19, rebranded local businesses...

Lawsuit accuses CMP of fraud

A trio of law firms filed a lawsuit Wednesday, taking aim at Central Maine Power and its treatment of customers following a historic power...

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...

Mt. Blue Area Garden club awards scholarships

WILTON — Recipients of Mt. Blue Area Garden Club scholarships were introduced at a recent meeting at the home of club president Tom Saviello. Mt....

AHHH's butterfly release remembers loved ones

LEWISTON — An estimated 600 people gathered at Geiger Elementary School to honor the memory of a loved one at Androscoggin Home Healthcare and...

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...

Local & State

Walking 130 miles to college, for charity

Grace D'Antuono, a senior at Saint Anselm College, will be among the 40 students leaving Lewiston at 8 a.m. Saturday from the Basilica of...

Androscoggin commissioners get first look at 2019 budget

AUBURN — Commissioners have begun their four-week review of the 2019 Androscoggin County budget. County administrator Larry Post released his $14.3 million preliminary budget without...

Good deeds for steeds

Robin Gray of Farmington cares for Toe Tag at Cushing Stables in Farmington on Wednesday. Gray has been taking care of race horses for...

Strong selectmen deal with Pond Road paving project

STRONG — A long-awaited Pond Road paving project is a step closer to completion, but not without some hitches.  At Tuesday night's meeting of selectmen, board...

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...

Sen. Keim to hold office hours

DIXFIELD — State Sen. Lisa Keim, R-Dixfield, will hold office hours this month. Aug. 17, 9:30 to 11 a.m.: Waterford Library, 663 Waterford Road. Aug. 22,...

Oxford County arrest log

• Frederick J. Berard, 51, of Portland, failure to appear, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 13 in Rumford, Rumford Police Department. • Heith Lee Bernard, 41, of...

Fatal motorcycle crash in Oxford under investigation

OXFORD — An Oxford man was killed Friday night while driving his motorcycle on Whittemore Road, Oxford Police Sgt. Rickie Jack said. Eric MacDonald, 25,...

Second invasive plant found in Cobbossee

MANCHESTER — State officials recently discovered European frogbit, an invasive water plant, growing in Maine for the first time. They found the infestation just outside...

New report focuses attention on out-of-state cash spent on Maine ballot...

AUGUSTA — A new report adds fuel to a growing worry that out-of-state cash has an outsize influence on what happens when voters head...

Sports

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...

H.S. field hockey: New year, new era for Edward Little

Kim Joler, the new Edward Little field hockey coach starts a team building exercise called Two Truths and a Fib with her team Tuesday...

Phillies rally past Red Sox 7-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilson Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday...

Sea Dogs top Trenton; E-Rod to pitch Monday

Portland's Jeremy Rivera is congratulated by teammate Michael Chavis after scoring for the Sea Dogs against the Trenton Thunder on Wednesday in Portland. (Shawn...

Phillies rally past Red Sox 7-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilson Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday...

Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Simone Biles is not here to save gymnastics. Or at least USA Gymnastics. The reigning Olympic champion understands how bumpy of a...

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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