LEWISTON — More dollar stores are coming. Eight new stores — four Family Dollars and four Dollar Generals — are being planned for locations in Lewiston, Auburn, Turner, Sabattus and Greene. "There is a market for these types of stores in Maine," said David Hediger,...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Susan L. Scott died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, April 21, in Rochester, N.Y. She was born in Lewiston and raised on the coast, where she will return. She graduated from St. Dominic's and St. Francis College, now the University of New England. Susan is ...
AUGUSTA — The state will not renew a contract with a company hired to broker rides for MaineCare patients, according to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. Coordinated Transportation Solutions, a Connecticut-based company that employs about 45 call-center workers ... 10
RICHMOND (AP) — Residents of a Richmond mobile home park say they don't know where they'll live now that they've been ordered to vacate their homes. The Meadowbrook Trailer Park has been plagued by leaky pipes and sewage overflows for years and on Tuesday the town cut the water suppl... 2
The Associated Press • Maine •
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:09 am
Britt Eastman and Ciara Ferguson, seniors at St. Dominic Academy in Auburn, pose with elementary school students Wednesday in Mound Bayou, Miss. The St. Dominic seniors are participating in an annual mission to Mississippi where they give up their April vacation to serve the poor.
MECHANIC FALLS — Joseph Flanders, 58, of Mechanic Falls, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 16, at his home. He was born in Lewiston on Jan. 30, 1956, the son of Kenneth Phillip and Eleanor Mason Flanders. He graduated from Oxford Hills High School in 1974. He was a union business...
1956 - 2014 • Obituaries •
Thursday, April 24, 2014
PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine man who says he developed a serious disease after getting bit by a rat he bought at Petco has sued the pet supply retailer. Dominic Profenno Jr. of Portland said in his complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Portland on Wednesday that he was bitten March 12...
The Associated Press • Maine •
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:17 am
DULAC — Chester R. "Chet," 92, of Lewiston, died Friday, April 18. At Chet's request, there will be a private service for family at St. Peter's Cemetery. Donations in Chester's memory may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, Development Office, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 042...
ROCKLAND — A Bridgton woman remains at the Knox County Jail accused of trying to smuggle drugs to a Maine State Prison inmate by hiding Suboxone strips inside a Christmas card. Jennifer Grenier, 28, was arrested and charged with trafficking in prison contraband. According to a... 1
Stephen Betts, Bangor Daily News • Maine •
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:35 pm
AUGUSTA — Top party officials are promising unity at the Maine Republican State Convention this Friday and Saturday in Bangor. If the predictions are right, the event will be a much smoother gathering than the two prior conventions, which saw factionalism split the party along ideological l... 8
Mario Moretto, Bangor Daily News • Maine •
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:48 am
AUBURN — The Auburn Water District declared Wednesday evening as the ice-out date for 2014. As calculated by the U.S. Geological Survey, ice-out fell on the 113th day of the year. According to the USGS, ice-out is the date in spring when winter ice cover leaves a lake. 2014's ...