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Fire destroys Leeds home on River Road

LEEDS — A woman was taken to a Lewiston hospital for smoke inhalation after flames devoured the massive farmhouse she lived in at 810 River Road. Sharon Oliver was taken to Central Maine Medical Center, according to her daughter, Becky Hinkley. Hinkley said everyone got out sa...

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Skowhegan man dies in apparent logging accident in Chesterville

CHESTERVILLE — A Skowhegan man likely died instantly Friday when a branch fell and struck him as he was working alone in the woods, Fr [...] 12:00am

MaineCare ride program offers bonuses to workers who stay as contract ends

LEWISTON — The company that lost the state contract to broker rides for MaineCare patients after [...] 12:28pm 2

Jury still out in murder case

AUBURN — Two days into deliberations, a jury was sent home Friday after failing to reach a verdict in the murder trial of Michael McNa [...] 7:55pm

Jay man accused of robbing Franklin Savings Bank

JAY — Police say a local man robbed the Franklin Savings Bank on Route 4 on Friday afternoon. Alan Lewis, 39, of Jay was arrested on a [...] 12:00am

Lewiston's Grand Trunk restaurant back on track with new name & owner

LEWISTON — Work on a restaurant in the old Grand Trunk depot on the edge of Simard-Payne Memorial Park is back underway with the forme [...] 1:17pm

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