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Verso announces new investments in Jay mill

JAY — Verso Corp. announced new investments in specialty paper at its Androscoggin Mill on Wednesday, at the same time saying the company is...

Power line project offers prospect of better internet in rural Maine

FARMINGTON — A possible benefit of the proposed $950 million hydropower transmission line between the Canadian border and Lewiston is the opportunity it offers...

Mystery Photo for July 15

If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at bmail@sunjournal.com or call 207-689-2896 and leave a voice mail with your answer,...

Face Time: Musician Linda Vaillancourt's forte? Teaching

In 2005, Lewiston's Linda Vaillancourt took on a part-time job as North Yarmouth Academy’s band and orchestra director. By that point, she had been...

Responsible Pet Care features Steven, the 'gentleman'

PARIS — Responsible Pet Care is featuring Steven, a gentleman cat with two loves in life: napping and cat nip. Steven likes to nap under...

Franklin County Animal Shelter: Dog of the Week loves outdoors

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Animal Shelter has announced its Pets of the Week. Dog of the Week Fiona is 4-year-old, female staffy mix. She...

Florida man captured in Auburn is serial burglar wanted in 9...

The York County Sheriff’s Office played a key role in the capture of a serial burglar this week who has outstanding arrest warrants in...

Manchester murder case goes to jurors

PORTLAND — A jury will continue deliberations Thursday in the murder trial of David W. Marble Jr., who is accused of executing two people...

Local & State

Florida man captured in Auburn is serial burglar wanted in 9...

The York County Sheriff’s Office played a key role in the capture of a serial burglar this week who has outstanding arrest warrants in...

Police round up wandering tots in Lewiston

LEWISTON — Police returned two young boys found wandering in an empty lot on Lisbon Street on Wednesday morning to their father, who thought...

Livermore Falls manager checking to see what owners plan to do...

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen authorized the town manager Tuesday to contact the owner of a fire-damaged home on Main Street to see if he...

Ill hiker rescued from Appalachian Trail

REDINGTON TOWNSHIP — For the second time in less than two weeks, a North Carolina woman was carried off the Appalachian Trail on Tuesday...

Learning science through slime and rockets

Diane Johnson, left, and her grandson, Bode Fournier, 8, work Wednesday afternoon with Isaiah Taylor, 8, and his mother, Kelley Taylor, all from Rumford,...

Carthage to begin paying volunteer firefighters

Veteran First Selectman Steve Brown of Carthage, shown in 2016, received a $4,000 raise at the annual town meeting July 9. The increase brings...

Oxford County arrest log

• Corbit John W. Federico, 29, of Porter, probation violation, 2:03 p.m. July 16 in Paris, Oxford County Sheriff's Office. • Peter Samuel MacQuarrie, 42, of...

Otisfield beach area closed because of bacteria

OTISFIELD — Administrative Assistant Anne Pastore told selectmen Wednesday evening that that the town beach on Pleasant Lake will be closed until further notice...

Maine Supreme Court grapples with Medicaid expansion case

Maine Supreme Court justices heard lively arguments Wednesday over whether to allow the LePage administration to continue to delay filing plans with federal officials to expand...

Manchester murder case goes to jurors

PORTLAND — A jury will continue deliberations Thursday in the murder trial of David W. Marble Jr., who is accused of executing two people...

Sports

Lobster Bowl gives injured players a chance to finish senior year...

Oak Hill's Austin Pierce gets ready to stiff-arm Yarmouth linebacker Ben Gleason, left, during a September 2017 game at Oak Hill High School in...

Oak Hill's Bailey a big target at Lobster Bowl

Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl football player Darryn Bailey of the West team during media day at Foxcroft Academy on Tuesday. (David Leaming/Morning Sentinel)DOVER-FOXCROFT —...

American Legion Baseball: Skowhegan strikes down Pastime

AUGUSTA — Another day, another frustrating loss for Pastime. Another day, another dominating performance from an opposing pitcher. But for Pastime Club, made up of...

American Legion baseball: Pastime beats Rogers Post, earns first-round bye

Rogers Post's Gavin Bates steps on first base a moment too late as Pastime's Nick Levette makes the out during Wednesday night's baseball game...

AL wins MLB All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and...

Tom Stephens, original Patriot, dies at 82

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Stephens, an original member of the Patriots and a two-way player, has died at 82. According to a funeral announcement, he...

LAYSA fall registration

Lewiston Auburn Youth Soccer (LAYSA) will be sponsoring its 40th fall season for children in Lewiston, Auburn, and the surrounding areas. There are two...

Team Attack wins 12U Class A State Championship

Front Row from left to right: Elle Picard, Shylah Woodford, Emma Michaud, McKenzie Toner; Back row from left to right: Coach Chad Cormier, Megan Watson,...

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