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Boys' basketball: Dirigo deals Hall-Dale first loss in overtime (WITH VIDEO)

Dirigo's Alex Gorham drives to the hoop while guarded by Hall-Dale's Jett Boyer during Saturday's game.DIXFIELD — The Dirigo Cougars had a couple different...

Outdoors in Maine: Check out the Moosehead Lake Togue Derby later...

Cabin fever? An ice fishing derby can bring your temperature down. There are a number of popular derbies that take place annually throughout Maine. Fishing...

Boys' basketball: Dirigo deals Hall-Dale first loss in overtime (WITH VIDEO)

Dirigo's Alex Gorham drives to the hoop while guarded by Hall-Dale's Jett Boyer during Saturday's game.DIXFIELD — The Dirigo Cougars had a couple different...

Girls' basketball: Mt. Blue pushes back, shakes Leavitt

Mt. Blue's Jocelyn Daggett (14) and Rebecca Harmon (12) try to stop Leavitt's Taylor White from going to the basket in a basketball game...

Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski is back in the playoffs, where he's unstoppable

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is tackled by Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard, rear, after catching a pass during an NFL divisional...

Bruins beat Canadiens in Julien’s return to Boston

BOSTON — David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner each scored an early goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 21 shots and the Bruins beat Montreal 4-1 Wednesday...

Skier’s Edge Maine Standard Biofuels race one results

Skier’s Edge - Maine Standard Biofuels race series: Race 1 results: Winners: 7-9F — Jilian Desjardins 21.22; 7-9M — Daniel Watson 17.16; 10-12F — Ava...

Contractor's hockey league results

Standings as of Monday, Jan. 15: 1. Pratte Drywall 11-5-1, 23 points 2. Advanced Wiring 9-5-3, 21 points 3. Saint’s Paint Plus 8-6-3, 19...

Sparetime bowling results

Maine's flu season

6 tactics for fighting the flu at home

 Coughing, sneezing and misery are a part of many households these days as cold and flu season kicks into high gear. The Centers for...

Maine churches take flu precautions, urge worshippers to take hands-off approach

Maine churches are suspending traditional rituals such as sharing communion wine and shaking hands to try to prevent the spread of flu as cases...

Maine hospitals seeing surge in flu cases, mostly of more severe type

Flu season is underway, and although Maine so far is experiencing fewer cases of seasonal flu than most states, the predominant strain of influenza...

Lawmakers push to add more public health nurses

A virulent flu that reached Maine early in the autumn of 1918 quickly overwhelmed the capacity of authorities to deal with a sudden public...

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CMP says October windstorm cost it $69 million; customers to see...

The October windstorm that knocked out power to an unprecedented number of Mainers could cost the typical Central Maine Power customer a total of...

Amazon has 20 locations — none in Maine — on its...

Amazon.com narrowed the field of cities for its proposed new headquarters to 20, with New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami and Austin, Texas, among the...

Legislative panels vote to extend ban on adult-use pot, delay medical...

Two state legislative committees considering marijuana regulations have decided they need more time to fine-tune their proposals. One committee voted Friday to extend a statewide ban on...

Eves lawsuit against LePage getting second hearing

In a highly unusual move, the full panel of judges for the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston has agreed to rehear an...

In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by David A. Conary of Bryant Pond.   The Colding By David A. Conary   Gnarled branches, clutching, seeking any heat, Stark-webbed across...

Mystery Photo for January 14, 2018

Mystery Photo for January 14, 2017. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)ANSWER:  Hanscom Hall on the campus of Gould Academy in Bethel.If you can identify where this...

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Stock market surge favors upper class

WASHINGTON — Call them the new millionaires. Once upon a time — certainly within living memory — becoming a millionaire was a big deal....

Democrats shouldn’t be afraid to take credit

Donald Trump is fabulously adept at taking credit for and exaggerating every bit of good news, especially good economic news. When the news is...

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