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Trumponomics: Trade war spotlights president's unorthodox stance

 Donald Trump ran for office on his record as a businessman, but his escalating trade war illustrates how far outside the mainstream his economic...

Why ATMs are giving you dirty money

We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door...

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...

In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by Carolyn Locke of Troy Maine.   How It Happens By Carolyn Locke   She’s different every day, This morning, she’s the sparrow...

Helping veterans

Dan Perreault, center, is presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by the Marine Corps League Central Maine Detachment 810 for his support to Central...

Rotarians host LifeFlight director

RUMFORD — Tom Judge, executive director of LifeFlight of Maine, addressed the June 18 meeting of the River Valley Rotary Club at HOPE Association. Judge,...

Woman treated for stabbing injuries in Lewiston

LEWISTON — Police are investigating the report of a woman stabbed in Lewiston Sunday morning. The stabbing, reported at approximately 10 a.m., happened between Sabattus...

Shots fired in downtown Lewiston

LEWISTON — Shots were fired in downtown Lewiston on Friday evening, sending police scrambling to Horton Street where spent shells were found in the...

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Woman treated for stabbing injuries in Lewiston

LEWISTON — Police are investigating the report of a woman stabbed in Lewiston Sunday morning. The stabbing, reported at approximately 10 a.m., happened between Sabattus...

No arrest in downtown Lewiston gunfire

LEWISTON — Police on Saturday were still investigating shots fired on Horton Street in downtown Lewiston on Friday evening, according to Lewiston police Lt....

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New Sharon man now can be considered an award-winning dancer

NEW SHARON — Jeff Harris was taught as a child that he could do anything if he set his mind to it. The real estate agent,...

Livermore Falls class holds 69th reunion

The Livermore Falls High School Class of 1949 held its 69th class reunion at LaFleur's Restaurant in Jay on Saturday. Celine Wells stands while...

Rumford selectmen deny request for recount of all warrant articles

Chris Brennick, right, chairman of the Rumford Board of Selectmen, presents the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award to Brian and Diane Mitchell on...

Franklin County advised to develop strategy for broadband funding

WILTON — In hopes of increasing broadband internet connections in rural Maine, members of two organizations informed community leaders in Franklin County how to...

Story of Paris Hill man connects Maine to ‘complexities’ of slave...

The story of the boy who was abducted from the eastern coast of Africa and wound up living among country folk in western Maine...

Norway Music and Arts Festival

Allison Johnson performs with hula hoops during the Norway Music and Arts Festival in downtown Norway on Saturday. It was the 51st year of...

UMaine professor cleared in sexual harassment cases

ORONO (AP) — A University of Maine professor who was accused of sexual harassment has been cleared. The Bangor Daily News reports that English professor...

Hampden woman died of multiple gunshot wounds, Maine State Police say

An autopsy conducted Saturday in a Hampden murder investigation has concluded that the victim died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, Maine State...

Sports

All-Region baseball POY: Despite opponents' efforts, Hartley's value to Red Eddies...

Senior Grant Hartley provided power in the Edward Little lineup this season. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)AUBURN — Grant Hartley peruses Edward Little's season statistics and...

All-Region softball player of the year: Lashua improved, powered Edward Little

Edward Little outfielder Emmy Lashua snags a line drive for an out during a softball game against Oxford Hills in May. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal...

X Gon’ Give It To Ya — Red Sox beat Blue...

  BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts relaxed to the beat of his favorite walk-up song. Three pitchers later, he was stunned by excitement rounding the bases. Bogaerts...

Moxie Day 5K results

  At Lisbon Falls 1. Erik McCarthy 15:17; 2. Spencer McElwain 15:22; 3. Ryan Collins 15:56; 4. Robert Worful 16:47; 5. Nicholas Harriman 17:13; 6. Ryan Harkleroad 17:29; 7. David Schlotterbeck 17:59; 8....

X Gon’ Give It To Ya — Red Sox beat Blue...

  BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts relaxed to the beat of his favorite walk-up song. Three pitchers later, he was stunned by excitement rounding the bases. Bogaerts...

Jays snap Red Sox winning streak at 10

Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, center right, celebrates his two-run home run that also drove in Aledmys Diaz (1) as Boston Red Sox's Sandy...

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...

McG United Soccer Academy registration

The Academy opens up its summer session this month on Monday, July 23 and runs through Friday, July 27. All registered players will check...

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