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Maine industry leaders embrace new health insurance rules that lower costs...

Industry leaders in Maine say they welcome new rules issued Tuesday by the Trump administration that will allow national trade organizations, local chambers of...

Let them eat bugs: Auburn company moves to Lewiston to expand,...

Containers of processed crickets on a shelf are ready for packaging at Entosense LLC's new offices in Lewiston's Hill Mill. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)LEWISTON —...

Face Time: Kate Katomski — art in industrial ruins

Through her artwork, Kate Katomski has celebrated quarry ruins in Vermont and Tennessee, and now she's on to Maine. She's interested in the natural environment,...

In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by Jeri Thereault of South Portland.   radiant After "Radiant Persian Pair," Dale Chihuly 2003 By Jeri Thereault   blossoms swell to globes of...

Camp like it's 2018!

Franklin County 4-H members learn about wind turbines

CARTHAGE — Franklin County 4-H members toured the Saddleback Ridge wind farm off Route 2 Saturday, June 2. The development has 12 turbines. The tour...

ELHS graduate receives literary union scholarship

AUBURN — Katelyn Breton of Auburn is this year's recipient of the Women's Literary Union's $500 scholarship.  A 2018 graduate of Edward Little High School,...

Franklin County arrest log

• Autumn J. Hogan, 18, Phillips, domestic violence assault, June 11, $200 cash bail, Franklin County Sheriff's Office. • Damon James Haggan, 23, Jay, warrant...

Livermore Falls house stripped of copper, electrical wires

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are investigating a burglary at a house on Leeds Road, where all of the copper pipes, joints and electrical wiring were stolen. The...

Local & State

Lewiston Superintendent Bill Webster retiring next year

Lewiston Superintendent Bill Webster takes a break Tuesday afternoon from meetings at the Dingley Building. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)LEWISTON — The Lewiston High School Class...

Lewiston police urge patience in downtown tension

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYj6s3YZOM4] LEWISTON — Police Chief Brian O'Malley asked people for patience and support Tuesday as state police continued to investigate the death last week...

Franklin County arrest log

• Autumn J. Hogan, 18, Phillips, domestic violence assault, June 11, $200 cash bail, Franklin County Sheriff's Office. • Damon James Haggan, 23, Jay, warrant...

Livermore Falls board to decide next step on failed budget articles

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen will meet July 17 to discuss what to do about two budget articles that failed at the polls June 12....

Traffic alert: Bridge closure begins June 25

The Mexico-Peru bridge will be closed for seven days beginning June 25, to raise railroad tracks to accommodate the road to the new bridge....

Rumford school third on state list for reconstruction

RUMFORD — Rumford Elementary School, one of the two elementary schools in Regional School Unit 10, is third on the Maine Department of Education's...

What You Need to Know: Buckfield Board of Selectmen

Buckfield Board of Selectmen June 19, 2018 Buckfield Municipal Center Public hearing What happened: After a 45-minute public hearing about a noise complaint at the Buck-It Grill...

Norway community garden goes high-tech

Earl Morse, left, and George Gallant install an Arduino in the shed Tuesday afternoon at the Alan Day Community Garden in Norway. Morse said...

Maine industry leaders embrace new health insurance rules that lower costs...

Industry leaders in Maine say they welcome new rules issued Tuesday by the Trump administration that will allow national trade organizations, local chambers of...

Lawmakers pass $41M package with funding for disabled, elderly, opioid treatment

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature returned to work Tuesday, passing one of two major spending packages that would add about $41 million to the...

Sports

Time-out: Athletes to march off to summer sports camps, clinics

Give me one good reason why your kid should spend long summer days staring at the phone, computer or worse — binge watching on Netflix. If...

Scarborough erupts in sixth, finishes off Oxford Hills for Class A...

Oxford Hills pitcher Lauren Merrill gathers with teammates to shake hands after the game as Scarborough celebrates in the background after winning the Class...

Surging Escobar sparks Twins past Sale, Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS — Eduardo Escobar had two go-ahead hits, including an RBI single that launched a four-run eighth inning for the Minnesota Twins in a...

American Legion baseball 2018 preview: New teams, familiar faces shine ahead...

Bessey Motors catcher Wyatt Williamson tags out Locke Mills' Josh Eliot while Zachary Hill looks on during an American Legion baseball doubleheader in Paris...

Surging Escobar sparks Twins past Sale, Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS — Eduardo Escobar had two go-ahead hits, including an RBI single that launched a four-run eighth inning for the Minnesota Twins in a...

Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — One was about power. The other was about patience. Brooks Koepka has a game for the U.S. Open no matter the...

Local golf results

Apple Valley Roopers Barn Swallow Golf League standings through Wednesday, June 13: 1. Derek Lamb/Randy Ridley 52.5 2. Matt Ahlquist/Chris Beaucage 50  3. Chad Hopkins/Robbie Babb...

Local golf results

Fairlawn Sunday June 10 Pinehurst results: 1. Dan Gurney/Dan Briggs -12 2. Rich Asselin/Mark Pilot -9 2. Bobby Grenier/Reco Arnoldy -9; Pins: No. 11 — 1. Larry Thistle 9'...

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