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LEWISTON — Before a group of about 70 supporters, many of them Twin Cities business leaders, gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler on Thursday made a stump stop at Baxter Brewing. The downtown brewery appears to be a favorite location for Cutler, an independent from Cape Elizabeth. Th...

RUMFORD — Flooding in several towns across Western Maine, including Canton, Rangeley and New Sharon, closed roads Wednesday. It wasn't unusual for this time of year, Teresa Glick, deputy director of the Oxford County Emergency Manage...

ROXBURY — A section of Route 120 between Roxbury and Andover was closed before noon Tuesday because of rising floodwater from high temperatures and snowmelt, state and local officials said. Flood warnings were issued early Tuesday afternoon for minor flooding of the Androscoggin Rive...

Girl Scout Nadia Jennings, 7, of Strong, awaits the judges' decision on Saturday after modeling an outfit she made from trash bags for the "Trash Can Couture" Fashion Show at the University of Maine at Farmington.

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Maine’s biggest cure for spring fever was underway Saturday during Sugarloaf’s 26th annual Reggae Festival. It was a scene in which three bananas and a chicken drank beer with a Gumby. The ski resort celebrating spring to the be...

LEWISTON — Four fires set two weeks before the anniversary of last year’s weeklong arson spree has rattled nerves downtown. Thursday's fires were intentionally set within 3½ hours before dawn. An attempted fifth fire was discovered later in the day. Police and fir...

LEWISTON — Firefighters rushed to four pre-dawn fires Thursday in downtown Lewiston. Chief Paul LeClair of the Lewiston Fire Department said at a news conference Thursday afternoon that all four were set. He declined to connect the fires to one arsonist. A fifth attempted fire...

Humeyra Ozcan, of Manchester, N.H., works on a traditional form of Turkish painting during Turkish-American Day at the Maine State House in Augusta on Monday. The event was hosted by the Turkish Cultural Center of Maine.

"Ashlyn's Angels with attitude," Michelle Curtis, left, and Colleen Pilsbury take the plunge with Maine Special Olympics President and CEO Phil Geelhoed during the Ice Out Plunge in Winthrop on Saturday. The event saw 59 "plungers" raise over $18,000 for the Special Olympics. After taking the plu...

MEXICO — "The first half-hour of this incident was Armageddon — it was crazy," Maureen Will told about 100 dispatchers, first responders, educators and school administrators on Saturday about the Sandy Hook tragedy. On Dec. 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 child...