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AUGUSTA — As has become the theme in this year's high school basketball tournament, life wasn't as easy for the No. 1 seed in the Class C West boys' draw as it was during the regular season. Form — and tradition — held, however, with Dirigo outlasting Wiscasset, 66-56, in...

AUGUSTA — Taylor Wilbur spent Monday morning virtually alone in the Maranacook Community High School gymnasium working on his shooting for the Black Bears' Western Class C quarterfinal against Winthrop that night. The senior guard found his stroke in his home gym, knocking down 12 or...

AUGUSTA — Serge Nyirikamba's fourth foul was just the break Monmouth was looking for late in Monday's Western Class C quarterfinal. Relegated to the bench with five minutes left, Waynflete's 6-foot-3 senior forward wouldn't be able to perform his low-post surgery for a while, or inti...

AUGUSTA — Tim Farrar was too busy coaching to look at the scoreboard Monday afternoon at Augusta Civic Center. Without any official numbers to guide him, the Lewiston boys' basketball coach thought things were going reasonably well for his Blue Devils. Then the halftime horn sounded,...

AUGUSTA — Officials within the Maine Department of Health and Human Services appear to be working behind the scenes to change the public and political discussion about an expansion of Medicaid. Email messages,

AUGUSTA — Fourteen other schools play Class D West girls' basketball, but Valley is the one least likely to inspire overconfidence in Rangeley. The Lakers and the Cavaliers see each other twice every winter. Usually three times, if you count the regional tournament. No potential oppo...

Konnor Robin, left, of Rumford said he didn't catch any fish on Saturday at the Mexico Lions Club Ice Fishing Derby at Roxbury Pond, but he did manage to catch his sister Kylie Robin on a sled and was pulling her up through the boat launch parking lot toward the family car while walking behind hi...

A captivated Owen Parsons, 3, of Farmington, gives monkey "Cate" a drink Saturday at the Children's Festival in Farmington while interacting with the hand puppet being manipulated by Judy Hamilton of the Presbyterian Church and Camp at the Eastward, both in Starks.

Andrew Fleming of Oxford Hills tries to control the ball as Bangor's Alex Campbell reaches for it during their eastern Class A quarterfinal at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday.