Local & State

Mexico officials shopping for sidewalk plow

Mexico looking to purchase sidewalk plowMEXICO — Selectmen have authorized Town Manager Jack Gaudet and Highway Foreman John Blais to go to Ottawa, Ontario, to...

Lewiston doctor arrested on domestic assault charge

AUBURN — Lewiston urologist Joel S. Olstein, 72, was arrested at his Auburn home Thursday night and charged with domestic assault. At about 8 p.m., police...

Telstar High School celebrating 50th anniversary

BETHEL — A class of 91 high school seniors walked through the doors of a new school for the first time on Sept. 19,...

Police log

Auburn * Jonas Denzel Ryerson, 21, of 81 Howard St., Lewiston, on a warrant, 2:16 p.m. Thursday at 484 Center St. Androscoggin County * Aaron Waite, 27,...

Lewiston using additional school funding to lower taxes

LEWISTON — It's not much, but it's something.  The Lewiston School Department will use $66,603 in additional state subsidy to offset next year's property tax...

Horse talk at Waterford World's Fair

Ellie Winslow, 8, talks to her horse, Faith, at the Waterford World's Fair on Friday afternoon, as her father, Jeff Winslow, adjusts the saddle....

Traffic advisory for Sunday's Emily's Run

AUBURN — Race two of this year’s Greater L-A Triple Crown 5K Series will be held Sunday, July 22. Emily’s Run will kick off at...

Winthrop church celebrating 225th anniversary

WINTHROP — A lot has changed since 1793, when a group of Quakers started regularly meeting in a small cabin here. The number of worshipers...

Otisfield beach reopens after water test comes back clean

OTISFIELD — Less than a week after closing the town beach on Pleasant Lake because of E. coli bacteria in the water, Administrative Assistant...

Bates College hosting dance festival in Lewiston

Maree ReMalia, center, leads a Bates Dance Festival class at Lewiston Middle School on Friday. The Gaga class teaches movement through nuanced gestures, over-the-top...

Lewiston police, ICE detain woman

Zera Samson, center, is detained by several law enforcement officers at the bus station on the corner of Bates and Oak streets in Lewiston...

Mt. Blue educator from Jay to receive national award for teaching excellence

FARMINGTON — A longtime language arts teacher at Mt. Blue High School is one of 46 public school educators to receive a national award.   The...

Noah LePage's film premieres at 2018 Maine International Film Festival

A short film written and directed by a Mt. Blue High School alumnus is an official selection of the 2018 Maine International Film Festival. "Elysia"...
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