Local & State

Dixfield Outdoor Market: get involved and have fun

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Outdoor Market on Saturday and Sunday will offer an array of activities and items, including entertainment, lobster rolls, barbecued chicken...

Jay tax rate expected to decline

JAY — After several years of rising tax rates, a decrease is expected this year, Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere said Wednesday. Selectpersons will set the...

Just in time

Workers from Mid-Maine Restoration Inc. of Edgecomb scrape the clock tower at the Franklin County Courthouse in Farmington on Thursday as part of its...

Farmington teenager injured in three-vehicle collision in Jay

JAY — A three-vehicle collision at Routes 133 and 156 on Wednesday afternoon sent a Farmington teenager to the hospital with minor injuries, Sgt....

Court dismisses Seth Carey's defamation suit

PORTLAND (AP) — In a year-old defamation case, Maine's highest court has ruled against a Republican who is running for district attorney and feels...

Chris Cousins, veteran Maine political reporter, dies at 42

Chris Cousins, a well-respected and veteran political reporter for the Bangor Daily News, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack. He was 42. A Maine...

Woman in fair condition after being hit by car at Wells farm stand

A Colorado woman was in fair condition late Wednesday after she was injured when she was hit by a car that left Route 1...

Walking 130 miles to college, for charity

LEWISTON — Forty college students from New Hampshire will be in Lewiston on Saturday, but not for long. At 8 a.m. at the Basilica of...

Oxford County arrest log

• Frederick J. Berard, 51, of Portland, failure to appear, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 13 in Rumford, Rumford Police Department. • Heith Lee Bernard, 41, of...

Androscoggin commissioners get first look at 2019 budget

AUBURN — Commissioners have begun their four-week review of the 2019 Androscoggin County budget. County administrator Larry Post released his $14.3 million preliminary budget without...

Police log

Charges Lewiston • Keith Gauthier, 29, of 345 Central Ave., on a warrant charging failure to appear in court, 2:40 a.m. Wednesday on Montello Avenue. • Stephanie...

Kiem holding office hours in area

AREA — Senator Lisa Keim, District 18 (R-Oxford) will be holding office hours throughout the district as follows: Waterford Library, 633 Waterford Rd., Waterford, Friday, Aug....

Lisbon Council extends marijuana moratorium

LISBON — Lisbon town officials on Tuesday extended a moratorium on any potential marijuana retail store developments as its planning board works to figure...
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