Shane Bouchard wins runoff election

Shane Bouchard, standing, talks to supporters at Marco's Ristorante in Lewiston on Tuesday after the polls closed. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)LEWISTON — Shane Bouchard will...

Shoveling at a gallop in Auburn

Heavy snow blanketed most of Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire on Tuesday, forcing the closure of hundreds of schools and making roads slick as...

Bates College president blasts proposed cuts for higher education in tax bill

LEWISTON — Bates College President Clayton Spencer blasted a controversial tax measure Tuesday that Congress appears poised to pass this month as “an assault...

Lewiston police investigate Victor News robbery

LEWISTON — A woman robbed a downtown convenience store Monday evening, police said. The woman, dressed in a coat and sweatshirt with the hood snugged...

Lewiston voters turn out in droves despite storm

LEWISTON — Voters were so eager to cast ballots in the mayoral runoff election Tuesday, they began lining up at 6:30 a.m. — 30...

Sabattus man found dead in parked car

SABATTUS — Police responding to a "well-being check" for a man living out of his car Monday night found Daniel Dennis, 61, deceased in...

Live blog: How Maine is dealing with the storm

Steady snow started about 8 a.m. Tuesday in the Lewiston-Auburn area. Schools in the area have been canceled. Another three to 11 inches of snow...

Auburn Democrats reschedule meeting

AUBURN — The monthly meeting of the Auburn Democratic City Committee that was scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 12, was rescheduled to Wednesday, Dec. 13,...

Lewiston police respond to road rage incident

LEWISTON — Police responded to a road rage incident at 2:47 p.m. Monday when a driver reported someone pointed a gun at him in...

Selectmen create committees, consider land purchases

NEW GLOUCESTER — Selectmen on Monday night directed Town Manager Carrie Castonguay to contact the real estate broker marketing four tracts totaling roughly 200 acres...

Norway committee hopes to have medical marijuana ordinance ready by April

NORWAY — A committee charged with developing land-use regulations for medical marijuana grow facilities is hoping to have something for residents to vote on...

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Oxford County arrest log

State planning commission postpones wind energy meeting

FARMINGTON — The Maine Land Use Planning Commission has postponed its meeting to consider whether to initiate rule-making to expand the expedited wind power...

RSU 9 superintendent to retire

Franklin County arrest log

Rumford police log

* Dec. 8, 12:16 p.m.: Casey Senn, of Mexico, was arrested by Officer Austin Couture on Veterans Street for operating after license suspended. Senn...

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