Local & State

SUVs collide in Oxford

Two SUVs were extensively damaged, including a fire department vehicle, in a collision Thursday morning on Allen Hill Road in Oxford. The Jeep and...

Garage burns in Norway

A detached garage and a recreational vehicle inside it go up in flames at 147 Eddie Kahkonen Road in Norway 0n Thursday morning. Norway...

Police log

Lewiston * Jeffery Marquis, 43, of 28 Thorn Ave., on a charge of driving while intoxicated, 8:56 p.m. Wednesday on Sabattus Street. * Robert Ryan, 48,...

Energy efficiency project this summer in RSU 73

LIVERMORE FALLS — Improving energy efficiency is a top priority this summer in Regional School Unit 73. Ken Vining, the district's supervisor of facilities and...

'Beyond words:' Family, community memorialize drowned boy

Maxim McFarland, 10, is comforted Thursday evening by his mother, Helena Gagliano-McFarland, while his father, Jason McFarland, left, looks on during a public vigil...

In Sight: Cyclist riding 200 miles to give bikes to children in need

Dennis Richardson will leave Turner at 5 a.m. on June 8 for a 200-mile bike ride to raise money to buy bicycles for children...

Durham, Freeport, Pownal voters pass school budget

DURHAM — Regional School Unit 5’s $33 million budget proposal is going to referendum with no changes to the spending proposal. Only 50 voters showed...

Maine home sales, median price up in April

A decrease in the availability of existing single-family homes in Maine caused an uptick in both home sales and sale prices in April. According to...

Giant flag in Norway is Memorial Day tribute

NORWAY — A giant flag painted on the side of the Danzig Painting business at 7 Harrison Road is a tribute to military service members...

Katahdin Woods and Waters balancing 'wild' with infrastructure needs

Andrew Bossie, executive director of Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters, addresses the Great Falls Forum at the Lewiston Public Library on Thursday. (Andree Kehn/Sun...

Farmington couple receives Salt & Light Award

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Area Ecumenical Ministry has recognized Bill and Irene Berry for their commitment to the ministry and to helping others. The Farmington...

Gifford's ice cream founder dies

FARMINGTON — Randall Gifford, the founder of the iconic Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream that began as a small dairy in Skowhegan, has died at...

A sweet difference for Rumford residents

KeyBank employees at Rumford, from left, Morghan Packard, Angie Guguay, Randy Therrien, Caroline Philbrick and summer intern Tucker Phelps prepare ice cream sundaes for...
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