Maine courts issue scam alert

FARMINGTON — The Maine Judicial Branch issued a scam alert Friday saying it had been advised of "at least one" report of a scam...

Toy drive sing-along in Auburn

Maple Gross, the "queen" of the local chapter of the Rambunctious Red Hatters sings during a sing-along at the group's 12th annual toy drive...

Bishop tours, blesses women's shelter in Lewiston

"House mom" Misty Baker shows Bishop Robert P. Deeley one of the four bedrooms at the new Saint Catherine of Siena Residence in Lewiston...

Second man charged with torching bulldozer in Sandy River Plantation

FARMINGTON — A second man has been charged with arson in a fire that destroyed a bulldozer in Sandy River Plantation near Rangeley on...

Walking on orange alert in Auburn

Kathleen Henning, Pam Rousseau and Blue walk near the Maine Army National Guard Armory in Auburn on Thursday afternoon. "We are recent converts to...

Great Falls Forum focuses on addiction recovery

LEWISTON — Providing “a sense of community” is the fundamental goal of addiction counselors at Grace Street Services, according to two representatives of the...

Bliss Thru Shopping: Stick a fork in it

We'll be perfectly honest: Bag Lady and Shopping Siren have never cooked squirrel. Never had the urge to until ... well, no, we can't say...

Day care owner defends business after theft of handgun, standoff

LEWISTON — The Laase Avenue home from which a handgun was stolen earlier in the week, leading to a seven-hour police standoff, is located...

Lewiston man pleads to misdemeanor four years after fatal crash

AUBURN — A Lewiston man who was driving with a suspended license when he was involved in a fatal head-on crash in 2013 on...

Lewiston police charge 4 juveniles in armory break-in

LEWISTON — Police say they have charged four juveniles in the Tuesday night break-in that caused damage at the armory on Central Avenue. Lewiston detectives used...

Paris 12-year-old's book is published

PARIS — Two flowers live in a field when a third, new flower shows up. They don’t like her because she looks different. She has...

Oxford County arrest log

Chesterville told CMP projects could benefit town, state

CHESTERVILLE — A Central Maine Power spokesman shared information about proposed projects that could benefit the town with selectmen Thursday night. "Anything affecting the New England...

Franklin County arrest log

Maine courts issue scam alert

Rumford police K-9 proposal gets the go-ahead

Rumford Police Chief Stacy Carter tells the Board of Selectmen on Thursday his department needs a police dog to deal with an area-wide drug...

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