Local & State

Mainers explain why they didn’t report sexual assaults right away

Jennifer Day was sexually assaulted as a young teenager at a friend’s sleepover 35 years ago. To this day, she has not reported the assault...

Buyers not biting on Portland’s first ‘affordable’ housing unit

For more than six months, Chris Lavoie has been trying to sell a condominium in Portland’s West End, a desirable neighborhood with historic buildings...

Sun Journal reopens Norway office at new location

The Sun Journal and Advertiser Democrat offices have moved to 220 Main St. in Norway, directly across from the Guy E. Rowe Elementary School....

This week's agenda

Monday Dixfield: Selectmen, 5:30 p.m., Ludden Memorial Library Hebron: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Jay: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Paris: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Selectmen, 6...

Norway business owner has plans for Fair Street homes

NORWAY — The president of an local business is seeking permits to convert two houses on Fair Street, one for apartments and the other for...

Oxford County arrest log

• Sandra Louise Goodman, 53, of Auburn, violating conditions of release, 10:03 a.m. Sept. 19 in Cumberland County, Oxford County Sheriff’s Office. • Meghan L. Nyberg,...

Animal Tales: For boy with allergies, goats could not be better pets

Gabriel Munroe, 9, of Auburn plays recently with his goats in his backyard. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)AUBURN — When it became clear that Gabriel Munroe...

Farmington to host public meetings on dam removal

FARMINGTON — Three public meetings will be held prior to a November referendum asking Farmington residents if they want to see the Walton’s Mill Dam...

Franklin County arrest log

Joshua Harley Rinaldi, 37, Livermore Falls, four warrants unpaid fines/fees, Sept. 17, released on payment plan, Jay Police Department. Carol Ann Welch, 49, Phillips, violation...

50 enjoy first day of fall navigating Androscoggin

Ed Viger, left, of Rumford and Leonard Bromberg of Farmington are among 50 people kayaking or canoeing Saturday on the Androscoggin River during the...

Cars versus cancer

David Webster of Wales opens the back door of his 1957 Chevy Nomad Bel Air at a benefit car show Sunday morning in Lewiston....

L-A This Week — Sept. 24

MONDAY, Sept. 24 LEWISTON — School Committee, Dingley Building, executive session at 5:30 p.m. to discuss superintendent search; meeting at 7:30 p.m. Agenda includes first vote...

Outdoor running for outing clubs

Grace Plummer crests the first hill Sunday morning of the Baxter Riverlands 10K race at Androscoggin Riverlands State Park in Turner. The event benefits Teens...
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