Lewiston-Auburn

Lewiston block cordoned off after reports of pellet gun shootings

Lewiston Police shut down a section of Lisbon Street Sunday evening after several reports of pellet-gun shootings. Two people were shot with a pellet gun at about 7:38 p.m. One of the victims, Norm Rousseau, owns Compass Coin and Jewelry at the corner of Pine and Lisbon streets across from the ...

Police log

Charges Auburn * Maiya Perez, 46, of 317 Main St. No. 6, violating conditions of release, 8:05 p.m. Wednesday at that address. * Jacob Dionne, 30, of 29 Highland Ave., warrant, 9:54 a.m. Thursday at that address. * Shannon Roux, 27, of 125 Green St., Sabattus, disorder...

Angora yarn

Ben and Julia St. Laurent, ages 9 and 12, inspect yarn made from Angora rabbit fur at Nezinscot Farm in Turner on Sunday afternoon, while farm owner Gloria Varney looks on. The diversified organic meat, dairy and fiber farm was just one of dozens of farms across the state participating in Open Fa...

Running to remember

Participants of Emily's Run, the second of the Greater L-A 5K Triple Crown race series, take off from the starting line at Edward Little High School on Sunday morning. The annual memorial race and fundraiser, named after Emily Fletcher, an EL graduate who died in a car accident, attracted a reco... 1

Animals moved from pet store after AC failure

AUBURN — Small animals at Pet Quarters in Auburn were moved from the store temporarily this weekend due to an air conditioner malfunction. Few details were available Sunday night, but Wendell Strout, animal control officer for Androscoggin County, confirmed that "rodents" were remove...

Family arrested when party gets out of hand early Sunday

GREENE — Four family members were arrested early Sunday morning after a house party got out of control and law enforcement officers from several agencies gathered before breaking it up. Lead investigator Trooper Ricci Cote, of the Maine State Police, said that the call was initially ...

New buses push Citylink fleet over limit

AUBURN — Local transit officials are asking the state to be allowed to keep a larger fleet then usual because some the buses they have are so unreliable. "Age-wise, our fleet looks great — until you look at our actual vehicles," said Marsha Bennett, transit coordinator for the ...

People You Know: Dick Kendall, entrepreneur, volunteer, great-granddad

AUBURN — Dick Kendall is the chairman of four boards, the founder of eight different groups and ready to ease into retirement. It’s none too soon. He turned 88 Friday. In 1958, Kendall was an Auburn Sewer District trustee. In 1969, president of the Maine Alpine Racing As... 1

For Auburn native, it's all about the sea

Richard Daniel O'Leary was 5 years old or so when he first stood in awe of the ocean. Born and raised in Auburn, he'd been around water, sure. He thought the local lakes and ponds were OK, and the Androscoggin River was pretty the days it rushed over the falls and didn't flood. But Old Orc...