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  • Published
    February 7, 2019

    Lewiston driver charged in crash

    A 2000 GMC pickup lies beside Mill Street in Auburn on Thursday after the driver reportedly fell asleep, Auburn police Sgt. Steven Gosselin said. Devin Hutchinson, 51, of Lewiston, was alone and not injured in the crash near 424 Mill St. He was arrested on charges of operating under the influence and violating bail conditions, […]

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    February 4, 2019

    More than 200 skiers attend Parisien memorial race in Auburn

    AUBURN — The Lost Valley Racing Club held the 27th annual JP Parisien Memorial Race at Lost Valley on Sunday. More than 200 racers as young as 6 years old competed on the slalom course. The race is held in memory of Jean Paul Parisien, the brother of  Olympian and former U.S. Ski Team member […]

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    January 25, 2019

    Winterfest Auburn kicks off

    Monika Nolt of Lewiston and her two children, Jaden, left, and Sawyer,  join Theo Rinck, far right, of Turner while making paper snowmen at the Auburn Public Library on Friday. Children’s librarian Deb Cleveland read snowmen-themed books before children made their own snowmen as part of Winterfest Auburn 2019. For more activities related to the […]

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    January 24, 2019

    Thursday morning in a fog

    Gisel Perry of Auburn walks along the Riverwalk in Thursday’s fog in Auburn. Perry said she was out enjoying how beautiful the fog made the city look while gathering material for her blog “The Maine Chica.” (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

  • Published
    January 23, 2019

    Buckfield-Sumner swap shop vs. squirrels

    Wilda Dunham, left, of Sumner and Joyce DeWildt of Buckfield said that despite filling gaps, squirrels continue to get inside and knock insulation down from the ceiling at the Buckfield-Sumner Swap Shop in Buckfield. Volunteers run portable heaters to stay warm, but with a steady flow of traffic coming through the door, the temperature hovered […]

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    January 16, 2019

    High school bowler: ‘A new bowling ball is the highlight of my Christmas.’

    Edward Little’s Avery Goulding will move on to bowl at Upper Iowa University.

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    January 14, 2019

    Skiers Edge Sunday Race Series continues

    William Drysdale, 11, of Auburn competes in the Skiers Edge Sunday Race Series at Lost Valley in Auburn on Sunday. It was the second of seven races in the series that are scheduled most Sundays through March 3, starting at 1 p.m. Children as young as 5 years old up through adults compete for series […]

  • Published
    January 9, 2019

    'Elmer' the plow does its job

    Kathleen Currier of Lewiston uses her hand plow, “Elmer,” to clear her driveway of heavy, wet snow Wednesday. Currier says the plow works so well she decided to give it a name. (Sun Journal photo by Daryn Slover)

  • Published
    January 9, 2019

    Not happy with Mother Nature

    “Mother Nature has not been very nice to us this year,” Liz Murphy said Wednesday as she cleared snow from her car in Lewiston. Murphy said she was getting her car ready in case of an emergency. “I’m not going anywhere in this mess,” she said. “I’m retired so I don’t have to.” (Sun Journal […]

  • Published
    January 8, 2019

    Auburn home surveillance videos show cars running stop sign — including one that hit her house

    AUBURN — Since Gail Shelley installed a surveillance system two years ago at her house on Gamage Avenue, she has recorded — and published to Facebook — 98 videos of drivers running stop signs at a nearby intersection. But it was the most recent video of the intersection — at Park Avenue, Lake Street and […]