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  • Published
    February 9, 2019

    Amid fracas, local Fallen Heroes leader steps down

    Group still hopes to raise the final $6,000 needed by Memorial Day weekend to fund a Gold Star monument at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston. LEWISTON — With much fanfare last fall, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston for a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. The Maine Fallen Heroes Foundation, […]

  • Published
    January 29, 2019

    Acting AG says Mueller probe ‘close’ to being completed

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged 34 people, including several close to the president. But he has yet to accuse anyone close to the Trump campaign of conspiring with the Kremlin.

  • Published
    January 25, 2019

    Two injured in violent crash Friday morning in Casco

    Cumberland County deputies say the driver of a Chevrolet Cruze crossed the centerline on Route 302 and struck a Subaru Legacy head-on.

  • Published
    January 25, 2019

    Trump associate Roger Stone arrested, charged with obstruction in Mueller probe

    The seven-count indictment against Stone, a self-proclaimed “dirty trickster,” is the first criminal case in months from special counsel Robert Mueller.

  • Published
    January 2, 2019

    Madore elected chairman of Androscoggin commissioners

    AUBURN — Noel Madore and Sally Christner will lead the Androscoggin County Commission for the next two years. Madore of Lewiston was elected chairman, while Christner of Turner will serve as vice chairwoman. Madore was last year’s vice chairman, and Christner, the longest-serving commissioner, has served in both capacities. Four newly elected commissioners — Brian […]

  • Published
    January 1, 2019

    Fighter jet bound for Lewiston park expected here in months

    LEWISTON — The Vietnam War-era jet aircraft destined for Veterans Memorial Park in 2019 — perhaps by Memorial Day — still sits in Montana. Jerry Dewitt, chairman of the L&A Veterans Council, said the Air Force plane — an LTV A-7D Corsair II — should arrive in Maine in the next couple of months. Restoration […]

  • Published
    December 25, 2018

    Androscoggin County emergency management director retires

    LEWISTON — Ever since she was a youngster, Joanne Potvin has followed the Boy Scout motto. Be prepared. “Little did I know that what I did at 9 years old as a Girl Scout would lead to a 46-year career in emergency management where we always have to be prepared,” Potvin said. In the face […]

  • Published
    December 13, 2018

    Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

    Seven artists, led by Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks and Janet Jackson, will be enshrined in March.