Lewiston Sun Journal https://www.sunjournal.com Central and Western Maine News Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:26:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/11/2018/05/cropped-sj-default-32x32.png Lewiston Sun Journal https://www.sunjournal.com 32 32 Retail forecast 'a little cloudy' for Maine in 2019 https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/retail-forecast-a-little-cloudy-for-maine-in-2019/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/retail-forecast-a-little-cloudy-for-maine-in-2019/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:02:00 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/retail-forecast-a-little-cloudy-for-maine-in-2019/ AUBURN —  Curtis Picard cautioned a sold-out Chamber breakfast Thursday morning that after six or seven years of growth, his retail forecast for 2019 looked “a little cloudy.” Picard, president and CEO of the Retail Association of Maine, said he isn’t negative on retail prospects in Maine next year, but his eyes are open. Fears […]

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Federal court rules against Bruce Poliquin’s challenge of ranked-choice voting https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/federal-court-rules-against-bruce-poliquins-challenge-of-ranked-choice-voting/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/federal-court-rules-against-bruce-poliquins-challenge-of-ranked-choice-voting/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:02:00 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/federal-court-rules-against-bruce-poliquins-challenge-of-ranked-choice-voting/ BANGOR — In a decision that left little hope for Republicans, a federal  judge Thursday shot down U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin’s legal challenge to the ranked-choice voting method that led to his  defeat in last month’s 2nd District congressional election. U.S. District Court Judge Lance Walker ruled against Poliquin on every point in his bid […]

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Woman found dead at her home in Hartford https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/woman-found-dead-at-her-home-in-hartford/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/woman-found-dead-at-her-home-in-hartford/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:59:00 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/woman-found-dead-at-her-home-in-hartford/ HARTFORD —  State Police are investigating the death of a woman early Thursday morning. According to Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, the incident was reported just after midnight inside a home on Bear Mountain Road. The body of  41-year-old Ana Cordeiro was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Augusta for […]

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Old Town City Council to look at change in meeting times https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/old-town-city-council-to-look-at-change-in-meeting-times/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/old-town-city-council-to-look-at-change-in-meeting-times/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:50:48 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=8877622 The possibility of moving meetings to 6 p.m. is being eyed.

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Y holding Family Holiday Extravaganza https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/y-holding-family-holiday-extravaganza/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/y-holding-family-holiday-extravaganza/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:45:48 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=8877562 The Old Town-Orono YMCA will offer an evening of family fun on Dec. 14.

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Geer appointed to RSU 34 School Board https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/geer-appointed-to-rsu-34-school-board/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/geer-appointed-to-rsu-34-school-board/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:44:19 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=8880246 A vacancy had been created by the upcoming resignation of Lee Jackson.

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Old Town Recreation Huddle https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/old-town-recreation-huddle/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/old-town-recreation-huddle/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:39:59 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=8880234 Old Town Rec had a productive fall, and a busy winter lies ahead.

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Drivers needed for Road to Recovery https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/drivers-needed-for-road-to-recovery/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/drivers-needed-for-road-to-recovery/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:38:31 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=8877534 Volunteers are needed to get cancer patients to their appointments for treatment

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Nomination papers available in Orono https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/nomination-papers-available-in-orono/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/nomination-papers-available-in-orono/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:37:41 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=8880218 Two seats are opening up on the town council and one on the school board.

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2018 Senior Art Exhibition open at Lord Hall https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/2018-senior-art-exhibition-open-at-lord-hall/ https://www.sunjournal.com/2018/12/13/2018-senior-art-exhibition-open-at-lord-hall/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:33:57 +0000 https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=8880202 The annual art show runs through Feb. 2 and features more than 70 works of art.

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