News

Two pedestrians killed crossing from Oxford Casino to Hampton Inn

OXFORD — Oxford Police identified two Rhode Island men killed Tuesday night, July 25, in a double fatal accident on the Route 26 crossing between...

Sumner house struck by vehicle for second time in three months

SUMNER — On the night of Monday, July 17, a blue Chevy pick-up truck collided with the front of a house located at 1224 Main...

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Schools

SAD 17 to get $1M in state funds

PARIS — The Oxford Hills School District is set to receive more than $1 million in additional state funding, but there are consequences that come...
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  • Auburn man brutally beaten in Old Port still recovering July 26, 2017
    PORTLAND (WGME) — An Auburn man brutally beaten, then stabbed, in the Old Port is still recovering Tuesday night. Police saying they're looking for at least six suspects, maybe even eight.
    WGME
  • Police: One-armed machete-wielding creepy clown in Hollis arrested July 26, 2017
    HOLLIS (AP) — A man accused of drunkenly strolling down a road in Maine wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a clown mask and brandishing a machete taped to his amputated arm has been arrested. Maine State Police told WCSH-TV (http://on.wcsh6.com/2uZu4Db ) that 31-year-old Corey Ber...
    The Associated Press
  • UMF investigates vandalism at Technology Commons on campus July 26, 2017
    UMF Campus Police are investigating an incident of vandalism that occurred Tuesday evening at the Technology Commons building on campus, located at the corner of South and High streets.
    Staff Report
  • Livermore Falls man faces OUI charge after car hits building, retaining wall July 26, 2017
    JAY — A Livermore Falls man is accused of driving drunk Wednesday morning after the vehicle he was operating went off Main Street, crashed into a building, bounced off and hit the retaining wall in front of St. Rose Parish Hall. Christopher Martin, 33, was issued a summons on misdeme...
    Donna M. Perry, Staff Writer
  • A Gray fifth grader tells the Senate that diabetes won't curb his dreams July 26, 2017
    Charlie Albair, a 10-year-old from Gray, told U.S. senators Wednesday that he is “just like a lot of other kids” who love sports and hope to play for the Boston Red Sox someday. Testifying before the Senate Special Committee on Aging, the fifth-grader said t...
    Steve Collins, Staff Writer
  • Missing Auburn teen found July 26, 2017
    AUBURN — A 15-year-old local girl who had been reported as missing was found by police Wednesday morning and returned home. Trinity Nave went missing from her home Sunda...
  • Chellie Pingree calls Trump's trans policy 'bigoted and wrong' July 26, 2017
    President Donald Trump’s declaration Wednesday that transgender Americans won’t be allowed in the military drew immediate criticism from a Maine Democrat. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, whose 1st District includes Portland, said in a prepared statement on T...
    Steve Collins, Staff Writer
  • Young child burned after pulling coffee pot on himself in Livermore Falls July 26, 2017
    LIVERMORE FALLS – A 2-year-old boy is in good spirits Wednesday at a Portland hospital after being seriously burned by hot coffee as he attempted to help his mother empty the dishwasher. Hannah Enoch was emptying the dishwasher when her son, Timothy, climbed on the door of the dishwa...
    Staff Report
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Business

Doughboys Variety in Paris closing, new owner sought to reopen business

PARIS — A life-changing event – the death of his father – is forcing David Haskell Jr. to close Doughboys Variety. But hopefully the store...

Proposed Speedway restaurant to get site walk next week in Oxford

OXFORD — The Planning Board will conduct a site walk on Thursday, July 27, at 5 p.m. after members expressed concern about ensuring restaurant parking...

Sun Media Group sold to MaineToday Media owner Reade Brower

By Kathryn Skelton LEWISTON — After four generations of ownership, the Costello family announced Monday, July 17, that it's selling the Sun Journal and 16...

Otisfield Planning Board to hold site walk for proposed outdoor shooting...

OTISFIELD — The Planning Board will do a site walk of a pit off of Station Road on Tuesday, July 11, where a firearms training...

11th lien since January filed against Hampton Inn in Oxford

OXFORD — Once again the Hampton Inn is facing a lien. Electrical Maintenance & Installation Inc. of Portland has placed a lien against the Hampton Inn...
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