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...

Survey finds 83 erosion sites in Whitney/Hogan watershed

OXFORD — A total of 83 sites where active erosion is taking place was discovered in the Whitney and Hogan ponds watershed by volunteer surveyors...



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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  • Mysterious algae blooms worry Casco Bay advocates July 23, 2017
    SOUTH PORTLAND — A growing spread of green algae that has returned for the second consecutive year could threaten the health of Casco Bay. The blooms were first noticed on June 21, several weeks earlier than last year. Environmentalist...
    Melanie Sochan, Staff Writer
  • Speed, dirt and fun for New England Forest Rally July 23, 2017
    Spectators line Sturtevant Pond Road in Magalloway Plantation to watch the 27th Annual New England Forest Rally on Saturday afternoon.
    Liz Marquis, Staff Writer
  • Police log July 23, 2017
    Charges ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY • Neil Smith, 20, of 50 Fairview Drive, Lisbon, refusing to submit, aggravated criminal mischief and disorderly conduct, 12:05 a.m. Friday at 50 Fairview Drive, Lisbon by Lisbon Police. LEWISTON
  • Beach lessons can add to the fun July 23, 2017
    The Ecology School recommends taking tools to the beach to help children explore the environment: a "tide stick" to measure how far the tide has moved, binoculars, a magnifying glass and a field guide book
    Bonnie Washuk, Staff Writer
  • Police log July 23, 2017
    Auburn • Tamika Dias, 37, of 15 Western Promenade, on warrants, 7:59 p.m. Wednesday at 14 Western Promenade. • Haylee Hardy, 19, of 85 Lafayette St., Lewiston, burglary, criminal mischief and violating conditions of release, Thursday at 163 Summer St. • Katrian...
  • Pirates and mermaids, music and more at Farmington's Summer Fest July 22, 2017
    Mermaids and pirates stroll down Broadway in Farmington Saturday morning in the children's parade during Farmington's Summer Fest.
    Ann Bryant, Staff Writer
  • Lewiston High School teams will be scattered during field construction July 22, 2017
    LEWISTON — The fall sports season is little more than three weeks away, and Lewiston's teams are preparing for a vagabond existence as construction of their new fields continues. Lewiston athletic director Jason Fuller is pleased with the progress of the project, which broke ground i...
    Randy Whitehouse, Staff Writer
  • Competitive golf tournament for amputees starts this week in Falmouth July 22, 2017
    Five days before Christmas in 2012, John LeMieux had a 21-hour surgery to remove his left leg at the hip as a result of a re-occurrence of Liposarcoma. He laid in the hospital for six months before he could use a prosthetic leg. Once he got his prosthetic leg, though, it didn’t take ...
    Nathan Fournier, Staff Writer
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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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