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Barker also opposed reducing the request from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Service in Franklin County by $1,268, bringing it to $50,000. Brann and Webster supported the decrease. The county Budget Advisory Committee, which has the final say on funding, is scheduled to meet May 3 ...
“I don't love running, but there are things in it that are important to me and my life.” With a few technical details remaining, ... On Friday night, the festival is hosting its first outdoor component in conjunction with the Maine Outdoor Film Festival at Heritage Park in Lewiston. In addition to showcasing the winner ...

(The hotel sits feet from Exit 75 on the Maine Turnpike.) Nelson is not new to the hospitality scene: He was formerly in management at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston for 35 years. New bag. Rogue Wear's Hybrid Backpack was on display at the Maine International Trade Center's New Product Global Showcase ...
I am shocked to hear that Emera Maine rates may be going up … again. That is an outrageous request from Maine's second-largest electric utility company. It already received a tax cut from taxpayers just this year and now it wants more from its customers. Many older Mainers are barely getting by, and a ...
Lacrosse: Lewiston boys sixth in Varsity Maine poll. By ... The top 10 boys' and girls' lacrosse teams in Maine, as voted on by reporters from pressherald.com, centralmaine.com, sunjournal.com, theforecaster.net, timesrecord.com andjournaltribune.com, with first-place votes in parentheses, followed by total ...
Nick Verdisco, executive chef at Bolster, Snow & Co. in Portland, calls his pork terrine, egg yolk gnocchi, salsa verde and queso fresco his “refined bacon and eggs.” After initially plating the dish, seen on the left, he said, it felt “incomplete.” He knew it was missing something, but didn't want to add to the dish ...

“It just amazes me how it happened here,” said a man who declined to give his name but said he lives at the Roak Block on Main Street in Auburn, near ... Along with Auburn police, the search has included the Auburn Fire Department, Maine Warden Service, Maine Marine Patrol, Lewiston Police and Fire ...
Police were called to the pond after the property owner discovered the body, Hagan said Monday. Maine state troopers and game wardens assisted with the investigation. Pending new information, the case will be closed, Hagan said. Anyone with additional information can call Lisbon Police Detective Sgt.
LEWISTON — Central Maine Medical Center's safety grade has dropped from a B to a C, making it one of the lowest-rated hospitals in Maine and one of just two in the state to receive a C. CMMC has experienced problems with bloodstream infections from central lines inserted into ICU patients, urinary tract ...
The Maine Department of Education sets the reimbursement amount that RSU 58 receives, and Robinson said the amount isn't the actual amount the district spend to educate a student. “It's about $154,000 on the backs of the taxpayers,” she said. “That makes me uncomfortable, and we've got to make that ...
Art Quilts Maine supports members in their exploration of contemporary quilt art, inspires creativity and individuality and promotes the understanding, appreciation and recognition of contemporary quilters in the state. The goals are accomplished by the sharing of member resources, demonstrations and ...
Even though prohibition is long in the past, the speakeasy seems to making a ferocious return to popularity. Portland boasts two popular spots, in the basement of Blyth and Burrows and the truest speakeasy in the big city, Lincoln's. But as the development of Lewiston/Auburn continues, the call for new and ...
Four holdups in just over 25 hours this week ratcheted up tension around a series of armed robberies in southern Maine and prompted police to warn that more confrontations between a robber and store employees could escalate into violence. “It is imminent,” said Lt. Robert Martin of the Portland Police ...
The Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council ran its Maine B2B networking event for 22 years before LAEGC became an organization within the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce earlier this year. The chamber rebranded the event as the LA Metro Marketplace and moved it from the ...
LEWISTON — The Maine Franco-American Genealogical Society's spring meeting, which will include a talk by Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French and Francophone studies at Bates College. Rice-Defosse is the co-author with James Myall of “Writing the Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn.
A woman found dead Wednesday morning in the parking lot of a Lewiston floral shop died of an apparent suicide, authorities said. When police were called to investigated the death, they found nothing suspicious and determined that the woman, who was 57-years-old, had killed herself, Lewiston Lt. David ...
Lewiston and Maine State police are investigating the death of a person outside a business Wednesday morning. Police said the body was found around 5:30 a.m. outside Roak The Florist on Main Street. Advertisement. Police said the death was likely a suicide. No foul play is suspected and police.

LEWISTON — Police said the death of a 57-year-old woman whose body was discovered Wednesday morning in the parking lot of Roak the Florist has been ruled an apparent suicide. The woman was from the greater Lewiston area. Her remains were expected to be taken the Maine Office of the Chief ...
LEWISTON — A Maine judge who presided over district courts in Androscoggin and Oxford counties was tapped for the federal bench, Maine's U.S. senators announced Tuesday. Lance Walker, a Maine Superior Court justice, must be approved by the U.S. Senate before filling the vacancy left by Judge ...
Maine Music Society Artistic Director John Corrie warms up the Maine Music Society Chorale on Monday night at The Dolard & Priscilla Gendron Franco Center in Lewiston. The chorale will perform Saturday and Sunday. For more information or to buy tickets, visit mainemusicsociety.org. To watch a short ...
Bruce Poliquin, a Republican from Maine's 2nd District. If necessary, Congress “needs to step in and protect the integrity of the investigation,” said state Rep. Jared Golden of Lewiston, who is also vying for the chance to take on Poliquin in the general election. He said the probe “needs to be taken very, very ...
LEWISTON — Maine's sixth FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition event will be held Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, at the the Androscoggin Bank Colisee. The Pine Tree District Competition will host 40 high school robotics teams from New ...
LEWISTON (WGME) -- A dog described as a pit bull attacked and killed a Yorkshire Terrier on Monday, according to the Sun Journal. Two teens who tried to pull the dogs apart were also hurt so badly they needed to be taken to the emergency room. The owner of the Yorkie says the attack happened when a friend of her ...
Since then, he has harvested turkey, deer, coyotes and other animals with a bow or a rifle. His father buys the guns because the minimum purchase age in Maine is 18, but it is the teenager's responsibility to clean and care for them. “My dad instilled in me a respect with guns,” Barthelman said. “It's not a toy.
“These companies are tending to want to have one firm that can deliver logo'd apparel and logo'd merchandise wherever they have a market. And so in order to do that properly, you can't just ship stuff from Lewiston, Maine to New Delhi or Sidney or to wherever — it's too expensive and it's cumbersome.
It's the kind of thing that might be expected of a sleepy rural airstrip, but the runways at Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport don't sleep all that much. Last year, an estimated 52,560 planes took off or landed there. By that measure, it was the second-busiest airport in Maine – ahead of Portland, Bangor and ...
Don Plourde, a real estate broker and co-owner of Coldwell Banker Real Estate, responded to LePage's comments about hospitals, saying they are “all kind of struggling.” “Don't buy that,” LePage said. “Let me tell you this. When I took over, the state of Maine owed hospitals $750 million. We paid them off.”.
Michael Miclon, executive/artistic director of the Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, gives a talk entitled “Vaudeville in Maine” at Thursday's Great Falls Forum at the Lewiston Public Library. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal). LEWISTON — When Michael Miclon began his career in the performing arts, ...
Eryn Gilchrist jumped in the race against Leslie Gibson after the Maine Republican, who was running unopposed, attacked two Parkland teens on Twitter. by John ... Democratic candidate Eryn Gilchrist announces her run for HD-57 in Maine. Maine ... She is a graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
AUBURN, Maine — The International House of Pancakes in Auburn will temporarily shut down for employee training Thursday in the wake of a controversy over a server allegedly asking black teens to pay up front for their meal. A server at the restaurant was accused earlier this week of asking a group of ...
Emergency personnel treat a man Wednesday morning at the corner of Birch and Knox streets in Lewiston. A witness spotted the 28-year-old man collapse. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are investigating. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal). Emergency personnel treat a man Wednesday ...
The snow is still coming down and coating the roads, which causing some slick spots. Lewiston and Auburn canceled classes again Wednesday morning. Municipal offices in the two towns are scheduled to open at 11 a.m. Also, both cities' parking bans will end at noon. The State of Maine plans to open its ...
Emma Gonzalez, a senior who survived Wednesday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, talks with people at North Community Park in Parkland, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Gonzalez is one of the students who escaped the deadly school shooting and focused their anger Sunday at ...
Officials say the charges stem from an investigation into a drug trafficking organization in the Lewiston-Auburn area that violated Maine's Medical Marijuana program. The organization is accused of cultivating marijuana throughout numerous warehouses in Androscoggin County and distributing it to out of state customers ...
AUBURN, Maine — A server at an Auburn, Maine, IHOP restaurant has asked a group of black teenagers to pay upfront for their meal, prompting the manager to issue a public apology. Manager Melvin Escobar told the Sun Journal newspaper “this is the first time it happened, and that will be the last time.”.
27 on alleged marijuana operations in the Lewiston-Auburn area. Federal officials said the growing operation was purportedly part of the Maine medical marijuana program, but marijuana was sold to those not in the program and to out-of-state customers. The U.S. Attorney's Office said Poland's home on ...
LEWISTON — All Jason Tremblay asked of his Biddeford players Saturday was that they give themselves a chance in the third period of the Class A boys' hockey state championship game against two-time defending champion Lewiston. Despite getting outshot 32-15, the Tigers trailed by just a goal with ...
The Maine Board of Dental Practice on Friday voted unanimously to send the case of a Lewiston dentist who is accused of putting patient health and safety in jeopardy to district court. The board ... The guy was — there were dogs running around the office, I mean the guy is — are you kidding me? How is ...
LEWISTON (WGME) – A Lewiston man is charged with drug manufacturing and trafficking after state and federal law enforcement agencies raided 20 locations in ... "What struck me was all the DEA agents or whoever was here were cutting open boxes out in the yard and going through a lot of paperwork, all the doors in the ...
After he left the Sea Dogs, he wound up with the Lewiston MAINEiacs hockey team, first as its public relations director and ultimately as its director of administration, a job that had him ... But when a new state law socked the hockey team, Mason said he felt like “the government just punched me in the gut.”.
There are several antique and personal property appraisers in Maine. Here are a few who ... DEAR SUN SPOTS: Does anyone in the Lewiston-Auburn area carry Stonewall Kitchen products? I'm looking for their ... Address them to Sun Spots, P.O. Box 4400, Lewiston, ME 04243-4400. Inquiries can also be ...
AUGUSTA – State House leaders are expected Tuesday to decide whether to allow emergency bills to boost security at public schools and ban bump stocks in Maine to move forward after a school shooter in Florida this month killed 17 people. The bills, one offered by Rep. Scott Hamann, D-South Portland, ...
“It's not just me. If someone makes an athletic play it should just have positive energy. “What is Maine thinking there? It is weird and a little bit embarrassing.” Edward Little's Wol Maiwen goes up for a dunk during a game earlier this year in Auburn against Lewiston High School. (Russ Dillingham/Sun ...
“These lands lured me into the forestry profession,” he said. “Today, the properties lie between two major metropolitan areas of Maine, Portland and Lewiston-Auburn. Sprawl pressures are horrendous and much of my time is spent working on long-range land management issues to try and maintain the ...
A Lewiston man is facing federal charges Tuesday after more than 20 police raids around Lewiston and Auburn turned up around 100 pounds of marijuana. Richard Daniels, also known as "Stitch," has been charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and manufacturing butane hash oil.
The raids, including at a home on Danville Corner Road in Auburn and at a warehouse at 1830 Lisbon St. in Lewiston, stemmed from an investigation into a ... The complaint alleges that the drug trafficking organization grew and distributed large quantities of marijuana under the cover of Maine's medical ...
ANSWER: Josee, born in Quebec and raised in Maine, has been sharing her Franco-American heritage for over 25 years through traditional and contemporary folk ... Another resource is Bull Moose (784-6463) in the Lewiston Mall. ... Address them to Sun Spots, P.O. Box 4400, Lewiston, ME 04243-4400.
If desired, contributions may be made in memory of Andre C. Castonguay to: Alzheimer's Association, 383 US Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. COSGROVE — James Leo, 91, of Lewiston, died Sunday, Feb. 11, in South Paris at the Maine Veterans Home. A celebration of Jim's life will be held at ...
It is the largest increase of any school district in Maine, Webster said. Lewiston stands to get more because it has a growing student population and a low property valuation. Property values and enrollment are two key factors in determining state education money to districts. Also, state legislators last year ...
AUGUSTA — In a Maine State Museum Discover More program sponsored by the Friends of the Maine State Museum, Maine State Museum Director Bernard Fishman will showcase century-old stereoviews of iconic Egyptian landscapes in a unique 3-D presentation. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy a ...


 

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