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Good Friday marked at Waterville church Several photos included in this story

Christians worldwide on Friday reflected on the biblical account of the day Jesus died on the cross.

12:33 AM

Lester, Ross carry Red Sox to 3-1 victory over White Sox

Backup catcher David Ross hits a go-ahead double in the top of the ninth to lift Boston to its second straight win.

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Today’s editorial cartoon

April 18, 2014

10:31 AM

‘Noah’ ... singin’ in the rain

“Raindrops keep falling on my head.”

9:34 AM

Land trust explores spring on evening walk

UNITY — Sebasticook Regional Land Trust has planned an evening walk for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

Spring Sports Preview


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Top Stories

Dexter flooding highlights need for data on Maine’s rivers

Federal sequestration has resulted in the loss of hundreds of river gauges nationwide, including on the Sebasticook.
Crews start Augusta cleanup as Kennebec River recedes
Flooding closes Dexter’s Main Street businesses

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Woman killed in Vassalboro crash

Maine State Police troopers are seeking family members of the unidentified victim.
Three die in two crashes in Maine

5:24 PM

Messalonskee High robotics students shoot high in world championships

Call them underfunded underdogs, but the adversity they have faced has made them fiercer competitors, students said.

5:32 PM

Waterville police seek public’s help identifying jewelry thief

Two wedding bands, with a total value of $5,000, were taken from L. Tardif Jeweler Store on Tuesday, police said.

5:02 PM

Winslow husband, wife win community service award

Jackie Dalton, co-executive director of REM, and John Dalton, president and CEO of Inland Hospital, were recognized for eight years of volunteer work in the Waterville area.

5:11 PM

Cold weather prompts musings on warmer future

Columnist J.P. Devine wonders if there’s a balmy paradise for him, and can you get there from here?

5:38 PM

New bill adds teeth to drunk driving offenses

The bill passed by the Legislature would potentially increase sentences for drunk drivers with prior felony convictions.

Other Maine News Headlines

3:06 PM

Maine trooper has close call with wild turkey

As he approached a flock of birds on Interstate 95, one of them flew directly into his windshield.

Waterville man charged with smashing downtown window

Police said Lance Huff, 37, of 58 Old Main St., Fairfield, was arrested Wednesday.

Pot-growing operation lands Waterville man in court

David Marchand, 40, pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Bangor to a charge of “manufacturing marijuana.”

Summit turns on gas flow to Madison Paper

The connection is the final link in what the company calls its 68-mile steel backbone transmission pipeline from Pittston to Madison.

Police: Vassalboro man bit girlfriend’s ear until it bled

Benjamin Lajoie, 23, of 1321 Cross Hill Road, Vassalboro, was charged outside Champions nightclub in Waterville with domestic violence assault.

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