6:44 PM

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

7:24 PM

NHL PLAYOFFS: Boston begins long road to Stanley Cup

The Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins host the Red Wings Friday night in their opening-round series.

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Indie folk-rock group RUN ON SENTENCE takes stage at Slates

On April 7, Slates in Hallowell hosted the debut of Run On Sentence, A Portland, Ore.-based group, that is celebrating the release of a soundtrack they created for “Beneath The Harvest Sky,” a movie that was shot in Van Buren, ME. One of the members of the band — that is fronted by Dustin Hamman (who composed and produced the soundtrack CD) — is Dan Galucki who, it was di...

12:10 PM

Land trust explores spring on evening walk

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

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6:56 PM

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.

7:05 PM

Maine fined $7 million over welfare work participation rates

The governor says the action shows that his reforms should have been passed, but an advocacy group says the penalty is based on a work participation rate from 2011 and that his reforms would not have helped.
Letter notifying Maine of welfare penalty

6:24 PM

Waterville man charged with smashing downtown window

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

7:00 PM

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.

5:44 PM

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.”

5:37 PM

Winthrop Masonic hall torn down

Several photos included in this story The Bowdoin Street hall was razed Thursday to make way for an expansion of the library next door.
Winthrop town councilors approve hall destruction

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8:08 PM

Maine man pleads guilty to twice robbing same Augusta pharmacy

Ryan McLaughlin, 26, who told police he had an addiction and was desperate, faces up to 20 years on each of two counts.

6:04 PM

Producers casting in Maine for ‘social experiment’ reality TV show

On Fox’s “Utopia,” people with practical skills and strong opinions about how the world should work will build their own society.

12:26 PM

Maine approves bill to hold OUI offenders more accountable

The measure allows prosecutors to consider a driver’s lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.

4:20 PM

Franklin County physical education get $2 million federal grant

The money will be used over three years for programs for Franklin County students.

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