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In Waterville, Shakespeare’s 450th birthday celebrated with sonnets, song Several photos included in this story

About 150 people turn out to celebrate, some in costumes, as Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets are read aloud.

3:29 PM

Yankees’ Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

He was ejected from Wednesday night’s loss at Boston after umpires found the pine tar on his neck.

Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar: ‘It won’t happen again’

1:00 AM

Today’s editorial cartoon

April 24, 2014 From today’s newspaper

April 18

‘Noah’ ... singin’ in the rain

“Raindrops keep falling on my head.”

April 18

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

Girls' and Boys' Track and Field

Boys' and Girls' Lacrosse


Boys' and Girls' Tennis

Top Stories

Boss says 18-year-old killed in crash was ‘a superstar’

Investigators say it could be months before they know what caused Aundria St. Amand’s car to crash into the woods last week in Vassalboro.
Police name woman, 18, killed in Vassalboro crash

2:52 PM

State supreme court upholds murder conviction for Anson man

Robert Nelson was convicted in December 2012 of killing Everett L. Cameron during a drug transaction.

2:36 PM

Panel finds suicidal threats can foreshadow domestic abuse homicide

The finding was one of several patterns revealed in a report released Thursday by the Domestic Abuse Homicide Review Panel.

2:54 PM

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

The group wants Congress to require that concealed weapons permits issued in one state be recognized everywhere, even when the local requirements differ.

2:05 PM

Vermont lawmakers become first to require labeling of GMO foods

Maine has passed a law to require such labels, but it only takes effect when two neighboring states take similar action.
Battle over GMO food labels in N.H. to have impact on Maine

Jackman pair arrested on heroin charges in Bingham

Daniel Dubois and Alicia Goodwin were arrested Friday on U.S. Route 201 after police stopped and searched their Chevrolet Equinox.

Maine river drivers recall spring on the Kennebec

A new exhibit at Skowhegan History House features the role of river drivers riding logs down the Kennebec River to paper mills lining the banks.

9:04 AM

Richmond mobile home park residents ordered to vacate

Several photos included in this story The water was shut off at Meadowbrook Trailer Park to prevent leaking sewage from contaminating the water supply.
Water shut off to Richmond mobile home park to prevent contamination

Oakland man sues over 2010 injuries from Windsor Fair starting gate

Christopher Charrier’s attorney estimates medical bills were $100,000 after gate struck spectators.

Other Maine News Headlines

Franklin County inmates once again going to Somerset County Jail

Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols said the move does not fix problems created when the jail became a 72-hour holding center.

3:29 PM

Yankees’ Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

He was ejected from Wednesday night’s loss at Boston after umpires found the pine tar on his neck.
Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar: ‘It won’t happen again’

New Hampshire priest gets jail time for thefts

He could spend up to 20 years in prison for stealing from the bishop, a hospital and the estate of a dead priest.

3:08 PM

Ukraine launches operation against insurgents

Within hours of the operation, which killed at least two pro-Russia militants, Russia’s defense minister announced new military exercises for troops massed near Ukraine’s border.

Couple charged by moose under investigation by Maine Warden Service

Video clip included The New Hampshire couple say they were not chasing the moose, which is against the law.



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