5:38 PM

Sidney, Litchfield sex trafficking busts reflect a change in thinking about prostitution

Key to the difference between sex trafficking and prostitution, especially when vulnerable women are targeted, is who is in control, according to District Attorney Maeghan Maloney.

11:45 PM

Bruins top Red Wings 4-1, even series at 1-1

On Sunday, Boston didn’t take its first shot until 7:28 into the opening period. And it went in.

April 21

Boston Marathon bombing survivor: My best days are the ones normal people take for granted

It is a weekend for working around the house. My fiancee, Erin, and I have the baby’s room to paint and some IKEA furniture to assemble. I roll out of bed early — 10:30 — and get into my wheelchair. Erin is already making coffee in the kitchen.

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


This week our sports desk will break down one of your favorite spring high school sports. Check back every day for a new sports preview.


Girls' and Boys' Track and Field




Top Stories

6:00 PM

Waterville pay-per-bag proposal used in other Maine communities

Officials in Sanford and Presque Isle say some still don’t like it, but say paying for municipal trash bags has worked well.

6:14 PM

Patriot’s Day or Patriots’ Day? Punctuation confusion continues

Maine law still acknowledges only one patriot after a bill to move the apostrophe went nowhere.

5:32 PM

Patriot’s Day Notice

Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal offices will be closed Monday, April 21.

6:34 PM

State approves Monmouth Middle School for funding

Several photos included in this story Renovation or replacement is likely years away to resolve the problems posed by the aging, hodgepodge building.

6:58 PM

Classical music is a gift

Amy Calder says DaPonte String Quartet’s performance at the Waterville Opera House reminded her of why music is so important.

7:04 PM

Chamber to honor Doreen Brown with customer service award

Brown, 59, of Norridgewock, has worked at Hampton Inn nine years.

7:26 PM

Charges in Cambridge home invasion upgraded to felony robbery

Two men with bandannas covering their faces allegedly invaded Ripley Road home, assaulted woman and made off with drugs in getaway car driven by woman, according to police.

Other Maine News Headlines

8:06 PM

Maine schools, other facilities slash heating bills with stimulus project

The Forest Service credits its program with replacing 900,000 gallons of heating oil in 2012 and 2013 with Maine wood chips and pellets but some say hefty repayment plans undercut savings.

7:42 PM

Augusta District Court

These are cases closed April 10-16.

12:05 AM

Maine psychic Vicki Monroe stars in new TV show

'Cell Block Psychic' debuts on the Investigation Discovery cable channel at 9 p.m. Monday.

10:02 AM

Women and children’s home in Maine to get $20,000

Gov. Paul LePage is designating $20,000 from his contingency fund to the Penquis Journey House in Dexter.

9:18 AM

Grants available to help Maine communities

The grant will fund projects designed to boost job creation in struggling communities.

Sports from the Morning Sentinel

Bruins top Red Wings 4-1, even series at 1-1

On Sunday, Boston didn’t take its first shot until 7:28 into the opening period. And it went in.

Opinion

Boston Marathon bombing survivor: My best days are the ones normal people take for granted

It is a weekend for working around the house. My fiancee, Erin, and I have the baby’s room to paint and some IKEA furniture to assemble. I roll out of bed early — 10:30 — and get into my wheelchair. Erin is already making coffee in the kitchen.

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‘Noah’ ... singin’ in the rain

“Raindrops keep falling on my head.”

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