News from January 12, 2013

January 13, 2013

One dead, one injured in Readfield accident on Saturday

READFIELD — One person was killed and another injured in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon, at the intersection of P Ridge and Lane roads.

January 12, 2013

Morning Sentinel area police log, Jan. 12, 2013

IN CANAAN, Friday at 9:55 p.m., a vehicle accident was reported on Main Street.

January 12, 2013

Winslow council to hear Summit Natural Gas pitch on Monday

WINSLOW -- The second of two natural gas companies planning to build pipelines through central Maine will present its plans to the Town Council Monday night. Councilors also will tour the newly improved police station, which had been under construction for several months, and decide whether to extend the deadline for a continuing construction project within the Town Office.

January 12, 2013

SAD 54 expects big savings from federally funded wood pellet boiler in Skowhegan

SKOWHEGAN -- How do you keep 1,500 students warm in school all winter and still save money?

January 12, 2013

Family, friends of lost Rangley Lake snowmobilers disagree over Snodeo festival

The pain and grief over the loss of four snowmobilers on Rangeley Lake on Dec. 30 is still fresh, as the community prepares for its annual Snodeo snowmobile festival.

January 13, 2013

Snowshoe sales help veterans experience Maine outdoors Several photos included in this story

BINGHAM -- In a tiny snow-covered cabin, Dave Giampetruzzi weaves the dark green lacings of a snowshoe between the wooden frame.

January 12, 2013

Farmington art gallery showcases 'Spiral' exhibit

FARMINGTON -- The multimedia art exhibit Spiral made its debut as one of the early exhibits to be displayed at the Emery Community Arts Center when the show opened last week.

January 12, 2013

Hands Around the Capitol rally mourns 40 years after Roe v. Wade Several photos included in this story Video clip included

AUGUSTA--There will be a day, Teresa McCann-Tumidajski believes, when laws that protect people of color will be extended to "unborn children," and a day when the idea of a woman having an abortion will be as abhorrent to the average American as the notion of one man owning another.

January 12, 2013

Fired Waterville officer sues city in federal court on disability claim

A fired Waterville police sergeant has taken his claim of disability discrimination to federal court.

January 12, 2013

Casco says no to plan for tar sands oil tar

Voters pass a resolution to oppose a proposal to allow tar sands crude to be piped from Montreal to Portland.

January 12, 2013

Beauty queens vie for Miss America title in Vegas

The winner will go on tour, speaking to groups around the country and raising money for the Children's Miracle Network, the organization's official charity.

January 12, 2013

Group: Biden offers to speak with Newtown families

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is leading an administration review of gun safety laws.

January 12, 2013

Clukey sixth in luge World Cup meet

Overall leader Natalie Geisenberger leads a German sweep of the top four places.

January 12, 2013

Maine senator King hires scheduler

Paula Armstrong of Scarborough will serve as the point of contact for all of Angus King's scheduling requests within Maine.

January 12, 2013

Waterville police and Somerset County logs, Jan. 11 and 12

Vehicle accidents, theft, assault

January 12, 2013

Maine has record moose hunt

 Game officials cite fall conditions, including cool temperatures that kept the moose on the move.

January 12, 2013

Armstrong to admit doping in Oprah interview

Lance Armstrong will offer a limited confession and apologize next week on Oprah Winfrey's TV show.

January 12, 2013

Vote set to name Conn. school for slain teacher

The Town Council in Stratford, where Victoria Soto was a resident, is scheduled to vote on the name of the new school Monday night.

January 12, 2013

Adrian Peterson, J.J. Watt unanimous NFL All-Pros

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork is the only Patriot selected to the All-Pro team.

January 12, 2013

Saco man accused of peering up skirts using shoe camera

William Tibbals of Saco is charged with visual sexual aggression against a child under 12 and violating privacy.

January 12, 2013

Plan to balance Maine's social services budget relies on one-time fixes

 The fiscal year ends June 30, making it too late for big reforms and program cuts, Maine’s finance chief says.