News from November 3, 2012

November 3, 2012

Bingham Health Center upgrades dental clinic offices

BINGHAM -- Dentist Tamara Diamond used to work out of a single room in the back of the Bingham Health Center here, but now she has four operating spaces and a brand new panoramic X-ray machine.

November 3, 2012

Skowhegan Woman's Club celebrates 130 years

SKOWHEGAN -- The group that brought the first sidewalks to Skowhegan, worked toward the advancement of women and pressed for sanitation, clean air and water as early as 1900 is celebrating a birthday this weekend.

November 3, 2012

Fairfield's SAD 49 candidates split on district's priorities

FAIRFIELD -- The four candidates who are seeking to fill Fairfield's two open seats on the School Administrative District 49 board are evenly split on their biggest priority at the district.

November 3, 2012

St. Albans accident late Friday injures 4, leads to arrest

An accident on Mountain Road causes "possible critical head injuries" to Hartland woman, according to the Somerset County Sheriff's Department.

November 3, 2012

Art imitates food, and vice-versa, in Common Street Arts exhibit

WATERVILLE -- Jamie Ribisi-Braley munched on a pumpkin and beet curry with pumpkin cornbread triangles, as she mingled at the opening of a new art exhibit in downtown Waterville Saturday night.

November 3, 2012

Rally for Skowhegan police chief postponed

The return home of Skowhegan Police Chief Michael Emmons from the war in Afghanistan has been delayed due to a flight change.

November 3, 2012

Maine Crafts Guild hosts final show of year at Maine State Museum

AUGUSTA -- November has just started, but for three friends visiting a crafts show on Saturday, the timing was just right to start looking for Christmas gifts.

November 3, 2012

Maine's Ron Paul supporters focus on legislative races

PORTLAND -- After Maine's Ron Paul delegation was denied seats at the Republican National Convention in August, supporters of the libertarian-leaning Texas congressman's presidential campaign had no other choice but to go home.

November 3, 2012

Maine's US senators, governor won't take public stand on same-sex marriage Several photos included in this story

AUGUSTA -- Of the state's five highest elected officials, only two will say whether they support or oppose the gay-marriage ballot question.

November 3, 2012

Colby undergoing $37 million in construction projects

WATERVILLE -- Colby College is undergoing $37 million in construction projects, including a renovation and addition at the Museum of Art, a new science building, and a new storage building.

November 4, 2012

UMaine football: Loss cements losing season

Maine loses 31-7 to James Madison University.

November 4, 2012

Girls' soccer: Falmouth High state champs in Class B

Falmouth holds off Hermon in the second half for a 2-1 victory.

November 3, 2012

Starks shooting victim to undergo further surgery on Sunday

STARKS -- Kerry Hebert, the 56-year-old Starks man who was shot near his home after an altercation with a hunting party Wednesday afternoon, is undergoing more surgery today, according to his wife, Town Clerk Jenn Hebert.

November 3, 2012

U.S. Senate: Candidates square off in testy final debate

Independent candidate Steve Woods drops out of the race and urges voters to support Angus King.

November 4, 2012

Class C girls' soccer: Waynflete rallies for state title

The Flyers score twice in the second half for a 3-2 win over Fort Kent.

November 4, 2012

Western A football: Stags win 34th straight

Donald Goodrich scores three TDs as Cheverus dumps Portland 35-7 in the regional semifinals.

November 4, 2012

Western A football: Trojans cruise, 49-14

The Trojans scored every time they had the ball in the first half in their semifinal win over Scarborough.

November 4, 2012

Class A girls' soccer: Red Storm win in 2 OTs

Sarah Martens scores the winner 90 seconds into the second overtime to beat Bangor, 2-1.

November 3, 2012

Body recovered from Bremen house fire

The fire flattens the small home at 435 Turner Rd. Investigators suspect the home's owner, who is missing, was the fire victim.

November 3, 2012

Will Jersey shore ever be the same after Sandy?

Many believe New Jersey will rebuild the boardwalks and piers "bigger and better than ever," but there will still be something missing.

November 3, 2012

Cheap fish prices luring customers

Hurricane Sandy has disrupted demand, sending groundfish prices downward.

November 3, 2012

NHL labor talks resume after more than 2 weeks off

If real progress isn't made soon, the NHL could be looking at its second lost campaign since 2004.

November 3, 2012

Romney, Obama look for edge at campaign's end

Mitt Romney opened a three-state campaign day in New Hampshire by faulting Barack Obama for telling supporters a day earlier that voting would be their "best revenge"

November 3, 2012

Auburn man killed after being struck by concrete

David Brooks, 60, was struck at a business where he worked.

November 3, 2012

Power returning after Sandy but weariness grows Several photos included in this story

Power has been restored to about 60 percent of the New York metropolitan area, with about 900,000 still without electricity, including about 550,000 on Long Island

November 3, 2012

Senate hopefuls gather for final debate

Saturday's 5 p.m. event at Lewiston Middle School marks the 11th debate appearance together for the three leading candidates.

November 3, 2012

Food donations accepted at LePage's home

The donated food is being given to the Good Shepherd Food Bank.

November 3, 2012

Collins questions Benghazi security

 Sen. Susan Collins asks why the U.S. Consulate in Libya wasn't better protected from attack.

November 3, 2012

Sky's the limit in the battle for Legislature

Outside groups are spending unprecedented amounts to gain a say in future policy decisions.