6 hrs ago
Bangor Daily News
Maine official: State funding for a new Edward Little High School 'isn't hopeless'
The School Committee has asked the City Council to approve a referendum in February to ask voters to approve a new high school, which could cost $62 million, with local property tax dollars.
10 hrs ago
Councilors debate whether airport best spot for Twin Cities passenger trains
City councilors are picking sides on the issue of whether Lewiston-Auburn rail service, if built, should go downtown or stop at the Auburn Lewiston Municipal Airport.
Fri May 24, 2013
Maine Omnibus Energy Bill cleared by committee
The so-called Omnibus Energy Bill, which incorporates ideas from at least nine separate bills, would encourage the expansion of natural-gas pipelines into New England, increase funding for energy-efficiency efforts and provide financial assistance to help low-income families switch to more affordable heating systems.
St. Dom's graduates 55
By the time Principal Donald Fournier was finished with his commencement speech Friday night at Saint Dominic Academy, even the most casual observer got a sense that he knew every single teenager in cap and gown.
Lewiston's Memorial Day Parade cancelled
Robert Rich, a Navy veteran and resident of Schooner Estates in Auburn, is reflected in some of the memorial stones at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston Friday morning during an impromptu ceremony after Saturday's parade was cancelled because of the weather forecast.
ROK Builders Completes Renovations to Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch
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Thu May 23, 2013
Youth cycling club kicks off
Robin Allain, a 15-year-old freshman at Edward Little High School in Auburn, rides a bicycle trainer as art teacher Terri Wentzel and Maine Cycling Club President Noel Smith monitor Allain's power output during the Maine Youth Cycling Club Power Challenge at the school Wednesday.
Committee to consider legislation aimed at lowering state energy costs
A legislative committee is expected to vote Friday on an ambitious proposal aimed at lowering Maine's high electricity and heating costs.
Twin City Times
Enough is Enough: College material, hospital debt and welfare expansion
Enough is enough. The following is a list of our local lawmakers that are holding up meaningful welfare reform.
County unveils state-of-the-art dispatch center
Bob Levesque, an E-911 dispatcher for the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department, responds to a call inside the newly updated center in Auburn.
Wed May 22, 2013
Property auction a sign of Lewiston's real estate woes
All six properties on the auction block Wednesday morning were good ones at one time, according to landlord Sean Watkins.
Lewiston City Council approves 20 percent water rate hike
"I'm truly upset that you want to raise water rates by 20 percent," said Jacqueline Smith of Willow Circle.
Tue May 21, 2013
City man walks when alleged victim won't talk in fork stabbing incident
Tony Leonard, left, and his attorney, Henry Griffin, listen to Assistant District Attorney Lisa Bogue during opening statements Monday in Androscoggin County Superior Court in Auburn.
Sun May 19, 2013
Maine inspection rule among least restrictive in U.S.
In Georgia, restaurants have to post health inspection reports next to their front doors, and in St.
Bates College director finds plenty of friendliness, adventure in Maine
But the opportunity to be director at the school's Harward Center for Community Partnerships was too good to pass up, so last summer she, her husband and their two children moved up from Mississippi.
Municipal health and safety codes not being enforced
The horrific downtown fires have once again put the spotlight on the housing situation in downtown Lewiston.
Fri May 17, 2013
Bliss Thru Shopping: Sears(iously) cool
It was a sad day last January when Sears closed. The department store had been a local institution since 1935 and a Lewiston Mall staple since the late 1970s.
Seven businesses honored at annual L-A dinner
Forage Market co-owners Cody LaMontagne, center, and Allen Smith, right, visit with Jimmy Simones shortly after they were awarded a 2013 Lewiston Economic Achievement Award at the Lewiston Auburn Growth Council's annual awards dinner Thursday night at the Ramada in Lewiston.
Tue May 14, 2013
Lewiston Strong builds unity within diversity
"Everyone has their own prayer to offer," Sarah Shepley said as she hung prayer flags in Kennedy Park on Monday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Woman injured when car flips on Route 121 in Mechanic Falls
A 28-year-old woman was thrown from her car Monday morning after the car apparently hit an abutment and flipped over several times on Route 121 by the Sawyer Bridge.