37 min ago
Waterville's Inland Hospital becomes city's first natural gas customer
Inland Hospital is the city's first commercial customer of a new natural gas pipeline running through the region, a sign that thousands of Waterville residents will soon be able to follow suit.
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9 hrs ago
Bill aimed at protecting water quality for Maine lakes moves forward [Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME)]
A legislative committee approved a bill Thursday that aims to further protect water quality for 3,000 of the state's largest lakes.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Who Wants to Build a College?
So I was in a facebook discussion with my tea partying father-in-law today . We go through our more civil and our less civil phases--we're in a more civil phase, and I'd like it to stay that way--and the conversation wandered to the Oxford Casino, a fairly recent and no-longer-so-controversial addition to the local economy in this part of the proud ... (more)
Bangor Daily News
Dr. Mark Richard to present at the UMFK Presidential Lecture Series
Noted scholar Dr. Mark Richard will appear at the University of Maine at Fort Kent annual Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in Fox Auditorium to discuss his book Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States.
Police say pajama-wearing robber also wore sweatshirt from Lewiston bar
A pajama-clad armed robber who held up a Winthrop convenience store earlier this week remained at large Friday, but police have gathered more critical information in hopes of landing an arrest.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Staples to close 10 percent of retail stores
Staples will close up to 225 stores in North America by the end of next year as it seeks to trim about $500 million in costs annually by 2015.
Twin City Times
Enough is Enough: Partnerships can create a new and vibrant Lewiston
"We must continue to clean up blighted buildings and neighborhoods, but we must also work with our landlords and partners to create decent housing for those who work hard but have limited incomes."
One dead after head on crash in Monmouth Thursday morning
One person is dead after a head on crash between a sedan and a sport utility vehicle on U.S. Route 202 this morning.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Maine UPS worker pleads guilty to stealing veterans' narcotics
Nathan Brown of Lewiston was caught in a sting operation by federal agents after a blue dye pack in a planted package exploded, splattering his face and hands.
8 Things You Need To Know on Wednesday, March 5
United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags, and Pettengill Park in Lewiston will not be sold to a housing developer.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Magic City Morning Star
On April 1st, 2005, my husband Leo, underwent quadruple heart bypass in the new "state of the art" Coronary Care Unit at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine.
Lewiston brewery finishes expansion
A Lewiston brewery hopes the addition of new fermenters can help meet increased demand for the company's beer.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sex trafficking task force arrests 4 in Portland area prostitution sweep
A greater Portland task force of police and prosecutors fighting human sex trafficking in southern Maine arrested four people in connection with an alleged prostitution operation.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Decision day for three thorny charter school applications in Maine
A commission will vote on bids to open the state's first virtual academies, and one with Turkey ties in the Lewiston area.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Pelham man confesses to machete attack on sister
Dennis Lozeau entered the lobby of the police department just before 4:30 p.m. and said he wanted to turn himself in for attempted murder, according to a press release.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
State of Maine
Spring Jobs Fairs Scheduled Around the State - 2/28/2014
Spring is coming, and so are many opportunities to find a new job. The Department of Labor's network of 12 CareerCenters will be sponsoring or participating in several career fairs.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Andrea Nemitz joins staff at Maine Community Foundation
Originally from Wisconsin, Nemitz graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.
Twin City Times
Enough is Enough: City councilors cannot punt away budget problems
Our city budget season is upon us. Seven women and men, elected from throughout Lewiston, will spend long days and sleepless nights scrutinizing the budgets of our various city departments.
Spotlight: Concert listings
Instrumentalists are invited to join the SEACOAST WIND ENSEMBLE who welcomes proficient adult and high school musicians.