12:33 AM

Lester, Ross carry Red Sox to 3-1 victory over White Sox

Backup catcher David Ross hits a go-ahead double in the top of the ninth to lift Boston to its second straight win.

1:00 AM

Today’s editorial cartoon

April 18, 2014

10:31 AM

‘Noah’ ... singin’ in the rain

“Raindrops keep falling on my head.”

April 16

Authors to give workshop at Gardiner Public Libary

GARDINER — A workshop with authors John Ford and Mark Nickerson will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Gardiner Public Library’s Hazzard Reading Room, 152 Water St.

Top Stories

Winthrop Masonic hall torn down

Several photos included in this story The Bowdoin Street hall was razed Thursday to make way for an expansion of the library next door.
Winthrop town councilors approve hall destruction

LePage signs bill calling for removal of some local highway signs

The new law will bring the state into conformity with federal standards by requiring the removal of a quarter of signs directing drivers to secondary destinations.

Rumford attorney resigns in wake of domestic violence terrorizing charge

The lawyer, who was convicted of calling in bomb threats to Wilton schools, is accused of making a threat against his wife to court personnel.

Maine man pleads guilty to twice robbing same Augusta pharmacy

Ryan McLaughlin, 26, who told police he had an addiction and was desperate, faces up to 20 years on each of two counts.

LePage: Welfare penalty to cost Maine $7 million

The U.S. wants $7 million for non-compliance that LePage says he tried to fix, but others say a big fine is unlikely and the non-compliance is from 2011.
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Police: Vassalboro man bit girlfriend’s ear until it bled

Benjamin Lajoie, 23, of 1321 Cross Hill Road, Vassalboro, was charged outside Champions nightclub in Waterville with domestic violence assault.

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12:18 PM

Waterville police seek public’s help identifying jewelry thief

Two wedding bands, with a total value of $5,000, were taken from L. Tardif Jeweler Store on Tuesday, police said.

Waterville man charged with smashing downtown window

Police said Lance Huff, 37, of 58 Old Main St., Fairfield, was arrested Wednesday.

11:33 AM

Producers casting in Maine for ‘social experiment’ reality TV show

On Fox’s “Utopia,” people with practical skills and strong opinions about how the world should work will build their own society.

1:18 PM

Symbiosis: In Canaan, a young would-be dairy farmer gets expert advice and the use of a farm

Several photos included in this story Video clip included Older farmers get a teeming barn and a chance to pass on what they know.

12:30 PM

Photo: Mainer receives armored plate that saved his life

The breastplate is returned to Sgt. Tim Gilboe during a ceremony at VFW Post 6859 in Portland today.

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