1:05 AM

Pirates season finale moved from Lewiston to Saco

After a scheduling standoff with the Kora Shrine Circus, the team opts to play it out at the 400-seat MHG Ice Centre in Saco.

1:00 AM

Today’s editorial cartoon

April 16, 2014

April 10

‘The Lunchbox’

“Sometimes the wrong train can take you to the right place.”

4:28 PM

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.

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4:46 PM

Cain, Poliquin virtually tied in fundraising

As the leaders jockey for party support, their opponents say they have enough money to be competitive in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud.

1:44 PM

Maine Senate sustains veto of solar rebate bill

Gov. LePage and Republican lawmakers objected to the bill because it would’ve added 60 cents a year to residents’ electric bills.

4:40 PM

Car catches fire in Pittsfield; potato truck rolls over in Carmel

Interstate 95 was the site of two accidents late Tuesday and early Wednesday.

Hallowell road could be closed five months for turnpike bridge project

The project may add to confusion on roads expected to be dominated by natural gas crews and could lead the city to put off planned paving projects.

4:54 PM

State’s high court asked to dismiss Richmond woman’s claim

Linda J. Clifford says she was picked up by two state troopers and taken from her home for a second psychiatric evaluation at the same hospital and strip-searched by male security guards.

Other Maine News Headlines

4:06 PM

At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

One of last year’s runners, who was competing as an amputee, returns to complete what he started – and he brings two friends.
Man charged with marathon hoax sent for psychiatric evaluation

Rollover crash injures two in Manchester

One man was thrown from the car and suffered a leg injury, while the driver sustained minor cuts and scrapes.

4:19 PM

Seabird familiar to Maine spotted for first time in Pacific

The northern gannet is spotted on Alcatraz Island and other sites. Scientists believe it flew across the Arctic Sea in 2012 when ice coverage was low.

3:04 PM

Ex-Maine State Police chief pleads not guilty to child sex assault charges

The judge allows 73-year-old Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail he posted after his arrest March 17.

4:24 PM

UMaine administrator received $40,000 raise

The raise for Vice Chancellor and Treasurer Rebecca Wyke was approved even as deep cuts were made elsewhere.

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