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Christians mark Good Friday at local churches Several photos included in this story

At St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Gardiner, part of St. Michael Parish, Deacon Jeff Lewis and Clarence McKay led about 75 parishioners through the 14 Stations of the Cross.

Good Friday marked at Waterville church

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Lackey struggles as Red Sox fall to Baltimore, 8-4

Every Orioles starter gets at least one hit except for Chris Davis.

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April 19, 2014

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‘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.

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Police name woman, 18, killed in Vassalboro crash

Maine State Police said Aundria St. Amand, of South China, was killed instantly in the crash just before 2 p.m. Friday.
Three die in two crashes in Maine

New bill adds teeth to drunk driving offenses

The bill passed by the Legislature would potentially increase sentences for drunk drivers with prior felony convictions.

Triple murder suspect got U.S. visa through Portland group

Ibragim Todashev has ties to the Boston Marathon bombers and was killed by FBI agents last year.

LifeFlight called to multi-vehicle crash on I-95 at Gardiner

The accident, which involved a tractor-trailer, happened near mile marker 106 Friday night.

Maine’s unemployment rate falls to 5.9 percent

The state’s number of unemployed people has declined 6,700 over the year to 41,800.

Kennebec County Veterans Treatment Court to expand

The program takes a team approach to dealing with veterans who commit crimes or become addicted to drugs.

Cold weather prompts musings on warmer future

Columnist J.P. Devine wonders if there’s a balmy paradise for him, and can you get there from here?

Messalonskee High robotics students shoot high in world championships

Call them underfunded underdogs, but the adversity they have faced has made them fiercer competitors, students said.

Other Maine News Headlines

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.

Maine to put ID photos on welfare benefit cards

The LePage administration says the action will prevent fraud and abuse, but advocates for the poor say such plans potentially harm those who rely on benefits.

Winslow husband, wife win community service award

Jackie Dalton, co-executive director of REM, and John Dalton, president and CEO of Inland Hospital, were recognized for eight years of volunteer work in the Waterville area.

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.

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