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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

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

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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.

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3:54 PM

Woman killed in Vassalboro crash

Maine State Police troopers are seeking family members of the unidentified victim.
Three die in two accidents in Maine

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.

5:11 PM

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?

4:56 PM

Maine conservative think tank CEO heading to Virginia

J. Scott Moody will lead a group that helps states develop budgets.

5:02 PM

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.

Waterville man charged with smashing downtown window

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

Other Maine News Headlines

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.

4:46 PM

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.

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.

Pot-growing operation lands Waterville man in court

David Marchand, 40, pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Bangor to a charge of “manufacturing marijuana.”

12:46 PM

South Korean ferry’s sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

Several photos included in this story Police seek arrest warrants for the captain and two crewmembers, and the leader of the group of students aboard the ship is found hanging from a tree on a nearby island.
South Korean ferry evacuation was delayed; death toll rises
Transcript of distress call by South Korean ferry

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