10:09 AM

Kennebec River receding

Flooding on the river was not as significant as anticipated as the waters begin the process of falling back within the banks.

Flooding closes Dexter’s Main Street businesses
Kennebec floods in Augusta, Hallowell, Gardiner

Yesterday at 9:38 PM

Peyton Manning holding on to Super Bowl heartache

'I don't really have a word for it,' the quarterback says in his first public comments since the 43-8 loss to Seattle.

Yesterday at 12:01 AM

Today’s editorial cartoon

April 16, 2014

April 10

‘The Lunchbox’

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

Yesterday at 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.

Top Stories

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.

11:09 AM

LePage: Welfare program out of compliance, Maine on hook for $7 million

An advocacy group says the governor’s claim is based on a work participation rate from 2011 and that his reforms would not have helped.

10:21 AM

Maine bill to hold OUI offenders more accountable approved

The measure allows prosecutors to consider a drunk driver’s lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.

Former Patriot, Black Bear Mulligan visits Pittston school

Video clip included The former New England tight end, who recently signed with the Chicago Bears, led a school assembly Wednesday to emphasize exercise and nutrition.

Two dogs with mouths full of porcupine quills left at Waterville shelter

Humane Society Waterville Area hopes the owner of the Great Dane and terrier will sign surrender papers so the dogs can be adopted.

6:05 AM

UMaine System administrator received $40,000 raise

The chancellor agrees others may object in this time of deep cuts, but he wanted to keep the system’s top financial officer from leaving.

11:10 AM

Maine 10th-grader suspended for 10 days for having squirt gun

The bright yellow squirt gun fell out of the student’s backpack.

Other Maine News Headlines

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.

Car catches fire in Pittsfield; potato truck leaves highway in Carmel

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

Waterville tax rate hike sparks heated debate

A Waterville lawyer told the council that the city is facing a financial crisis, but Mayor Karen Heck said numbers are misleading.

Six indicted on sex crime charges in Franklin County

A Franklin County Grand Jury found there was enough evidence to proceed to trial on the felony cases.

Kennebec Journal Sports

Peyton Manning holding on to Super Bowl heartache

'I don't really have a word for it,' the quarterback says in his first public comments since the 43-8 loss to Seattle.

Opinion

Today’s editorial cartoon

April 16, 2014

What's Happening

TRAVELIN’ MAINE(RS) Several photos included in this story

Fuel, in Lewiston has met with wide acclaim and rightly so. The urban decor is stunning, with the modern bar area at the front of the restaurant and white linens topping the remain ...

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