Maine Woman Brings a Baby Raccoon into Petco for a Nail Trimming. People Touch & Kiss it in the Store. Now EuthanizedZack LoveNewsBreak Contributor
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Long-Awaited New Olive Garden Restaurant Opens Today, May 22Joel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
Maine Widow Raises Awareness on Lethal Tickborne Virus: 1 out of 10 Patients Don't SurviveRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Lewiston Woman Receives Short 9 Month Sentence for Terrorizing Family and Setting Their Baby’s Stroller on FireRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired in Mechanic Falls
MECHNANIC FALLS, Maine (WMTW) - A man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after after police claims he fired multiple shots at another man Thursday night. Multiple agencies, including Maine State Police and Oxford Police Department, also responded. According to the Mechanic Falls Police Department, Sean Hutchins is accused...
Raccoon brought to Auburn Petco for nail trim tests negative for rabies
An adolescent raccoon was brought to the Auburn Petco on Tuesday, prompting concerns it could have transmitted rabies to humans.
Bates Class of 2023 ivy stone points to the future
This year’s ivy stone was designed by Bates senior Abby Segal, who also happens to be a professional magician. But there’s no dazzling illusion involved in the design, just the brick-and-mortar sensibility of a senior trying to tell a story about her class and COVID. Segal, a psychology...
Recycling plant fire in Lewiston may have been caused by a lithium-ion battery
Firefighters say the fire broke out on a conveyor belt, but was quickly put out before it could spread to nearby piles of recyclables.
Freshman pitcher leads Oxford Hills softball to 12-0 win over Brewer
Oxford Hills is now 13-1 atop the Class A North Heal Points standings after snapping Brewer's four-game winning streak.
Bates announces promotions of 11 professors
Eleven professors at Bates College have received promotions, including tenure awards, effective Aug. 1, 2023. The promotions were recommended by the faculty’s Committee on Personnel and approved by the Bates College Board of Trustees. This year’s promotions comprise nine promotions from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure, and...
Q&A: Bates Commencement senior speaker Rishi Madnani discovered a ‘big part of who I am’ at Bates
This year’s Senior Address at Commencement will be offered by Rishi Madnani ‘23 of Langhorne, Pa., who came to Bates in fall 2019 with two major expectations about his path forward. Both were quickly upended, but neither because of the expected culprit, the worldwide pandemic, which very easily...
Love Breadsticks, Pasta? New Auburn, Maine, Olive Garden Now Officially Open
After what's felt like forever, the wait for a new Olive Garden in Maine is finally over. Could you feel the anticipation for it?. The Italian chain restaurant officially opened its Auburn, Maine, doors on May 22, 2023. Time for some unlimited breadsticks and salad, right?. It's hard to believe...
Big changes planned for Lewiston's riverfront area
PORTLAND (WGME) -- Big changes could be coming to Lewiston’s riverfront area. Tuesday night, the city council and planning board adopted a massive master plan for the project. Simard Payne Park is one of the focus areas for revitalization. It’s not only exciting for city leaders, but businesses as...
Lisbon Town Council to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Budgets and Capital Improvement Plan
The Lisbon Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on the Proposed Municipal Budget and Proposed Capital Improvement Plan on June 20, 2023, at 7:00 pm at the Lisbon Town Office.
Maine Flagger Spikes Energy & Comments with This Creative Idea
I am not sure if you have seen the latest, but construction workers and flaggers are becoming more and more creative with how to make it through the day a bit easier. Summer is blazing its way in and flaggers are stepping up their game to beat the heat and make their long days a little more bearable.
Want To Buy This Enchanting Home on its Own Sandbar Island in Maine?
Let's all take a moment to let our jaws drop to the floor and then take another moment to pick them up because, wow. I knew Maine was cool but she keeps surprising us, doesn't she?. Check this out, back in the 1930s this home was built on the Anasaguniticook...
Bottle bins bugging residents
NAPLES — After the loss of pine trees, the interest has grown in beautifying the Village Green. Last week, Land Use Committee Chairman Dave Garcia and others addressed the bottle collection bins, which are located next to the USPS mail box. One bin is sponsored by the Naples Lions...
Public meeting to look at groundwater extraction in Maine
Water is one of our most precious resources, and needs to be protected. A series of meetings will be launched as a community effort to understand and address issues around groundwater extraction in Maine. The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Stevens Brook Elementary School in Bridgton.
Updated Operating Hours and Community Programs at Lewiston Public Library
The Lewiston Public Library in Maine will have new general operating hours starting on June 29. The library will be open from 9:30 AM to 7 PM on Mondays through Thursdays, from 9:30 AM to 1 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.
Naples town manager search draws 13 candidates … and counting
NAPLES — The resume packages for the Naples town manager position have started to pile up. But not for much longer. That’s because Friday is the last day to apply for the job. Those resumes are being sent to Maine Municipal Association (MMA). MMA was contracted by the...
Meet the Candidates: 2 contested races in Naples
NAPLES — In the Town of Naples, there are two contested races that will be decided by voters this upcoming Tuesday. Three people are running for two vacant seats on the Naples Select Board, and two people are competing for one seat as the Naples representation on the School Administrative District (SAD) 61 Board of Directors.
Missing Buckfield teen found safe
Hannah Thomas was reported missing from her Buckfield home by her mother on May 11.
New Ventures Maine is Hiring Small Business Advisors
NVME is hiring three full-time microenterprise specialists–in Bangor, Lewiston, and Presque Isle–to join our team. This is an opportunity to work with a team that creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their small business goals. Learn more and apply online at UMA’s hiring...
Brewer Holds Off Oxford Hills 8-7
The Brewer Witches held off the Oxford Hills Vikings 8-7 on Friday night, May 26th at Mahaney Diamond, seemingly locking up the top seed in the Class A North Heal Point Standings. Brewer led 8-1 but Oxford Hills scored 5 runs in the 6th and 1 in the 7th innings...
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