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BC Set to Host Maine on Senior Weekend

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The No. 8/8 Boston College women's hockey team will close out the home portion of its regular season on Thursday and Friday with a two-game series against Maine. Friday's 4 p.m. game will serve as the final regular season contest at Kelley Rink for the Class of 2019, with the


Maine news you need to know for Friday

Good morning. Temperatures today will be in the 40s with mixed rain and snow showers. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today. What parents and students thought after the first remote school day.


Maine High School Basketball Tournament 2019: Monday Schedule, Scores + Highlights

It's time for the best players at Maine's smallest schools to take the court with the Class D quarterfinals continuing Monday in Bangor and Augusta. Meanwhile, Class C takes the afternoon session in Augusta, and the Class A girls tip off in Portland.


Maine's winter Free Fishing Weekend takes place around state

AUGUSTA, Maine — Mainers who are angling for something to do this weekend are getting a free pass from the state. Maine is allowing anyone to fish for free in the state on Saturday and Sunday. Anglers can fish without a license on waterways in the state. Normal rules such as bag and possession limit


Discount shoe seller with 4 Maine stores is folding

Payless ShoeSource Inc., a discount shoe retailer, is expected to liquidate its more than 2,100 stores in the United States, including four in Maine, as early as next week. This is the second bankruptcy filing for the company, which in April 2017 filed for Chapter 11 protection and reorganized after


Bill Nemitz: Maine’s chief medical examiner keeps himself busy

Busy man, that Dr. Mark Flomenbaum. When he’s not presiding over the investigations of 3,000 deaths a year as Maine’s chief medical examiner – or derailing a murder trial with a last-minute change of mind on a crucial piece of evidence – he’s answering the phone for Lincoln Forensics LLC, a private


Mainers are lucky to have North Maine Woods

I don’t know of another state where 3.5 million contiguous acres of private land is open to the public for all sorts of outdoor fun. Mainers are very lucky to have North Maine Woods which was started 48 years ago. At that time there were 19 landowners and managers. Today the 3.5 million acres have 3


Maine West Posts First Perfect Regular Season In 30 Years

Maine West girls basketball topped off its first undefeated regular season in nearly 30 years with a 64-44 win over Marist last Thursday night. The Warriors ended the regular season with a spotless 28-0 record and have 29 straight wins dating back to last season. In 1989, they ended the season 29-1,


How Removing One Maine Dam 20 Years Ago Changed Everything

The Edwards Dam is removed on the Kennebec River in Maine. NRCM. More than 1,000 people lined the banks of the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine, on July 1, 1999. They were there to witness a rebirth.


Major trucking company with Maine depot files for bankruptcy

New England Motor Freight, a trucking company that handles small shipment loads, including through a terminal in Scarborough, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday for itself and 10 affiliates.


Maine woman on long road to recovery after chimney accident

CANTON, Mass. — Erin Field's life was going exactly as planned. A field hockey and lacrosse star at Messalonskee High School, Erin continued her field hockey career at Goucher College in Maryland. Law school was in her future, but then her future changed.


Bill seeks to ban vaping devices from Maine public schools

AUGUSTA – Public health advocates who hope to lower the numbers of Maine youth who are using e-cigarettes, or vaping, will urge lawmakers Tuesday to support a bill that would ban the products on school grounds.


Machining competition prepares Maine high school students for well-paid jobs

SOUTH PORTLAND — Cameron Etheridge knows a lot of well-paid jobs are waiting for him. But that’s not the first thing the precision-machining student at the Tri-County Technical Center in Dexter mentions when asked what he likes about milling machine parts from blocks of metal.


The Old Fashioned Store In Maine Chock Full Of Everything You Can Imagine

There is something incredibly comfortable and nostalgic about visiting an old country general store in a charming small town, and nowhere is that more true than Maine. In fact, Maine is home to several incredible old-fashioned general stores that will take you on a journey back in time. Today, we’re


Fleeing Maine bank robber slips, spills money, gun in front of lieutenant, police say

WATERVILLE — It was a scene right out of a bank heist movie. A lone man brandishing a handgun walked into Bangor Savings Bank on Tuesday morning on upper Main Street, robbed the bank and fled; but no one could have predicted what happened next.


Letter to the editor: Telegram story, headline ignore Maine Episcopal bishop-elect’s strengths

The Maine Sunday Telegram’s reporting of the Episcopal bishop election (“Maine Episcopalians elect openly gay bishop,” Feb. 10, Page B1) made a point but not necessarily the most relevant one.


Winter Storm Warning Issued As Snow Approaches Maine

The next winter storm to impact Maine is expected to bring nearly a foot of snow to the Bangor area. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for much of Maine. Areas of northern Maine are expected to get 12 to 14 inches of snow overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. The Bangor area


One of the co-owners of Maine’s famous Palace Diner is opening a new restaurant

Palace Diner in Biddeford is considered to be Maine’s oldest diner, a casual breakfast and lunch spot that has drawn considerable praise for its high-quality food executed inside a 1927 Pollard dining car. Owners Chad Conley and Greg Mitchell purchased the restaurant in 2013, and plenty of ink has b


End of an era: George, Maine Wildlife Park's oldest moose, dies at 14

GRAY, Maine — Maine Wildlife Park on Thursday reported the death of longtime moose ambassador "George," who lived nearly for 15 years at the Gray sanctuary. "We are very sad to report the passing of 'George' the moose this past weekend," the park wrote in a Facebook post. "George was a most excellen


Suspect in 1993 Sophie Sergie Murder Case Arrested in Maine

Utilizing advances in genetic profiling, the Alaska State Troopers have made an arrest in a 26-year-old Fairbanks cold case murder that occurred at the Bartlett Hall on the UAF campus on April 26th, 1993, AST announced at Anchorage’s Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory.