1999 Proposed rules for Guardian ad litem

on July 29, 2014, at 11:13 p.m.
Anita St Onge – is the unofficial spokes person to address the committee. Terry Hayes, David Kennedy, Ken Altshuler are also mentioned as members who participated in drawing up the rules for GALs back then. This is audio testimony presented to Maine’s Supreme Court on proposed rules for Guardians ad …
Boston's Dustin Pedroia (15) reacts after fouling a ball off his foot during the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston Tuesday night.

Blue Jays’ Stroman stifles struggling Sox

By SportsDirect on July 29, 2014, at 10:31 p.m.
BOSTON — Toronto’s Marcus Stroman dominated the Boston Red for the second time in a week as the Blue Jays won for the seventh time in eight games, 4-2 Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Stroman (7-2), who tossed seven scoreless innings to defeat the Red Sox on Thursday in Toronto, …
Reggie Kimball, 12, breaks into tears talking about his "best friend" Jason Montez on Tuesday outside the apartment where Montez was shot and killed, along with his two siblings and mother, Saturday night in Saco.

Saco community gathers to grieve ‘unspeakable horror’

By Beth Brogan on July 29, 2014, at 10:16 p.m.
SACO, Maine — An hour before Tuesday’s candlelight vigil remembering slain 12-year-old Jason Montez and his family, Reggie Kimball rode his best friend’s skateboard up and down the sidewalk on Water Street. The two boys traded skateboards the other day, and Kimball didn’t have a chance to get his own …

Candlelight vigil in Saco

By Troy R. Bennett on July 29, 2014, at 10:08 p.m.
Mourners gather at candlelight vigil Tuesday night outside the Saco apartment where police say 33-year-old Joel Smith shot and killed his wife and three children before killing himself on Saturday night.
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Tri-Town Science Fest at Hathorn Park on Saturday, August 2

By Kathryn Ruth on July 29, 2014, at 10:06 p.m.
Join the Newport Cultural Center, Pittsfield Public Library, Hartland Public Library, and Cornerstones of Science on Saturday, August 2nd from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Hathorn Park in Pittsfield, as we present a festival of science, with hands-on activities, events, presenters, and door prizes. Participants will be able to: …

How to survive a day at the beach with a toddler

on July 29, 2014, at 9:30 p.m.
Beach plus toddler equals chaos Click To Tweet Powered By CoSchedule I forgot what it is like to bring a small wiggly child to the beach. I forgot how needy and curious a wee one is. And how little he can hold in his attention or for what impish amount …
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Maskers’ hosting Children’s Summer Camp in Belfast!

By Dorothy Wilson on July 29, 2014, at 9:14 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. …
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Blueberry Wing Ding and Pancake Breakfast

By localartist on July 29, 2014, at 9:10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Rick's Lobster Shack, on the Beach, Route 1, Lincolnville, Maine For more information: 207 236 0028 Sat. August 9, 7-10:30 a.m. annual Blueberry Wing Ding and Pancake Breakfast at Rick’s Lobster Shack on the beach, Rte. 1, Lincolnville, Maine. Also, …
Maine Amateur 2014 champion Andrew Slattery contemplates his shot during the 2014 Charlie's Maine Open Tuesday in Augusta. Slattery finished the one-day tournament even.

Pennsylvania golfer takes Maine Open title with a scorching 62

By Kalle Oakes, Sun Journal on July 29, 2014, at 9:08 p.m.
MANCHESTER, Maine — The check with Andrew Mason’s name on it won’t be missing any zeroes. The crystal vase Mason cradled underneath his right arm still looked splendid with the twilight rays shimmering off it. Also, shooting a scorching 62 to win the Charlie’s Maine Open at Augusta Country Club …

American Legion baseball state tourney scoreboard

on July 29, 2014, at 8:53 p.m.
At Husson, Bangor Wednesday, July 30 G1: Brewer (16-6) vs. Staples Crossing-Post 188-Eliot (19-1), 10 a.m. G2: Post 51-Oakland (10-11) vs. Bessey Motors-South Paris (18-3), 12:30 p.m. G3: Pastime Club-Lewiston (16-5) vs. Franklin County (12-8), 3:30 p.m. G4: Morrill Post-South Portland (19-1) vs. Bangor (18-4), 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31 …
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Eavesdropping on local bats at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 29, 2014, at 8:22 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Hudson Road (Rt.43), Old Town, ME For more information: 207-394-2171; How do you listen to a bat? Bat sounds are generally at high frequencies undetectable to humans. Katelin Craven has a way to make …
Prudence Hornberger of Turner Highlands Golf Course putts from the apron onto the 18th green during Tuesday's first round of the Maine Women's Amateur Golf Tournament at Waterville Country Club. Hornberger shot an 80 and is only five shots off the pace.

Maine Women’s Amateur golf championship scores

on July 29, 2014, at 8:15 p.m.
At Waterville Country Club Tuesday’s first round Leslie Guenther 38-37—75 Mary Brandes 41-37—78 Prudence Hornberger 42-38—80 Emily Bouchard 40-40—80 Micki Meggison 43-38—81 Ruth Colucci 41-40—81 Bailey Plourde 44-38—82 Cecily Whiting 43-39—82 Debby Gardner 41-42—83 Sarah Hansen 41-42—83 Marla LeBlanc 42-41—83 Kristin Kannegieser 41-43—84 Dale Hannon 43-41—84 Rosemary Lyons 43-42—85 Heidi …
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The Band Apollo @ The Run of the Mill

By Arpeggio Management on July 29, 2014, at 8:06 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: The Run of the Mill, 100 Main Street, Saco, ME For more information: 207-571-9648; “Fusing pure rock with hints of soul and club-style pop, these young men have one of the freshest sounds to come out of Maine in …
Michael Rhoads (left)of Bread Alone Bakery in Kingston, New York,  an instructor at the Wood-Fired Production Bakery Workshop, helps Johnny Miley properly fold dough during the 2014 Kneading Conference in Skowhegan on Friday.

Bakeries on the rise in Maine: Skowhegan event energizes entrepreneurs

By Kathleen Pierce on July 29, 2014, at 7:39 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Amy Tyson and her husband, Zachary, had been summering in Kennebunk for years when they realized that amid the clam shacks and ice cream stores, something was lacking. “The one thing that is missing from our town is a proper bakery. So we decided to do it …

Sports briefs for July 29, 2014

By Wire Service Reports on July 29, 2014, at 7:32 p.m.
Lakers named Byron Scott as new head coach LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers appointed former player Byron Scott as their new head coach on Monday, bringing an end to their “extensive and thorough” search for Mike D’Antoni’s replacement. Scott, 53, was a three-time NBA champion with the Lakers …
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“Confessions of a Nightingale” Presented by Stage East

By Devon Kelley-Yurdin on July 29, 2014, at 7:27 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: …
A truck northbound on Interstate 95 passes beneath the Union Street overpass in November 2013. Construction on the Union Street overpass will last about two years. Police are cracking down on construction zone speeders after a car nearly hit a construction worker recently.

Near miss in Bangor construction zone leads police to issue 25 tickets, $10,000 in fines in two hours

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 29, 2014, at 7:15 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — After a construction worker moving a barrel last Wednesday in a construction zone on Interstate 95 had to jump behind a concrete barrier to avoid being hit by a speeding driver, Trooper Trevor Snow of the Maine State Police decided to set up a speed trap. The …
Wyatt Higgins-Tripp

Orono man pleads guilty to 15 of 135 sex abuse charges involving 4 victims

By Judy Harrison on July 29, 2014, at 7:14 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — An Orono man pleaded guilty Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to multiple charges in connection with the sexual abuse of five boys between 2004 and 2012. Wyatt Higgins-Tripp, 40, pleaded guilty to 15 of the 135 charges on which he was indicted. In a plea agreement …
Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, smiles as the crowd applauds in Portland on Tuesday where she was honored by the state's pre-eminent conservative think tank, the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

Maine Heritage Policy Center honors DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew

By Mario Moretto on July 29, 2014, at 7:04 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Mary Mayhew, the controversial commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, was honored Tuesday by the state’s pre-eminent conservative think tank, the Maine Heritage Policy Center. Mayhew, who left a job lobbying for the Maine Hospital Association to join the LePage administration in 2011, “was …
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By Michael Sirota on July 29, 2014, at 6:56 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Ames School Auditorium, New England Road, Searsmont, Maine For more information: 207 975-5432; Searsmont’s Bicentennial Week festivities continue Friday August 8 with a free evening of music featuring local music groups Depot Town and Rose & the Wayfaring Strangers …
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