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Sea of Liberty is the latest historical novel by award-winning journalist and author Kevin C. Mills

Maine author tackles maritime history in ‘Sea of Liberty’

By Kevin Mills on July 07, 2014, at 3:37 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — Award-winning journalist and author Kevin C. Mills writes about the age of privateers and one man’s quest for liberty in his latest historical novel. “Sea of Liberty” is the third book in a trilogy based on the storied maritime history of Mills’ ancestors. It is the result …

Former Cony High School standout, coach takes Dirigo High School girls basketball job

By Kevin Mills on May 26, 2014, at 12:34 p.m.
Karen Magnusson knew she’d return to coaching basketball again. It was always a question of when, not if. Magnusson resigned from coaching at Cony in March of 2012. Her goal was to have a baby and put family life ahead of coaching. She’s now ready to attempt juggling both. Magnusson …

Madison girls hold off Dirigo, advance to Western Maine ‘C’ final

By Kevin Mills on Feb. 20, 2014, at 9:20 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Down nine points in the third quarter, it was like Dirigo had them right where they wanted them. Trailing St. Dom’s by double digits on Wednesday, the Cougars rallied to topple the top seeded Saints. So when the Cougars were down nine Thursday against Madison, it was …

Rangeley girls outlast Searsport to gain Western Maine ‘D’ final berth

By Kevin Mills on Feb. 20, 2014, at 9 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — With Searsport making a fourth-quarter run, Rangeley watched its top scorer Taylor Esty tumble with an apparent knee injury. It was one of those moments that displays what a team is made of, and in an instant, the Western D semifinal was going to be determined by …
EL's Kory Norcross passes to a teammate during Wednesday's Eastern Class A semifinal at the Augusta Civic Center between Cony and Edward Little.

Girls Eastern A semifinals: Strong win for EL over Cony

By Kevin Mills on Feb. 20, 2014, at 9:34 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Last Friday night, Tianna Harriman wasn’t quite herself. Despite a gutsy effort against Mt. Blue, she admittedly was feeling sick and achy. Wednesday was a different story. The EL junior had plenty of energy and was a spark for the Red Eddies. “I felt so ready,” Harriman …
Dirigo's Kelsey Wilson, center left and Emma Lueders hug after a last minute comeback against Saint Dominic Academy during Wednesday afternoon's Western Class C quarterfinals girls basketball game at the Augusta Civic Center.

Dirigo girls rally past Saints in Western Class C quarterfinals

By Kevin Mills on Feb. 20, 2014, at 8:13 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Sabrina Daoud said she’s been known for not making her layups. Not anymore. Dirigo High School’s sophomore guard drove to the basket Wednesday afternoon and hit the biggest layup of her life. She added a free throw for emphasis after a foul. That three-point play lifted Dirigo …
Skowhegan's Morgan Buker can only watch as the ball rolls away after Oxford Hills teammates Tiana Sugars, left and Crystal West, right teamed up to steal the ball during Friday afternoon's girls basketball playoff game at the Augusta Civic Center.

Oxford Hills girls basketball team outlasts Skowhegan after fourth overtime

By Kevin Mills on Feb. 18, 2014, at 3:57 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — After three overtimes of playing basketball like his team was in a chess match, Nate Pelletier decided enough was enough. When his Oxford Hills girls’ basketball team took to the floor for the fourth overtime Friday, the Vikings stopped playing close to the vest and opened up …

No. 1 Edward Little holds off Mt. Blue 47-45 in near-upset

By Kevin Mills on Feb. 15, 2014, at 1:20 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — For much of Friday night’s quarterfinal game, there was no stopping Mt. Blue’s Miranda Nicely. The Cougars’ standout senior willed her team toward a near upset against top-ranked Edward Little at the Augusta Civic Center. But when it mattered most, the Red Eddies got the stop they …
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Sons and Daughters of the Ocean by Kevin C. Mills

Author and Award-Winning Journalist Kevin C. Mills To Speak In Brooksville

By Kevin Mills on Oct. 03, 2013, at 12:48 p.m.
Author and award-winning journalist Kevin C. Mills will return to his roots for a talk hosted by the Brooksville Historical Society at the Town House Wednesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to hear Mills talk about the family history research that led to his two historical …

Experience, strong start propel Mount Ararat girls past Oxford Hills

By Kevin Mills on Feb. 15, 2013, at 6:31 p.m.
AUGUSTA — A low-scoring affair was to Oxford Hills’ liking Friday. The Vikings tend to play pretty pesky defense, keep scores down and find the offense to win. The problem for Oxford Hills against Mount Ararat in this Eastern Maine Class A girls’ basketball quarterfinal was that the offense wasn’t …

Hersi’s goal in second overtime lifts Lewiston boys soccer team by Hampden

By Kevin Mills on Oct. 27, 2012, at 10:36 p.m.
LEWISTON — Abdibaari Hersi wanted a shot. The Lewiston junior midfielder didn’t want penalty kicks and he didn’t want to see Hampden Academy get its try in overtime Saturday night. So Hersi zigged one way and zagged another until he found his shot. “I saw the opening to the goal,” …
Abdullahi Shaleh boots the ball towards the net during the first half against Lawrence on Wednesday. Mohamed Ali picked up the feed and put the ball in the net for a 1-0 lead. Shaleh had the assist on the goal.

Lewiston boys shut out Lawrence in ‘A’ quarterfinal

By Kevin Mills on Oct. 24, 2012, at 10:12 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — It took an overtime effort the last time the Lewiston boys soccer team played Lawrence. The Blue Devils didn’t need those extra minutes Wednesday night. Lewiston built an early lead in the first half and blanked the Bulldogs in a 2-0 win in their Eastern A quarterfinal. …

Mt. Blue beats Waterville, earns semifinal visit to top-seeded Bangor

By Kevin Mills on Oct. 23, 2012, at 9:54 p.m.
WATERVILLE, Maine — The Mt. Blue girls soccer team left little doubt Tuesday. After a heartbreaking loss in the second overtime against Waterville during the regular season, the Cougars made sure history didn’t repeat in the rematch. Despite falling behind, the Cougars quickly rallied to tie it. Then Mt. Blue …

Witherle Library Hosts Author Kevin C. Mills

By Kevin Mills on Aug. 20, 2012, at 10:31 a.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Author and award-winning journalist Kevin C. Mills will return to his roots for a talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Witherle Memorial Library. Co-sponsored by the Castine Historical Society, Mills appears as part of the Maine Writers Series. The public is invited to hear …

Maine Lighthouse Museum to host Mills book signing

By Kevin Mills on Aug. 20, 2012, at 10:19 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — Author and award-winning journalist Kevin C. Mills will take about his books at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1,  at the Maine Lighthouse Museum. The museum will be open and free to the public that afternoon. Mills is a sports journalist with the Lewiston Sun journal. His nonfiction book, …

Library to host Maine author

By Kevin Mills on Aug. 20, 2012, at 10:12 a.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Author and award-winning journalist Kevin C. Mills will return to his roots for a talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Witherle Memorial Library. Co-sponsored by the Castine Historical Society, Mills appears as part of the Maine Writers Series. The public is invited to hear …
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Breakwater by Kevin C. Mills

Take A Walk On The Breakwater

By Kevin Mills on Dec. 12, 2011, at 11:25 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — “Breakwater” the new novel by award-winning journalist and author Kevin C. Mills, will host a release party from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17,  at the offices of Maine Authors Publishing, 558 Main St. Mills will be signing copies of “Breakwater” and “Sons and Daughters of the …
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Breakwater by Kevin C. Mills

Local Author Helps Raise Funds For Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

By Kevin Mills on Dec. 06, 2011, at 11 a.m.
Award-winning journalist and author Kevin C. Mills will be signing his recently released novel Breakwater on Saturday morning December 10 at the Rockland Public Landing. A percentage of all sales will go to the Friends of the Rockland Breakwater. It is all part of the 3.3-mile Icy Swim For Lighthouses …
 
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