LIFE ON THE ANDROSCOGGIN
on June 06, 2016, at 7:33 a.m.
The giant Maine reference book The History of Androscoggin County published in 1891 by W.A. Fergusson & Co. out of Boston, Mass. opens its detailed chapter on Auburn with a striking ode to the city… “Auburn… A city of energy and progress, of rapid and beautiful growth, of stirring manufacturing …
By Beth Brogan on June 04, 2016, at 5:39 p.m.
Bobby Russo was 9 years old when he sat ringside at the Central Maine Youth Center in Lewiston as Muhammad Ali defended the heavyweight boxing championship from Sonny Liston.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 03, 2016, at 5:50 p.m.
A combination of economic factors and convenience have taken eggs and other protein-rich foods off the breakfast menus of several Maine schools.
By Ryan McLaughlin on June 02, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
The shooting death of a New Sharon man in Wilton on Wednesday remains under investigation, state police said Thursday. Interviews continue to be conducted in connection with the death of Michael Reis, 24, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said. McCausland said no additional information was …
By CBS 13 on June 01, 2016, at 7:50 a.m.
One man is being questioned, according to police.
Bangor Daily News on May 31, 2016, at 10:10 p.m.
The preliminary investigation indicated the 73-year-old driver of a 1994 Dodge Ram van traveling south on Route 4 crossed the centerline into the path of a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck traveling north, a news release stated.
By Scott Thistle on May 31, 2016, at 5 p.m.
A new coalition aimed at defeating a November ballot question that will ask Maine voters to make marijuana legal for recreational use is growing, according to a release from a coalition leader Tuesday.
By Abigail Curtis on May 30, 2016, at 10:52 a.m.
A total of 25 firefighters from Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Richmond, Topsham, Sabattus and Lisbon responded to the fire on Bing Moore Road.
By CBS 13, Staff on May 25, 2016, at 10:33 a.m.
Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston has received a bomb threat, according to Superintendent Bill Webster.
LIFE ON THE ANDROSCOGGIN
on May 23, 2016, at 10:31 p.m.
This past April, the historic Wiseman Bridge, which spans 72 feet across the canal at Chestnut Street in Lewiston, was closed for $52,000 in scheduled maintenance. According to the National Bridge Inventory Data Sheet submitted by the Maine Department of Transportation in 2011, Wiseman Bridge is extremely rare, one of …
By Kathleen Pierce on May 21, 2016, at 7:41 a.m.
A family from Lewiston has taken over the iconic Cook’s Lobster House and the Bailey Island Motel.
By Christopher Burns on May 21, 2016, at 7:07 a.m.
Voters in Lewiston and Auburn might have another question to answer on the ballot this November in addition to a long list of state referendums. This one will ask them whether it’s time for Maine’s Twin Cities to unite.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 20, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
The long empty former Ames Department Store will soon be bouncing with activity when an indoor trampoline park opens in the 40,000-square-foot space, said Lewiston businessman and owner David Cheng.
By Darren Fishell on May 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The latest figures project Bangor’s population dropped by about 250 in the past year.
By Naomi Schalit, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting on May 18, 2016, at 11:56 a.m.
Starting next month, the federal EPA is going after contractors in the Lewiston-Auburn area who are failing to follow the law that requires them to remove lead paint safely.
By CBS 13 on May 18, 2016, at 6:26 a.m.
Nobody was hurt, but the house is a total loss.
By Ryan McLaughlin on May 17, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
The state’s Mineral and Gem Museum is offering a $20,000 reward for the first one-kilogram meteorite from a fireball that lit up the sky early Tuesday.
By CBS 13 on May 17, 2016, at 9:13 a.m.
“He needs to pay for what he did. He needs to know that her life matters.”
By Dawn Gagnon on May 15, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.
Police had interacted with the man within the past month.
By Scott Thistle on May 15, 2016, at 8:19 a.m.
A 2008 study by a former University of Maine economics professor estimated the damage from lead poisoning to children in the Pine Tree State exceeds $260 million a year.