Lewiston-Auburn

 
Damage is seen after the foundation for the top terminal for the Spruce Peak Triple Chairlift at Sunday River became detached from the ground in July.

Community seeks to buy Saddleback; Sunday River lift replacement set for 2017

By John Holyoke on Nov. 03, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
Here’s a look at the big ski stories on the horizon.
A 13-year-old boy was crossing the road when he was struck by a pickup truck and died.

13-year-old boy struck, killed by pickup in Lewiston

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 03, 2016, at 8:22 a.m.
Police have closed Main Street in Lewiston after a pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday morning.
Orono resident Jeff Sanders went to the town office for early absentee voting on Wednesday in Orono.

Maine city, town clerks say early voter turnout strong this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 02, 2016, at 7 p.m.
“We haven’t see this many absentees since 2008,” the Bangor city clerk said.

Maine House candidate moved out of state without telling election officials

By Lindsay Tice on Nov. 01, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
The Republican candidate for House District 59 has moved to Arizona for college and is no longer running for the seat, according to his father.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by Livermore Falls police cruiser

By CBS 13 on Nov. 01, 2016, at 8:56 a.m.
Joseph Slaver, 24, has died of his injuries.
LIFE ON THE ANDROSCOGGIN

North Bridge: A passage across the river

on Oct. 30, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.

Pedestrian in critical condition after collision with police car in Livermore Falls

By Christopher Burns on Oct. 30, 2016, at 7:55 a.m.
Joseph Slaver, 24, of Livermore Falls was listed in critical condition at a Lewiston hospital after he collided with a police cruiser Friday.
VIDEO
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on Friday in Lisbon.

At Maine school, Trump compares Clinton email probe to Watergate

By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 28, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
“I have great respect for the FBI for righting this wrong,” Donald Trump said. “This is the biggest political scandal since Watergate.”
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Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump rallies with supporters in Tallahassee, Florida, U.S. October 25, 2016.

Watch Donald Trump live at Open Door Christian Academy in Lisbon

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 28, 2016, at 3:37 p.m.
Streaming live.
U.S. House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (left) campaigns for U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin on Friday at Quoddy Inc. in Lewiston.

High-ranking House GOP leader stumps for Bruce Poliquin in Maine

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 28, 2016, at 3:09 p.m.
U.S. House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaigned Friday at the Quoddy Inc. shoe factory.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Lisbon pastor calls Trump visit ‘a gift from God’

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 27, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
David Garnett called it “a gift from God” and a “a great privilege” that one of the two top contenders for the White House would seek out his church.
POLL QUESTION
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to a crowd on Oct. 15 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Planned Lisbon appearance would be Trump’s fifth visit to Maine

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 26, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has announced that he will visit Lisbon, marking his fifth trip to Maine in hopes of securing one of the state’s electoral votes.
Donald Trump Jr. gathers with employees of Simones' Hot Dog Stand at the Lewiston restaurant on Tuesday.

Donald Trump Jr., LePage rip Clinton’s ethics at Maine campaign stop

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 25, 2016, at 1:38 p.m.
Donald Trump Jr., a 38-year-old top executive in Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s real estate company, tried to bolster his father’s odds of picking up one of Maine’s four Electoral College votes by visiting several sites in the Lewiston-Auburn area Tuesday.
A fire ripped through a two-unit apartment building in Norway, leaving eight people homeless.

Fire destroys two-unit apartment in Norway

By CBS 13 on Oct. 25, 2016, at 8:06 a.m.
A fire ripped through an apartment building in Norway, leaving eight people homeless.
Fail Better Farm owner Clayton Carter said recently that the yield of several vegetables was significantly lower due to the drought in Maine.

Weather Service: Current rain won’t cure Maine drought conditions

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 21, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Irene MacDougall (left) hands a ballot to a voter as Laurie Gifford sits next to her on Thursday at Lewiston City Hall. MacDougall said accusations that the election is rigged are "ridiculous."

Maine ballot keepers: Election not rigged

By Bonnie Washuk on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
All ballots will be counted, accurately and properly, election worker Irene MacDougall said.
MAINE FOCUS
The State House shines through the the fog on June 16, 2015.

LePage promised transparency, but multimillion-dollar contract awards remain in the shadows

By Danielle McLean on Oct. 18, 2016, at 6:04 a.m.
It is nearly impossible for Maine residents to know how much state money is being spent on contracted services, which private businesses and nonprofit organizations receive large state contracts, and why those vendors won the work — even though a new state law requires information about competitive contracts to be made public online.

Guns, jewelry, cash stolen during recent Lisbon burglaries

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 14, 2016, at 1:50 p.m.
Lisbon police are investigating two burglaries in recent weeks, including one in which two handguns were stolen.
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Maine Governor Paul LePage speaks at the 23rd Annual Energy Trade & Technology Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, Nov. 13, 2015.

Gov. Paul LePage speaks at Lewiston, Auburn chamber breakfast

By Sun Journal on Oct. 13, 2016, at 8:45 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage addresses the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce at its October breakfast Thursday morning.
Civil rights activist Shaun King, the senior political justice writer for The New York Daily News, told a Bates College audience on Tuesday that the country is on the brink of a modern civil rights movement similar to those that led to the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

Black Lives Matter activist in Maine equates current racial climate to Civil War era

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 12, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
Journalist and civil rights activist Shaun King, a leader in the Black Lives Matter movement, traveled to Bates College on Tuesday to deliver a message to students and community members.