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LIFE ON THE ANDROSCOGGIN

The origin & namesake of the Frye School Apartments

on Dec. 04, 2016, at 7:24 p.m.
A Canada lynx sits in an enclosure in October 2013 at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray.

More than $5,000 reward offered in Canada lynx killings in Maine

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:54 p.m.
It is illegal to shoot Canada lynx, which are listed as a threatened species under the Federal Endangered Species Act.

Man arrested in Lewiston shooting

By CBS 13 on Dec. 02, 2016, at 5:20 p.m.
Around 4:30 a.m., police say the victim showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his arm.

Man shot in Lewiston

By CBS 13 on Dec. 02, 2016, at 11:17 a.m.
Police say the man got to the hospital around 5:30 a.m. with a wound on his shoulder.
Steve Sherman demonstrates how his skidder, nicknamed Matilda, works in Oxbow, Maine.

The forces pulling apart the lives of Maine’s loggers

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.
Three loggers fight to survive as the world shifts around them.

Two Lewiston men accused of committing hate crime

By CBS 13 on Nov. 29, 2016, at 8:39 a.m.
The incident happened at the Burger King on Lisbon Street.
Steve Sherman, the first assessor in Oxbow Plantation, led his community through the process of deorganizing, culminating in a final town vote Nov. 8. He’s pictured on his Christmas tree farm in Oxbow on Nov. 7.

How the decline of Maine’s rural places changes the people left behind

on Nov. 29, 2016, at 6:01 a.m.
Three people grapple with the decline of the communities that made them.
The first major snow of the season hit northern Maine over Thanksgiving weekend. By early Sunday, the National Weather Service reported that 10 inches of snow had fallen in some parts of Aroostook County.

Rain to fall across most of the state Tuesday, with snow in The County

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 27, 2016, at 1:27 p.m.
A fast moving wave of low pressure is expected to sweep across Maine, bringing 2 to 3 more inches of snow to northern Aroostook County and rain to the rest of the state.

Four families displaced by Lewiston apartment fire

By CBS 13 on Nov. 19, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
The Red Cross is assisting four families that were displaced by an apartment building fire early Saturday.

Report: Police de-escalate standoff after report of man in road with gun

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 18, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
Police de-escalated the situation and the man put down his gun and surrendered peacefully.

Bus fire closes Maine Turnpike in Cumberland

By CBS 13 on Nov. 16, 2016, at 2:18 p.m.
A bus fire closed I-95 southbound at mile 57 in Cumberland Wednesday afternoon.
Cassidy Charette

Victim impact statement punctuates plea deal in hayride death case

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 15, 2016, at 4:15 p.m.
The statement was written to tell Superior Court Justice MaryGay Kennedy how many people have been affected by the 17-year-old’s death in a hayride accident on the night of Oct. 11, 2014.
Cassidy Charette

‘I am Cassidy’: Court statement from the family of teen killed in hayride accident

on Nov. 15, 2016, at 2:56 p.m.
“When this case is closed and others move on with their lives — I will not. I was 17 years old when my life was suddenly taken.”
An orange flier distributed on the Bates College campus on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Officials at the college have decried it as a clear case of voter suppression.

Bates College president: Fliers left on campus aimed to suppress student voting

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Nov. 07, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.

Lewiston man burned in campfire explosion dies

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 04, 2016, at 6:06 p.m.
Michael Garrett of Lewiston was burned on Oct. 27 after pouring gasoline on a campfire, causing an explosion.
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.