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Mark Strong Sr. talks with his attorney Dan Lilley after Justice Nancy Mills dropped 46 charges against Strong at York County Superior Court in Alfred on Thursday morning, January 24, 2013. Strong still faces 13 counts.

Justice corrects earlier morning decision to restart jury selection in Kennebunk prostitution case

34 mins ago ALFRED, Maine — After first indicating to attorneys that the controversial and time-consuming jury selection process in the first major trial of the high-profile Kennebunk ...
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN (blog)

1-minute hike: Sherwood Forest Park in Brewer

2 hours ago Difficulty: Easy. The 0.5-mile loop trail travels over even terrain. The biggest difficulty walkers may face is water; the trail is soggy in the spring ...
Maris Toland (right) bowls in the First Annual Portland Skee-Ball Championship organized by Sam Heck (left) at Bayside Bowl Sunday afternoon Jan. 27, 2013. Skee-Ball was invented and patented by J.D. Estes of Philadelphia in 1909.

103-year-old game of Skee-Ball gets tournament treatment in Portland

Skee-Ball, that ticket-spewing summer pastime of the seaside arcade, was invented and patented by J.D. Estes of Philadelphia in 1909. The first national championship was ...

Two found dead after house fire in Easton

EASTON, Maine — Two people were found dead in Aroostook ...

Disc golf players teeing off Orrington neighbors

1 min ago ORRINGTON, Maine — Even though there is a “closed for ...
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Maine teachers don’t want student achievement to play big part in their evaluations

AUGUSTA, Maine — Representatives of public school teachers and administrators ...

Bangor Council rejects park smoking ban, welcomes Maine State Police barracks to city

1 hour ago BANGOR, Maine — In a tight, 5-4 decision that followed ...

West Paris fireworks warehouse ‘fully involved’ in blaze

2 hours ago WEST PARIS, Maine — A fireworks warehouse was burning here ...

Sugarloaf guests forced out of hotel by frozen pipes, broken sprinkler

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — Frozen pipes and a broken sprinkler ...

Greely hockey team forfeits two wins after unintentionally using suspended player

27 mins ago The defending Class B state champion Greely boys’ hockey team ...

Brighton Plantation man in critical condition after logging accident

BANGOR, Maine — A Brighton Plantation man was flown to ...

Food

IF MY COASTER COULD TALK (blog)

Coaster Critique: Voodoo Donut Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Banana Ale

As a card carrying member of the Rogue Nation, I drink by the pledge to Dare, Risk, Dream. I fear no beer and welcome the ...

Events

Paddle Smart Safety Symposium

Paddle sports enthusiasts and those who would like to be are invited to the Bangor Civic Center Friday-Sunday, March 29-31, during the Boat Show to ...

Crime & Courts

3 mins ago Brewer traffic stop leads to felony drug charge against Bangor man
 Justice Nancy Mills listens to Daniel Lilley, attorney for Mark Strong, during a motion hearing at York County Superior Court in Alfred on Thursday, January 24, 2013.
33 mins ago Judge scolds defense attorney in Kennebunk prostitution trial for defying gag order, calls comments to media ‘unfortunate and unbecoming’
Greenwood man accused of kicking, threatening officer
Fayette man charged with OUI after allegedly driving into mailboxes, tree
Shawn David Worster
Greenville Junction man indicted on 31 counts of sex crimes against minors
Stanley L. Ward
Justice denies appeal of Belfast man convicted of kidnapping, attempted murder
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