Local & State – Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel https://www.centralmaine.com Features news from the Kennebec Journal of Augusta, Maine and Morning Sentinel of Waterville, Maine. Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:55:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 Augusta gun show attendees fire back at proposed firearm legislation https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/augusta-gun-show-attendees-fire-back-at-proposed-firearm-legislation/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/augusta-gun-show-attendees-fire-back-at-proposed-firearm-legislation/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:39:02 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/augusta-gun-show-attendees-fire-back-at-proposed-firearm-legislation/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/augusta-gun-show-attendees-fire-back-at-proposed-firearm-legislation/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1202834_418540-20190119_GunSHow_83.jpgDave Hayward, of Poulin Antiques and Auctions, talks about antique rifles on display during a gun show Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:46:37 +0000 Tractor-trailer, guardrail damaged in Sidney crash https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/tractor-trailer-guardrail-damaged-in-sidney-crash/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/tractor-trailer-guardrail-damaged-in-sidney-crash/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:54:58 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/tractor-trailer-guardrail-damaged-in-sidney-crash/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/tractor-trailer-guardrail-damaged-in-sidney-crash/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1202778_877551-20190119-Tractor-Tra.jpgA Maine State Police trooper inspects the damage to a tractor-trailer that struck an Interstate 95 guardrail Saturday on the northbound side of exit 120 in Sidney.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:27:23 +0000 Broken water line floods Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/broken-water-line-floods-center-for-maine-contemporary-art/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/broken-water-line-floods-center-for-maine-contemporary-art/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:17:42 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/broken-water-line-floods-center-for-maine-contemporary-art/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/broken-water-line-floods-center-for-maine-contemporary-art/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/flooded.jpgA Rockland firefighter walks through standing water inside the Center for Maine Contemporary Art.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:10:25 +0000 Manchester’s Clark Marine focuses on service to boating community https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/manchesters-clark-marine-focuses-on-service-to-boating-community/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/manchesters-clark-marine-focuses-on-service-to-boating-community/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:45:47 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/manchesters-clark-marine-focuses-on-service-to-boating-community/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/manchesters-clark-marine-focuses-on-service-to-boating-community/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1202698_602876-20190118_Clark_83450.jpgCo-owners David Harriman and Ron Brown on Friday at Clark Marine in Manchester.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:42:40 +0000 South Portland police ask for help finding missing man https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/south-portland-police-ask-for-help-finding-missing-man/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/south-portland-police-ask-for-help-finding-missing-man/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:19:32 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/south-portland-police-ask-for-help-finding-missing-man/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/south-portland-police-ask-for-help-finding-missing-man/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/011819-19-0000393-Carlos-Ordonez.jpgCarlos OrdonezSat, 19 Jan 2019 15:12:05 +0000 Man, woman killed in Orrington house fire https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/2-killed-in-orrington-house-fire/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/2-killed-in-orrington-house-fire/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:37:14 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/2-killed-in-orrington-house-fire/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/2-killed-in-orrington-house-fire/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/shutterstock_135059156-e1500399770152-5.jpgSat, 19 Jan 2019 15:15:49 +0000 Camden counselor claims prosecutors defamed him https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/camden-counselor-claims-prosecutors-defamed-him/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/camden-counselor-claims-prosecutors-defamed-him/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:18:17 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/camden-counselor-claims-prosecutors-defamed-him/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/camden-counselor-claims-prosecutors-defamed-him/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/10/t1200-Knoxcourthousenew.jpgThe Knox County courthouse.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:17:12 +0000 Mount Washington snow rangers working unpaid through shutdown https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/mount-washington-snow-rangers-working-through-shutdown/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/mount-washington-snow-rangers-working-through-shutdown/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1202470 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/mount-washington-snow-rangers-working-through-shutdown/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2015/03/605304_924350-AP464821982131.jpgA hiker leaves the summit of Mount Washington last week. The snow-covered peaks of the northern Presidential Range can be seen in the distance.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:00:57 +0000 Stalemate stalls Midtown project while Portland’s interest payments stack up https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/stalemate-continues-over-bayside-project-while-interest-payments-stack-up/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/stalemate-continues-over-bayside-project-while-interest-payments-stack-up/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1202530 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/19/stalemate-continues-over-bayside-project-while-interest-payments-stack-up/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1780502_713787-20190114_midtown_003.jpgAn $85 million campaign for Bayside calls for retail space and housing. However, both Federated Cos. and the city say the other is putting up roadblocks.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:00:07 +0000 York man jailed for sending threatening emails wants early release https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/york-man-jailed-for-sending-threatening-emails-wants-early-release/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/york-man-jailed-for-sending-threatening-emails-wants-early-release/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:13:51 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/york-man-jailed-for-sending-threatening-emails-wants-early-release/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/york-man-jailed-for-sending-threatening-emails-wants-early-release/feed/ 0 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:19:08 +0000 Somerset County woman killed in highway crash in Carmel https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/somerset-county-woman-killed-in-highway-crash-in-carmel/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/somerset-county-woman-killed-in-highway-crash-in-carmel/#respond Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:20:32 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/somerset-county-woman-killed-in-highway-crash-in-carmel/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/somerset-county-woman-killed-in-highway-crash-in-carmel/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/Police-lights-daytime-3-1-1.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 19:49:58 +0000 Sanford dig turns up artifacts, but no 18th century garrison https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sanford-dig-turns-up-artifacts-but-no-garrison/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sanford-dig-turns-up-artifacts-but-no-garrison/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:52:17 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sanford-dig-turns-up-artifacts-but-no-garrison/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sanford-dig-turns-up-artifacts-but-no-garrison/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/garrison-a-1.jpgTerry Parsons chats with University of New England professor Arthur Anderson about artifacts found at an August archaeological dig in south Sanford during a presentation at the Sanford Springvale Historical Museum on Thursday. Those conducting the dig had hoped to find evidence of the 1740s Phillipstown garrison. TAMMY WELLS/Journal TribuneFri, 18 Jan 2019 21:29:27 +0000 Winslow council hears of need to expand firefighting staff https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/winslow-council-hears-need-for-expanded-fire-staff/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/winslow-council-hears-need-for-expanded-fire-staff/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:11:44 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/winslow-council-hears-need-for-expanded-fire-staff/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/winslow-council-hears-need-for-expanded-fire-staff/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1202002_623384-20190119-Firefighter.jpgWinslow Fire Chief Ronnie Rodriguez, back center, discusses adding more full-time firefighters with Town Manager Mike Heavener, left, and Town Council Chairman Steve Russell, right, on Friday at the Winslow Town Office.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:26:14 +0000 Contributing to local community ‘drives’ Winthrop/Monmouth’s new adult education director https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/contributing-to-the-local-community-drives-winthrop-monmouths-new-adult-education-director/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/contributing-to-the-local-community-drives-winthrop-monmouths-new-adult-education-director/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:57:18 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/contributing-to-the-local-community-drives-winthrop-monmouths-new-adult-education-director/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/contributing-to-the-local-community-drives-winthrop-monmouths-new-adult-education-director/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1201966_449296-20190111_JoshFarr_81.jpgWinthrop Schools adult eduction director Josh Farr on Jan. 11 at the Winthrop Community Learning Center.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:44:54 +0000 Early indications show 2018 was a strong year for lobster landings in Maine https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/early-indications-show-a-strong-year-for-lobster-landings/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/early-indications-show-a-strong-year-for-lobster-landings/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:44:49 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/early-indications-show-a-strong-year-for-lobster-landings/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/early-indications-show-a-strong-year-for-lobster-landings/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2017/08/20140627_lobsterman10.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 21:13:54 +0000 Sen. King resumes treatment for prostate cancer but won’t slow down https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sen-king-resumes-treatment-for-prostate-cancer/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sen-king-resumes-treatment-for-prostate-cancer/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:42:45 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sen-king-resumes-treatment-for-prostate-cancer/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/sen-king-resumes-treatment-for-prostate-cancer/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/12/1114754_967663-20181108-king-2-e1541700638652.jpgU.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, spoke with reporters on Thursday following a Messalonskee Middle School Veterans Day assembly at Messalonskee High School in Oakland.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:42:54 +0000 Central Maine braces for big weekend snowstorm https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/central-maine-braces-for-big-weekend-snowstorm/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/central-maine-braces-for-big-weekend-snowstorm/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:38:02 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/central-maine-braces-for-big-weekend-snowstorm/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/central-maine-braces-for-big-weekend-snowstorm/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1201826_515869-20190118_StormHYPE3.jpgPartly empty shelves greet shopper Lucinda Tilas as she picks up a package of hot dog buns Friday at Goggin's IGA in Randolph. The store has been busy as people prepare for a snowstorm forecast for Sunday.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:24:29 +0000 We’ll measure Sunday’s snowfall in feet – not inches https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/forecast-snow-more-snow-and-then-some-more-snow/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/forecast-snow-more-snow-and-then-some-more-snow/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:16:27 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/forecast-snow-more-snow-and-then-some-more-snow/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/forecast-snow-more-snow-and-then-some-more-snow/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1779446_692398-20190118_StormPrep5.jpgBruce Little of Portland looks through Maine Hardware's selection of shovels on Friday. The greatest uncertainty with this weekend's expected storm seems to be along the coast, where snow could turn to sleet as some point to bring precipitation totals down.Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:05:41 +0000 District attorney declines to prosecute shooter in Newport case https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/district-attorney-declines-to-prosecute-shooter-in-newport-case/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/district-attorney-declines-to-prosecute-shooter-in-newport-case/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:02:58 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/district-attorney-declines-to-prosecute-shooter-in-newport-case/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/district-attorney-declines-to-prosecute-shooter-in-newport-case/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1201642_811468_20181212_newport_s_3.jpgA police officer exits the Bear's One Stop store in Newport as other investigators inside speak with employees after a shooting on Dec. 12, 2018. Even though Penobscot and Piscataquis counties District Attorney Marianne Lynch declined to prosecute the case, she praised the investigation carried out by the Newport Police Department aided by the Maine State Police.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:15:42 +0000 Augusta police looking for suspects in connection with armed robbery on Stone Street https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/augusta-police-looking-for-suspects-in-connection-with-armed-robbery-on-stone-street/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/augusta-police-looking-for-suspects-in-connection-with-armed-robbery-on-stone-street/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:32:26 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/augusta-police-looking-for-suspects-in-connection-with-armed-robbery-on-stone-street/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/augusta-police-looking-for-suspects-in-connection-with-armed-robbery-on-stone-street/feed/ 0 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:39:48 +0000 Fire marshal: Norridgewock fire cause was electrical https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/fire-marshal-norridgewock-fire-cause-was-electrical/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/fire-marshal-norridgewock-fire-cause-was-electrical/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:23:26 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/fire-marshal-norridgewock-fire-cause-was-electrical/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/fire-marshal-norridgewock-fire-cause-was-electrical/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1201414_263761_20190116_fire_2.jpgHomeowner Tracy Moody speaks with friend Larry Jones, left, and Skowhegan Fire Chief Shawn Howard as firefighters extinguish a fire that destroyed her mobile home Wednesday in Norridgewock. The state fire marshal's office has determined that a malfunction in the mobile home's electrical system started the fire.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:29:47 +0000 Farmington, Jay women injured in three-car collision in Jay https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/farmington-jay-women-injured-in-three-car-collision-in-jay/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/farmington-jay-women-injured-in-three-car-collision-in-jay/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:46:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/farmington-jay-women-injured-in-three-car-collision-in-jay/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/farmington-jay-women-injured-in-three-car-collision-in-jay/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/FARjcrash3P011919.jpgTwo women were injured Friday morning when a car driven by Allison Callahan, 19, of Farmington collided with a SUV driven by Tammy Davis, 53, of Jay, and both vehicles collided with a car driven by Bentley Meyer, 20, of Concord, Massachusetts, at the intersection of routes 133 and 156 at Bean's Corner in Jay. (Sun Journal photo by Donna M. Perry) Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:19:56 +0000 Green Beret who graduated from Bowdoin and served 6 combat tours killed in suicide bombing in Syria https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/bowdoin-grad-among-americans-killed-in-syria/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/bowdoin-grad-among-americans-killed-in-syria/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:37:45 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/bowdoin-grad-among-americans-killed-in-syria/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/bowdoin-grad-among-americans-killed-in-syria/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/Jonathan-R.-Farmer.FB-CROP.jpgThis photo provided by Fort Bragg shows Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Fla. Farmer was killed in the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. The attack also wounded three U.S. troops and was the deadliest assault on U.S. troops in Syria since American forces went into the country in 2015. (Fort Bragg via AP)Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:41:21 +0000 Mills chooses head of farmland preservation group as agricultural commissioner https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/mills-taps-head-of-farmland-preservation-group-as-agricultural-commissioner/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/mills-taps-head-of-farmland-preservation-group-as-agricultural-commissioner/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:36:19 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/mills-taps-head-of-farmland-preservation-group-as-agricultural-commissioner/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/mills-taps-head-of-farmland-preservation-group-as-agricultural-commissioner/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/AmandaBeal.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 23:36:20 +0000 Jackson Lab suing contractor for ‘defective’ work in $47 million facility https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/jackson-lab-suing-contractor-for-defective-work-in-47-million-facility/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/jackson-lab-suing-contractor-for-defective-work-in-47-million-facility/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:30:42 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/jackson-lab-suing-contractor-for-defective-work-in-47-million-facility/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/jackson-lab-suing-contractor-for-defective-work-in-47-million-facility/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/jax_exterior-design_gray.jpgA rendering of the Jackson Lab facility under construction in Ellsworth. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:12:21 +0000 Couple admits role in family fentanyl ring along Maine’s midcoast https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/friendship-couple-admits-role-in-family-fentanyl-operation/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/friendship-couple-admits-role-in-family-fentanyl-operation/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:26:37 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/friendship-couple-admits-role-in-family-fentanyl-operation/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/friendship-couple-admits-role-in-family-fentanyl-operation/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/Thurstons.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 17:17:29 +0000 Another ice disk grabs attention in Maine https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/another-ice-disk-grabs-attention-in-maine/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/another-ice-disk-grabs-attention-in-maine/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:43:03 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1201266 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/another-ice-disk-grabs-attention-in-maine/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/AP19018513252344.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 14:35:24 +0000 Massachusetts man charged with stealing handgun, rifle from Maine state trooper https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/massachusetts-man-charged-with-stealing-2-guns-from-state-trooper/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/massachusetts-man-charged-with-stealing-2-guns-from-state-trooper/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:41:22 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/massachusetts-man-charged-with-stealing-2-guns-from-state-trooper/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/massachusetts-man-charged-with-stealing-2-guns-from-state-trooper/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1779114_452339-jayjay.jpgJames BurnsFri, 18 Jan 2019 21:38:13 +0000 ‘Don’t give up on them’: Mother reflects on Maine’s battle with opioid epidemic https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dont-give-up-on-them/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dont-give-up-on-them/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:34:04 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dont-give-up-on-them/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dont-give-up-on-them/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1201238_767127-Opioids-IMG_2026.jpgBrendan Keating was an energetic, "fun and funny kid," according to his mother, Lynn Ouellette. This picture from a trip to Disney when he was young is one that Ouelette said captured his personality.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:52:04 +0000 Dad, daughter serving side-by-side make history in Maine Legislature https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dad-daughter-serving-side-by-side-make-history-in-maines-legislature/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dad-daughter-serving-side-by-side-make-history-in-maines-legislature/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:33:24 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dad-daughter-serving-side-by-side-make-history-in-maines-legislature/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/dad-daughter-serving-side-by-side-make-history-in-maines-legislature/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1778938_Father_Daughter_Lawmakers_6.jpgIn this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 photo, Republican state Reps. Amy Arata and her father Richard Bradstreet discuss legislation in the House Chamber at the State House in Augusta, Maine. State records compiled by Maine’s legislative library suggest they’re the first father and daughter to serve as legislators together in Maine history. But they’re not the first pair nationwide. Associated Press/Robert F. Bukaty Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:14:28 +0000 Athens man charged after investigation into Skowhegan drug overdose death https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/athens-man-charged-after-investigation-into-skowhegan-drug-overdose-death/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/athens-man-charged-after-investigation-into-skowhegan-drug-overdose-death/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:51:35 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/athens-man-charged-after-investigation-into-skowhegan-drug-overdose-death/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/athens-man-charged-after-investigation-into-skowhegan-drug-overdose-death/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1200986_576099-VIGUE-Matthew-1024x768-1.jpgMatthew VigueFri, 18 Jan 2019 18:31:53 +0000 Taco Bell in Augusta among 4 Maine locations closed https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/taco-bell-in-auburn-among-4-maine-locations-closed/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/taco-bell-in-auburn-among-4-maine-locations-closed/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:24:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/taco-bell-in-auburn-among-4-maine-locations-closed/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/taco-bell-in-auburn-among-4-maine-locations-closed/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1200974_616553-20190118_TacoBell_83.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 13:58:27 +0000 Morning Sentinel Jan. 18 police log https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/morning-sentinel-jan-18-police-log-5/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/morning-sentinel-jan-18-police-log-5/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:10:29 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/morning-sentinel-jan-18-police-log-5/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/morning-sentinel-jan-18-police-log-5/feed/ 0 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:49:47 +0000 Kennebec Journal Jan. 18 police log https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/kennebec-journal-jan-18-police-log-5/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/kennebec-journal-jan-18-police-log-5/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:10:01 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/kennebec-journal-jan-18-police-log-5/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/kennebec-journal-jan-18-police-log-5/feed/ 0 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:55:33 +0000 Maine’s unemployment rate holds steady at 3.4% https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/unemployment-rate-holds-at-3-4-percent/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/unemployment-rate-holds-at-3-4-percent/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:50:14 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/unemployment-rate-holds-at-3-4-percent/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/unemployment-rate-holds-at-3-4-percent/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/403937-20181026_Traffic_4.jpgPORTLAND, ME - OCTOBER 26: Workers on the roof of a construction project on Commercial Street in Portland. Portland residents are looking to pass a citizens initiative that would block non-marine development along the working waterfront. (Staff photo by Derek Davis/Staff Photographer)Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:22:26 +0000 Live and Work in Maine appoints advisory board https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/live-and-work-maine-appoints-advisory-board/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/live-and-work-maine-appoints-advisory-board/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:00:08 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/live-and-work-maine-appoints-advisory-board/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/live-and-work-maine-appoints-advisory-board/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/Nate-Wildes.jpgSat, 19 Jan 2019 10:10:38 +0000 Advocates think bill to end most exemptions from childhood vaccinations has a shot https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/bill-would-end-non-medical-exemptions-from-childhood-vaccinations/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/bill-would-end-non-medical-exemptions-from-childhood-vaccinations/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1200146 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/18/bill-would-end-non-medical-exemptions-from-childhood-vaccinations/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1778286_197737-20190117_Vaccines_2.jpgPortland's Caitlin Gilmet and Steven Darnley say before their now-year-old son, Thomas Darnley, was old enough to be inoculated, he contracted chickenpox at a local day care.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:52:17 +0000 Maine phone app allows people to report drug activity anonymously https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/phone-app-allows-people-to-report-drug-activity-anonymously/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/phone-app-allows-people-to-report-drug-activity-anonymously/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 02:41:12 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/phone-app-allows-people-to-report-drug-activity-anonymously/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/phone-app-allows-people-to-report-drug-activity-anonymously/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1691702_Supreme_Court_iPhone_Apps_2.jpgFILE - This March 19, 2018, file photo shows Apple's App Store app in Baltimore. Apple is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps for iPhones against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market. The justices are hearing arguments Monday, Nov. 26, in Apple's effort to end an antitrust lawsuit that could force the iPhone maker to cut the 30 percent commission it charges software developers whose apps are sold exclusively through Apple's App Store. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:55:38 +0000 Andover man dies in Roxbury snowmobile crash https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rescuers-respond-to-report-of-serious-snowmobile-accident-in-roxbury/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rescuers-respond-to-report-of-serious-snowmobile-accident-in-roxbury/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 02:19:45 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rescuers-respond-to-report-of-serious-snowmobile-accident-in-roxbury/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rescuers-respond-to-report-of-serious-snowmobile-accident-in-roxbury/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/SIMMONS_FATAL_MWS_01-1024x768.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 09:15:48 +0000 Augusta scraps plan, for now, to fine nonresidents who put items into recycling bins meant for residents https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/augusta-scraps-plan-for-now-to-fine-nonresidents-who-put-items-into-recycling-bins-meant-for-residents/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/augusta-scraps-plan-for-now-to-fine-nonresidents-who-put-items-into-recycling-bins-meant-for-residents/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00:25 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/augusta-scraps-plan-for-now-to-fine-nonresidents-who-put-items-into-recycling-bins-meant-for-residents/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/augusta-scraps-plan-for-now-to-fine-nonresidents-who-put-items-into-recycling-bins-meant-for-residents/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1196558_32019_20150306_recyclefirst.jpgJohn Nims empties a box of recyclables into a roll-off container in 2015 at the John Charest Public Works Facility in Augusta.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:42:26 +0000 Watch them skate: Young figure skaters embrace their turn in the national spotlight https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/young-figure-skaters-embracing-their-turn-in-national-spotlight/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/young-figure-skaters-embracing-their-turn-in-national-spotlight/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:34:04 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/young-figure-skaters-embracing-their-turn-in-national-spotlight/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/young-figure-skaters-embracing-their-turn-in-national-spotlight/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1777742_905408-20190104_skaters0296.jpgYarmouth's Hans-Erik Jerosch, 13, and 10-year-old Briella Doherty of Portland practice their routine recently at Family Ice Center in Falmouth in preparation for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships this weekend in Detroit. By about seven months, Briella appears to be the youngest figure skater from Maine ever to qualify for nationals.Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:18:27 +0000 Windham man charged in fatal crash had drugs in his system, police say https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/police-say-windham-man-charged-in-fatal-crash-had-drugs-in-his-system/ Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:21:12 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/police-say-windham-man-charged-in-fatal-crash-had-drugs-in-his-system/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1777726_716982-ManfordRideout.jpgMANFORD C. RIDEOUTFri, 18 Jan 2019 13:01:06 +0000 Waterville committee recommends increased parking fines https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/waterville-committee-recommends-increased-parking-fines/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/waterville-committee-recommends-increased-parking-fines/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:18:01 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/waterville-committee-recommends-increased-parking-fines/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/waterville-committee-recommends-increased-parking-fines/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1199694_818946-20190117-parking-1-1024x474-1.jpgFri, 18 Jan 2019 10:55:08 +0000 Former teacher expected to plead guilty in sexual assault case https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/former-teacher-accused-of-sexual-assault-of-student-at-christian-school-expected-to-plead-guilty/ Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:20:50 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/former-teacher-accused-of-sexual-assault-of-student-at-christian-school-expected-to-plead-guilty/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/09/1584962_243146-Derek-Michael-Boyce-.jpgDerek Michael Boyce Faces four felony sex abuse countsFri, 18 Jan 2019 10:04:37 +0000 Real estate development was strong, but not crazy, in 2018 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/real-estate-development-strong-but-not-crazy-in-2018/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/real-estate-development-strong-but-not-crazy-in-2018/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:18:22 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/real-estate-development-strong-but-not-crazy-in-2018/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/real-estate-development-strong-but-not-crazy-in-2018/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/896956-RetailSpacePtld0119-298x300.jpgThu, 17 Jan 2019 23:54:02 +0000 Rosanna’s Ice Cream delivery service is closing up shop in Portland https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rosannas-ice-cream-is-closing/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rosannas-ice-cream-is-closing/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:59:29 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rosannas-ice-cream-is-closing/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/rosannas-ice-cream-is-closing/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1777470_666384-Rosannas.jpgSalli Wason, left, owner of Rosanna's Ice Cream, delivers ice cream to Ann-Marie Keene in Portland in 2017. Rosanna's is closing.Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:45:22 +0000 Two arrested after assaults in Richmond https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/two-arrested-following-assaults-in-richmond/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/two-arrested-following-assaults-in-richmond/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:56:58 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/two-arrested-following-assaults-in-richmond/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/two-arrested-following-assaults-in-richmond/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/pjimage-2.jpgKorineck-UnderwoodThu, 17 Jan 2019 19:55:07 +0000 Insiders say Maine’s real estate market will likely cool in 2019 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/maine-real-estate-industry-growth-expected-to-slow-in-2019/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/maine-real-estate-industry-growth-expected-to-slow-in-2019/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:46:48 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/maine-real-estate-industry-growth-expected-to-slow-in-2019/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/maine-real-estate-industry-growth-expected-to-slow-in-2019/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/461268-20160121_real_est5.jpgPORTLAND, ME - JANUARY 21: Real estate development in Portland Thursday, January 21, 2016. A sign advertising a store for rent on Exchange Street. (Photo by Derek Davis/Staff Photographer)Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:14:29 +0000 Ski trail grooming by volunteers to resume at Acadia despite government shutdown https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/ski-trail-grooming-to-resume-at-acadia-despite-shutdown/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/ski-trail-grooming-to-resume-at-acadia-despite-shutdown/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:41:07 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/ski-trail-grooming-to-resume-at-acadia-despite-shutdown/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/ski-trail-grooming-to-resume-at-acadia-despite-shutdown/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/portland-press-herald_2751803.jpgThu, 17 Jan 2019 21:56:24 +0000 Former, current Gardiner mayors reflect on city’s progress https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/former-current-gardiner-mayors-reflect-on-the-citys-progress/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/former-current-gardiner-mayors-reflect-on-the-citys-progress/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:14:03 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/former-current-gardiner-mayors-reflect-on-the-citys-progress/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/01/17/former-current-gardiner-mayors-reflect-on-the-citys-progress/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/1199470_775758-20190117_Patricia_2.jpgGardiner Mayor Patricia Hart discusses her agenda for the city Thursday at the Gardiner Food Co-op. Hart started her term in early January.Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:56:21 +0000