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Bruins rally past Panthers in late surge for playoff berth

BOSTON — Continuing their late run at the NHL playoffs, the Boston Bruins effectively ended the Panthers’ chances by rallying for a dramatic 3-2 victory over Florida on Tuesday night. Left winger Milan Lucic set up the tying goal 9:47 into the third period and then beat Roberto Luongo with …

Westbrook police seek Shaw’s robbery suspect

WESTBROOK, Maine — Police are seeking help identifying the suspect in a robbery at the Shaw’s Supermarket on Main Street in Westbrook. About 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, a white male approached the Shaw’s service and told the clerk he had a gun, according to a news release from the Westbrook Police …

Arizona bowler wins PBA Maine Shootout in Portland

PORTLAND, Maine — Nine days after winning his first Professional Bowlers Association Tour title in Germany, Josh Blanchard of Gilbert, Arizona, made it back-to-back titles, winning the PBA’s Xtra Frame Maine Shootout at Bayside Bowl Tuesday with a 2-1 victory over Australia’s Jason Belmonte in the best-of-three-game title match. The …

Local sports results for March 31, 2015

Today’s games COLLEGE Baseball Bates at UM-Farmington, 3 p.m. UM-Presque Isle at Vaughn (2), 3:30 p.m. Softball Southern Maine at Husson (2), 3:30 p.m. UM-Farmington at Fisher (2), 5 p.m. UM-Presque Isle at Sweet Briar (2), 3 p.m. Indoor golf At Traditions GC, Holden Women’s Indoor League — 1st: Mary …

College roundup: Husson baseball team sweeps St. Joseph’s

BANGOR, Maine — The Husson University Eagles improved to 10-7 with a doubleheader sweep over the St. Joseph’s College Monks, 4-3 and 8-7 in 11 innings, in baseball action Tuesday at the Winkin Complex. The Eagles rallied to win it in the seventh when JT Whitten’s double to left-center scored …

Newport police investigating 2 robberies at Rite Aid in 3 days

NEWPORT, Maine — Local police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman and a man suspected of robbing the Rite Aid pharmacy separately on Sunday and Tuesday. Police Chief Leonard Macdaid said it has not been determined whether the robberies are related. The first robbery was about 9 …

Newport police investigating 2 robberies at Rite Aid in 3 days

NEWPORT, Maine — Local police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman and a man suspected of robbing the Rite Aid pharmacy separately on Sunday and Tuesday. Police Chief Leonard Macdaid said it has not been determined whether the robberies are related. The first robbery was about 9 …

Lawmakers consider Clean Election changes after PAC drama

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bipartisan group of state lawmakers continue to hone their focus on reforming Maine’s Clean Election Act in efforts to keep those running for state office from forming and managing political action committees. The system is ripe for corruption and fraught with ethical pitfalls as candidates accept …

Lawmakers consider Clean Election changes after PAC drama

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bipartisan group of state lawmakers continue to hone their focus on reforming Maine’s Clean Election Act in efforts to keep those running for state office from forming and managing political action committees. The system is ripe for corruption and fraught with ethical pitfalls as candidates accept …

Lawmakers consider Clean Election changes after PAC drama

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bipartisan group of state lawmakers continue to hone their focus on reforming Maine’s Clean Election Act in efforts to keep those running for state office from forming and managing political action committees. The system is ripe for corruption and fraught with ethical pitfalls as candidates accept …