Regional Sports

9:02 pm , 04/19/2014 Sun Journal

AUBURN — While it will be wonderful recognition for both Verne Paradie Jr.  and his sister Tammy Paradie Thibeault, it will ultimately be an honor to their father. Verne Paradie Sr. passed away last November.

3:16 pm , 04/19/2014 Sun Journal

Area runners competing in this year's Boston Marathon are, from left to right, Thomas Bennett, Kelly Brown, Beryle Martin, Vicki Waterman, Peter Rearick, Dan Works, Paula Rousseau, Steve McCarthy, Christie Tebbets, and Steve Bang.

10:13 am , 04/19/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage vetoed teacher evaluation rules that have been under development for more than two years as well as a bill that calls for a redo of controversial large-scale metallic mineral mining rules amid a crop of nine new vetoes issued Friday afternoon.

12:00 am , 04/19/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — It's amazing, really. Every year, the Shrine Circus comes to town with the same props, the same animals, the same red-nosed clowns. Every year, it's the same thing and yet, somehow, wildly different.

12:00 am , 04/19/2014 Sun Journal

Work on the Lincoln Street Gateway Park, next to the Grand Trunk Depot, has begun. More than half a million dollars will be spent in the area that will link the downtown to Simard/Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston.

12:00 am , 04/19/2014 Sun Journal

VASSALBORO — State police have identified the victim of the fatal car crash in Vassalboro Friday as 18-year-old Aundria St. Amand of South China. Amand died yesterday when her vehicle went off Stone Road on a corner and hit a tree.

9:10 pm , 04/18/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — Authorities continued Friday to interview witnesses and review surveillance video in an effort to narrow their search for suspects in a rash of fires on April 10 in the city's downtown.

9:00 pm , 04/18/2014 Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Two Rumford selectmen defended themselves and two town officials Thursday night claiming that two candidates running for their positions accused them of improprieties via social media.

8:50 pm , 04/18/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — An attentive and appreciative audience heard Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair speak on “The Words I Chose” at the Great Falls Forum on Friday in the Lewiston Public Library.