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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.