September 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Former officer stands by allegations against police chief

BIDDEFORD — Robert Devou, who served with the Biddeford Police Department from 1967- 2006, is standing by the allegations he made against Police Chief Roger Beaupre in a letter he wrote in May. More...

Alfred to vote on Brothers Beach buy

ALFRED — Voters here Sept. 22 will decide whether to buy Brothers Beach for $75,000. More...

Blues Fest back at The Ballpark

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — The blues are coming back to The Ballpark. The second annual Blues Fest featuring Samuel James, The Colwell Brothers Band, Sweet Grease, The Juke Joint Devils and James Montgomery will take place Saturday. More...

Neighbor

Cindi Neale hands a wrap to a customer Thursday morning from her food truck, “What-a-Wrap,” located next to the Waterhouse Center. Neale’s cart opened in May and serves customers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Public Safety

OUI SACO — Hunter Lynch, 17 Bayberry Lane, Scarborough, was arrested on Aug. 14 and charged with operating under the influence. SACO — Steven Fontaine, 56, of 3 Hobson Lane, Apt. 5, was arrested on Aug. More...

Trio to square off for house seat

SANFORD — There are now three candidates in the Nov. 3 race to represent House District 19. More...

Special Sections

State/Regional

Leon Gorman, LL Bean’s grandson and company leader, dies

FREEPORT — Leon Gorman, a grandson of L.L. Bean who led a modernization and expansion of the outdoors retailer after the founder’s death, died Thursday. He was 80. More...

Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney’s favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as “That Darn Cat!” and “The Love Bug,” has died of complications of More...

Suspect in stabbing, rape denied bail

AYER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with stabbing his brother, raping a woman, kidnapping them both, and fleeing with them to Ohio was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Thursday. More...

Opinion

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Last call for fried dough and Ferris wheels

Feel the air outside. Getting a bit crisp at night, isn’t it? More...

TA headmaster welcomes students, invites community

Readers’ Forum

On behalf of the Thornton Academy Board of Trustees, faculty and staff, I am pleased to welcome our students and families back to campus. This is also an invitation to our entire community to join us in a celebratory event on Saturday, September 12. More...

Sports

Trojans hope lights shine bright for season opener

High school football on Friday nights is a tradition that goes back for decades. But not at Thornton Academy. More...

Game of the week

Biddeford vs. Marshwood

Where: At Marshwood High School When: Tonight at 7 p.m. More...

Sea Dogs’ rally falls short at New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Sea Dogs (51-87) rallied late, but fell short in the series finale in New Hampshire, dropping their final road game of the season to the Fisher Cats (66-69) 4-3 at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

Entertainment

Horoscope

By Eugenia Last You have what it takes to succeed. Honesty, integrity and a strong work ethic make you a valuable commodity in any profession. Financial security will improve as your talents are recognized. More...

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Breaking News - 2:36 PM

BREAKING: Jury acquits Garrison in sex assault case

ALFRED — Defense Attorney Amy Fairfield says a York County Superior Court Grand Jury has found Zachary Garrison, 33, of Sanford, not guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year old friend of his daughter during a sleepover  at his Sanford home in th More...

Leary Farm ending production of milk

SACO — A few years ago, long-time dairy farmer Tim Leary told the Journal Tribune he was in a “slowmotion” process of closing down dairy operations. More...

Drone video shows deterioration of City Hall clock tower

BIDDEFORD — On Tuesday, the City Council voted unanimously to add a $2.27 million bond for improvements to City Hall, including repairs to its historic clock tower, to the November ballot. More...

Candidates list finalized for November election

BIDDEFORD — Thursday was the last day Biddeford voters who wish to seek public office in the Nov. 3 general election could file nomination papers, and City Clerk Carmen Morris released the final list of candidates Thursday afternoon. More...

Wrap artist

New food cart hopes to make Waterhouse Center a destination

KENNEBUNK — Cindi Neale emphasizes that everything in her new food cart, “What-a-Wrap” – from the corn beef hash to the pico de gallo – is homemade. More...

Famous stallions now appearing in Buxton

BUXTON —Founded in the 16th century for the exclusive use of the Hapsburg Royal family of Austria, the Royal Lipizzans are unquestionably the rarest, most aristocratic breed of horses in the world, according to a press release. More...

Community

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Lyman resident honored as a blood donor at Red Sox game

LYMAN — Lyman resident Katherine Allen recently had the experience of a lifetime when she was honored on the field at Fenway Park prior to the Boston Red Sox game against the Cleveland Indians on Aug. 17. More...

Lotteries

Massachusetts Numbers – 8-7-4-7 (day)/7-7-5-5 (evening)Lucky for Life – 25-39-46-47-48, Lucky Ball: 14 Northern new england Pick 3 – 5-3-1 (day)/3-3-1(evening)Pick 4 – 9-9-3-6 (day)/1-1-5-3 (evening) More...

World / National

From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial

WASHINGTON — The slogans are familiar: “The Incredible Edible Egg,” “Pork: The Other White Meat,” and “Got Milk?” More...

Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown

KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey — The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they More...

Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds

PHILADELPHIA — Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit – if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures. More...

Obituaries

Gerald Toussaint

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Gerald L. Toussaint, 76, of Old Orchard Beach, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at his home after a long illness with cancer. He was born in Wallagrass on May 28, 1939, the son of Raoul and Rita Thibodeau Toussaint. On Sept. More...

National Sports

2014 US Open runner-up Wozniacki stunned in 2nd round

NEW YORK — Four times, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki was one point from winning. More...

Tebow throws 2 TD passes in Eagles’ loss to Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tim Tebow insists he never lost his passion for playing while he was out of the NFL. More...

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