Latest Androscoggin County, Maine Stories

2013-07-31 23:30:54

A Maine man wanted on charges of allegedly hindering a murder prosecution in that state was found working at a carnival, when the city ran a routine background check.

2011-05-24 08:30:00

LEWISTON, Maine, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbonite, a leading provider of online backup and "anytime, anywhere access" today with Maine Governor Paul LePage announced the opening of a new customer support center in Lewiston that is expected to employ 150 skilled workers by the end of this year.

2011-02-06 01:03:28

Allowing 100,000-pound tractor-trailers to travel on Maine’s interstate system would make the state’s city streets and rural routes safer, Auburn truck accident attorney Stephen B. Wade says. Auburn, ME (PRWEB) February 5, 2011 Auburn accident attorney Stephen B.

2010-01-28 11:03:00

LEWISTON, Maine, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Poland Spring Water Company will receive the Androscoggin Chamber's first-ever Poland Business of the Year Award at their annual meeting and awards dinner in Lewiston.

2009-04-17 08:18:00

LEWISTON, Maine, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Media Group, parent company of The Lewiston Sun Journal and 11 other leading local weekly newspapers, and The Employment Times have launched www.MyJobWave.com.

2008-12-22 12:36:17

A shopper at Home Depot in Auburn, Maine, says he discovered two caches of dropped money at the store during visits two days apart. Gil Steward said he found a wallet at the store Tuesday morning that contained nearly $1,000 in cash and while shopping at the same store Thursday morning, he found a green bag stuffed with money, the Sun Journal of Lewiston, Maine, reported Monday. Steward said he took the wallet to the store's customer service counter and the owner, a man in his 20s, thanked...

2008-10-10 15:00:35

LEWISTON - "From Lance Armstrong to Aunt Martha: What Are the Benefits and Risks of Taking Non-Prescription Medical) Supplements?" is the topic of the second installment of a multi-part Mini-Medical School series being offered by Central Maine Medical Center and the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute on Wednesday, Oct.

2008-10-10 15:00:29

LEWISTON - Jacque Grenier, a literacy specialist at Longley Elementary School, recently shared with a group of Bates College students her passion for and knowledge about giving schoolchildren the gift of literacy in a workshop about an effective literacy model known as Project Story Boost.

2008-10-09 15:00:37

LEWISTON - With the rising cost of home heating fuel and food, winter is going to be particularly difficult for many Maine older adults this year.

2008-10-09 15:00:23

LEWISTON - More than 60 people gathered on Sept. 25 at Guthrie's restaurant to hear live performances from six local musical acts - all in the name of building a stronger community. The occasion was the release party for L-A COMP, a compilation CD of 12 musicians from the L-A area.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.