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  1. Jay gets petition to raise funds for curbside collection

    06.19 / 22:17 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    JAY — Selectpersons will consider a citizen petition Monday, June 26, to ask voters to raise and appropriate $120,000 for curbside trash and recyclable collection. The discussion will take place after a special town meeting at 6 p.m. at the Town…
  2. Chamber to host forum on merging Lewiston and Auburn at CMCC

    06.19 / 22:17 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    AUBURN — To merge or not to merge? The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum at Central Maine Community College on Tuesday, bringing together a voice from each side of the current merger proposal to lay out their positions and take questions.…
  3. Jay gets petition to raise funds for curbside collection; service slated for elimination

    06.19 / 18:18 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    JAY — Selectpersons will consider a citizen's petition on Monday, June 26, to ask voters to raise and appropriate $120,000 for curbside trash and recyclable collection. The discussion will take place after a special town meeting at 6 p.m. at the Town…
  4. Chamber to host forum on merging Lewiston and Auburn at CMCC

    06.19 / 18:18 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    AUBURN — To merge or not to merge? The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum at Central Maine Community College on Tuesday, bringing together a voice from each side of the current merger proposal to lay out their positions and take questions.…
  5. FTC seeks to block FanDuel and DraftKings merger

    06.19 / 18:18 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    BOSTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to block the merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, the two largest daily fantasy sports sites. The FTC said Monday that it, along with the attorneys general of California and the District of Columbia, will file a complaint to…
  6. Driver dies after ramming Paris police vehicle in 'probable' terrorist attack

    06.19 / 18:18 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    PARIS — A car exploded as it crashed into a police vehicle on Paris's famed Champs Élysées on Monday, fatally wounding its driver, in what authorities called a probably terrorist attack. Police were treating the incident as a deliberate attack, and the Paris prosecutor…
  7. Collision on Little Sebago Lake injures three people

    06.19 / 18:18 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    WINDHAM (WGME) — A personal watercraft crash on Little Sebago Lake sent three people to the hospital Sunday. Witnesses say they heard a loud boom and then rushed to help. It all happened on Little Sebago Lake in Windham near Sabbady Point Road. Officials say the three…
  8. Churches near, far honor first responders

    06.19 / 17:13 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    LEWISTON — Local churches hosted a party for first responders Sunday in Simard-Payne Memorial Park, complete with games, slides, a bounce house and food trucks, as well as a choir that had traveled all the way from Alabama.  Celebration in the Park was put on by the Thomas…
  9. Maine lawmakers to vote on slew of vetoes but no budget

    06.19 / 16:16 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    AUGUSTA — Wednesday marks the statutory adjournment date for the Legislature, which means that’s the day that was set months ago for lawmakers to wrap up their work. To go beyond that day will require a vote of the Legislature, a routine matter…
  10. Supreme Court rules trademarks that 'disparage' protected by 1st Amendment

    06.19 / 16:16 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a law that prohibits the government from registering trademarks that "disparage" others violates the First Amendment, a decision that could impact the Washington Redskins' efforts to hang on to its controversial name. Justice Samuel…
  11. Police seek driver of 3 stolen vehicles involved in chases

    06.19 / 16:16 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    FARMINGTON —  Police are looking for a driver accused of stealing three vehicles and crashing one. About 4 a.m. Monday, Adam Welch, an officer with the University of Maine at Farmington, attempted to stop a vehicle that was going excessively fast on Main Street in Farmington,…
  12. Adventure ending: Lewiston ed tech retiring after 45 years

    06.19 / 13:24 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    Educational technician Linda Everett is surrounded by former and current students at McMahon Elementary School in Lewiston. From left are Haydin Hughes, first grade; Grace Morgan, third grade; Hannah Burleigh, fifth grade; and Abigail Burleigh, prekindergarten. After 45 years, Everett is…
  13. Conservationists: Imperiled Atlantic salmon decline worsens

    06.19 / 13:24 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    BANGOR (AP) — Fewer of North America's Atlantic salmon are making it back to rivers to spawn, which bodes poorly for the future of the imperiled fish, an international conservation group says. Atlantic salmon were once abundant in the rivers of New England and Atlantic Canada, but…
  14. In spite of tweet, lawyer says Donald Trump not under investigation

    06.19 / 13:24 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target of a "witch hunt." Appearing on a series of morning news programs, attorney Jay…
  15. Racing roundup: Brackett notches SLM win at Oxford

    06.19 / 04:12 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    OXFORD — Two-time track champion TJ Brackett worked his way past fellow track champion Shawn Martin on lap nine and pulled away to record his first Super Late Model victory of 2017 Saturday night at Oxford Plains Speedway. Brackett, of Buckfield, started third on the 16-car grid…
  16. 'Horrors' and healing

    06.19 / 04:12 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    A Grey Nun from St. Joseph's Orphanage in Lewiston reads to a group of girls in this undated photo. Women from the orphanage say they were abused as children by the nuns who ran the…
  17. Auto racing: Alan Tardiff setting a fast pace at Oxford

    06.19 / 04:12 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    LYMAN — In most cases, when a driver leaves the friendly confines of the track where he learned to race for the challenges of a different venue, success doesn't come right away. Yet for 32-year-old Lyman native and third-generation racer Alan Tardiff, the combination of great…
  18. The Hot Corner: Appreciate each era's greatness

    06.19 / 04:12 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    I'll always love sports and struggle to connect with people who don't. Sports are the original reality television. They're an invaluable learning tool, one that has given millions of children with mundane or even rotten childhoods the skills to lead prosperous adult lives. They unite us…
  19. NEF 29: Bezerra takes down Woods; Jones KOs Spires in 4 seconds

    06.18 / 15:35 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    LEWISTON — There were many hard-fought matches, but the fiercest came at the end of the evening when Ray Wood and Alexandre Bezerra took it to the mat during New England Fights 29 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee on Saturday night. Bezerra was as fast as a jackrabbit on takedowns…
  20. Eats: Give your next picnic an international flair

    06.18 / 14:40 www.sunjournal.com Sunjournal.com - Maine
    Did you know that June 18 is not just Father’s Day, but also International Picnic Day? Although answers to when, why or how this special day for picnics began are elusive, picnics themselves can be traced to the end of the French Revolution and the Victorian Era when attending a…