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Stories with place: Lewiston
  • Circus beats out hockey at Lewiston arena 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:19 am
  • LEWISTON, Maine - A scheduling conflict at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston has been settled, with the circus taking precedence over minor league hockey.

  • Lewiston woman sentenced to 3 months in jail 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:53 am
  • AUBURN, Maine - A Lewiston woman who threw Molotov cocktails at her ex-boyfriend before leading police on a high-speed chase has been sentenced to jail.

  • Police: 4 Maine fires were intentionally set 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:31 pm
  • LEWISTON, Maine - Authorities in Maine's second-largest city say four overnight fires, including one that gutted adjacent apartment buildings and displaced about 25 people, were intentionally set.

  • Maine city phone system repaired 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 3:20 pm
  • LEWISTON, Maine - Officials in the Maine city of Lewiston say the city phone system is back up and running.

  • Franklin County attorneys protest low pay 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:07 pm
  • FARMINGTON, Maine - Some Franklin County defense attorneys say they will no longer take court-appointed sexual assault cases to protest what they call low pay from the state for their services.

  • Lewiston woman charged with pointing gun on driver 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:59 am
  • OXFORD, Maine - A Lewiston woman is facing charges for allegedly pointing a loaded handgun at another motorist during what police call a case of road rage.

  • Patrick Dempsey's mother dies of cancer at age 79 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:32 pm
  • LEWISTON, Maine - Patrick Dempsey's mother has died of cancer six years after inspiring him to help create a cancer support organization at a hospital in Maine. Amanda Dempsey was 79.

  • Future of Maine film festival up in the air 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 6:37 am
  • LEWISTON, Maine - The future of the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival is in doubt after the arrest of its founder and efforts by other backers to rescue it fell through.