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Judge sets hearing on confession of Lewiston teen charged with arson

LEWISTON — A teenage boy who faces four felony arson charges in downtown apartment building fires is seeking to have a judge throw out his confession. A hearing on his motion is expected to be held in 8th District Court in January, according to a judge’s order released Tuesday.

Judge sets hearing on confession of Lewiston teen charged with arson

LEWISTON — A teenage boy who faces four felony arson charges in downtown apartment building fires is seeking to have a judge throw out his confession. A hearing on his motion is expected to be held in 8th District Court in January, according to a judge’s order released Tuesday.

Cuts, changes coming to USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College

LEWISTON — As University of Southern Maine President David Flanagan works to cut millions from the budget, he said Tuesday he expects Lewiston-Auburn College to remain part of USM. “The configuration of courses and number of people here at LAC may change, but there will be an L…

Cuts, changes coming to USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College

LEWISTON — As University of Southern Maine President David Flanagan works to cut millions from the budget, he said Tuesday he expects Lewiston-Auburn College to remain part of USM. “The configuration of courses and number of people here at LAC may change, but there will be an L…

Lincoln Street hoarder house, six other buildings, added to Lewiston demo list

LEWISTON — Councilors added seven more buildings to their list of properties due for demolition Tuesday, including the dilapidated and cluttered

Lewiston school talk

Marnie Morneau, who has children in the Lewiston school system, listens to Superintendent Bill Webster talk about options for redistricting Lewiston schools at a meeting at the Dingley Building on Tuesday afternoon. It was the first time the 22-member redistricting committee met. The group, compr…

Lewiston school talk

Marnie Morneau, who has children in the Lewiston school system, listens to Superintendent Bill Webster talk about options for redistricting Lewiston schools at a meeting at the Dingley Building on Tuesday afternoon. It was the first time the 22-member redistricting committee met. The group, compr…

Jury finds 1 rail protestor guilty; 2nd protestor waits for separate verdict

AUBURN — Two days and two trials for railroad protesters Jessie Dowling of Unity and Douglas Bowen Jr. of Porter ended late Tuesday with a guilty conviction and a $100 fine for Bowen and a hung jury for Dowling. Juries in the criminal trespassing trials began deliberating at Androsco…

Farmington man accused of sexual assault against minor

FARMINGTON, Maine — A 27-year-old man was arrested on a gross sexual assault charge late last week, police said. Josh Austin, 27, is being held at the Franklin County Jail, according to Farmington Police Detective Marc Bowering. Bowering said the investigation leading up to Austin’s arrest lasted about three weeks. …

New Lewiston school redistricting panel gets to work Tuesday

LEWISTON — A new 22-member committee assigned with recommending which students should attend a new school will hold its first meeting Tuesday. The Redistricting Committee will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Lewiston School Department’s Dingley Building on Oak Street. Before L…