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Small Axe Truck owners buy East Ender restaurant

After months of speculation, chefs Karl Deuben and Bill Leavy have parked their mobile street eats business permanently and entered the bricks and mortar dining game on the gold-paved streets of Portland. This morning the owners of Small Axe Truck, the bright orange vehicle dispensing quickie gourmet fair in Congress Square, …

Rookie Gray sets TD rushing mark, powers Patriots past Colts

INDIANAPOLIS — The unlikeliest of heroes emerged for New England on Sunday night, giving the Patriots a firm grasp on the top spot in the AFC. Rookie running back Jonas Gray set a franchise record with four rushing touchdowns and more than doubled his career totals with 38 carries for …

Kessel sparks surging Maple Leafs past Bruins

TORONTO — Phil Kessel scored twice as Toronto erupted for four goals in the second period and breezed to its fourth straight home victory, a 6-1 NHL win over the Boston Bruins. Linemates Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk each collected a power-play tally and two assists while Peter Holland …

Jackson, Morrow carry Thunder past Celtics

BOSTON — Former Boston College star Reggie Jackson and fellow guard Anthony Morrow were too much for the Boston Celtics to handle on Wednesday night. A night after scoring a career-high 29 points in a loss at Milwaukee, Jackson scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half and …

Rockland honors veteran councilor

ROCKLAND, Maine — Dr. Eric Hebert will finally have his Monday evenings free to do what he wants. Hebert was lauded Monday night at his final meeting on the Rockland City Council. Hebert has served nine consecutive years on the council. City Attorney Kevin Beal said Hebert has a keen …

‘Everything is new to everybody’: Revamping of UMaine men’s basketball team begins under Walsh

ORONO, Maine — The hiring of head coach Bob Walsh in May marked a new beginning for the University of Maine men’s basketball program. Coming off a dismal 6-22 season during which the Black Bears finished seventh in the America East Conference, Walsh and his staff are trying to instill …

Local sports results for Nov. 11, 2014

Today’s games COLLEGE Men’s basketball UM-Presque Isle at EMCC, 7:30 p.m. Women’s basketball UM-Presque Isle at EMCC, 5:30 p.m. Golf LOCAL Traditions Golf Club Women’s Indoor League— 1st: Betty Jamison, Mary Smith, Jane Levie, Dawn Seavey, -1: 2nd: Stevie Lord, Judy Chandler, Barbara Bristow, Lesley Waterman, +3 High school playoffs …

This week’s bitter cold courtesy of typhoon born in tropics

Record cold, banks of snow in the upper Midwest and a chill that will give people shivers from Canada to Texas this week are courtesy of Pacific Typhoon Nuri, which morphed into a super storm that set a barometric pressure record in the Bering Sea. The storm touched off a …

Fort Kent native North Shore Medium bringing messages from the other side

FORT KENT, Maine — Like Demi Moore’s character in the 1990 movie “Ghost,” pretty much anyone who has lost a loved one would give anything for just more more chance to talk to them. In the movie, Whoopi Goldberg plays a reluctant medium who in the end opens a channel …

Maine man hopes to raise funds for ALS home, nonprofit

FALMOUTH, Maine — Back when he was a student at Falmouth High School, John Gregoire was a two-sport athlete. The Windham resident will be returning to the school Thursday night for a fundraising event, but as a very different person than when he graduated in 1975. Gregoire, 58, was diagnosed …