Lewiston man arrested in connection with robbery, attack at local store

Police have arrested a Lewiston man in connection with the robbery and attack on an employee at The Vault on Saturday.

Police have arrested a Lewiston man in connection with the robbery and attack on an employee at The Vault on Saturday.

Wine shop clerk severely beaten during attempted robbery

Lewiston Police said they believe the suspect is a white male but they declined to release any more information.

Lewiston Police said they believe the suspect is a white male but they declined to release any more information.

Maine classroom seeks to connect problem students with school, peers

One school in western Maine is trying a new strategy — creating a separate classroom designed specifically for children with social and behavioral problems.

One school in western Maine is trying a new strategy — creating a separate classroom designed specifically for children with social and behavioral problems.

Post office employee facing charges in connection with stolen gift card

Police say Amanda Wentzell also confessed to opening mail hoping to find cash and throwing it away upon discovering it contained a check.

Police say Amanda Wentzell also confessed to opening mail hoping to find cash and throwing it away upon discovering it contained a check.

Maine officials ask public to practice good hygiene at agricultural fairs

With the busy agricultural fair season approaching, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are warning the public to use good hygiene and judgment when attending fairs.

With the busy agricultural fair season approaching, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are warning the public to use good hygiene and judgment when attending fairs.

Hermon hires Auburn official as new town manager

Hermon town councilors have hired Auburn City Manager Howard Kroll, a former Brewer city clerk and assistant city manager, as the successor to Town Manager Roger Raymond, who is retiring later this summer.

Hermon town councilors have hired Auburn City Manager Howard Kroll, a former Brewer city clerk and assistant city manager, as the successor to Town Manager Roger Raymond, who is retiring later this summer.

Neighbors rush to stop man stabbing woman in Auburn

A woman was stabbed multiple times in her Auburn home Tuesday night, and neighbors came to her rescue to hold her attacker back.

A woman was stabbed multiple times in her Auburn home Tuesday night, and neighbors came to her rescue to hold her attacker back.

Poliquin proposes bill to target food stamp fraud

U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said he will submit a federal bill this week to attack welfare fraud, making it harder for people to get replacement Electronic Benefit Transfer cards and banning people convicted of fraud and drug offenses from getting benefit…

U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said he will submit a federal bill this week to attack welfare fraud, making it harder for people to get replacement Electronic Benefit Transfer cards and banning people convicted of fraud and drug offenses from getting benefits for life.