Regional Sports

6:51 am , 09/02/2015 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA (AP) — Charter schools in Maine are in high demand as the school year gets underway. The Portland Press Herald reported ( ) fall enrollment figures show that most schools are operating at or near capacity.

6:41 am , 09/02/2015 Sun Journal

FREEPORT (AP) — Hoping for a boost in a state where his father found strong support, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul took a break from campaigning in New Hampshire to bring his message of smaller government, lower taxes and less intrusion in people's lives to a receptive audienc...

6:34 am , 09/02/2015 Sun Journal

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state police say a Maine man was killed and another was injured in a rollover crash on Interstate 95. The accident happened around 3:19 p.m. Tuesday in Portsmouth.

11:00 pm , 09/01/2015 Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Sabrina Daoud is learning the rules the hard way. Officials whistled the Dirigo High School senior for myriad infractions during he team's preseason field hockey tilts, including a yellow card for having her stick too high in a dangerous position.

10:17 pm , 09/01/2015 Sun Journal

 Many years ago, a young lady I was dating gave me an unintentional compliment. I had her over to my apartment for soda pop and cookies one night and she said: "You know, Mike? I've never been able to picture you actually living in one specific place.

10:05 pm , 09/01/2015 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — City Hall could do more to keep residents informed of city-owned odd lots and parcels that could be sold and developed, a city councilor said Tuesday.

9:50 pm , 09/01/2015 Sun Journal

JAY — The Police Department announced it will conduct additional patrols and safety checkpoints through mid-September to look for impaired drivers. The department received an $8,000 grant from the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety grant for the effort.

9:40 pm , 09/01/2015 Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — Three University of Maine at Farmington faculty members told incoming students Tuesday that college changed their lives for the better, taught them the value of service and opened up doors.

9:24 pm , 09/01/2015 Sun Journal

St. Mary's d'Youville Pavilion residents Emile Caron, center, and Barbara LaFontaine, second from right, enjoy the sounds of the Maine Folque Co-op at d'Youville Pavilion in Lewiston on Tuesday.

9:14 pm , 09/01/2015 Sun Journal

School buses, some with GPS transponders in them, are lined up Tuesday morning at Hudson Bus Lines-Student Transportation of America in Lewiston for Wednesday's first day of school.