Regional Sports

9:03 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — Rex Anthony Norris once spoke to a group of sixth-graders at Mount Merici Academy in Waterville and asked them, "What do you all know about hermits?" To which the children responded, "They steal things." Meet Brother Rex — a real hermit who doesn't steal.

9:03 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — Rex Anthony Norris once spoke to a group of sixth-graders at Mount Merici Academy in Waterville and asked them, "What do you all know about hermits?" To which the children responded, "They steal things." Meet Brother Rex — a real hermit who doesn't steal.

7:40 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — With his resume in hand, looking sharp in a shirt and tie, Abdi Hamsa, 16, approached Michelle Cyr at a job fair at Lewiston High School on Thursday. Cyr, who represents the YMCA, told him summer counseling jobs were available for workers his age.

7:40 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — With his resume in hand, looking sharp in a shirt and tie, Abdi Hamsa, 16, approached Michelle Cyr at a job fair at Lewiston High School on Thursday. Cyr, who represents the YMCA, told him summer counseling jobs were available for workers his age.

6:39 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

Marcus Petersen, right, and Dennie Pinson set up sections for a two-ring circus at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Thursday. The 61st annual Kora Shrine Circus will kick off Friday with shows at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday shows are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

6:39 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

Marcus Petersen, right, and Dennie Pinson set up sections for a two-ring circus at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Thursday. The 61st annual Kora Shrine Circus will kick off Friday with shows at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday shows are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

1:16 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

GENEVA — Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.

12:47 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

NEW VINEYARD — A local man was arrested Wednesday night for being a fugitive from justice after a Franklin County deputy tried to stop the Caravan he was driving for a having a loud exhaust, Franklin County Lt. David Rackliffe said.

12:22 pm , 04/17/2014 Sun Journal

FARMINGTON —  A chimney fire spread in to the walls of a Farmington Falls home Thursday morning. It caused fire damage to at least two front rooms on the first floor and smoke damage, Deputy Chief Clyde Ross of Farmington Fire and Rescue said at the scene.

1:46 pm , 04/16/2014 Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Heavy rain Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning has closed several roads across Western Maine due to flooding. But it's nothing unusual for this time of year... (Includes video and photos)