Regional Sports

12:00 am , 04/01/2015 Sun Journal

BELFAST, Maine — A Searsmont man allegedly sped across the Belfast footbridge in his car around midnight Saturday and flipped his car on a granite block at the eastern end, according to local police.

12:00 am , 04/01/2015 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage is opposing a plan to convert a key component of the Maine National Guard from engineers to infantry in order to maintain construction capability if there is a disaster and preserve military jobs for women.

9:14 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

Sydney Bledsoe, 9, and Clifford the Big Red Dog unveil the number of minutes Elizabeth Arlint's sixth-grade class read in March during the March Madness Reading Competition at Farwell Elementary School in Lewiston on Tuesday.

8:18 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

OXFORD — A lawyer has said the town may have violated a state law governing referendum questions when it failed to hold a public hearing before a vote to alter the fire chief's job last summer.

8:18 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — A bipartisan group of state lawmakers continues to hone its focus on reforming the Maine Clean Election Act in an effort to keep those running for state office from forming and managing political action committees.

7:50 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

AUBURN — The first activity of practice Tuesday was counting. Before the gloves and bats came out and softballs got tossed around, the St. Dom's varsity team began its preseason with a head count. With low numbers this spring, St.

7:21 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

Gov. Paul LePage's budget proposal slashes funding to Help Fix ME, a statewide program that helps low-income and elderly Mainers get their pets spayed and neutered.

6:26 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

Under Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to end property-tax exemptions for nonprofit agencies, local agencies would pay these amounts per year:  Bates College, $1.59 million. Central Maine Medical Center, $1.17 million. St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, $535,164.

5:42 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

Scott Gilbert cooks breakfast during the morning rush at Market Square Restaurant in Paris. Since 2009, the restaurant has provided meals for inmates at the Oxford County Jail. 

3:43 pm , 03/31/2015 Sun Journal

A bald eagle takes flight after resting in a white pine near the Sheepscot River, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Newcastle. The state's bald eagles are experiencing a population growth of about 7 percent each year, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.