State announces new contracts for troubled MaineCare ride program

AUGUSTA — The state will not renew a contract with a company hired to broker rides for MaineCare patients, according to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. Coordinated Transportation Solutions, a Connecticut-based company that employs about 45 call-center workers ...

Democrats running for Congress square off in Lewiston

LEWISTON — Democrats vying to be their party's candidate in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud in Maine's 2nd Congressional District discussed a range of issues Thursday during a forum at the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College.   State Sens. Emily Cai...

Eight more dollar stores on the way to L-A area

LEWISTON — More dollar stores are coming. Eight new stores — four Family Dollars and four Dollar Generals — are being planned for locations in Lewiston, Auburn, Turner, Sabattus and Greene. "There is a market for these types of stores in Maine," said David Hediger,...

H.S. boys' lacrosse: Brunswick too much for EL

AUBURN — Down by a pair of goals Thursday, the Edward Little boys' lacrosse team had the chance to turn the tide. Brunswick had three players in the penalty box and the Red Eddies had ample opportunity to seize momentum and close the gap just before halftime. That's not how it...

Democrats running for Congress square off in Lewiston

LEWISTON — Democrats vying to be their party's candidate in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud in Maine's 2nd Congressional District discussed a range of issues Thursday during a forum at the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College.   State Sens. Emily Cai...

Eight more dollar stores on the way to L-A area

LEWISTON — More dollar stores are coming. Eight new stores — four Family Dollars and four Dollar Generals — are being planned for locations in Lewiston, Auburn, Turner, Sabattus and Greene. "There is a market for these types of stores in Maine," said David Hediger,...

H.S. boys' lacrosse: Brunswick too much for EL

AUBURN — Down by a pair of goals Thursday, the Edward Little boys' lacrosse team had the chance to turn the tide. Brunswick had three players in the penalty box and the Red Eddies had ample opportunity to seize momentum and close the gap just before halftime. That's not how it...