ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy isn’t surprised Colin Kaepernick has had difficulty finding a job. And thinks it has little to do with the quarterback’s decision to not stand for the anthem last season.
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y.
Golf hasn’t felt this easy to Dustin Johnson since he was making it hard for anyone to beat him.
As Mt. Ararat prepares to embark on the next chapter in its history with a new school and athletic complex, the boys and girls soccer teams at the high school were busy inviting alumni back to the field.
Kevin McAvoy worked 7 1/3 innings of one-run baseball and Bobby Poyner closed things out with the tying run in scoring position in the ninth as the Portland Sea Dogs (60-68) ended a seven-game losing streak with a 2-1 Eastern League win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (76-52) in front of 7,128 fans at Hadlock Field on Thursday night.
Muslim militants armed with guns and machetes attacked Myanmar security forces at several police and border outposts overnight in a troubled western state, with 25 deaths confirmed in the clashes so far, police said Friday.
[img_assist|nid=1169528|title=|desc= A MAN LOOKS AT A STATUE in New York’s Central Park statue honoring Dr. J. Marion Sims, known as the “father of modern gynecology,” on Tuesday.
OXFORD (AP) — Police in Maine say a man has died and another person has been seriously injured in a car crash.
WGME-TV reports the crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Thursday on state Route 121 in Oxford. The Oxford County Sheriff ’s Office says a car struck a utility pole.
BELGRADE (AP) — Police say a pontoon boat landed halfway on the lawn of a Maine restaurant, sending diners scattering and injuring several people.
Georgiann Cornwell, age 51, formerly of Harpswell, passed away peacefully in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her husband Jeffry Voris, sons Mitchell and Samuel and wife Kelsey and parents Gary and Patricia Cornwell, mother-in-law Doris Voris at her side.
Georgiann was 1984 graduate of Mt. Ararat High School and Andover College.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A leading Maine Democrat and veteran says he will run against Republican U.S. Rep Bruce Poliquin.
Democratic Assistant Majority Leader Jarden Golden would face an incumbent with a $1.1 million war chest in Maine’s 2nd congressional district. The district gave a historic single electoral vote to Republican President Donald Trump in November.
LEWISTON (AP) — A judge has found a motorist guilty of failing to yield to a middle school student killed in a crosswalk last November.
The Sun Journal reports that 55-year-old Laurie Young surrendered her license Thursday during the emotionally charged proceeding.
ST. ALBANS (AP) — A Maine woman is dead following a car crash in St. Albans.
The Somerset County Sheriff ’s Office says 63-yearold Madeline Nagle was stopped at an intersection with her 7-year-old granddaughter in the car. WABITV reports her car was struck by a vehicle driven by a 28-year-old woman.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to keep the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in northern Maine in federal hands, but he suggested he might recommend some alterations to the monument.
A state economic-development program that costs Maine $12 million a year cannot be credited with creating any new jobs or achieving any of its desired outcomes, a legislative watchdog reported Wednesday.
EDGECOMB — A community prayer drop box is ready to accept prayers at Edgecomb Community Church.
ORR’S ISLAND — On Sunday, Aug. 27, Rev. Samuel Hartman will preside over the service Sunday at All Saint’s Chapel, located at 9 Cooper Lane, off Harpswell Islands Road/Route 24 on Orr’s Island.
Services take place at the church at 9 a.m. Sundays, through Sept. 24. For more information about the church and its services, call (207) 833-7745.
BAILEY ISLAND — The Rev. Al Niese of Brunswick will be the celebrant at the 9:30 a.m. service on Aug. 27, at All Saints by the Sea Episcopal chapel on Bailey Island. All are welcome.