News from August 11, 2013

August 12, 2013

Steve Solloway: Hadlock Field sculpture a monumental winner

 'American Baseball Family' may just be part of the scenery for some longtime Sea Dogs fans, but others are drawn to it on game day.

August 11, 2013

Vehicle overturns on turnpike exit



August 11, 2013

Lackey's off early against Royals

Kansas City holds on after scoring four runs in the first three innings off Red Sox starter John Lackey.

August 11, 2013

Dufner beats Furyk at PGA for first major title

Jason Dufner bogeyed the final two holes for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off the 2003 U.S. Open champion.

August 11, 2013

Sea Dogs' bullpen left at a loss

 Portland's relief troubles continue – this time a 5-1 lead in the eighth turns into a 6-5 setback.

August 15, 2013

Lobstermen keeping eyes on spread of shell disease

The number of afflicted lobsters is still low here, but a state biologist says there is cause to be concerned.

August 12, 2013

YWCA didn't use metal detector on N.H. father who shot son, self Several photos included in this story

The man had been checked with a hand-held metal detector during previous supervised visits with his 9-year-old son, officials say.

August 11, 2013

Prosecutors reveal sex and romance in Madoff case

As five of the Ponzi schemer's ex-employees plead not guilty, the government asks a judge to exclude evidence of the affairs.

August 11, 2013

Abducted R.I. child found safe

Two men have been arrested in the double homicide and kidnapping.

August 11, 2013

Maine fisheries scientist honored for her work

Maggie Hunter is recognized for years of analysis of various marine species.

August 11, 2013

Lobstermen meet to form a union

Fishermen frustrated about low prices and higher expenses gather Sunday in Bangor.

August 11, 2013

Woman's body found in Kennebec River

Police in Bath say evidence in the woman's home points to suicide.

August 11, 2013

Maine lawyers seek to help veterans

Service members returning from Afghanistan will be the focus of assistance with legal issues.

August 11, 2013

Revolutionary War era re-enacted in Kittery Point

Revolutionary War re-enactors are on hand for an encampment at Fort McClary near Maine’s southernmost tip.

August 13, 2013

Fatal Windham fire deemed accidental

Parker Blanchard, 25, is declared dead in his third-floor apartment while other tenants escape.

August 11, 2013

Meet the members of the Pete Kilpatrick Band



August 11, 2013

State/Local Dispatches



August 11, 2013

As sub sinks into retirement, original crew recalls USS Miami

 'It's emotional for us to see one of the ships that we helped test and build and put to sea laid to rest.'

August 11, 2013

Artist indulges her passion for painting – at long last

Sandra Ramsey-Sterling The former Miss Massachusetts of 1957 finally picked up the paintbrush later in life.

August 11, 2013

Private bridge's failure poses problem

A covered bridge in Vermont is falling into a river, and the family that owns it can't pay for fixes.

August 11, 2013

Collapse threatens mill renovation

 The roof's fall spotlights the challenges and high cost of rescuing historic industrial buildings .

August 11, 2013

Hospital has Rx for Health: fresh produce

 The program based in Norwich, Conn., gives participants vouchers for the farmers market.

August 11, 2013

Ocean mapping vessel to call New Castle home



August 11, 2013

Where are they now? Mainers in the music biz Several photos included in this story

Juliana Hatfield

August 11, 2013

Feature Obituary: Marguerite 'Cissie' Lindemann, 88, volunteered her talents in Portland



August 11, 2013

Voting record belies King's independence

 The former Maine governor often votes with Democrats, but he's finding his niche as a deal-maker.

August 11, 2013

Camp Ellis fix moving forward on a wave of uncertainty Several photos included in this story

 The Army Corps of Engineers wants to fix Saco River’s jetty in a bid to stop erosion. But if it works, how long will it last?

August 11, 2013

Maine's safety net for mentally disabled is frayed Several photos included in this story

 In Lewiston, an alleged arsonist deemed incompetent to stand trial likely will go free and may not get services. Authorities say it's the price we pay for deinstitutionalization.

August 11, 2013

N.H. politicians object to paralympic swimmer's plight

Victoria Arlen was ruled ineligible because her disability may not be permanent.

August 11, 2013

Blind gardeners picking fruits of their labors

 Two are selling produce at a farm stand in Fairfield; they plan to donate food to the Boys & Girls Club.

August 11, 2013

The Pete Kilpatrick Band: A sound business plan Video clip included

 Thanks to advances in technology, making it in the music business nowadays is easier for everyone – and, just maybe, harder than ever.

August 11, 2013

Bill Nemitz: Camp gives siblings way to reunite



March 17

Beach erosion at Camp Ellis: Interactive