News from May 4, 2013

May 4, 2013

Burglary victims: North Pond Hermit purloined peace of mind Video clip included

 Given the opportunity to reclaim stolen items, most are more eager to repossess a sense of safety.

May 5, 2013

Living a rock 'n' roll dream Several photos included in this story Video clip included

20130427_MammSlam The local band Rupture the Fish performs for cash and prizes in the finals of the MAMM Slam teen band competition.

May 4, 2013

Another boy, 12, charged in latest Lewiston fire

Another 12-year-old Lewiston boy faces four counts of arson in connection with the latest apartment building fires.

May 4, 2013

Orb waits, waits … then moves to a Kentucky Derby win

Orb captures the Churchill Downs festivities by staying near the back, then passing the leaders.

May 5, 2013

Sea Dogs walk off with win

20130504_SeaDogs Kolbrin Vitek’s bases-loaded walk forces in the winning run in the ninth inning.

May 4, 2013

Charter schools pioneer to visit Maine



May 4, 2013

Bodies of 2 U.S. crew found at Kyrgyzstan crash site

A third crew member is still missing.

May 4, 2013

Bangladesh death toll hits 547

The official number of missing has been 149 since Wednesday, though unofficial estimates are higher.

May 4, 2013

Bangor Raceway opens for season

The track will be open from 1 to 8 p.m. for simulcast wagering and watching, including the 6:24 p.m. post time for the Kentucky Derby.

May 4, 2013

Maine Greenhouse Day celebrates gardening

Special events are being held today.

May 5, 2013

Boy arrested in latest Lewiston fire Several photos included in this story Video clip included

A 12-year-old is the second to be charged with setting a major fire last week near the city’s downtown – and the number of homeless rises.

May 4, 2013

Sports institute founder faces charges

Bates College allegedly received money from man accused of taking money in Rhode Island.

May 4, 2013

Old Man's fans remember more than just craggy face

 'He' was 'a member of the family' and 'our pile of rocks,' defining the tough New England character.

May 4, 2013

Dispatches

Bath adopts moratorium on strip clubs / Portland warns of possibly fraudulent website / LePage vetoes vehicle registration fees ... and other news from around the state

May 4, 2013

Connecticut considers killer's release

David Messenger killed his wife in 1998 after he found out she was pregnant with twins.

May 4, 2013

Woman's body discovered after standoff ends



May 4, 2013

Firefighters save homes from California wildfire

Years of planning for just such a blaze pay off as the Camarillo Springs area does not lose any homes.

May 4, 2013

Bangladesh faces pressure to reform clothing factories

The collapse of a building has put a focus on the human toll, as more than 500 bodies are recovered.

May 4, 2013

Maine windfall? Navy plans to buy up to 10 destroyers

Maine's U.S. senators say Bath Iron Works should figure prominently in the building process.

May 5, 2013

Suspect charged with murder in death of mother in Falmouth

Andrew Leighton stands accused of shooting his mother to death Friday in their home.

May 4, 2013

After tragedy, L.L. Bean to take closer look at overseas factories

With more than 500 dead in Bangladesh, the Freeport firm and other retailers re-examine their international suppliers.