News from October 26, 2013

October 27, 2013

Press Herald, Telegram win top honors

They sweep awards for daily and weekend Newspapers of the Year.

October 27, 2013

Cardinals beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 3 of the World Series

Cardinals go up 2-1 in series after dramatic Game 3 win.

October 26, 2013

Taylor Farms recalls broccoli salad, slaw

Products sold at grocery store chains across the east and south

October 27, 2013

Top rated Scarborough beats Marshwood in girls' field hockey

Goal in the first half enough to secure win in regional semifinals.

October 27, 2013

NYA tops Yarmouth 2-0 in field hockey

The Panthers advance to the Western Class C final.

October 26, 2013

UMaine tops Villanova in football

The Black Bears get a big game from QB Marcus Wasilewski in a 37-35 win.

October 26, 2013

Man robs Sanford credit union at gunpoint

Police are searching for a man who robbed the Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union Saturday morning.

October 26, 2013

Marcia Wallace, voice of Simpsons Krabappel, dies at 70

“Simpsons” executive producer Al Jean said her “irreplaceable character” would be retired from the show.

October 26, 2013

Sharpton threatens store boycott over profile suit

Two black Barneys New York customers said they were detained by police after making expensive purchases.

October 26, 2013

JFK’s image shines on despite contradictions

The last half century has demonstrated the transcendence of John Kennedy’s appeal.

October 26, 2013

Cooking fire at 12 Weymouth St. quickly extinguished

Portland Fire Department credited a fire alarm and sprinkler system with keeping damage minimal.

October 26, 2013

Supreme Court test of surveillance law could be on horizon

For the first time, the Justice Department plans to use information from one of the government’s warrantless surveillance programs against an accused terrorist.

October 26, 2013

Youth deer hunters take to the woods Several photos included in this story

A day is set aside each fall for deer hunters ages 10-15, accompanied by a parent or guardian.

October 26, 2013

Lolo Jones, Lauryn Williams on US bobsled team

Nine chosen for the U.S. women’s bobsled team.

October 26, 2013

Investigative reporter wins Colby College’s Lovejoy Award

A.C. Thompson’s stories led to charges against New Orleans police officers in connection with the shooting of civilians after Hurricane Katrina.

October 26, 2013

Food donations accepted at LePage’s home

The event marks the end of the three-week drive during which the governor and his wife have opened up the Blaine House to collect food.

October 26, 2013

Saudi women’s driving kicks off without arrests

This year’s campaign appears to be the most successful effort yet by Saudi women demanding the right to drive.

October 26, 2013

About 60 to search for missing NH teenager

Abigail Hernandez has been missing for almost three weeks.

October 26, 2013

Oil interests spend $600,000 in South Portland campaign

The dueling campaigns over the Waterfront Protection Ordinance are on track to be among the most costly local referendums in recent history.

October 26, 2013

Local & State Dispatches

Masked man and woman rob convenience store / Governor to announce re-election bid Nov. 5 / Construction workers dies in Kennebunk ... and more news from around the state.

October 26, 2013

Study group: Maine’s county jails face significant problems

A lack of money and a failure to cooperate have contributed to the broken system.

October 26, 2013

Feature obituary: Randee Jo Bucknell, 48, activist, Preble Street volunteer

Her community involvement inspired many others.

October 26, 2013

Maine voters to consider $14M bond for National Guard projects

The proposal includes $3M for a yet-to-be-identified 6,000-acre training site.

October 26, 2013

Holiday shopping will wait until Black Friday in Maine

National chains will be opening throughout much of the country on Thanksgiving night, but Maine law restricts holiday hours.

October 26, 2013

Bangladesh garment factories remain uninspected

Six months after a tragic factory collapse, and despite international pledges, safety monitoring has not occurred.

October 26, 2013

N.H. panel told to help compulsive gamblers

Such services are urged before a casino is approved in the state.

October 26, 2013

More excesses by German bishop unveiled

The pontiff reviews the bishop’s spending of millions of dollars of church and German taxpayer money.

October 26, 2013

Four candidates vying for two Sanford School Committee seats

Plans for a new high school and technical center likely will keep School Committee members busy for several years.

October 26, 2013

Maine declines to join effort to promote more zero-emission cars

The state was invited to join an eight-state coalition to encourage more purchases of electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles.

October 26, 2013

No ‘grand bargain’ expected on federal budget

The aim will be to take the edge off sequestration.

October 26, 2013

Five candidates vying for one Sanford council seat

Candidates include an incumbent, a former town meeting member and three newcomers.

October 27, 2013

Augusta fire chief warns of chimney fires

Simple steps such as inspecting a chimney and making sure smoke detectors are working can help ensure a safe heating season.

October 25, 2013

Meet the candidates for Sanford School Committee



October 25, 2013

Meet the candidates for Sanford City Council



October 25, 2013

Meet the candidates for Sanford Mayor



October 26, 2013

Three Sanford natives running for mayor

Sanford will choose its first-ever popularly elected mayor on Nov. 5.

October 27, 2013

Early mornings are no friend to Red Sox fans

World Series games start at 8 p.m., forcing the faithful in Maine and elsewhere to sacrifice sleep for baseball.