July 30, 2013


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The ride is limited to 350 riders and costs $875, which includes meals, beverages and snacks along the route, baggage transport, mechanical and medical support, and campsites. The registration deadline is Aug. 1.


Airports receive federal grants for improvements

Four Maine airports are getting federal grants to improve their facilities.

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $2.6 million to the Bangor International Airport and $509,000 to the Princeton Municipal Airport. It was previously reported that $1.4 million is going to the Portland International Jetport to $850,000 to the Knox County Regional Airport in Owls Head.

The Portland jetport will use the grant for two front-end loaders, two snowplows and a snow-sweeping vehicle.


Police seek identity of man who robbed Little Caesars

Police have asked the public for help in identifying the man they say robbed a Little Caesars Pizza restaurant on Main Street Sunday afternoon and evaded a police search of the area.

A security camera in the restaurant captured an image of the suspect, who Patrol Sgt. Alden Weigelt of the Waterville Police Department described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall with black, slicked-back hair under a dark bandanna. The picture shows him wearing sunglasses, shorts and a dark T-shirt with a logo.

The man presented a note to a Little Caesars employee demanding cash from the register at about 1 p.m.

The man ran from the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

– From staff and news services


CORRECTION: The item about Maine museums was corrected July 30 to say that the museums will encourage visitors to contribute to a planned Newtown, Conn., museum and some museums will donate a portion of their admissions that day toward the museum.

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