21 min ago
Maine man sentenced in N.H. court for 'sextortion'
A Maine man will spend nearly three years in prison for attempting to extort a New Hampshire woman using sexually explicit photos of her stored on a laptop he stole from her.
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Economy could receive $2.02 billion shot in the arm
If all funding sources coalesce during the next three years, the Maine economy will experience a $2.02 billion shot in the arm through late 2016.
11 hrs ago
Kimchi makers find niche on Seacoast with spicy side dish
These days Sriracha has become a household name. Over the last decade, the product has revolutionized modern cuisine in the United States.
15 hrs ago
Town clerk is year's top earner in Kittery
Perhaps not surprisingly in a year of transition at Town Hall, Town Clerk Maryann Place, who also acted as town manager for most of the year, was the town's highest paid employee last year.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Judge upholds $10K cash bail for accused heroin dealer
A judge on Monday upheld $10,000 cash-only bail for a Kittery, Maine, man accused of dealing marijuana and heroin, while on bail for heroin possession.
York police log: March 3-8
He had a March 3 court date. 4:45 p.m. - Michael R. Poliquin, 45, 54 Ossipee Road, York, was charged on Route 1 with operating while his license was suspended or revoked and possession of a suspended or fictitious license.
Kittery-Portsmouth bridge getting underwater inspection
Transportation officials are optimistic that a bridge connecting New Hampshire and Maine hasn't sustained any structural damage after an oil tanker struck a pier supporting the span.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Kittery teachers want pay hikes, too, after Hutton's big raise
If there are funds enough to pay the Superintendent of Schools Allyn Hutton an 11.7 percent raise, then there is enough to pay teachers more, said the president of the Kittery Education Association.
Harsh winter causes overages in Kittery's DPW budget
The winter has taken its toll on the Kittery Public Works Department budget, with the overtime paid to the crew nearly double what was budgeted last July.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Commemorative book to honor men of Thresher
A limited edition of "Silent Strength," the new book about the men lost aboard USS Thresher, is expected to be available by April 10 - just in time for the 51st anniversary of the submarine disaster.
Memorial Bridge to close for 5 nights for repairs
The bridge that runs between Kittery, Maine and Portsmouth, N.H. will be closed to all traffic - vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian - from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Sunday.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Officials: $414M impact, 'bright' future at shipyard
In 2013, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard contributed $414.3 million in local civilian payroll into the Seacoast economy and hired 161 new employees.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
New closure threat for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard?
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is booming. That's according to a report on the installations economic impact from last year.
KIttery police log: Feb. 24-March 5
2:52 p.m. - Summonsed Edward T. Janjauskas Jr., 55, of 15 Autumn Way, for failure to register a vehicle, after a motor-vehicle stop on Haley Road.
Oil tanker hits Portsmouth-Kittery bridge, does little damage
The New Hampshire Transportation Department says an oil tanker struck a pier at the Memorial Bridge that connects the state to Maine, and there's no apparent damage to the bridge itself.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Education Matters to formally meet
Education Matters, an informal group interested in York education, is holding its first formal meeting and is looking for those interested in joining, according to organizer Sarah Patch.
Legislature rejects bill banning fake guns in Maine schools
Maine's Democratic-controlled Legislature has rejected a bill that would have banned BB guns and non-firing replica firearms in schools.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Kittery residents voice concerns about teachers' salaries
No residents spoke out about the 11.7 percent salary increase for Superintendent Allyn Hutton at the public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2015 school budget Tuesday evening.
Navy trying again to redevelop shipyard prison
Dating back 106 years, the prison on Maine's Seavey Island in the Piscataqua River separating New Hampshire and Maine features medieval architecture with turrets that give it the appearance of a castle overlooking Portsmouth Harbor and the North Atlantic.
June C. Rodis
June was born June 20, 1930, in East Vassalboro, on the family farm, the daughter of Benjamin Sr. and Annabel Cates.