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One of 3 suspects in Madbury murder waives hearing
DOVER — Charged with first-degree murder, Tristan Wolusky appeared at Dover Circuit Court this morning to waive his probable cause hearing.

York, Kittery officers cited for nabbing bank robber
PORTLAND, Maine — The exceptional work of law enforcement organizations was recognized recently at an awards ceremony in Portland.

Community paints mural on Prime Tanning wall
BERWICK, Maine ­— About 100 members of the community picked up paint brushes this weekend to continue painting a mural on the side of the former Prime Tanning building.

Kittery gets $810g for downtown improvements
KITTERY — The town has received $810,000 for improvements in the downtown area in 2016 and 2017.

Blaze destroys vehicle, damages home’s exterior
BERWICK, Maine — Local authorities and the state Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a fire Wednesday morning that destroyed a pickup truck and damaged part of the nearby home.

York still picking up the pieces after storm
YORK, Maine — Emergency crews are still hard at work assessing and picking up the damage that Tuesday night’s storm left in its wake.

Explosion reported, downtown Berwick
There are reports of an explosion as a result of a vehicle fire in the downtown early this morning. The explosion and fire is reported to have occurred at about 1:40 a.m. in the driveway of a home on School Street at Route 9.

Four hurt, one driver cited in crash
ROCHESTER — Four people were injured and the driver of one of two vehicles involved in a collision Tuesday afternoon was charged with negligent driving.

Child seriously hurt when struck by vehicle
A boy was badly injured Tuesday afternoon after the bicycle he was riding collided with a truck on Foundry Street near the American Legion.

Suspects in Madbury slaying in court
DOVER — Three men facing homicide charges in the killing of 18-year-old Aaron Wilkinson of Madbury remain held without bail following appearances at Dover Circuit Court Monday morning.

Sports

Post 188 is all over Noble
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Leadoff man Zack Quintal slammed doubles off two different fences. Pitcher and No. 9 hitter Robert Jones helped his cause with an early RBI single.

Local trio primed for Shrine Lobster Bowl
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — Joe Grenier won’t be playing college football, but the recently graduated 5-foot-10, 170-pound defensive end from Noble High School has been getting his fill of the sport this week, with one last organized game...

Staples Crossing keeps rolling
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — With several key players missing because of prior commitments, the Staples Crossing Post 188 American Legion baseball team had to rely on its depth and versatility Thursday.

Staples Crossing extends win streak
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — The Staples Crossing Post 188 American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from Bonanza of Sanford by scores of 7-5 and 6-4 Saturday at Marshwood High School to stay unbeaten in Zone 5.

Post 188's Landis and Stewart shut down Noble
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — With six games this week it's all arms on deck for the Staples Crossing American Legion baseball team.

Marquis to take on Noble challenge
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — After a year away from coaching, Paul Marquis is ready to get back in the game.

Community

Marshwood Middle School, Eliot, Fourth Quarter Honor Roll, 2013-14

Noble High School, North Berwick, Fourth Quarter 8th Grade Honor Roll, 2013-14

Events celebrate Eliot fire's 100 years of service
ELIOT, Maine — Eliot Fire is celebrating 100 years of service with the following events:

York Ambulance gets wheelchair van
YORK, Maine — A wheelchair van has arrived for service with the York Ambulance Association and is ready to take you where you want to go.

Raising funds for Lebanon Fire
The Lebanon Fire Department is holding a fundraiser for the Lebanon Maine Fire Department Corporation at Buffalo Wild Wings in Rochester, New Hampshire, on Wednesday, July 23, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Pratt & Whitney employee a 20-year volunteer with Junior Achievement
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — Pratt & Whitney employee Maggie Moody, standing at left in back of photo, joins teacher Patrice Abbott, standing at right in photo, and her second grade students at North Berwick Elementary School during a full-day of...

R. W. Traip Academy 4th Quarter Honor Roll

Noble High School, North Berwick, Second Semester Honor Roll, 2013-14

Animal Welfare Society August events
-- Animal Welfare Society loves antiques - August 2 & 3 (Saturday & Sunday) - Join us for the Annual Antique Show at Kennebunk High School (89 Fletcher St., Kennebunk) on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10-5 and Sunday, Aug. 3 from 10 – 4.

TGIF praise concert and hymnsing in Berwick
BERWICK, Maine — TGIF: Bring a friend or your whole family for a fun evening of fellowship and singing on Friday, July 18 at Berwick Methodist Church.

Business

Brixham Montessori School using Foundation for fund management
YORK—Brixham Montessori Friends School has transferred its tuition assistance fund and teacher scholarship funds to the Maine Community Foundation.

Land Trust plans 2nd annual local farm tasting event
OGUNQUIT, Maine — Local farmers are contributing to a returning Seacoast event hosted by Great Works Regional Land Trust on Sunday, August 3, at the land trust’s Beach Plum Farm in Ogunquit.

Foster's Towns

Barrington:
Update
Berwick:
Community paints mural on Prime Tanning wall
Dover:
Man charged with reckless operation in Dover incident
Durham:
Ex-UNH hockey coach indicted on four charges
Eliot:
Exeter:
Church receives $7,000 to bring water filtration systems to Cuba
Farmington:
Man pleads guilty to setting house fire
Greenland:
Hampton motorcyclist clocked at 107 mph on I-95
Kittery:
York, Kittery officers cited for nabbing bank robber
Lee:
Ex-firefighter charged for arson gets 5-10 years
Madbury:
Suspects in Madbury slaying in court
Middleton:
Year in jail in choking case
Milton:
Man airlifted to Maine Medical after accident
New Durham:
Man who led police on chase after liquor theft charged in three towns
Newington:
Sig Sauer lays off employees, blames decline in gun sales
Newmarket:
Ex-firefighter charged for arson gets 5-10 years
North Berwick:
Explosion reported, downtown Berwick
Northwood:
Deer poachers convicted of multiple night-hunting incidents
Portsmouth:
Paving work to cause partial road closures
Rochester:
Bicyclist falls off bike, is transported to hospital
Rollinsford:
No charges in crash that hurt 11-year-old boy
Rye:
Homemade ice cream shops keep summer sweet
Somersworth:
Shell gas station robbery suspect waives hearing
South Berwick:
Explosion reported, downtown Berwick
Strafford:
Homemade ice cream shops keep summer sweet
Wakefield:
Wakefield woman killed in Milton collision
York:
York, Kittery officers cited for nabbing bank robber