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With a population of 41,000 people, Lewiston is actually the second-largest city in the state of Maine. It’s located in the south-central part of the state, Lewiston was formed into a town back in 1795. In 1999, a large group of over 12,000 Somalian refugees came to the United States, and after hearing of Lewiston’s low crime rate, many came to Lewiston. After initial resistance, Somali entrepreneurs opened several shops in previously abandoned storefronts, and they have helped to invigorate the downtown area.
Local Newspapers: Lewiston Sun Journal Courier
Local Sports Teams: Lewiston Maineiacs
Local Colleges: State UniversityBates College, University of Southern Maine
Zip Codes associated with lewiston, maine: 04240, 04241, 04243
Towns/Cities near lewiston, maine : Auburn, Dresden, Sabattus, Poland, Minot, Lisbon Falls, Oxford, Norway, South Paris, Winthrop
Good morning from Augusta, where a proposal by House Speaker Mark Eves is poised to be the eye in a storm of debate over the state's responsibility to provide affordable housing for Maine's seniors. Eves, a Democrat from North Berwick, wants the state to take out a $65 million bond to pay for part of the construction of 1,000 energy-efficient affordable homes for seniors in all 16 counties.Job Fair in Lewiston on March 2 at the CareerCenter
The Lewiston CareerCenter is hosting a Job Fair on Monday, March 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. at its building on 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston. All employers will be hiring.Chin to run for mayor in Lewiston
LEWISTON Ben Chin, an activist with the Maine People's Alliance, a left-leaning political organization, is running for the Lewiston's Mayor's office. An email sent by Chin's campaign manager Genevieve Lysen inviting media to a campaign kick-off event next week announced Chin's campaign.Appomattox Road: Cavalry fight at Dinwiddie - Part I:...
The 1st Maine Cavalry Regiment was a battle-hardened outfit reduced to 19 officers and 492 enlisted men when dispatched to Dinwiddie Court House, Va. on Wednesday, March 29, 1865.FairPoint workers fear mess left by replacement workers
FairPoint workers say they're worried that they're going to have a mess on their hands after four months of replacement workers during a strike. During the strike, FairPoint hired replacement workers and there were widely documented customer service delays.Lewiston health insurer again woos most of Maine Obamacare enrollees
Over 66,000 Mainers have signed up for health insurance with Maine Community Health Options, an increase of 65 percent for the state's only health insurance co-op. Of those people, 57,600 got insurance through the federal marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare."Hack Maine Restaurant Week in 5 easy steps
More than 3,000 men and women are listed on Maine's Sex Offender Registry. A WMTW investigation found errors while reviewing the data, highlighting what one police officer called a crack in the system.Gloves used by Ali, Liston in Lewiston bout sell for $956,000 at auction
The boxing gloves of Muhammad Ali, front, and of Sonny Liston, rear, sit on a table at Heritage Auctions by a photo and magazine depicting a moment captured during their 1965 rematch in Lewiston. The championship fight between Ali and Liston remains one of the most controversial sporting events of the 20th century.Two injured after vehicles collide in whiteout conditions
Two people suffered injuries that were not life-threatening in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon after wind and snow combined to create hazardous driving conditions, according to Maine State Police. The accident occurred on Bunker Hill at around 4 p.m., Maine State Police indicated in a statement released early Saturday morning.Snowy forecast prompts parking ban in Lewiston
A snow storm forecast to bring the area approximately six inches of snow has lead to the implementation of a city-wide parking ban in Lewiston on Saturday night into Sunday. According to a press release by Deputy City Administrator Phil Nadeau, the ban will go into effect at 10pm on Saturday and extend to 11am on Sunday.Ali's gloves, Shoeless Joe photo up for auction
The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson are expected to fetch more than $1 million total at an auction Saturday. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine - won by Ali with a first-round knockout from what some saw as a "phantom punch" - were seized by George Russo, the boxing commissioner for Maine.Ali's gloves, Shoeless Joe photo up for auction
The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson are expected to fetch more than $1 million total at an auction Saturday. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine -- won by Ali with a first-round knockout from what some saw as a "phantom punch" -- were seized by... NEW YORK - -- The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson are expected to fetch more than $1 million total at an auction Saturday.Video: HealthCare.gov gave 800,000 customers wrong tax info
In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans. Lewiston insurer is a national 'rock star' Today, a year after it started offering health insurance from its Lewiston headquarters in the Bates Mill, Maine Community Health Options has more than 40,000 members.`Phantom Punch' Gloves From Ali-Liston May Fetch $1M
Feb. 19 -- 50 years ago this May, Muhammad Ali climbed into the ring in Lewiston, Maine to battle Sonny Liston. The gloves from that 1965 fight are up for bid at Heritage Auctions.Almost 75,000 Mainers enroll in ACA during 2nd period
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday that 74,792 people in Maine chose a health plan or were automatically re-enrolled in coverage they chose last year by Feb. 15. Nationally, more than 11 million people enrolled in plans during the three-month signup session under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Officials say that nearly 90 percent of the Mainers who signed up by Jan. 30 will qualify for an average tax credit of $337 a month to help them pay for their coverage.Morse's Sauerkraut Under New Ownership
The venerable Waldoboro "kraut haus" Morse's Sauerkraut is under new ownership, and the new owners are already at work to enhance and expand the business's offerings. However, those who treasure Morse's more traditional items shouldn't be concerned, according to new co-owner Cody LaMontagne.
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