Bates students, Lewiston police forge bonds
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Bates College students and Lewiston police are working together to overcome town vs. gown tensions.
Meeting set in search for Capt. Cook ship in RI
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island group hoping to find the wreck of Capt. James Cook's famous ship the Endeavour in Newport Harbor is planning to meet with an Australian museum official to discuss a potential partnership in the effort.
Gun rights rally held to oppose Burlington changes
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The president of Gun Owners of Vermont says a weekend rally at the Statehouse was a response to proposed changes passed in Burlington last week allowing police to seize the weapons of people suspected of domestic abuse, banning guns in establishments with a liquor license, and requiring gun owners to lock up their guns at home.
Chancellor: Partiers 'brought shame' on UMass
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The chancellor of the University of Massachusetts' Amherst campus says student behavior at the pre-St. Patrick's Day "Blarney Blowout" party over the weekend "brought shame on our fine university."
Portland homeless medical clinic gets grant
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Portland medical clinic for the homeless has received a grant that will allow it to stay open beyond its scheduled April 1 closing.