LL Bean’s beloved duck boots expecting record holiday season

FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 file photo, Muslima Hassan trims the rubber bottom of an L.L. Bean boot at a facility in Lewiston, Maine. Bean said it's in the midst of another record breaking year of sales for i... Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in their pursuit of coveted millennial visitors with new attractions designed to wow them, provide them Instagram-worthy moments and maybe even get them to gamble.

Bates College grant will help with children’s lit diversity

LEWISTON, Maine - The federal Institute of Museum and Library Services is giving Bates College nearly $250,000 to expand programs for racial representation in children's literature. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say the money will support Bates' ability to grow the Diverse Book Finder, which is a repository for children's books.

Lewiston Police Chief to retire

After a 26-year career with the Lewiston Police Department, Chief Mike Bussiere has announced his retirement, effective July 17. Bussiere has accepted a command-level position with a police department in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. "While I soon will be moving away from Lewiston, the city that I was born and raised in, a part of me will always remain behind, and I will forever be a cheerleader for this great city," said Bussiere.