Tag Archives: Lewiston

Bates lacrosse team reacts to NCAA tournament selection

Pure joy. That’s the best way to describe the Bates College women’s lacrosse team reacting to the news on Sunday night that they’ve been selected to the 2016 NCAA Division III national tournament. Here’s what it looked like: 1994 was the only other year that they’ve made it to the national tournament, and this will […]

State Rep. Lawrence Lockman posts hateful, xenophobic rant on Facebook

Maine State Rep. Lawrence Lockman of Amherst has a documented history of bigotry, racism, and outright awfulness. Still in his first term, he has established a reputation as one of the more radical Republicans in Augusta, and is known as a LePage loyalist who openly advocates for all things outlandishly conservative. Yesterday morning was no different […]

Presidential candidates Tweet support for Ben Chin in wake of racially charged smear attempt

In the wake of the controversy following the posting of racist signs attacking the ethnicity of Lewiston mayoral candidate Ben Chin, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has voiced his support for Chin on Twitter. The racist signs against @BChinME in Lewiston have no place in our society. https://t.co/vtPb5QCPJV — Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) October 20, 2015 […]