Tag Archives: Gun Control

Maine senators vote for expanded background checks

WASHINGTON – Two days after the bombings in Boston, Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King voted in favor of federal legislation that would require tighter background checks for individuals attempting to buy a gun. By agreement, 60 senators needed to vote in the affirmative for the legislation to be passed onto the house. In […]

‘The video was Liv … completely’

SACO – Like many in the community, Brandon Aull was in a state a shock when he heard that 18-year-old Alivia Welch and 19-year-old Derrick Thompson were killed in their Sokokis Road apartment in Biddeford. “I was headed to Portland to visit some friends and it really didn’t sink in until I came home,” he […]

Local songwriters respond to shootings

BIDDEFORD – Nearly one month ago, 18-year-old Alivia Welch and 19-year-old Derrick Thompson were killed in their Sokokis Road apartment in Biddeford and many of their friends and family have spent the last 30 days trying to make sense of their deaths and help the families heal. Welch and Thompson were killed on December 29 […]