Old Mill, new business

SANFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The first business has moved in to an old mill in Sanford that was in such bad disrepair, the city took it by eminent domain 6 years ago.

Saundarya Hair Salon and Day Spa is the first tenant at 16 Washington Street, a building that was once part of the Goodall Mill complex. After the city cleaned up the property, developer Northland Enterprises bought it in 2011, giving it a new roof, new floors, new windows, and a new mission.
There's 22,000 square feet of commercial space downstairs and 36 apartments upstairs.

Josh Benthien, co-owner of Northland Enterprises said, "A number of people have said this to us. 'We saw the mills close. We never thought anything would come of them. And this is a gem. And this mill has come back to life.' And that to us feels really good. "

USATHSS Fifth Quarter Preseason Football Schedules

(NEWS CENTER) - High school football teams around the state get to lace them up against an opponent one more time before the regular season starts September 6th. Here is the complete schedule around the state for Friday and Saturday.

USATHSS Monday Football scrimmage schedule

(NEWS CENTER) - Teams get to start hitting each other for real...albeit under controlled circumstances, in scrimmages Monday! Here is the full schedule across the state. 

USATHSS Fifth Quarter 2012 Football Play of the Year

(NEWS CENTER) - So...NEWS CENTER got to a lot of games last year, so we had a tough time getting to 5 of the best plays in football last season. We know there may have been others, these are the ones that made our Top 5. Please take a second and click on this BOLD LINK to our USA TODAY High School Sports site and vote for your favorite.

Play 1 is Traip Academy Rangers running back Corey Aldecoa. He took on what seemed to be the entire Yarmouth defense for a spectacular 80 yard TD run.

Play 2 is Waterville Purple Panthers receiver Nick Danner. Danner caught a tipped ball thrown by Aidan Fitzgerald and raced 65 yards for a touchdown.

Play 3 is Lawrence Bulldogs returner Beau Grenier. Beau collected a bouncing, slick squib kickoff and raced 79 yards for the TD.

USA TODAY High School Sports page and more

(NEWS CENTER) - Well folks, the high school sports season is upon us and as usual, we at NEWS CENTER are ready to provide our fans with the best coverage in the state!