AUBURN, Maine — The Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram have won top honors for daily and weekend newspapers in the Maine Press Association's 2014 Better Newspaper Contest. Among weekly newspapers, the Mount Desert Islander of Bar Harbor and York Weekly won in their respective divisions.
The announcements of Newspapers of the Year and the award of Journalist of the Year to Press Herald reporter Colin Woodard were made Saturday evening during the MPA's awards banquet in Auburn.
The Sun Journal of Lewiston was the winner of the Freedom of Information Award for daily/weekend newspapers, while Courier-Gazette took first place in the weekly division. The Wiscasset Newspaper/Boothbay Register and Press Herald/Telegram received top honors for their websites.
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