Changes to Several Maine Newspapers 

Blethen Maine Newspapers, which include the Kennebec Journal in Augusta, The Morning Sentinel in Waterville and the website, are now under new ownership.The sale went through Monday to an investor group led by Bangor Richard Connor.The Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram are also part of the sale.Together, the papers employ nearly 500 people.Connor says his new company is poised to be profitable, but future cuts at the newspapers might cost 100 employees their jobs.Connor has let go a number of employees already including top executives.