Queer Doins Abandoned house in Bangor

Bangor City Council Begins To Wonder Why So Many Residents Favor Plywood Curtains »

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor City Councilors adopted a policy during Monday night’s meeting that streamlines the process of taking control of properties with lengthy, repetitive histories of neglected tax payments.…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Paul Reiser

Paul Reiser Brings His Unique Brand Of Ununiqueness To Bangor »

Comedian Paul Reiser is coming to Bangor this weekend to make people laugh. Reiser, who starred in the popular NBC ’90s sitcoms “My Two Dads” and “Mad About You,” began…

Apr 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Sugarloaf Reggae Festival

Only Caribbean Person At Sugarloaf Reggae Festival Looks At The Crowd Through The Kitchen Window Near The Sink »

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Maine’s biggest cure for spring fever was underway Saturday during Sugarloaf’s 26th annual Reggae Festival. It was a scene in which three bananas and a chicken drank…

Apr 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Westbrook Odyssey of the Mind winners

State Champs In Creative Problem Solving Can’t Figure Out How To Get To Iowa; Hope To Compete In An Irony Competition Next Year »

WESTBROOK – In just the second year of a creative problem-solving competition, two teams of Westbrook Middle School students have qualified for the world finals taking place in Des Moines,…

Apr 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Winthrop Maine Fire Department

Winthrop Fire Department’s Save The Basement Strategy Works Like A Charm »

A Winthrop family is homeless after a Wednesday night fire destroyed the house they rented on Annabessacook Drive. Winthrop Fire Chief Dan Brooks said the man and wife, and their…

Apr 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Kathleen Sebelius

Health Secretary Resigns To Allow Her To Work Full Time On The Pets.com Website »

WASHINGTON — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, a White House official said on…

Apr 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Purty Near News

Governor Announces 6300 More Mainers Are Glaring At Everyone From The Opposite Side Of A Desk Now »

Mainers looking Maine-y at the Rumford Meteor, Maine news from the seat of Oxford County

AUGUSTA – Under the leadership of Governor Paul R. LePage, Maine’s unemployment rate in February fell to its lowest level…

Mar 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

There Are Now Officially 6900 Different Ways To Earn Minimum Wage In Maine »

Mainers looking Maine-y at the Rumford Meteor, Maine news from the seat of Oxford County

AUGUSTA—Maine’s Job Bank, at www.mainecareercenter.com, has posted about 6,900 open positions, up around 1,000 positions since the beginning of March.…

Mar 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Maine Worker’s Comp Rates Plummet As Insurers Realize Lumberjacks Can’t Cut Off The Same Hand Twice »

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AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has announced that workers’ compensation rates will decrease by nearly 8 percent—the largest decrease…

Feb 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Governor Lauds Maine Students’ Prodigious Ability To Turn On Mysterious Devices And Stare At Them »

Classroom. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has proclaimed Wednesday as Digital Learning Day throughout Maine and his Administration will be…

Feb 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Philly Fed Says The Smoking Hole Where Maine’s Economy Used To Be Is Really Taking Off »

Empty factory. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

AUGUSTA – Maine’s economy is “booming,” according to the Philadelphia branch of the Federal Reserve. Business Insider recently highlighted the…

Dec 4 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Local Man Unsure If He’s Supposed To Celebrate Maine’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month By Starting To Hit His Wife, Or By Stopping »

Maine State Capitol dome. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

AUGUSTA – A special ceremony hosted by Governor Paul R. LePage to highlight domestic violence awareness, support victims and celebrate…

Oct 3 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
Chasing A Ball Of Some Sort Zedric Joseph UMaine football player

UMaine Football Team Adds Another Red Shirt To Their Program. Three, If You Count Victims

A University of Maine student is being held on a murder charge in connection with a double stabbing in Florida that resulted in the death of a 23-year-old man. Zedric Joseph, 23, of West Palm Beach…

Mar 14 2014 / Read More »
Business Senator Troy Jackson

Legislature Considering Tying Employers To Trees And Poking Them With Sticks Whenever They Need Money

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bill designed to keep call centers in Maine from exporting jobs overseas is working its way through the Legislature amid concerns from opponents who say the bill would do the opposite. LD…

Apr 9 2014 / Read More »
Rumfid Rumford Maine shooting

Crisis Hotline Alerts Rumford Police That A Woman Is Suicidal, And Asks If They Deliver

RUMFORD — A reportedly suicidal woman was shot twice by a Rumford police officer on Maine Avenue on Tuesday, police said. The woman called a crisis hotline in the afternoon, and police were sent to 77…

Mar 19 2014 / Read More »
Swampdonkeys, Candlepins, And Such Sugarloaf Reggae Festival

Only Caribbean Person At Sugarloaf Reggae Festival Looks At The Crowd Through The Kitchen Window Near The Sink

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Maine’s biggest cure for spring fever was underway Saturday during Sugarloaf’s 26th annual Reggae Festival. It was a scene in which three bananas and a chicken drank beer with a Gumby. The ski…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »
Cranky Old Bastids Wiscasset Senior Center

Newly Donated Piano At Senior Center Sparks Controversy Over Whether Everyone Does, Indeed, Hate The @#$%ing Eagles, Man

It’s always a good time at the Wiscasset Community Center’s senior center when Ellie Tracy plays piano and fellow members of the center sing along. But the music had added meaning on March 19. The members…

Mar 24 2014 / Read More »
Save The Basement Winthrop Maine Fire Department

Winthrop Fire Department’s Save The Basement Strategy Works Like A Charm

A Winthrop family is homeless after a Wednesday night fire destroyed the house they rented on Annabessacook Drive. Winthrop Fire Chief Dan Brooks said the man and wife, and their two teenage children, were able to…

Apr 12 2014 / Read More »
Maine Attractions Sugarloaf Reggae Festival

Only Caribbean Person At Sugarloaf Reggae Festival Looks At The Crowd Through The Kitchen Window Near The Sink

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Maine’s biggest cure for spring fever was underway Saturday during Sugarloaf’s 26th annual Reggae Festival. It was a scene in which three bananas and a chicken drank beer with a Gumby. The ski…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »
Ahts Paul Reiser

Paul Reiser Brings His Unique Brand Of Ununiqueness To Bangor

Comedian Paul Reiser is coming to Bangor this weekend to make people laugh. Reiser, who starred in the popular NBC ’90s sitcoms “My Two Dads” and “Mad About You,” began his career as a stand-up comedian…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

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