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Explorers Discover Primitive And Superstitious Tribespeople Who Believe That Dousing Themselves With Water Will Cure Diseases »

In a grainy video posted on Facebook, Jillian St. Louis and Danna Vaughn, two employees of Ken’s Place Seafood Restaurant in Scarborough, shiver and gasp as they drench themselves with…

Aug 20 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Worst Road In Maine Contest Declared A 14,721-Way Tie »

AUGUSTA, Maine — A Camden man who wrote a harrowing account of his trip along Route 15 from Blue Hill to Stonington this spring is the winner of the Worst…

Aug 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Classroom. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

Schoolteachers Resign To Remind School Board They Were Told There Would Be No Math »

On the evening of August 4 the Robbinston school board struggled to come up with $67,933 in cuts to the school system budget. The board was required to do so…

Aug 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Local Woman Isn’t Happy Unless She’s Telling You She’s Depressed »

Robin Williams’s tragic death fortunately brings depression back into focus. I say “fortunately” because the more we talk about it, the more people we help. In January and again in…

Aug 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Date For Psychic Fair Needs To Be Announced For Some Reason »

PROSPECT, Maine — When Canaan resident Kate Schuyler lost her grandmother recently at the age of 95, she discussed contacting a psychic with her mom because they both still felt…

Aug 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Former Poet Laureate Of Maine Still Trying To Find A Rhyme For “Hahd Tellin’ Not Knowin’” »

Betsy Sholl, award-winning author of eight poetry collections and a former Poet Laureate of Maine, is offering a special two-part poetry and writing workshop at Thomas Memorial Library! The first…

Aug 14 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Governor Announces Welfare Drug Testing To Ensure Everyone’s Getting Their USRDA Of Methadone, Xanax, And Oxys »

Bums sleeping in park. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage announced Wednesday the State of Maine is moving forward with its plan to conduct…

Aug 7 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Governor Announces Maine Has Enough Bacon And Beans To Last Until February, Easy »

Maine State Capitol dome. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage announced Wednesday that the state ended the fiscal year with a surplus, which brings…

Jul 31 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Fort Kent And One Of Jupiter’s Moons Certified Business-Friendly, To Similar Effect »

Potatoes in Maine. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) have approved the Town…

Jun 24 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Governor Swears In, At, And Within Earshot Of Seven New Judges »

Maine State Capitol dome. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

AUGUSTA – In a robing ceremony conducted at the Kennebec County Superior Courthouse this afternoon, Governor Paul R. LePage administered…

May 7 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Pre-K Financial Literacy Workshop Expected To Focus Heavily On Going Short On Tooth Fairy Futures »

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Governor Paul R. LePage and a coalition of government, nonprofit and corporate leaders are announcing the 5th Annual “Fostering Financial…

Apr 20 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

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 / Comments Off / Read More »
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After 48 Years Of Umpiring, Pittsfield Man Recalls This One Time This One Kid Did That Thing. You Shoulda Seen It

Ralph Damren doesn’t remember the score of the most exciting baseball games he has umpired — or the names of most of the teams and players. Since first donning his uniform in 1966, he has called…

Jun 28 2014 / Read More »
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Newly Hired Clerk At Lumberyard Pledges To Sell The Shit Out Of That Knotty Pine, I Tell You What

FARMINGTON — Officials from the Hammond Lumber Company, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, and the town of Wilton gathered last week to celebrate the grand opening of the newest Hammond Lumber store with a ribbon cutting…

Aug 6 2014 / Read More »
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Auditor Says Rumford Looks Good If You Don’t Look At It

RUMFORD — Selectmen learned Thursday night from town auditor Ron Smith that Rumford is doing well financially. Smith said Rumford uses about $1.2 million in tax revenue in the budget, but only needs about $150,000 of…

Jun 21 2014 / Read More »
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Explorers Discover Primitive And Superstitious Tribespeople Who Believe That Dousing Themselves With Water Will Cure Diseases

In a grainy video posted on Facebook, Jillian St. Louis and Danna Vaughn, two employees of Ken’s Place Seafood Restaurant in Scarborough, shiver and gasp as they drench themselves with a bucket of ice water and…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »
Cranky Old Bastids Governors Christie and LePage

Scientists Warn That The Combined Gravitational Pull Of Governors LePage And Christie Could Affect GPS Devices

BANGOR, Maine — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again touched down in Maine on Tuesday to offer his support — and considerable fundraising prowess — to Gov. Paul LePage’s re-election campaign. Christie, chairman of the…

Aug 13 2014 / Read More »
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Mattawamkeag Fire Department’s Save The Basement Strategy Works Like A Charm

MATTAWAMKEAG, Maine — A firefighter looking out a side door of the fire station saw the fire that eventually destroyed a 2½ -story house, leaving several family members homeless on Thursday. Two firefighters and a resident…

Aug 1 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 »
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Former Poet Laureate Of Maine Still Trying To Find A Rhyme For “Hahd Tellin’ Not Knowin’”

Betsy Sholl, award-winning author of eight poetry collections and a former Poet Laureate of Maine, is offering a special two-part poetry and writing workshop at Thomas Memorial Library! The first session will take place on the…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More »

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