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Bath Residents Worry Local Production of “A Snowplow Named Desire” Might Not Be True to Tennessee Williams’ Legacy »

Studio Theatre of Bath (STB) celebrates 35 years of community theater by producing a reprise of its original show: Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire.” The original production was directed…

Apr 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Belgrade Fire Department’s ‘Save the Basement’ Strategy Works Like a Charm »

BELGRADE — The owners of an auto repair shop on Dustin Drive lost their business and thousands of dollars of equipment in a fire Monday afternoon. The fire at Ray’s…

Apr 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Maine’s Famous Thunder Hole Is Out of Order. There’s Some Sort of Problem in Acadia National Park, Too »

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — One of the park’s most popular attractions, which usually is accessible year-round, will be closed to visitors for the next two months while work crews…

Mar 31 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Ted Kennedy Center Dedication Expected to Feature Open Bar Despite Its Mortgage Being Underwater »

BOSTON — Before his death from brain cancer in 2009, close family members said U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy insisted a building that would one day bear his name be less…

Mar 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Thirty-One Teams Vote to Make Patriots Punt on Third Down »

If you can’t beat ‘em, change a rule to stop ‘em. On Wednesday, the NFL did.  On the final day of the owners meetings in Phoenix, teams voted to eliminate the…

Mar 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Coast Guard Icebreakers Hoping to Break Up The Kennebec Glacier In Time for Earth Day Global Warming Demonstrations »

AUGUSTA — After making little headway on the Penobscot River’s thick ice, U.S. Coast Guard icebreakers will hit the Kennebec River on Wednesday. Hoping to fend off spring flooding, four…

Mar 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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$640 Million Jackpot Has Lottery Buyers Dreaming of How Many Lottery Tickets $640 Million Would Buy »

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AUGUSTA — In the eight minutes Tim Poulin spent talking about Mega Millions to a reporter, store clerks around Maine…

Mar 31 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Lewiston-Auburn Wants to Change Their YouTube Image, Which Would Be Useful if You Could Move to YouTube »

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LEWISTON — Lewiston-Auburn’s online image needs a makeover. That’s the sentiment behind a new video contest, aiming to insert some positive…

Mar 27 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Actress With Maine Roots, Gray Roots on NBC Tonight »

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Actress Helen Hunt has Maine roots that may be mentioned in tonight’s episode of the NBC genealogy series, “Who Do…

Mar 24 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Maine Educators Say They’ve Discovered the Precise Disorderly Arrangement of Desks That Will Improve Test Scores This Time »

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Quinn Stebbins finds his school assignments more interesting than he used to. For instance, in a recent essay he recounted…

Mar 24 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Mayors Decry LePage for Shifting Cost of General Assistance to Taxpayers Instead of Just Getting Money Off the Magic Money Tree »

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AUGUSTA — The mayors of 10 major Maine cities, including Augusta and Waterville, have formed a coalition to push back…

Mar 23 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Governor Applauds Student Program to Build Race Car. Search on for Driver Who Can Turn Left While Texting »

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PARIS — Governor Paul LePage visited a group of middle school students who are engaged in a class project to…

Mar 23 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Maine Attorney General Reminds Taxpayers That Only the IRS Can Actually Make Your Life A Living Hell, So Accept No Substitutes

(AUGUSTA) Tax season may just be getting started, but tax scammers have been hard at work already. The Maine Attorney General’s Office and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have gotten thousands of complaints about one kind…

Jan 26 2015 / Read More »
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Local Woman to Fill Out Forms at Entirely Different Desk

Mechanics Savings Bank announced today the appointment of Sonia Theberge to Business Banking Specialist. In her new role, Theberge is responsible for serving Mechanics Savings Bank’s businesses and developing new business opportunities for the bank. Theberge will…

Mar 25 2015 / Read More »
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Rumford Hospital Proudly Announces Slightly Fewer Falls Than the Local Ski Area

RUMFORD — Six months after implementing a new patient fall-prevention program, Rumford Hospital has hit a milestone most hospitals dream of reaching. More than 30 employees, ranging from registered nurses and certified nursing assistants to therapy…

Jan 14 2015 / Read More »
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Thirty-One Teams Vote to Make Patriots Punt on Third Down

If you can’t beat ‘em, change a rule to stop ‘em. On Wednesday, the NFL did.  On the final day of the owners meetings in Phoenix, teams voted to eliminate the unconventional eligible/ineligible receiver play that the…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »
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Maine’s Famous Thunder Hole Is Out of Order. There’s Some Sort of Problem in Acadia National Park, Too

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — One of the park’s most popular attractions, which usually is accessible year-round, will be closed to visitors for the next two months while work crews make repairs to the site, according…

Mar 31 2015 / Read More »
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Belgrade Fire Department’s ‘Save the Basement’ Strategy Works Like a Charm

BELGRADE — The owners of an auto repair shop on Dustin Drive lost their business and thousands of dollars of equipment in a fire Monday afternoon. The fire at Ray’s Auto, which is owned by Ray…

Apr 1 2015 / Read More »
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FANS OF OXFORD PLAINS DRAGWAY SAY THEY CAN’T WAIT FOR THE SEASON TO START

OXFORD — If attendance at Sunday’s meeting was any indication, Oxford Plains Dragway is revving up for a spectacular 2015 season. It was standing room only at Oxford’s Anderson Staples American Legion Post 112 on King Street…

Mar 11 2015 / Read More »
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Bath Residents Worry Local Production of “A Snowplow Named Desire” Might Not Be True to Tennessee Williams’ Legacy

Studio Theatre of Bath (STB) celebrates 35 years of community theater by producing a reprise of its original show: Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire.” The original production was directed by the New York director (and…

Apr 1 2015 / Read More »

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