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Fryeburg Man Considering Rolling Down the Sleeves on His Flannel Shirt Today »

Gov. Paul LePage declared a state of emergency Monday morning as a snow storm with high winds blew into central Maine, with forecasts calling for between 12 and 18 inches…

Jan 27 2015 / No Comment / 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…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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State Rep Wants to Bring Back Rail Service to Bangor. No Word On Whether She Wants To Revive Oil Lamps, Hoop Skirts, Crank Telephones or Slavery »

BANGOR, Maine — A Maine lawmaker wants to bring passenger trains to Bangor for the first time in more than half a century, but an industry official cautions it could…

Jan 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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New Kennebec Chamber of Commerce President Is Willing to Go to Lunch to Discuss It for the Third Time Today »

AUGUSTA — The first new president of the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce in 26 years told attendees of the chamber’s annual awards gala the region and their businesses will…

Jan 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Owl’s Head Man Gets Himself Arrested By Annoying Teenage Girls On Facebook. “Annoying” Works As a Verb or an Adjective In That Sentence »

A 38-year-old convicted sex offender is barred from having a computer and going online for the next year after he pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to harassing young girls by contacting…

Jan 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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York Residents Glad Those Buildings Are Innovative “Affordable Housing,” Not Just an Apartment Building. Because That Would Be Tacky »

YORK – With a median income of $81,000 and houses listed on Zillow.com for between $350,000 and more than $1 million, York can seem out of reach for many working…

Jan 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Organizers Announce First Ever 7-Day Bike Race In Northern Maine, Plus Two Or Three Days To Look For Survivors And Remains »

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BANGOR, Maine — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine unveiled Wednesday the route of the organization’s first-ever BikeMaine 2013 event, and…

Feb 7 2013 / Comments Off / Read More »

At American Universities, The Education Starts After You Graduate. Now Pay Up, Sucka »

Classroom. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

Needy U.S. borrowers are defaulting on almost $1 billion in federal student loans earmarked for the poor, leaving schools such…

Feb 6 2013 / Comments Off / Read More »

For Local Vietnamese Children, Tet Means The Beginning Of Another Year Of Wondering How They Ended Up In This Frozen Hellhole Full Of White Devils. I Mean Candy And Games. Candy And Games. Yeah, That’s It »

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PORTLAND – It takes a certain dexterity, as well as lifelong experience, to maneuver a piece of dried elbow macaroni…

Feb 3 2013 / Comments Off / Read More »

Governor LePage Says He Prefers TV And Radio To Newspapers, Because When He Reads The Papers, His Lips Get Tired »

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WINSLOW, Maine — For the third time, and the second time at a school, Maine Gov. Paul LePage has warned…

Feb 2 2013 / Comments Off / Read More »

Maine Humorist Says It Snowed And He Doesn’t Like It. That’s The Joke »

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Gazing out at the pristine snow-covered landscape just beyond my living room window, I’m momentarily overwhelmed by the realization that…

Jan 9 2013 / Comments Off / Read More »

Special Needs Students Sure Like Apple Products. But Don’t Worry, Your Still a Genious. »

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SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Morrison Center teacher Paul Agnew circled the room, extending an iPad so his students could dress a…

Jan 2 2013 / 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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State Rep Wants to Bring Back Rail Service to Bangor. No Word On Whether She Wants To Revive Oil Lamps, Hoop Skirts, Crank Telephones or Slavery

BANGOR, Maine — A Maine lawmaker wants to bring passenger trains to Bangor for the first time in more than half a century, but an industry official cautions it could cost more than $100 million to…

Jan 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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After Crushing Loss, Indianapolis Colts Present Evidence That the Grass at Gillette Stadium Is Fake

NFL investigators met Tuesday with Patriots officials to determine whether footballs used in New England’s 45-7 victory against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game were not properly inflated, according to a person familiar with…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »
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J. Geils Wows The Audience At The Cross Center With Their Hit, ‘First I Look At The Nurse’

For the 50-somethings, 60-somethings and 70-somethings who packed the Cross Insurance Centre in Bangor Saturday night to see Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band and J. Geils Band, it felt like the 1970s all over…

Dec 1 2014 / Read More »
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Pleasant Ridge Plantation Fire Department’s “Save the Basement” Strategy Works Like a Charm

PLEASANT RIDGE PLANTATION — Herbert Hingley, a retired builder, was asleep at his home early Wednesday morning when he heard his dog Babe barking. Babe, a Brittany spaniel who is less than a year old, jumped…

Jan 15 2015 / Read More »
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Manager Says Hyatt Is Losing Money Because of Old Port Bar Noise, Not Because It Looks Like a Soviet Prison. It’s Totally Not That

PORTLAND — A Portland hotel says its losing business because of noise from bars in the Old Port. The manager of Hyatt Place, Alen Saric, says he’s receiving noise complaints from guests. “It’s coming from the,…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »
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Pastor Tells Organist To Stop Messiaen Around And Play Silent Night

AUBURN — As the West Auburn Congregational Church prepared for it’s annual Christmas Pageant, Charlie Marshall prepared his “corner” of the church for another performance in his 70 years of service as the church organist. One…

Dec 22 2014 / Read More »

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