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After 75-Car Pileup, Emergency Crews Use Jaws of Life to Pry the Cellphones Out of Everyone’s Hands »

A day after a series of crashes on Interstate 95 that involved 75 vehicles and injured 17 people, state officials said they’re continuing to investigate and are gathering data to…

Feb 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Woolwich Fire Department’s ‘Save the Basement’ Strategy Works Like a Charm »

Fire destroyed a home at 190 Hedge Bridge Road in Woolwich Tuesday night, Feb. 24, after firefighters were unable to put water on the blaze due to a long, unplowed…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Marco Rubio Tells Voters We Can All Move to Mexico and Put Up a Fence After All the Mexicans Are In California »

HOLLIS, N.H. — Back in New Hampshire for the first time since the midterm elections, it didn’t take long for Sen. Marco Rubio to get a question about immigration. Speaking…

Feb 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Waterville Fire Department’s ‘Save the Basement’ Strategy Works Like a Charm »

WATERVILLE — A fast-moving fire tore through a five-unit apartment building in the city’s South End Monday, destroying the building and leaving 12 people homeless and two cats unaccounted for.…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Homeland Security Reminds Terrorists to Come to the Airport to Get Frisked Before Blowing Up the Mall. It’s the Law »

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department said on Sunday it was not aware of any specific plot against U.S. shopping malls, backing away from comments by the department’s chief that…

Feb 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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The Climate Officially Announces It’s a Climate Denier »

WATERVILLE — Kennebec Water District crews have been busy this month repairing or replacing sections of underground water mains that have burst or cracked because of colder than usual temperatures,…

Feb 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
From The Archives

Shoppers at New Bagpipe Factory Store Ask the Owner to Turn the Machines Back On »

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HOPE, Maine — When Chris Pinchbeck isn’t watching his two young children, teaching an online photography course, running his property…

Feb 28 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Homeschool Students Found Safe at Home Working Quietly at Their Desks This Morning »

Classroom. Maine news from The Rumford Meteor

CHARDON, Ohio — Gunfire at a high school outside Cleveland injured a number of students this morning, and at least…

Feb 27 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Skowhegan Woman Claims She Used to Have Indoor Plumbing »


SKOWHEGAN — Retired school teacher Jane Arthur said she was terrified to go back into her house this month after…

Feb 26 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

That Fellow Who Could Read Appears to Have Moved Out of State »


BANGOR, Maine — Mr. Paperback, a bookstore chain that has been a fixture in Maine for 50 years, will be…

Feb 24 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Bomb Squad Called to Federal Building to Disarm Computer Mouse. Secretary Asks Them if They Can Get Rid of an Ask Jeeves Toolbar While They’re There »

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BANGOR, Maine — A computer mouse turned out to be the cause of a three-hour shutdown of the Margaret Chase…

Feb 24 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Waterville Woman Arrested for Clogging the Rite-Aid Toilet. If That’s a Crime, I’m Getting the Chair for What I Did in the Taco Bell Restroom »

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WATERVILLE, Maine — A local woman was arrested Wednesday after she clogged a Rite Aid toilet with stolen goods, police…

Feb 24 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

USPS Manager Attempts to Keep Hampden Mail Sorters Awake Long Enough to Lay Them Off »


HAMPDEN, Maine — Employees were notified in person Wednesday night that the U.S. Postal Service Eastern Maine Processing and Distribution…

Feb 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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Woman Wearing Scarf Promoted

Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications in Augusta, has recently become certified as a reach social branding analyst, and is currently a certified 360Reach analyst and personal branding strategist. The certification gives Marshall the knowledge…

Feb 15 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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Organic, Sustainable Dairy Farm Is Looking for a Free-Range, Socially-Responsible Lawyer To Handle Their Multi-Stakeholder, Cruelty-Free Bankruptcy

PORTLAND, Maine — The dairy farmer who bought cows from a Turner farm damaged by fire in 2013 has filed for bankruptcy about a year after moving those cows to 180 acres at the former Union…

Feb 13 2015 / Read More »
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Governor LePage Says State Workers Should Masturbate to Naked Pictures of Ron Paul On Their Own Time Like Normal People Do

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has issued an Executive Order prohibiting state workers from accessing pornographic and other sexually explicit material on government computers or devices. “Employees of State agencies are compensated for their public…

Feb 21 2015 / Read More »
Save The Basement woolwich maine fire

Woolwich Fire Department’s ‘Save the Basement’ Strategy Works Like a Charm

Fire destroyed a home at 190 Hedge Bridge Road in Woolwich Tuesday night, Feb. 24, after firefighters were unable to put water on the blaze due to a long, unplowed driveway to the residence, Woolwich Fire…

Feb 26 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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There’s a Feeling Jed Gets, When He Looks to the West, and His Spirit Is Crying for Leaving

RICHMOND — Police arrested a local man Tuesday night after he allegedly assaulted his band mate with a BB gun, took a sport utility vehicle and crashed it on Route 24, damaged a police cruiser and…

Feb 20 2015 / Read More »

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