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Renee Nelson

I am the News Director for the Townsquare Media/Augusta-Waterville stations and also the host of our public affairs show, "Issues," Sunday mornings! Make sure you come say "Hi" to me at one of our many live local broadcasts.
Rockland Maine Street website
Rockland Maine Street website

Vote For Rockland’s Lobster Trap Tree as Travel Channel’s Most Bizarre Christmas Tree

Beautiful Rockland is going for a unique tree, a Christmas Tree constructed from lobster traps.  It is about 35 feet high and has a bright red lobster on top.  You have a chance to help Rockland’s Lobster Trap Tree win a vote on bizarre Christmas trees. Click HERE to vote for the Rockland’s Lobster Trap Tree. 

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Category: Community, Lifestyle
Spencer Plat, Getty Images
Spencer Plat, Getty Images

Year Since Sandy Hook Shooting: Why Are We Not Hearing More About The First Anniversary?

It has been  a year since the Sandy Hook School Shooting. It was December 14th to be exact. I find it hard to believe that with this anniversary on our doorstep there is so little in the news about this tragic event.  There have been some changes in Newtown Connecticut and in the debate of gun issues in our nation. 

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Category: Lifestyle, Opinion
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Al-Jazeera America Is Being Added To TWC Line-up For Maine

By the end of the month, Time Warner Cable will have added Al-Jazeera America to its lineup.  BUT TWC is cutting New England Cable News for its Maine customers. Al-Jazeera America is the English-language counterpart to the Al-Jazeera network. I have checked out the website Al-Jazeera America and Al-Jazeera America Facebook page, I think it is interesting.

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Category: News, Newsletter, Television
Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

50th Anniversary Of President Kennedy Assassination: Renee’s View Of A Time Before Her Birth

I am not old enough to have lived during the time President Kennedy was in office. So I only have my views based on what I know of the 60’s, all of which is second hand.  It just seemed that was like such a passionate time in our history. There seems like there was a willingness of people to push the envelope, take risks and force change to our world.

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Category: History, Lifestyle, Opinion

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