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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.
Mario Villafuerte,Getty Images
Mario Villafuerte,Getty Images

School Lockdown in Norridgewock Over Mistaken Threat

Parents were scared as word spread about a lockdown at Mill Stream Elementary School in Norridgewock, Monday March 4th. Over 100 parents crowded around a police perimeter and waited to hear news from inside the school.

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Mis Maine Ali Clair and Renee _ Ali was very kind to let me check it out

Miss USA Maine + Renee Want You to Know About Reproductive Health

When Ali Clair of China was in the office recently talking about being the new Miss Maine USA, I learned that in this contest the contestants do not pick their platform, but the overall Miss USA Pageant has its charitable alliances with organizations dedicated to raising awareness for breast and ovarian cancer. Whether it’s encouraging women to get a mammogram or advocating for more ovarian cancer research in D.C., Miss USA is committed to fighting for every woman who is battling breast or ovarian cancer. Nice!

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photo by Chris Rhoda
photo by Chris Rhoda

Watch D.O.G.S. Dads Helping Their Kid’s School

I love learning about new things about the good things that go on in our communities. Here is an AWESOME program. Watch D.O.G.S.!  D.O.G.S. stands for ‘Dads Of Great Students’.  I had the chance to talk with Chris Rhoda and his daughter Emma and Cathy Gordon, the principal of the Belgrade Central School.  Belgrade Central School was the first school in Maine to have a Watch D.O.G.S. program.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images
Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Augusta Forensic Patients Might Move Back to Riverview Campus Area in Motivational Services Care + Buildings

This is an interesting idea. The mental health patients who have committed violent criminal acts could be moved out of their group home in neighborhoods in Augusta and back onto property next to the Riverview Psychiatric Center.

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Category: Community, Local News
from Spectrum Generation website
from Spectrum Generation website

Joe-4-Oil is Opening 250 Spots for 100 Gallons of Heating Oil

Here is some good news! Joe-4-Oil, the Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program, is giving Spectrum Generations access for 250 applications for a one-time delivery of 100 gallons of home heating oil designated for central Maine families. It is all based on some income guidelines.

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