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Upcoming Concerts in Maine for 2014

There are a number on concerts coming to Maine in 2014 that are already scheduled, with more to be announced throughout the year. Some of the shows that will kick off the New Year are from Lyle Lovett at the Merrill Auditorium. The shows will be January 15th and 16th.

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Ice Storm of 2013

Latest Info On Power Outages + More Snow Possible This Weekend

Thousands of Mainers are still without power. Check in for the latest Ice Storm of 2013 and list of emergency shelters:

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Andy Manis, Getty Images
Andy Manis, Getty Images

Thank You To The Line Crews + Support Staff Working To Get Power Back On

As I was walking ShadowDog Christmas Eve around 6pm, I heard voices and look over to a near-by parking lot, it was five of the bucket trucks working the Augusta area regrouping and talking to dispatch. Late tonight, a friend of mine who works for CMP as ‘essential personal’ will be coming to my house to catch a few hours of sleep after working part of Christmas Day. 

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Sharon Experienced Reflexology at Mahala’s Day Spa

Mahala's Day Spa in Manchester offers so many different services from eyelashes and nails to facials and massages. I decided to try some Reflexology.

Reflexology is when the Licensed Massage Therapist finds the pressure points in the bottoms of your feet and uses them to stimulate the nerves throughout the entire body. I'm so glad I got to meet Claire Guy!

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Mid Maine Homeless Shelter Facebook page
Mid Maine Homeless Shelter Facebook page

‘Cash Mob’ To Support Mid Maine Homeless Shelter Today, Dec 23rd.

Waterville Mayor Karen Heck is asking the community to come out for a cash mob to boost donations to the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter at 10 this morning. Typically, a cash mob show up to support a local business but for this Mayor Heck said wants to see the same sort of idea but to support the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter and those who are living there.

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Andy Manis, Getty Images
Andy Manis, Getty Images

CMP Currently Has 226 Outages As Of 3am Dec 23

CMP gets big credit from me on ice storm related stuff. They learned many lessons in the Ice Storm of 98. As of about 3am Dec 23,  CMP was reporting a total of 226 outages in their total service area. CMP does a great job of letting us know where the outages are. Check out the CMP Outage Information page right here.

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Be Ready, Prepare for Possible Power Outages this Weekend

We're expecting an extended period of mixed precipitation throughout the weekend and with the temperatures below freezing we will likely be hit with extensive power outages.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon’s Best Moments of 2013

Tomorrow will be my last day before vacation and I wanted to make sure I shared these memories with you. I will be back January 2, 2014.

What a year it has been! Adventures, laughter, tears, firsts and lasts...they all make up a very full and happy life that I am fortunate enough to have.

Here is a look back at my life in 2013. Counting down from 12-1...1 being the best moment!

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Domestic Violence Has No Place At The Holidays Or Any Day

I always like talking to the folks from the Family Violence Project. For one thing, I learn a lot. But there is so much positive that comes from them. The positive steps in the right direction and the resources the FVP provides the Central Maine area. Here is what I learned about domestic violence and the holidays.

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Nickelodeon

USPS Wants Kids to Write Postcards

I went to the post office in Clinton yesterday to get the stamps for sending my Christmas cards. I loved the different options they have every year for the Christmas stamps. This year they had poinsettias and gingerbread houses. But what caught my eye was on the counter next to the boxes.

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