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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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Rt 4 in Turner Woman in White…A Legend or Real?

While driving to Brad's basketball practice in Auburn from Chad's parent's house in Turner, we have to travel Route 4. When I started dating Chad and would travel out to see his parents he would say "Be careful on Route 4. It's the most treacherous piece of road in the state. There have been so many accidents."

So I have been careful. I have heard and read about the numerous accidents that have happened in the last 2 years. Little did I know that between Turner and Auburn, there have been more than 600 accidents since 2003. But I didn't know what MIGHT have caused a few of them.

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Thomas Langer ,Getty Images

Augusta Warming Center Open For The Winter Season

You may have noticed, it has been really cold the last few days. So, the timing of the Augusta Community Warming Center now being open, is perfect. The center in downtown Augusta is open for individuals and families daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Yes, they are open seven days a week, so people can get out of the cold or enjoy some company during the winter season or both!

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Unusual Weather and the Holiday Season

2013 Wreaths Across America Truck Convoy from Maine!

Wreaths Across America Day was Saturday. It is where 100,000 wreaths are laid at the graves of soldiers in Arlington National Cemetery and many other cemeteries. The Escort to Arlington started December 8th in Harrington

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Two Years Since Ayla Reynolds Went Missing

It has been two years in Ayla Reynolds went missing. The Maine State Police have done 20 searches and are still working the case, but no arrests have been made. Police say someone knows what happened to the child, but no one is telling. Two years! And no one in the house that night has given up the secret.

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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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Emerald Catron

State Representative Brian Bolduc Insults Maine Truckers!

As the fiance' of a man taking his driving course right now, a man who is excited to start a new job doing what thousands of Mainer's before him have done, I am not very happy.

How dare Brian Bolduc, a Democrat of Auburn, insult our truckers? In an email he complains of the trucks rumbling by his house and thinks they're too noisy

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Photo by Sharon Buck

What Was YOUR Wake Up Temperature This Morning?

Mine was cold...too cold!

Yes, that is my car just as I started it up this morning. I warmed it up for 20 minutes. I wasn't taking any chances with getting into a cold car.

What temperature did YOU wake up to?

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