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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan
Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

Maine’s Fire of ’47

Here in Maine they call it the great fire of ’47. It happened on October 17th, 1947. No one knows how it started but they do know where it started: in a cranberry bog near Salisbury Cove and then it spread.

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Paul Dionne and family
Paul Dionne and family

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Paul Dionne

A big Bee salute to our latest 'Hometown Hero' powered by the O'Connor Auto Park.

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Damariscotta Pumpkinfest
Photo by Sharon Buck

Damariscotta Beautiful at Pumpkinfest

If you've never been to the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest, you missed out again this year! It was so much fun!

You need to watch the giant pumpkins that have been carved out to become boats! The races always come down to the wire! And when Larry and Don yell "Ready? Set? Get Wet!" the paddlers do their darnedest to navigate through the cold Maine waters around the pumpkin buoys to come in first!

Here are a few pics I took while I was there to sing the National Anthem!

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Beach Anderson
Photo by Sharon Buck

Anderson’s Act of Kindness Rewarded

Yesterday, we went shopping at Walmart in Waterville to get just a few things. This was around 4:45. The parking lot was light in cars so we thought we would have a quick trip in and out.

That was not the case.

Unfortunately, a trip that would have taken a half hour took an hour and and 45 minutes! BUT...there is something wonderful that happened while in line. Something that made the trip all worth while.

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Justin Sullivan,Getty Images
Justin Sullivan,Getty Images

Central Maine Meals On Wheels Service Bounces Back After Federal Sequestration

Federal Sequestration in March had cut over $85,000 from the Spectrum Generations Meals on Wheels program. Seven months after the government cuts, fundraising, donations have restored the program to full strength.

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Dozer one of our past 'pet of the week' animals from the HSWA

Helping the Animals of the Waterville Area + How You Can Help: Humane Society Waterville Area

I had the chance to talk with Kathy Ross, the current head of the Humane Society Waterville Area about their mission. Let's face it, it takes a special person to work with animals in need. Cats, dogs and pocket-pets all deserve a safe and loving home. 

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Walking in the woods    Matt Cardy

It’s Back: Maine Fall Foliage Reports

Fall is here and the trees are getting colorful.  If you want to catch a peek of the peak, the Maine Fall Foliage Reports are back and ready to help you get your leaf peeping on. The color is here and leaves are still on most of the trees, so it looks great. Find the best colors for your weekend road trip. 

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Catatunk Blues 4
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Filmed A Movie In Rockland

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!

More like Sit There! Cue Music! Mime!

I'm kidding. What an incredible experience it was last night at the Knox County Regional Airport! When I first got the notification they wanted me in a movie, I couldn't believe it! Now that it's happened...did it really?

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Women of BOW 2013

Reflection of BOW 2013

BOW. Stands for Becoming an Outdoors Woman. It is an educational weekend that is organized from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. And it is just what it sounds like, cool workshops to try out some outdoors type skills.

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Money
Photo by Sharon Buck

And If Things Weren’t Bad Enough…School Funds Were Stolen!

With all the bad news of government shutdowns and no jobs...this just put the icing on the cake!

The Winslow High School Wrestling Team had its money STOLEN!

Oh no!

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