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Destination Maine: Skowhegan River Fest 2014

Summer 2014 has been going by so quickly, don't let it pass by without enjoy what Maine has to offer! One of Maine's most unique and fun annual events begins on Tuesday, July 29th. It the Skowhegan River Fest.

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Red Cross Needs Summer Blood Donations

The Red Cross says it is in need of blood donations. Summertime brings a significant drop in donations. In fact, New England has seen a 10 % drop in donations. Red Cross said there is particular need for types O-negative, B-negative and A-negative, all are encouraging all to donate.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Let’s Go! Program Aims To Get Maine Families Outdoors

Maine families have a golden opportunity to enjoy the outdoors of Maine state parks with the Let's Go! program. It's with the State Bureau of Parks and Land, the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and the state's Let's Go! program.

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75th Anniversary of Donn Fendler being ‘Lost On a Mountain in Maine’

The Maine State Museum is hosting Donn Fendler for a special exhibit remembering his survival after nine days alone on Mount Katahdin at age 12 in 1939. He will be signing copies of the book ‘Lost on a Mountain in Maine.’

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Stephen Cohen, Getty Images

Winslow Family 4th of July: More Big Acts Next Year?

The Winslow Family 4th of July pulled off a free country concert with country music star John Michael Montgomery, and it paid off with thousands attending and donations adding up for the show to break even.

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Pet Pantry

The Amy Buxton Pet Pantry Making a Difference in Augusta

The Amy Buxton Pet Pantry is now open and growing! The Amy Buxton Pet Pantry helps local pet owners with foods and supplies.  That one gesture can make the difference between someone being able to keep their pet or having to give up that pet!

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Mario Tama, Getty Images

Le Festval de la Bastille

Coming this Friday and Saturday, July 11-12 is the Le Festival de la Bastille at the Calumet Club in Augusta. Live music, fun and fireworks are on the agenda for the two days, but why do the French celebrate Bastille Day?  calumetclub.com

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Augusta Food Bank in Need of Canned Tuna

Well, the Augusta Food Bank has a need for canned tuna fish. The Augusta Food Bank serves families in Augusta and Manchester. The need grows every month. But the thing is, it is so easy to help. Pick up a extra can or two (or ten!) and drop it off sometime soon. Heck, you bring it to me at the radio station and I will get it to the AFB! While you are at it maybe a jar of peanut butter too. They can always use that! 

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4th Of July Fireworks! There Are Some Postponements, Check Out The List!

Well, into each life a little rain must fall.  And it looks like that will happen on the 4th of July. So some of the fireworks have been cancelled or postponed. Check out the list as of the afternoon of July 3rd. I know Augusta and Winslow have some BIG changes! 

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July 4th Fireworks In And Near Augusta

We are only a few days away from Independence Day. Happy Birthday, America! There will be plenty of festivals, parades and celebrations all throughout Maine and many fireworks displays as well. Here's a quick guide of fireworks displays in central Maine in and around Augusta:

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