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Weston Burt Could Be In YOUR Backyard!

Have you heard his first single "Lucky Sometimes"? Then you know that this up-and-comer has got what it takes to have some staying power!

And he could be performing for you in your very own backyard...

If you win!

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photo by Andy Capwell
photo by Andy Capwell

B-98.5′s Andy Capwell Back In The Wrestling Ring

Join B-98.5's Andy Capwell when he steps back into the wrestling ring tonight at Fort Halifax Park in Winslow. Andy will be the ring announcer for the free wrestling show tonight at 7.

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‘Taste of Waterville’ this Year Returns to Seated Dining Option

The Mid Maine Chamber's Taste of Waterville, this year on August 7, will be returning to offering a seated dining option. This will be in addition to fast food and a la carte choices.

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Getty Images, photo by Michael Bocchieri
Getty Images, photo by Michael Bocchieri

Some 4th of July Facts You May Not Have Known

With the 4th of July on Thursday here are a few things you may not have known about our national holiday:

1.       America didn’t declare our independence on the 4th of July. This is kind of a tit for tat situation because the Continental Congress declared our independence from the British on July 2 ,1776, which was the day of the actual vote, but the Declaration was published in the newspapers on July 4th, giving the people of the country their first look at it.

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Getty Images, photo by William Thomas Cain
Getty Images, photo by William Thomas Cain

Air Conditioning Not Only Cools Us, But It Helped An Entire Industry Too!

We have had a few muggy days so far this year here in Maine but nothing that compares to the temperatures of over 100 degrees in parts of the West and Southwest. I’ll bet, like us, most people are saying, ‘thank goodness for air conditioning’.

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Source:Facebook

Country Superstar John Michael Montgomery Will Play In Winslow In 2014!

It was country Sunday yesterday at Fort Halifax Park in Winslow yesterday, part of this year's Winslow Family 4th of July Celebration. During the festivities during country Sunday, committee chairman Kevin Douglass, made the announcement that country superstar John Michael Montgomery will be playing at Fort Halifax in Winslow next summer on July 3rd.

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Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archive
Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archive

Betsy Ross, Her Life and the American Flag

The 4th of July is a day to celebrate our independence and the American flag. It is said that the first flag was sewn by Betsy Ross, but what do we really know about her? She was raised in a Quaker family and was the eighth child of seventeen; her given name was Elizabeth Griscom, but was called Betsy by her family.

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Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archives
Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archives

Snake Expert Dies of Snake Bites

Dierter Zorn from Germany is an expert on snakes and travels Europe making presentations to help people get over their fear of the reptiles. While in Southern France recently, things didn’t go very well for Zorn.

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Winslow Family 4th of July Celebration Pageant Winners

What a great way to kick off the Winslow Family 4th of July Celebration! Saturday night (6/29) festivities were held at Winslow Jr. High for the 'the 4th of July Pageant.' Congratulations to all participants and the winners.

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Getty Images, photo by NASA
Getty Images, photo by NASA

First Communications Satellite in Operation June, 1965

There are many upon many satellites circling the globe these days but it was June 28, 1965 that the first commercial communications satellite went into operation. It was called Early Bird and was built for the Communications Satellite Corporation or COMSAT and was launched on April 6, 2965.

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