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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Some of the Top Favorite Board Games

We were talking about some of the greatest board games of all time and a few came to mind as my favorite. I was wondering where they came in on the list of all-time favorites, so here is a list. Of course, everyone has their favorite board games.

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Andrew Burton, Getty Images

Destination Maine: Madison Christmas Celebration

There are so many family friendly events throughout Maine this weekend, many based around Christmas in Maine. One of the biggest events is this Saturday in Madison.

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Did Elf On The Shelf Show Up At Your House Last Night?

Elf on the Shelf has been around for years, but only recently has it seemed to really become popular.  The Elf makes his first appearance on December 1st and watches over the children each day.  At the end of the day, the Elf magically makes his journey back to the North Pole and reports to Santa Claus whether the kids have been naughty or nice. 

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Category: Christmas, Family, Offbeat

Maine Children’s Home Christmas Program Needs Donations ASAP

The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers is in need of donations quickly for its Christmas Program. The toys are boxed up and sent to children around the state, so donations are needed before December 6th, in order to leave time for shipping.

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Red Barn Benefit for Augusta Police Chief, Robert Gregoire, Today!

This past summer while riding a motorcycle to raise money for the Shriner's Children's Hospital, our Augusta Police Chief, Robert (Bob) Gregoire, was seriously injured in an accident.

While the chief's wife, Cathy, along with Sgt. Chris Shaw, were also injured in the two bike crash, it was Bob who was most critically hurt. He sustained a neck injury that has left him partially paralyzed.

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Michael Dodge, Getty Images

Destination Maine: 9th Annual FEZtival Of Trees

The Kora Temple in Lewiston is having their 9th Annual FEZtival of Trees. The week long event is November 22nd through the 29th at the Kora Shrine Center on Sabattus Street in Lewiston.

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Photo from David Gudas
Photo from David Gudas

Simones’ World Famous Hot Dogs Named One Of The Nations Best

Simones' World Famous Hot Dogs has been a Lewiston, Maine institution since 1908. I want to point out that this restaurant is part of my family history. My father Nestor and his brother George had owned the restaurant for several years and the restaurant is currently owned by by cousin Jimmy Simones and his wife Linda.

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The Secret To Blending Families Is….

...THERE IS NO SECRET!  It's scary and awesome and ragged and perfect and always changing.  There is no right or wrong way to do it.  I'm so blessed to have so many children in my life.  Each one brings a smile to face in their own crazy, silly, hectic, annoying, "I can't believe you just said that" kind of way.

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Category: Family, Offbeat

Sunday Morning Issues: Domestic Violence & Professional Sports [audio]

In the monthly discussion we have been having about domestic violence issues in central Maine we have looked at a number of issues. Our most recent discussion was about domestic violence and the conversation about domestic violence and pro sports.  Check out what the ladies from the Family Violence Project talked about!

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What Are Your Weekend Plans?

The weather doesn't appear to be too terrifying this weekend.  2 weeks from today is Halloween and I am not even slightly close to being ready.  I have quite a "Honey Do List" created and hope to tackle at least a fraction of it.

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