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Pumpkins were added to Halloween tradition because they were easier to carve than turnips.
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Central Maine Pick Your Own Pumpkin Guide

Halloween is only three weeks away and it's time to start thinking about getting the pumpkins to decorate your home, for the kids to carve and for pumpkin pies. A great way to spend some time with your family is by going to a local pumpkin patch and picking out a pumpkin or two.

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Bee Lunch Break Winners – October 6, 2016

Congratulations to Trendsetters in Skowhegan!  They are our Bee Lunch Break winners.  They won pizzas and sodas from Al's Pizza in Skowhegan.  If you would like to have McCoy & Dyer deliver lunch to your workplace for up to 10 people, enter the Bee Lunch Break now!

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Another Fight Breaks Out at Chuck E. Cheese

It happened again at Chuck E. Cheese. In South Florida an argument between two women broke-out into a brawl. Adults punching, kicking and pulling hair as their kids ran for cover...

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Candy Necklace
Getty Images, Vince Bucci

Some Favorite Halloween Candy By The Decade


With Halloween approaching it’s time to look back on past decades to see what the favorite candy was in years past.

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Gardinermainstreet, YouTube

7th Annual Swine And Stein Oktoberfest Is This Saturday In Gardiner

This annual event has grown in popularity over it's short history in central Maine, the 7th Annual Swine & Stein Oktoberfest in Gardiner is this Saturday from 11:30 until 6:30.

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T.J. Kirkpatrick, Getty Images
T.J. Kirkpatrick, Getty Images

Little Known Halloween Facts


Halloween is coming up fast and here are some interesting things about the day you may not know. The mask for the 1978 movie Halloween was a William Shatner Star Trek mask; it was used because the budget for the movie was tight so they got the cheapest mask they could find.

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Pumpkin ham
Pumpkin spice ham at Hannaford

Is This Crossing The Pumpkin Line?

Now, I've seen it all.  Pumpkin has taken the world by storm.  Everything, this time of year, is pumpkin.  Pumpkin pies, breads, cereal, coffee, ice cream and even household items like candles and cleaning products.  Japan is even serving pumpkin sauce on their french fries at McDonald's.  Has the pumpkin trend gone a little too far?

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David McNew, Getty Images
David McNew, Getty Images

Sunday Is Open Creamery Day In Maine

I love cheese! I love it all from Swiss to American, from cheddar to pepper jack. Circle this Sunday, October 9th, that is the day for Open Creamery Day in Maine. There will be events statewide from 10 until 3.

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apple picking

Where Is Your Favorite Place For Apple Picking

I grew up in Lewiston-Auburn and I loved this time of year! One of my favorite reasons were the family trips to go apple picking. We actually bought the apples at the store at the orchards, but enjoyed the free samples of apple cider, donuts, etc.

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Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Dunkin’ Donuts To Start Selling Bottled Iced Coffee

Dunkin' Donuts coffee lovers have something to celebrate, as the company has announced it will start selling ready-to-drink iced coffee around the country early next year.

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