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What You are Voting on for Election Day, June 9, 2015

Many local communities are holding elections on Tuesday, June 9. The school budgets are on the ballot in Augusta and many other towns and districts. Embden residents will vote on SAD 74 withdrawal. Waterville residents vote on whether to toss the pay-as-you-throw trash and curbside recycling program.

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Jupiterimages, Thinkstock

Waterville To Vote On ‘Pay-As-You-Throw’ On Tuesday [POLL]

Residents in Waterville will be voting on Tuesday on the cities 'pay-as-you-throw' and single -stream recycling. You can vote between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall at 21 College Avenue.

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Police Seeking Suspect In Connection With Murder In Parkman

WABI TV-via Maine Department of Public Safety

State Police say an arrest warrant has been issued for the man they have been looking for since Friday in connection with a homicide in Parkman. According to the Maine Department of Public Safety, an arrest warrant was authorized June 8 by the Attorney General’s Office charging Robert Burton with murder in connection with the death of his former girlfriend, Stephanie Gebo, 37.

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Photo from Andy Capwell
Photo from Andy Capwell

Pat LaMarche Will Be Panhandling In Protest Of Bangor Police Facebook Post

Former candidate for Maine Governor, Pat LaMarche, is holding a panhandling protest today from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. out in front of the Bangor Police Department. Her protest is in response to this past Thursday's post on the Bangor Police Department's Facebook page about panhandling.

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Steve Frost, Getty Images
Steve Frost, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Inch Higher Again This Week

It's hard to believe that gas prices were down to $2 a gallon earlier in 2015, this week gas prices in Maine are averaging $2.74 per gallon. That is two cents per gallon higher than last week, according to GasBuddy.com.

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Central Maine News: June 8, 2015

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Traffic Alert: I-295 Closure In The Richmond-Gardiner Area Starts Sunday

The section of Interstate 295 between exits 43 and 49 will close at noon this Sunday and reopen on Wednesday, June 10th. That's according to MDOT spokesman Ted Talbot.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Traffic Alert: I-295 Closure In The Richmond-Gardiner Area Starts Sunday

The section of Interstate 295 between exits 43 and 49 will close at noon this Sunday and reopen on Wednesday, June 10th. That's according to MDOT spokesman Ted Talbot.

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Bill Pugliano, Getty Images
Bill Pugliano, Getty Images

Do You Support Mainers Carrying Concealed Handguns Without A Permit? [POLL]

Maine has moved closer to becoming a state that will permit its residents to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. Thursday, the Maine house approved an amendment that would allow anyone older than 21, who isn't prohibited from owning a firearm, to carry a hidden handgun. Members of the military would be afforded the same right as long as they are older than 18 years old.

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Central Maine News: June 5, 2015

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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