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Driver Swerves To Avoid Moose – Spills Potatoes

Police had quite a mess on their hands during the early morning commute in Richmond on May 28 after a driver of a truck fully loaded with potatoes swerved to avoid a moose and ran off the road, spilling the load of potatoes.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

[UPDATED] Fire Closes Riverside Drive In Augusta During Morning Commute

Leaving my house this morning, all I could hear were sirens and more sirens. Then, I saw a large plume of smoke billowing into the air. Either a fire or an accident had must just occurred on Riverside Drive in Augusta, near the entrance of the Riverside Mobile Home Village, where I live.

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Photo: Renee Nelson
Photo: Renee Nelson

‘Save Our Lithgow’ Vote for Augusta Coming June 10th [audio]

Here is a chance to learn more about the upcoming vote in Augusta on Lithgow Library. Augusta voters will have their say on the renovation, expansion and preservation of this amazing building.  Libraries are such cool places and offer so much to the community, Lithgow is not different.  I will also solve a new mystery in my life...Lithgow...do we say it. 'Lith-go' or 'Lith-gow' like cow? I have heard it both ways...

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[UPDATE] Man Lost in Megunticook Lake is Olympian Seth Wescott’s Father

The Maine Warden Service is searching for a man who fell into the water while boating and failed to surface (May 27) this morning.

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Speed Limits Increased in Maine

Looks like we're going to get to drive a little faster. Speed limits on most of I-295 and long sections of I-95 are going up.

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Daniel Loretto, Thinkstock
Daniel Loretto, Thinkstock

Funnel Cloud In Northern Maine

Severe weather broke out in northern Maine on Memorial Day. The Caribou National Weather Service office confirmed that a funnel cloud had formed but did not touch down just a mile south of Presque Isle.

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Katifcam, Thinkstock

One Injured In Early Morning Augusta Apartment Fire

A two-alarm fire on Cedar Street in Augusta was reported early this morning. Authorities have said that at least one person is injured.

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Police Investigating Suspicious Death In Waterville – Say Death Was A Homicide[UPDATE]

Police are now saying the death of a 92-year-old Waterville man was a homicide.

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Come To The 21st Annual Mutt Strut and Paws in the Park [SPONSORED POST]

Since 1927, the Kennebec Valley Humane Society has provided shelter, food, and medical services to local animals in need. Our mission is to care for, protect and place animals for adoption in lifelong homes; to prevent cruelty to animals by educating our communities in the proper and humane care of all animals. Our vision is to end pet overpopulation and to advance the humane treatment of all animals.

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Oakland Man Charged With Assault Of Twin 2-Year-Old Girls

WGME is reporting that an Oakland man has been charged with the aggravated assault of twin 2-year-old girls.

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