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Everyone Safe After Early Morning Winthrop Fire

There was a fire in Winthrop (Jan. 10) this morning just after 8 am. The Rt. 100 apartment blaze is believed to have started when a basement heater caught fire.

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Photo: globalteacherprize.org

Edgecomb Educator Up for $1 Million Dollar Teaching Prize

Nancie Atwell is one of 50 finalists for an international teaching prize. She teaches at the Center for Teaching and Learning, a K-8 school in Edgecomb. Atwell, a teacher since 1973. In 1990 she founded the Center for Teaching and Learning, a demonstration school where the faculty develops effective methods and shares them with other educators. She is also She is also the author of nine books for teachers.

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Overnight Windsor Police Standoff Ends

State police and Kennebec County sheriffs were called to the Barton Road in Windsor last night (Jan. 9) when relatives of Wayne Bland said he was suicidal after taking a number of pills.

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Snow Causes I-295 To Be Closed

The snow hitting the area today (Jan. 9) led to a major traffic problem, as I-295 was closed in Yarmouth due to a number of accidents. However, the road is now reopened.

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Portland Press Herald Video
Portland Press Herald Video

Maine Governor Paul LePage’s Inauguration Speech

Governor Paul LePage was inaugurated for his second term today (Jan. 7) at the Augusta Civic Center. in case you missed it, here is his whole speech.

‘In Loving Memory’ – Video Remembrance of Ghislain “Gus” and Casey Cloutier

A very touching video has been produced remembering Ghislain "Gus" and Casey Cloutier of Winthrop. The father and son died in a car crash in Leeds on Dec. 30.

The Cloutiers were headed from their Winthrop home to catch a bus in Auburn so Casey, 14, a student at St

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Jackie McBurnie, Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office
Jackie McBurnie, Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office

Lewiston Woman Makes First Court Appearance Accused of Setting 2 Apartment Fires That Left 12 Homeless

Jackie McBurnie made her first court appearance on this morning (Jan. 7) accused of setting her apartment on fire in Lewiston. Her lawyer argued that she suffers from multiple psychological disorders.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Farm Recycling Christmas Trees With Goats

Are you wondering what to do with the Christmas tree you are taking down? If you’re near Westbook, Maine, or you don’t mind the drive, they will take your tree.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Augusta Warming Center Is Open For The Winter

With wind chill temperatures expected to be 25 below zero and even colder, a reminder that the Augusta Warming Center is open for the winter season.

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Watch Gov. Paul LePage’s Inauguration Here [LIVE VIDEO]

Gov. Paul LePage is set to be inaugurated for his second term today (Jan. 7) and MPBN is streaming the event live.

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