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Rockland City Council Gives Initial Approval For Pay Per Bag Trash Fee

The Rockland City Council voted 4-1 Monday night for preliminary approval of a pay per bag system, stating that it is the fairest way to pay for the city's waste disposal costs.

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Photo by Andy Capwell

Question Of The Day: Are You Voting Today?

Today is primary election day, Maine Secretary of State, Matthew Dunlap is expecting a low voter turnout of around 15 percent. The biggest draw for today's election is the 2nd district U.S. Congressional primaries. The democrats will choose either Emily Cain or Troy Jackson and the republicans are picking either Bruce Poliquin or Kevin Raye.

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Lisbon High School S.A.D.D. ‘One Decison’ Public Service Announcement [VIDEO]

The Lisbon High School organization, 'Students Against Destructive Decisions,' has made a very emotional video called, 'One Decision,' to raise awareness about drinking and driving. It's a must see and a must share.

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by Renee Nelson
by 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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Arrest Made in Murder of 92-Year Old Waterville Man

The Maine State Police this afternoon (June 6) arrested 44-year-old Roland Cummings and charged him with killing a 92-year-old man from Waterville. Cummings knew Aurele Fecteau and occasionally did household chores for him

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Brunswick Police facebook

Brunswick Attack Leads to Woman’s Arrest

Harmony Pottle of Brunswick, 33, was arrested Thursday (June 5) night in Brunswick. Police say she hit her former boyfriend with her hands, chased and then threatened him with a baseball bat. She's been charged with domestic violence assault and also felony criminal t

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Photo by Andy Capwell

Donations Are Pouring In For An Augusta Family Who Lost Their Home To A Fire

A National Guard family who lost their home to a fire last week has been seeing the generosity of central Maine residents and businesses.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Maine ‘Milk Drive’ Aims To Get Fresh Milk To Maine Food Pantries

It's a program called the 'Great American Milk Drive' a program that is intending to get more fresh milk to food pantries. That program has reached the state of Maine, as Oakhurst Dairy and the Good Shepherd Food Bank announced on Tuesday.

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B98.5 Hometown Hero – Pam Swett

A big Bee salute to our latest 'Hometown Hero' powered by HS Builders and the Red Barn.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Unchanged This Week

As I drive around central Maine, I see gas prices up one day, down the next, it seems that the price has rarely stayed the same for more than a few days. I guess it has all averaged out, as gas prices this week in Maine held steady, with an average of $3.67 a gallon. That's according to the price-monitoring website gasbuddy.com.

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