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Kevin Fredette
Kevin Fredette

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Kevin Fredette

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

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Sharply Lower This Week

 

Maine gas prices have been getting lower over the past few weeks and this week the drop in prices accelerated, Maine gas prices dropped 5.2 cents per gallon over the past week. According to the price-monitoring website gasbuddy.com, the average gallon of gas in Maine is now at $3.56 a gallon.

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Application Deadline for ‘Any Deer’ Permit Lottery is August 15

This week is the deadline for when the state of Maine will accept applications for its 'any deer' permit lottery. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Friday, Aug. 15. A random drawing is scheduled for Sept. 9.

The state will is

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More Speed Limit Increases On The Maine Turnpike

Parts of the Maine Turnpike will see an increase in the speed limit starting on Monday. The speed limit will now be 70 mph with the exception of three areas.

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Cameron Spencer, Getty Images

Gravestones In China Cemetary Are Vandalized

Police are investigating the vandalism to several gravestones at the Pleasant View Ridge Cemetery in China, Maine.

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[UPDATE] Multi-Car Crash Causes Major Delays on I95 in Gardiner

There was a multi-car crash today (Aug. 7) on Interstate 95 in Gardiner causing some major delays. The accident occurred just before 1 pm going northbound at mile marker 106 and involved a tractor trailer.

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Minot’s Will Kannegieser Scores Another Junior Golf Title

Will Kannegieser from Minot shot a 2-over par 74 today to beat Bangor's Drew Powell by two strokes for the Maine Junior Amateur Golf Championship. Powell shot a a 5-over 77.

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Al Bello, Getty Images

New England Patriots Roster & Schedule

The New England Patriots start their preseason against Washington tomorrow at you can hear the Patriots all season on B98.5. There are about 83 players on the roster right now but that has to be cut-down to 53 when the regular season starts.

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Kelsey Stoneton
Kelsey Stoneton

Central Maine Community Supports Winthrop Family After Sudden Death of Daughter [AUDIO]

17-year-old Kelsey Stoneton of Winthrop died suddenly early Saturday (Aug. 2) morning after collapsing Friday (Aug. 1) because of a pulmonary embolism. What a horrendous shock for the family and the community.

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Ilda Masa, Thinkstock
Ilda Masa, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Are You Concerned With The Ebola Planes Landing In Bangor?

The airplane bringing missionary Nancy Writetbol, landed to refuel in Bangor this morning as it brings the patient to a hospital in Atlanta. This is the second plane with the second patient with Ebola to land in Bangor to refuel.

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