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Oakland Teen Died + Her Boyfriend Seriously Injured in Mechanic Falls Hayride Accident

Investigators are blaming a mechanical problem for the Halloween-themed hayride crash in Mechanic Falls that killed 17-year-old Cassidy Charette of Oakland and injured many others. The state fire marshal's office says investigators are trying to figure out exactly why the Jeep towing the hay wagon wouldn’t or couldn’t stop, going down a hill in the woods and struck a tree Saturday night.

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One Dead, 22 Injured on Halloween Hayride in Mechanic Falls

This is a tragic story. A teenager is dead and two others are in critical condition after a Halloween-themed hay ride careened down a hill and crashed in the woods. The accident occurred at Harvest Hills Farm in Mechanic Falls. 

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Jim McIsaac, Getty Images
Jim McIsaac, Getty Images

UPDATE: Multiple Injuries at Harvest Hill Farms Hayride in Mechanic Falls

There were multiple injuries at Harvest Hill Farms in Mechanic Falls Saturday evening (Oct 11) due to a rollover during a hayride.

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UPDATE: Tractor-Trailer, Pedestrian, Involved in Crash on I-95

Maine State Police have reported a crash this morning (Oct. 10) on Interstate 95 involving a tractor-trailer and pedestrian. The accident happened around about 11:30 am.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Portland Named America’s Best Minor League Baseball Town

One of my favorites things to do is to soak up the sunshine at a baseball game and one of the best places to watch a baseball game is Hadlock Field in Portland. Well, I guess there are many who agree with me as Portland was named the 'Best Minor League Baseball Town.'

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WABI-TV5 and The CW are returning to the Dish Network

Community Broadcasting Service - licensee of Bangor, Maine CBS affiliate WABI-TV and CW affiliate WABI-DT2 - and satellite television service DISH Network have come to an agreement for retransmission of the station’s signal to DISH subscribers.  

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Maine High School Wins $100,000 Grant

Derek Pierce, principal of Portland's Casco Bay High School, has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s Lawrence O’Toole Award, a $100,000 grant awarded annually to a school, community organization or district to advance student-centered approaches to learning for all students.

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Want To Help Support This Sweet Little Girl?

Evelyn Noel Adams was born May 11th.  She was born premature, at only 27 weeks.  Weighing 1lb 14oz, she has already gone through more things than a 4 1/2 month should.  She was in the NICU for 138 days and just recently came home.  Life has gotten hard on her family and any little bit helps.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Down This Week

You probably have noticed that gas prices were down at your local gas station over this past week. Your eyes have not deceived you, according to the price-monitoring website gasbuddy.com, the average cost for a gallon of gas in Maine was down 3.3 cents per gallon this past week.

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Red Barn Cares Foundation Announces Awardees 2014-2015

I was so very excited to see this on Facebook…The Red Barn Cares Foundation has named the people and groups that will benefit from their efforts….and here is it….Congratulations to all!!   Check out the list right here! 

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