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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
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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Eldad Carin, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Should Maine Legalize Marijuana?

The states of Washington and Colorado have legalized marijuana and now there is a push for Maine to follow suit. The group Marijuana Policy Project is leading a campaign for ballot initiatives, to legalize recreational use of marijuana for people 21 and older, in South Portland, Lewiston and York.

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Nokomis Student Gets National Award for Helping Maine’s Homeless Veterans

Felix Thibodeau, IV, 17, a Nokomis Regional High School student from Etna has received a well deserved national recognition. He is a member of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp and led efforts to raise more than $22,000 for the VA Maine Healthcare System-Togus and its work with homeless veterans.

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Award Winning Actress Glenn Close to be Honored at 17th Annual Maine International Film Festival

Academy Award nominee Glenn Close will be honored this summer at the Maine International Film Festival in Waterville. On July 13, she will receive the Mid-Life Achievement Award at the Waterville Opera House.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

It’s Road Work Season

Those orange diamond shaped signs that read 'road work ahead' are popping faster than the dandelions in my front lawn. With the calender turning to June and nice weather finally upon us, it's time to get road work underway.

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Jennifer Dodge, Thinsktock
Jennifer Dodge, Thinsktock

Woman Dies When Hit By The Amtrak Downeaster

Nyla J. Howard, 39, of South Portland was killed around 7 p.m. on Saturday when she was struck by the Amtrak Downeaster.

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