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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

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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Steve Hix, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Continue To Drop

According to the price-monitoring website, gasbuddy.com, gas prices in Maine dropped 2.6 cents a gallon this week for an average of $3.61 a gallon. That is 12.5 cents lower than one month ago.

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Photo from Kennebec County Sheriff faceobok

Robbery at Rite Aid in Manchester, Sunday, August 3

The Kennebec County Sheriff's office is investigating a robbery Sunday (August 3) at the Rite Aid, 943 Western Avenue, Manchester. The incident happened just after 12 noon. The suspected robber indicated to the pharmacist that he was armed with a gun. The robber got away with a number of prescription narcotics.

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Go-Kart Accident Injures Three at Maine Lobster Festival Parade

The Maine Lobster Festival Parade in Rockland was delayed about 20 minutes, (August 2) Saturday,  after a Kora Temple Shrine go-cart drove onto the sidewalk on Main Street and injured three.

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[UPDATE] New Vineyard Woman Missing Since Thursday (July 31) Has Been Found

WMTW is now reporting that Jean Ferrari has been found

#update The 82-year-old woman missing from new vineyard has been found at an area hospital, according to @mefishwildlife

— Katie Thompson WMTW (@KThompson_WMTW) August 2, 2014

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The Maine Wardens Service is asking for your help if you have seen 82-year old Jean Ferrari of New Vineyard. She was last seen Thursday (July 31) at about 2 p.m. near 377 Lake Street.

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Waterville Man Surrenders to Police After Stand Off

One man was arrested in Waterville this morning (Aug 1) after police surrounded a house on Spruce Street. According to the Sentinel, he was armed and had assaulted a household member.

After he was in custody, police said the man had been holding a BB pistol. Reports are he was having an argument

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David McNew, Getty Images

Mountain Mama of Maine at the Expo

The Townsquare Media made in Maine Expo is coming to the Colby College field house in Waterville on August 16th. There will be over 40 Maine companies displaying their wares, everything from food, shoes, collectables and more. One company that will be on hand is Mountain Mama of Maine with her collection of all natural products.

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XtremeX, Thinkstock

Travel Alert: I-95 Northbound Exit 133 Closed

As construction work continues near Exit 133 northbound on Interstate 95 in Fairfield, the northbound Exit 133 ramp will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday as road crews will be taking down tarps, cable and steel fencing.

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Ricky Caldwell
Ricky Caldwell

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Ricky Caldwell

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

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