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Nominations Open for ‘Best Places to Work in Maine’

Maine officials have a question for you. They want to know which Maine businesses are the best places to work in the state. Nominations for the ‘‘Best Places to Work in Maine’’ program will be open until May 23.

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Gifford's Ice Cream
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Gifford’s Giving Away Free Ice Cream TONIGHT!

YAY!!  It MUST mean Spring is coming soon!

Gifford's in Auburn, Bangor, Farmington, Skowhegan and Waterville is giving away a FREE small cone between 6-8pm.

Bring the family but, remember, there are LOTS of people who are going to go. So PLEASE be patient!

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Jeff Gross, Getty Images

Watch Out For Deer!

In the past month, 14 deer have been killed within a half-mile stretch of road on Route 139 in Unity. This harsh winter, warming temperatures and unaware motorists are making deer-heavy areas of the state particularly dangerous recently.

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Darren McCollester, Getty Images

Harrison Middle School in Yarmouth Needs Your Votes

 

Harrison Middle School in Yarmouth, is in the running for a national competition that could help their school and Maine's fishing industry.

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Rick Gershon, Getty Images

Gardiner Gazebo Fundraising Efforts Continue

The new gazebo that's under construction in the Gardiner Common should be completed by May. Fundraising efforts are still underway, a group that's leading the way with the fundraising is around $20,000 short of its goal.

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Steve Frost, ThinkStock
Steve Frost, ThinkStock

Maine Gas Prices Higher Again This Week

Maine gas prices are now at there highest since September 2013. Gas price rose more than two cents this week for a statewide average of $3.61 a gallon, according to the price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com.

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Anah & Kora Temple Clown Photo
Anah & Kora Temple Clown Photo

KlownFest 2014 is Coming to Bangor!

The Clowns are coming!! The Clowns are coming!! Where you ask?? NorthEast KlownFest 2014 at the Bangor Mall, Saturday March 29th 2014.

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Category: Comedy, Local News, Videos
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Three Lions, Hulton Archieves

Higher Wood Stove Standards Could Mean Higher Prices

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to impose higher standards on all new wood stoves or wood burning devices. A proposal would rely on residents buying new stoves to reduce pollution in wood smoke that can aggravate health issues. Stoves already in use would be grandfathered in.

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Renee Nelson
Renee Nelson

Healthy Maine Streets: A Program to Promote Physical + Economic Heath in Maine [audio]

 

Healthy Maine Streets is a program that started in Skowhegan and has grown to almost 20 communities in Maine.  It has also caught the attention of many other around the nation!  Healthy Maine Streets is a taking on economic health and worker heath and how they can do hand in hand.  I had a chance to learn more about the program overall and how Gardiner (and others) are making Healthy Maine Streets!  

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Six Arrested In Connection With Waterville Meth Lab

Six people have been arrested in connection with a methamphetamine manufacturing operation centered out of a Waterville motel room.   Maine Drug Enforcement agents found several active “one-pot” labs in a room at the Waterville Fireside Inn & Suites on Upper Main Street, said Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland.

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