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Bee Teacher of the Month

Congratulations Mrs. Roberge – the B98.5 Teacher of the Month!

Congratulations to our first 2014-2015 Bee Teacher of the Month!! Fourth grade math teacher, from St. John Catholic School in Winslow, Mrs. Rachel Roberge! 

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Cool Idea from Maine Men can Help with Lowering Heating Cost

It is an idea that is so simplistic and perfect. They are called Hot Tubes! It is a narrow tube that hangs from the ceiling that help funnel the warm that that rises to the ceiling back down to the ground level.  To make it even hotter, it was created and will start manufactured in Maine.

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Photo: msad54.org
Photo: msad54.org

Maine’s Teacher of the Year from Skowhegan Area Middle School

Special Education Teacher Jennifer Dorman has been named Maine's Teacher of the Year. Dorman, who teaches English and language arts, has taught at Skowhegan Area Middle School since 2009.

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Courtesy of WCSH and WLBZ
Courtesy of WCSH and WLBZ

Maine Hall of Fame Sportscaster Bruce Glasier Passes Away

I grew up watching Bruce Glasier on WCSH channel 6. Bruce's style doing the sports report was a mixture of dry humor, information and a humbleness. Bruce was a cornerstone with WCSH for 35 years, doing the sportscast from 1977 until he retired in 2012.

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Mainers For Fair Bear Hunting Suing Maine IFW

The group in favor of a referendum on this November's ballot to ban baiting, trapping and using dogs to hunt bears in Maine has filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife alleging the agency is illegally using public money to oppose the referendum.

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Category: Local News, Newsletter
Darren McCollester, Getty Images
Darren McCollester, Getty Images

Maine Heating Oil Prices Are Lower This Month

With October here, the furnaces throughout Maine will begin a long heating season. There is some good news from the Governor's Energy Office reported yesterday that heating oil prices in Maine have dropped 6 cents from September for an average of $3.32 per gallon.

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Question Of The Day: Do You Agree With The Welfare Work Requirements?

Tomorrow is October 1st and it will mark the beginning of major changes for many low-income residents in Maine. Governor Paul LePage's plans for welfare reform will take place.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Edge Lower

 

Gas prices in Maine dropped slightly this week for a statewide average of $3.44 a gallon. That's according to the gas price-monitoring website gasbuddy.com.

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Healthcare Misstep, Even After Right Questions Asked, but Wrong Answers Given

Check out this story about a woman who asked the questions about her health insurance purchase. She wanted and needed a policy that covered her out of state. She asked about it. She was comfortable with the answers. BUT the answers were WRONG!  They gave her the wrong answers. This is a smart woman. She has a master’s degree and multiple post-graduate courses within public health, so she knows a little something. 

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Cumberland Farms robber, security camera
Cumberland Farms robber, security camera

Cumberland Farms on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Augusta Robbed at Gunpoint

According to Augusta Police Sargent, Eric Lloyd, Cumberland Farms on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Augusta was robbed at gunpoint this morning at about 2:10

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