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See Where You Can Go Trunk Or Treating In Central Maine

Trunk or Treating seems to be a popular trend for the Halloween season.  I'm noticing more and more communities participating in them.  If you are looking for a safe place to take your kids, here's a list of local Trunk or Treats

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Sarah Visits Capt. Buck’s Tombstone Said To Be Haunted By A Witch He Murdered

This weekend, my family and I took a little road trip to Acadia National Park.  On our way home, we took a brief stop in Bucksport to investigate the mysterious legend behind Capt. Buck's tombstone.  In the picture, you can see what appears to be a footprint.  But how and why is it there?

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Sex Offenders In Central Maine: Where Not To Trick-Or-Treat

To help you keep your little ones safe, we're sharing with you maps of registered sex offenders in Augusta, Waterville & Skowhegan that were created and are available for the public at city-data.com.

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The REAL Reason Why Mountain Dew Was Created

During a recent roadtrip, we heard country singer Chris Janson's song "Fix A Drink" about three billion times. Like a lot of people, listen to a little of everything and, as far as country songs go, this is one of my favorites. I've screamed along with the song dozens of times, but until this trip, never bothered really listen to the lyrics.

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat
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Augusta Police Department Holding Auction

 

 

The Augusta Police Dept will be holding an auction on Saturday, November 5th. The event kicking off at 8am will feature bicycles, tools, and other miscellaneous items. Everythi...

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Pro Football Pick’ em – Week 6

Pro Football Pick 'em is back for the season.  So...heck. Why not!   But I don't know much about football except I need some help....and to not be a 'silly head' when I put in my picks. Check this out...

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat, Sports
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Boy Scouts to Begin Admitting Girls, From Cub Scout Up to Eagle Scout

The Boy Scouts of America will soon open up its programs, allowing girls to join Cub Scout units and also to become Eagle Scouts, the organization's highest rank.

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Some U Maine Students To Be Tuition Free

Under a new program, first year Maine students could be tuition free. Those who qualify for the need-based federal Pell grant will be eligible for elimination of out of pocket tuition and fees across four campuses in the University of Maine system...

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Best Foliage In Maine This Weekend

 

Mid October is prime time for leaf viewing here in Central Maine. The last few days have really felt like fall, and the season has really taken hold. Mak...

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Tis’ The Season For The B98.5 Tanksgiving Food Drive

It's that time of year again!  Central Maine's largest food drive will kick off on November 8th and will continue through November 13th.  The Bee Crew will be all over Central Maine taking donations of non-perishable food items to be distributed to local food pantries.  But, now is the time to start cleaning out your pantry and challenging your coworkers, friends, family to do the same.

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