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Cathy & Glen Lewis

NBC’S TODAY Show Visits Winthrop To Discuss Cannabis & Addiction

It's a great honor to know Cathy & Glenn Lewis.  Such a wonderful couple with massive hearts for their community.  The Lewis' own Homegrown Healthcare Alternative Wellness, Apothecary & Learning Center in Winthrop.  The two have fought to educate the community and healthcare providers about medical marijuana.  Their hard work is paying off, as they had NBC's TODAY show visit them this week.

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Instagram MWO

Yup-It Snowed 33 Inches of Snow in New England This Week

So it may be a record-breaker for HEAT today in most of Maine and NH, but did you know it was also a record breaker earlier this week on Mount Washington...

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Will Male Rompers Catch On In Maine? Doubt It, Bub.

What's the party about, guys? I just couldn't ignore this fashion fad for another minute. Rompers for men. They are all over the internet but it's something that I just can't see really catching on here in Maine...

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Hunter NOT Sexually Assaulted By Sasquatch! Don’t Believe Everything You Read!

Oy Vey, Folks!!   This isn't our first go round with false stories trolling around social media sites.  However, it's not the stories I see floating around that make me laugh or queasy (depending on the story)...instead it is the people who actually believe the validity of such gossip.  C'mon, the human race is smarter than this...I hope!

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Mike Windle, Getty Images
Mike Windle, Getty Images

We Almost Lived in a World Where Jeff Goldblum Was the Voice of Apple’s Siri

We don’t really need further evidence that we are living in a total nightmare (or an alternate timeline, if you’re one of Those People), but then a piece of news comes along that forces us to confront the true horror of reality by offering a painful glimpse at a beautiful life that could’ve been — and never was (at least not in this timeline, if you’re one of Those People). Today, it’s the heartbreaking revelation that Jeff Goldblum — national treasure, king of the silver foxes and master of the universe — could have been the voice of Siri on your iPhone. In the mournful words of the wise Adele, WE COULD’VE HAD IT AAAALLLLLL.

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Future Of The Penny In Doubt
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Does The Penny Need To Go? 2017 Edition [POLL]

While certainly not the first time it's been brought up, the debate seems to be unresolved (and won't be here either). Should we do away with the penny?

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Photo courtesy of KV Humane Society
Photo courtesy of KV Humane Society

This Weeks Pet Of The Week Up For Adoption With The Kennebec Valley Humane Society

Since we have teamed up with the Kennebec Valley Humane Society a few months ago, we have been featuring a pet of the week with the hope being that we can find some good, loving homes for some of the animals that have been at the KV Humane Society for awhile, and are looking for their forever homes...

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Credit: Pinterest
Credit: Pinterest

Government Showdown Over…Nips?

Changes for 50ml liquor bottles (aka nips) are on the horizon. Either you're going to pay a deposit fee, like those on cans and bottles. Or, you're going to have to make a run across the border to get them. Governor Paul LePage said he’d work to ban the sale of nips if the Legislature passes bill to extend the state’s bottle deposit law to include the 50ml bottles.

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Cookie Dough Express Is The ULTIMATE Food Truck To Visit At Our Festival

We are kicking off summer, a little early, this Saturday (May 30th) with our first ever Food Truck Festival.  Come watch 3 amazing bands perform and graze on all the good food that will be available.  I had to the opportunity to talk to Amy, the owner of Cookie Dough Express...

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Ornes Candy Store via Facebook
Ornes Candy Store via Facebook

This 19th Century Candy Store in Maine Has Been Open for 132 Years

In July 1885, Addie Orne opened Orne’s Candy Store in downtown Boothbay Harbor, according to the candy store's website. She started out with just ice cream, bananas, and a handful of different candies, the website states, and she expanded her candy selection over the years...

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