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BBQ Fail

Are You Making Any Of These 5 Grilling Mistakes?

Summer is officially here...and so is grilling season.  For me, I grill in the middle of winter, doesn't play a role in great tasting bar-b-que.  According to, there are 5 common grilling mistakes that leave your food tasting terrible and not quite eye appealing.

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Which turtles do you like better?
Which turtles do you like better?

TMNT – Take Our Poll – Then Vs. Now

Turtles in a half shell...turtle power!  Cowabunga Dude!  The big box stores are all about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles since the recent release of their new movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out of the Shadows.  I saw a display over the weekend that was selling TMNT movies...the older version along with the new updated version of the turtles.  It got me thinking...

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Category: Movies, Offbeat, Opinion, Poll

Maine Highways Ain’t So Bad

Having traveled from Maine to Pennsylvania recently I have to say some of the best highways I travels on where right here in Maine.

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Alex Wong, Getty Images
Alex Wong, Getty Images

Scarborough Schools Adopt New Transgender Policy [POLL]

Scarborough's school board voted unanimously on new rules to allow transgender students to use locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity.

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The 50 States Ranked From Worst To Best: Where Did Maine Rank?

This story that I found is really all done in fun and hopefully people will not get angry with where the state they live in landed on this list. has taken on the task of ranking the 50 states and Washington D.C. from worst to best. What was their formula for constructing their list? That's what makes it fun!

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Red Barn

Two Augusta Restaurants Get National Recognition

The website recently did a blog on '15 Restaurants In Maine That Will Blow Your Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth'. Two of the restaurants on their list are right here in Augusta!

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Me and Matty Party like a G6

Maine Instrument Flight 70th Anniversary Open House Saturday

Maine Instrument Flight at the Augusta State Airport is celebrating 70th years with an open house on Saturday June 18, 2016. 

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Grocery Store Pet Peeves

I might be the exception to the rule to this one but I love to go grocery shopping! I enjoy the in-store music, the free samples, comparing prices and getting a great deal. I got to talking with Sarah on the morning buzz about our pet peeves while grocery shopping. Sarah's husband doesn't like it when she husks the corn on the cob right in the store!

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Owner Of ‘Grace’ Portland And ‘Foreside Tavern’ Falmouth Is Banning Customers Who Condone Or Own Certain Guns

The owner of Grace restaurant in Portland and Foreside Tavern in Falmouth has attacked Maine gun owners on both of the businesses Facebook pages...

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Category: News, Newsletter, Opinion, Photos
Brennan's poem to Sarah

National Name Your Poison Day

Originally the 'name your poison' phrase came from bartenders when ordering alcoholic beverages.  But over the years, our 'poison' has changed and could pertain to a variety of things, not just alcohol, that we consume on a regular basis.  Coffee?  Unhealthy foods?  Perhaps a strange habit?

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