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Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Joe Scarnici, Getty Images
Joe Scarnici, Getty Images

Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Back-to-School Parody Perfectly Captures What Every Parent Is Thinking [VIDEO]

The 'X-mas Jammies' family is back, and this time they're celebrating what every parent is looking forward to this time of summer: the beginning of the school year.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

The ‘Back To School Angel’ Touches Many Families In Central Maine

Kids all over Central Maine have gone back to school and several families in the Lewiston-Auburn area have been touched by the Back To School Angel.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Randy’s ‘I Trust You’ll Treat Her Well’

For the last 20 years, Randy McCoy has read a poem on the air all about a little girl going to school for the very first time.

The poem, 'I Trust You'll Treat Her Well', by Dan Valentine from the book "American Essays: Sentimental Classics Designed to Make the Heart Sing", has been around for nearly 60 years and each time Randy reads it, I cry. A lot.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Back To School Memories

There is something special about this time of year in Maine. The changing of the seasons from summer to fall, the best time of year in Maine. A tradition from generations is passed on, back to school shopping.

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Back to School

I Know it is a Little Over a Month Away, But Back To School Always Comes Too Soon

As I write this is it July 15 and I know most schools start classes in late August. Well, that is about six weeks away.  

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