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Police identify man killed in Waterville shooting
WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) - Maine State Police have identified the victim in a shooting in Waterville Monday morning. They say a Winslow man was shot and killed on Grove Street. The Chief Medical Examiner has determined 22-year-old Justin Iraola’s cause of death was due to multiple gunshot wounds. State...
A Former Central Maine Theater Will Get a New Life as a Playhouse
Before we all had huge flat-screen TVs, streaming services, and the internet on our phones, movie theaters were king. Every Maine town had at least one, and most of them were locally owned. Today, we live in a much different world. While most towns still have at least one movie...
Maine Family Pleads With Public to Help Find Wife’s Ashes
I am hopeful that this article can help spread awareness and lead to the discovery of this extremely special lost item. Brandy Silver, owner of Canvases and Cocktails, is pleading with the public to help her loving father find what all of us would assume is probably is closest and most precious possession.
Where Does Augusta Rank on Safest Cities in Maine? Newsflash, It’s Not Good
When it comes to Maine cities, I feel like we are constantly sharing information and articles on where the safest cities in the Pine Tree State are. But, how often do we get into the nitty-gritty and talk about places in Maine that are experiencing higher-than-normal rates of crime when compared against the national average?
ME Augusta's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near augusta.
Chronic absenteeism isn’t falling enough at this Maine school district
Mt. Blue High has seen chronic absenteeism fall from more than half of students during the last school year to about a quarter this year.
Augusta Police Warn About Phone Scam
The Augusta Police Department on their Facebook page is warning the public about a possible phone scam if you get a call from someone identifying themselves as “Sergeant Adams.”
Snowmobile partly goes through ice on Lake St. George
Firefighters removed the snowmobile using ropes attached to a tree on a nearby island. The vehicle was mostly dry and still functional.
Maine man thanks a stranger for saving his life
FARMINGTON, Maine (WMTW) - What started as a typical drive home from work through Farmington ended in a life-changing moment between two strangers. Jeff Mumma, a father from Mercer, now thanks that stranger for saving his life. Mumma had been talking to doctors about health concerns, but his medical team...
After Last Year’s Devastating Fire Gifford’s is Making Ice Cream Again in Skowhegan
Gifford’s Ice Cream says it is ready to begin making ice cream again at it’s Skowhegan plant, after last year’s fire caused significant damage. While they are not yet up to full production they hope to come back “stronger and better than ever.”
Join the Spring Conference on Alternative Education in Waterville: An Opportunity for Local Educators
The Alternative Education Association of Maine has released details for its Spring Conference. The conference, titled 'Better Understanding the Alternative Education Learner', will take place on March 8th at Thomas College, Waterville. The event will last from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Attendees who registered and paid in the fall need to complete the online registration process. Those who have not paid should fill out the Invoice Registration Form and submit their payment.
What’s Happening With This Vacant Augusta, Maine, Building?
If you have spent much time traveling the side streets of Augusta, there is a good chance that you have been past the small, concrete building that sits just off Sewall Street. People who have lived in the area for a long time will tell you that the building, which...
Demolished Maine Store Being Replaced by Much Bigger Big Apple
We’ve got some great news for people who live or work in Fairfield. It looks like the Central Maine town is going to be getting a brand new Big Apple convenience store. According to an article in the KJ, C. N. Brown has demolished the old Big Apple store on the corner of Main Street and Water Street. Now, they are in the process of building a new, larger convenience store.
Weather At Your School: Maine Arts Academy
Join us for a special Valentine's Day edition of Weather At Your School, live from the brand new campus of Maine Arts Academy in Augusta. Discover how this free public charter school harmonizes education with weather awareness, including winter challenges and coastal flooding. Plus, they're jamming out to some morning tunes!
These 2 Locations Have Held the Top 2 Spots for Most Crashes in Maine for 20+ Years
Can anything be done to reduce the number of accidents at these two intersections in Maine? Cony Cirlce and Memorial Circle in Augusta have consistently held the top two spots on the Maine DOT's list of car crashes in Maine for the past 20 years, and by a significant amount.
Mount Markham Teacher Chosen For Zone Award
The Mount Markham Board of Education met last week. Business Official Lou D’Ambro gave a review of the preliminary 2024-25 budget. It was announced that teacher Barrett Hawes was chosen the 2024 AHPERD Central North Zone Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Lisa Jeter was approved as Spanish...
Central Maine man sentenced for possessing drugs worth over $400k
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A Central Maine man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for possessing fentanyl and cocaine with the intent to distribute. Victor Soto Sanchez, 39, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Bangor Friday. He was found guilty in October following a two-day...
Where in Maine Can You Get Fried Lobster Claws?
You do not have to travel wide and far to get to your new favorite food – fried lobster claws! The Gridiron in Lewiston has them!. To quote Gridiron when I called to inquire about them:. They are soooooo good!. But they aren't a regular menu item! They are...
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Man sentenced for repeatedly shooting at fleeing woman in Waterville
Maurice Watkins-Cundiff, 31, fired more than a dozen bullets as his former partner as she left in a car with another woman.