Vanished in Maine: The 2000 Disappearance of George BoardmanWhere are they? PodcastNewsBreak Contributor
Illegal Marijuana Empire: Somerset Police Seize 1,500 Plants in Latest RaidRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash on Route 2 in New Sharon Under InvestigationNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Fatal Crash in New SharonThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Fatal Collision on Route 2 in New Sharon Leaves One Dead, One Critically InjuredRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Vanished in Maine: The 2000 Disappearance of George Boardman
**All information is obtained from the Where are they? Podcast and other online sources as cited**. George Boardman was a single man who lived a free-spirited life. At age 70, George had never married and enjoyed having the freedom to travel wherever he wanted.
Police seize nearly 1,500 marijuana plants in raid of suspected illegal grow in Madison
MADISON (WGME) -- Police seized nearly 1,500 marijuana plants as part of an investigation into a suspected illegal marijuana grow in Madison Thursday. The Somerset County Sheriff's Office says they searched a building on East Madison Road Thursday morning. They found hundreds of plants and an undisclosed amount of harvested...
Unveiling Skowhegan's Pizza Paradise: 3 Pizzas You Need to Try
In this article, we're exploring three fantastic pizza places in Skowhegan. Have you had the chance to try any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Illegal Marijuana Empire: Somerset Police Seize 1,500 Plants in Latest Raid
In an ongoing effort to curb illegal marijuana cultivation, Somerset County has witnessed its fourth police raid within a single month. This time, the target was an East Madison Road home in Madison, which was being used solely as a grow house. Somerset County sheriff’s deputies conducted the raid, confiscating nearly 1,500 plants along with several pounds of already harvested marijuana, as reported by CBS affiliate WABI. Remarkably, the home was unoccupied during the operation, indicating it served purely for cultivation purposes.
Cambridge Man Faces Charges After Police K9 Finds Illegal Drugs
A Cambridge man is facing charges after a traffic stop netted a variety of illegal drugs. The Piscataquis County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Michael Pina pulled over a vehicle on Hudson Avenue in Guilford at approximately 10:00 Wednesday night. The reason for the stop was that the vehicle allegedly had defects and the owner's driver's license had been suspended.
Valley cruises past Waynflete girls in D South regional final
Valley advances to take on North champion Southern Aroostook in the state championship game at 1:05 p.m. Saturday, March 2 in Augusta.
Somerset Snowfest closes with sixth annual Skijor Skowhegan competition
Winners from Skijor Skowhegan will move on to the final Northeast Equestrian Skijoring Regionals competition in Bangor next weekend.
Two Central Maine Teens Credit TikTok With Teaching Them How to Break In to Area Vehicles
Two Maine teenagers, one who is under 18, have been arrested by Fairfield Police following what officials say has been a recent string of vehicle break-ins. According to an article by the Kennebec Journal, Janathian M. Viles, a 19-year-old from Waterville, was taken into police custody by Fairfield Police on Tuesday. He was charged with three counts of aggravated criminal mischief, three counts of burglary of motor vehicle and one count of receiving stolen property the KJ reported. These charges are all class C charges the newspaper said.
Great News About Giffords Ice Cream!
It was a little over one year ago that a fire accidentally broke out in the Skowhegan production plant where Maine's famous Gifford's Ice Cream is made. The damage the fire caused made it impossible for the company to create its creamy concoctions and forced the ice cream makers to think outside the box, and outside of the state, to find ways to fill the freezers of Gifford's stands around the state.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Skowhegan as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Maine school districts pulling electric buses off roads due to safety issues
The Maine Department of Education is warning school districts across Maine to take certain electric buses off roads because of an increase in vehicle malfunctions. According to Kennebec Journal, electric buses from school districts in Winthrop, Bingham, Mount Desert Island, and Yarmouth are facing issues. Some of the issues seen...
Skijor Skowhegan, second event in Triple Crown, takes place Saturday
The opening ceremony is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds, and the pro division goes first this year.
Dexter rallies to beat Penobscot Valley in C North girls basketball final
Dexter held Penobscot Valley scoreless for nearly 16 minutes on the way to the win.
Terrain Parks update with Ben Ambergey
Ben Ambergey stopped by the studio to fill us in on the latest with Sugarloaf Terrain Parks. Check it out!
One Person Died and One Injured after Two-Vehicle Crash in Maine
One person died and one person was injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Route 2 in New Sharon. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine State Police said the collision happened when “a gray 2022 Dodge Ram was unable to stop” after a maroon 2007 Ford Focus pulled out of Tuttles Auto Sales.
Dexter's late surge sends them to second straight state championship game
BANGOR - Dexter girls basketball finished the third quarter on an 11-0 run and never looked back- cutting down the Cross Center nets once again after a 28-23 victory in the regional championship. The No. 1 Tigers trailed the No. 3 Penobscot Valley Howlers 15-9 at half, and that score...
Ridge View Community School's Extended-Day Program Elevates Math Skills and Attendance for Dexter Students
Ridge View Community School (RVCS) in Dexter, Maine, has reported improvements in student math skills and attendance rates. These improvements followed the introduction of an extended-day enrichment program. The program, funded by Emergency Relief Funds from the Coronavirus Response Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA), was aimed at students in grades 3-8. It offered additional learning activities beyond the regular curriculum, held after school on Mondays and Thursdays.
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...
Experience Japanese Woodworking: Local Festival on July 26-28 in Mercer
The Maine Japanese Woodworking Festival will occur on July 26, 27, and 28 at 772 Rome Rd, Mercer, ME. The event, scheduled from 7:00AM to 9:00PM, focuses on traditional Japanese woodworking. It provides a learning and sharing platform for both novice and experienced woodworkers.
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