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Three Must-Try Burgers in Auburn: A Gastronomic Adventure
--- In this article, we explore three must-try burgers in Auburn. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Deborah S. Gowell
Deborah S. Gowell, 67, of Post Road in Bowdoinham, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023, at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Bath on April 15, 1956, a daughter of Robert W. and Phyllis E. (Thresher) Clark. She attended Bath schools and Morse High School. Deborah enjoyed her long career as a certified nurse aid at Winship Green Nursing Home in Bath. Some of her coworkers described her as remarkable, amazing, compassionate, and a very attentive caregiver. She made the job fun and everyone loved working with her.
Lewiston man sentenced to 10 years for illegal gun-buying scheme
BANGOR (WGME) -- A Lewiston man will spend 10 years in prison for a conspiracy to have others buy him guns illegally. A judge sentenced 26-year-old Abdullahi Issak on Tuesday to 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release. Issak pleaded guilty on April 13 for his...
Celtics honor Lewiston hero Tom Giberti, who saved many children despite getting shot 7 times
The Celtics plan to recognize more heroes in the coming weeks. The Celtics on Tuesday honored Lewiston shootings survivor Tom Giberti, who saved many children at Just-In-Time Recreation on Oct. 25. Giberti, an Auburn, Maine, native who was fetching a screwdriver when gunfire rang out, was shot in the legs...
Maine man accused of killing woman at senior housing complex because he thought she was a witch
TOPSHAM, Maine (TCD) -- Police have arrested a 71-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 64-year-old female resident at an affordable senior housing complex who he believed was a witch. According to Maine State Police, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at around 9:30 a.m., the Topsham Police Department received a...
The Historic Launch of the USS Mason: The Last Ship to Slide Down BIW's Inclined Ways
Witness the historic launch of the USS Mason from Bath Iron Works in 2001, marking the end of a century-long tradition. Learn about the significance of the ship's name, honoring the first US Navy ship to carry African-Americans to sea.
Patrick Dempsey Gets to Finally Use His Maine Accent in New Horror Flick
Ay-uh! Wicked awesome Bub. Maine's Patrick Dempsey sure has been busy. He was in Maine to help raise money for those affected by the mass shooting. This right after he was named People Magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive!' Now the Lewiston native gets to finally be a Mainer in his new movie.
Erratic, False Posts on Maine Facebook Group Disturbs Residents
At first, it was just a few harmless posts encouraging members to try and find the hidden image in a picture posted into the group without spoiling it for others. One of those harmless, light-hearted, fun brainteasers that briefly take you out of reality before you move on with your social media scrolling.
How one Lewiston shooting survivor is moving forward
LEWISTON, Maine — It's been one month of grief and healing as the Lewiston community is learning to live with a new reality after the shootings claimed 18 lives too soon and changed the lives of several victims still recovering. Countless people have found ways to support the victims,...
Federal agencies investigate fire at Bath Iron Works
One employee was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Maine's yellow flag law use spikes after Lewiston mass shooting
Maine's yellow flag law has been invoked 36 times since the Lewiston shootings, more than 30% of all weapons restriction orders since the law went into effect.
A Taste of Brunswick: Discovering the Top 3 Bakeries in Town
This article presents a guide to three exceptional bakeries located in Brunswick. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to leave your comments below.
Hallowell city manager faces backlash for Pride parade response
HALLOWELL (WGME)--- The Hallowell city manager is facing backlash for an email he sent regarding a plan for a Pride parade. The Kennebec Journal reports that the Hallowell Pride Alliance claims the city's fire department discriminated against its members when some volunteer firefighters declined to serve the Pride parade. The...
This Maine City Ranks Among Places With The Highest Divorce Rate!
According to a recent study by the U.S. Census Bureau, Lewiston, Maine, has the highest divorce rate in the state. The study found that 22.3% of adults in Lewiston are divorced, compared to the national average of 14.1%. The study also found that the divorce rate in Lewiston has been increasing in recent years. In 2010, the divorce rate in Lewiston was 18.5%.
Maine firefighters warn of dangers of space heaters during cold winter months
BRUNSWICK (WGME) -- Space heaters are a big fire danger during these colder winter months. Firefighters want to remind people to only plug them into walls, not extension cords or power strips. Last night in Sabattus, firefighters responded to Littlefield Road for a report of a fire. Crews say an...
Fire damages apartment above School House 1913 restaurant
Fire damaged an apartment over The School House 1913 on Tuesday, Nov. 28, but a swift response prevented the fire from spreading to the restaurant. There were no injuries, according to David Mercier, fire chief for Harpswell Neck Fire and Rescue. The apartment has “extensive” damage, he said, while the only damage to the restaurant was some water leaking through the floor, which was promptly cleaned up.
Interact, Boothbay Lights and snow
Congratulations to the Boothbay Region High School Rotary Interact Club for raising $1,000 for the victims of the mass shooting in Lewiston in late October. It was a great idea to have the popular “Lewiston Strong” wristbands made to sell. And the fundraiser fell together nicely with Lewiston Police Department’s Chief David St. Pierre and Lt. Trevor Campbell accepting to be the grand marshals for the Lighted Fire Truck Parade, where the public presentation recognized the students’ efforts.
How Maine’s governor and attorney general picked members of Lewiston mass shooting panel
The shooting review commission is made up of seven members tasked with reviewing the lead-up and police response to the Oct. 25 massacre.
Wiscasset police blotter
Wiscasset Police Department reported the following for Nov. 1-15: Nov. 1, Jessica Debella, 37, of Whitefield was arrested for a Warrant, Operating Vehicle while License Suspended and Violating Condition of Release, by Officer Hunter Farrell. Nov. 2, Chayse Reed, 26, of Alna was summonsed for Criminal Mischief, by Officer Jonathan...
Lewiston-Auburn Chamber of Commerce Initiates Relief Fund for Businesses Affected by Mass Shooting
• The Lewiston-Auburn Chamber of Commerce has launched a relief fund for struggling businesses in Lewiston following a mass shooting that occurred over a month ago. • Some residents are still hesitant to visit crowded establishments, causing financial difficulties for local businesses.