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Car crash into utility pole shuts several down roads in Naples

NAPLES (WGME) -- Several roads in Naples are currently shut down due to a car crash involving a utility pole Sunday afternoon. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Robert Sanborn of Norway was driving a Dodge Ram registered to the Truman Corporation when left the roadway on Sebago Road and hit a utility pole, dropping it in the road.
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Man uninjured after crashing into telephone pole, causing power outages in Baldwin

BALDWIN, Maine — Three roads are closed, and power is out in parts of Baldwin after a car crashed into a telephone pole on Sunday. Robert Sanborn 42, of Norway, was driving on Sebago Road (Rt. 11) around 12:46 p.m. when he suddenly veered off the roadway and allegedly hit a telephone pole, causing it to fall down on the road before his car rolled on its side, said Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Naldo Gagnon in a press release. Sanborn was not hurt.
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Levesque Hopes to Bring Redevelopment Magic to Limestone

LIMESTONE, Maine (AP) — The man who led the redevelopment of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station hopes to work some magic in northern Maine. Steve Levesque retired from his post in as executive director of Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority late last year. But retirement didn't suit him. His...

The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Falmouth is Really 5 Houses

How much for the 5 houses? Oh, a cool $10.5 million. This sprawling compound (you'll see why that's a perfect description) includes a gorgeous 13,307-square-foot waterfront house in Falmouth. This home with a price tag of $10.5 million, is according to MaineBiz, the highest offering price ever in Falmouth and maybe even Cumberland County.

What Did The Auburn Riverwalk Bridge Look Like When Trains Crossed It?

Auburn Riverwalk which runs from Great Falls to Bonney Park is a popular walking trail for people and visitors to the twin cities of Lewiston/Auburn that runs along the Androscoggin River. Even on rainy or cloudy days, you'll see people walking or jogging on the trail that runs 1.6 miles through Lewiston/Auburn's historic mill district, where manufacturing plants lined the Androscoggin River.

New Rye YMCA CEO Murphy Starts July 5th

The new Rye YMCA CEO Sabrina Murphy will start work on Tuesday, July 5th. Murphy arrives in Rye after 22 years with the Bath, Maine YMCA including the last 12 years as its first female CEO. “We’re thrilled to welcome Sabrina to the Rye Y,” said Board President Jon Elsen....

Senior Center trustees have annual meeting

Members of Wiscasset Senior Center re-elected the current board of trustees at the annual breakfast meeting Saturday at WCC. Larry Rines will remain trustee chair, Mat ’O Donnell vice chair, Mike Hagerman treasurer and June Ann Percival secretary. Carolann Rines and Kincad Rines with continue as trustees at large.

Augusta Maine Police Want You to Be More Like Megan and James

That might actually be the point. Megan and James are not celebrities. They don't have a huge following on TikTok - they are just kind Mainers. We need more stories about kindness, That's where the Augusta Maine Police Department steps in to recognize two not so ordinary people. According to a Facebook post by the Augusta police, Meghan and James saw an older gentleman on Water Street take a pretty hard fall. They were in their car and pulled over to help. They didn't have to, but they did.

Maine driver in critical condition following crash in Wilton

WILTON (WGME) -- A Maine man is in critical condition at Maine Medical Center after a car crash in Wilton on Thursday. Wilton police say a 72-year-old Jay man was driving on Route 133 near the intersection of Melcher Rd. around 5:30 p.m. when he went off the road and crashed.

Middle School Kids Allegedly Behind $100K Worth Of Damage To School

For many Maine school kids and teachers, this week marked the first full week of summer vacation. And after the challenges of the past 3 years of the pandemic, remote learning, masking, and pool testing (just to name a few) following the onset of Covid-19, many educators and administrators have been looking forward to the summer as an opportunity to take a bit of a break, both physically and mentally.