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Robert ‘Robi’ Wayne Day, service and obituary

WALDOBORO — Robert “Robi” Wayne Day, 57, of Waldoboro, passed away unexpectedly at Miles Memorial Hospital on May 26, 2022, from a pulmonary embolism. Born on September 27, 1964, in Rockland, he was the son of Robert Day and Mary (Studley) Lund. Robi grew up in Waldoboro...
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Massive $400 and $800 Tips Generously Left for Servers at This Maine Restaurant

As we are all painfully aware, times are tough right now. Maine’s tourism industry is seeing massive shortages as the trend has been in recent years, even before COVID. Those that are in the industry are working short-staffed which means (for servers) more tables, more demands, and more tasks to juggle. If you’ve never been a server in a restaurant it’s almost impossible to fully comprehend. It may seem like a straightforward gig, but it’s a lot of work, especially these days.
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Central Maine Has Another New Restaurant

In the wake of all of the COVID-caused closures, it is great to see so many new hospitality businesses open in the State of Maine. In Central Maine, we have seen close to a dozen new restaurants and bars open within the last six months. And, there are even more scheduled to open in the next year.

Resident Concerned About Damage Done By Trucks

A Town of Augusta resident said heavy trucks going on the road are causing damage. At the Town’s May meeting, a resident of Norton Road attended to speak about concerns. While there is a 6-ton weight limit to the road, the resident said heavier trucks are causing damage to the road and his property.

Maine-Related Sticker Found in Mexico Sparks New Restaurant Debate

No matter where you are, odds are you'll always find yourself coming across something relating to Maine. Whether it's snacking on pie that was made with Maine blueberries, eating a seafood dinner shipped in from New England with Maine lobster, or even sipping on a Moxie -- there's a piece of Maine all over the nation.

Augusta missing family of five, found safe

AUGUSTA, Maine — A family of five from Augusta reported missing on July 1, 2022, has been located, officials said Monday afternoon. Authorities first responded to Glenridge Drive, in Augusta for what was reported as suspicious activity. The following people were reported missing:. Mawj Al Hilfi, 28, female, Augusta...

A $800K Lakefront Cabin In Maine Comes With Its Own Private Island

For those who long to lounge by the lakefront and listen to the gentle waves lap up against the dock as the serenity of nature surrounds you, we might just have the dream property for you. If you've spent your time visiting various lakeside Airbnb and want to make your move to the shores more permanent, then a lake house in central Maine could be perfect for you. Located on Cobbosseecontee Lake — one of Maine's largest lakes — there is an opportunity not only to buy a prime piece of lakeside property but just so happens to be an entire island that you could make into your private, nature-filled home.

Three people injured after crash in Oakland

OAKLAND, Maine (WABI) - A head-on crash in Oakland Monday afternoon has injured three people. It happened around noon on High Street near the Kingdom Life Church. It’s not known right now the extent of their injuries or what may have caused the crash. The Morning Sentinel says the...

These Were New Hampshire’s 20 Most Populated Towns Back in 1950

A recent look into the 20 least populated towns in New Hampshire uncovered some information that was quite interesting. For instance, it turns out that the least-populated town in the entire state is the two-person town of Livermore. The area was once a thriving small community, but is now a wooded ghost town. Only structural remnants and debris remain from this place that once was.

5 amazing steakhouses in Maine

When it comes to food, most Americans love a good steak. In fact, most Americans that eat meat also know how to prepare a good steak because truth be told it's not rocket science. On top of that, everyone has a different taste when it comes to steak. If you ask ten people what a great steak should taste like, they will probably give you very different answers.

Camp Tracy to host its first baseball camp for kids Wednesday

OAKLAND, Maine (WABI) - Camp Tracy is hosting its first of three baseball camps for kids ages 8-10 beginning Wednesday. “This is their first overnight experience. This is their first time away from home away from parents,” Abbie Charrier, program director said. She says there are no cell phones...