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Republican candidate for Maine House apologizing for offensive post

A Republican candidate for the Maine House of Representatives is apologizing for pushing a debunked conspiracy theory about the Texas school shooter. Heather Anne Sprague is running for House District 43, which represents Cushing, Thomaston, and other parts of the Midcoast. On Wednesday, she posted a false claim on Facebook...
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Does Your Maine Dog Have These Spots? Don’t Panic!

According to the Veterinary Clinic in Brunswick, they've been getting a lot of calls about these spots that look like awful tick bites! They are not... With Memorial Day weekend upon us, I think of two things. One is that you never know what you'll get from the weather. You could be looking at the most beautiful weekend ever, or (most likely) there will be at least a day of rain. The second thing that Memorial Day weekend means is the start of the unrelenting black fly season! Black flies are the absolute worst! They literally will change your plans! Or you could always try to win the war. Good luck with that.
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More than a three-extinguisher day: Responders quick to car fire in Thomaston

THOMASTON — Officer Noah Stevens, of the Thomaston Police Department, happened to be on radar duty around noontime, May 27, 2022. As he monitored passing traffic from his spot in the Fabian Oil parking lot, along Route 1, he also had the opportunity to follow the action of mechanics at a towing and repair shop across the street. Moments later, he’d be the one setting off the series of dispatches that would bring the fire department to their aid.

Man charged with murder after mother's body found apartment in Bath

BATH, Maine — A man is accused of killing his mother after her body was found at an apartment complex in Bath. Authorities discovered the body of 66-year-old Jeanine Ross at an apartment on Congress Street Tuesday afternoon. Maine State Police assisted in the investigation and Ross’ death was...

Police Arrest Maine Man For Murder Of His Mother

According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, a 42 year old man living in Bath has been arrested and charged with the murder of his mother. According to the press release, just before Noon on Tuesday, May 24th, police responded to an apartment at 125 Congress Street in Bath. In the apartment, they discovered the body of 66 year old Jeanine Ross..

Maine man accused of leading police on high-speed chase through 3 towns

BRUNSWICK (WGME) -- A Maine man was charged after a high-speed chase through three towns on Wednesday. Just after midnight, police say 18-year-old Justin Dennison of Freeport led police on a high-speed chase through Freeport, Durham, and Brunswick before crashing near the S turn just before Pleasant Street. Dennison was...

Wiscasset Police Chief and Son Share College Graduation Day

Wiscasset Police Chief Lawrence Hesseltine and his son Gage shared an unforgettable day on Thursday, May 12, when they both graduated from Central Maine Community College with presidential honors. Chief Hesseltine received a degree in criminal justice while 20-year old Gage, received an associate’s degree in building construction technology.

12 Maine Amusement Parks and Attractions Perfect for Your Holiday Weekend

Where to go and what to do? Those are a pair of pressing questions that people often end up asking themselves when it comes to holiday weekends in Maine. You know that there's lot of places to go and fun things to be done, but where do you even start? Here's a list of 12 ideas featuring some things you may have already considered, and a few others you probably hadn't.

Wiscasset, Waterville metal sculptures share maker

On a recent Saturday, Mrs. Di Vece and I made a trip to Waterville, specifically so she could buy yarn and knitting patterns at the Yardgoods Center which is downtown on the concourse. If you watch MeTV then you’ve probably seen their television commercials introduced by the store’s owner who can usually be found in the store behind the register.

Bath woman, 66, found dead; son charged with murder

BATH, Maine — A Bath man was arrested Wednesday and charged with the murder of his mother in her apartment on Congress Avenue. Jason Ibarra, 42, allegedly killed his mother, 66-year-old Jeanine Ross, who lived in The Moorings apartment complex on Congress Avenue, according to a release from Maine Dept. of Public Safety spokeswoman Shannon Moss.

Man charged with murder in connection with death of his mother

BATH — Police have arrested one man in connection to the homicide of a Bath woman. Around 11:35 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, officers from the Bath Police Department responded to an apartment at 125 Congress Street in Bath where they discovered the body of 66-year-old Jeanine Ross who lived in an apartment at the Moorings apartment complex, according to a Maine State Police spokesperson.