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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, selflessness...giving. 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.
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Religious schools may face another hurdle to state tuition

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Religious schools got what they wanted when the Supreme Court allowed them to participate in a state tuition program. But the state attorney general said the ruling will be for naught unless the schools are willing to abide by the same antidiscrimination law as other private schools that participate in the program.
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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.
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Maine church burglarized, silver stolen

WILTON, Maine — Police say someone broke into St. Luke's Episcopal Church on High Street in Wilton over the weekend and stole several items. Police said the burglary happened sometime overnight Saturday into Sunday. A silver chalice and silver Communion serving set were taken along with an Acer laptop computer.
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Wilton church burglarized over weekend

WILTON, Maine (WMTW) - Police say someone broke into St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on High Street in Wilton over the weekend and stole several items. The burglary happened sometime overnight Saturday into Sunday. A silver chalice and silver Communion serving set were taken along with an Acer laptop computer.
WILTON, ME

Here’s What May Be Going into The Old Augusta, Maine Kmart Location

It's no surprise that people have been pondering different ideas and options for the now-vacant Augusta Kmart site that sits just off Western Avenue in the State's capital. According to the Kennebec Journal, initially, Augusta city councilors had poo-poo'd an idea that would have brought hundreds of garage-style self storage units to the site. However now, they say they're more open to a different kind of self storage option that's all part of a revised plan.
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Even the Cheapest Place to Live in Maine is Seeing Home Prices Soar

Since most of us are getting priced out of Southern Maine, people are heading north. According to a great in-depth story from the Bangor Daily News, Mexico used to be one of the cheapest towns to live in pre-pandemic. Homes averaged around $60,000. but this year so far four houses sold for over $300,000. Obviously much less than Portland or Cape Elizabeth, but still pretty high for Mexico Maine with a population of around 2,800 (which was an increase for the first time in 60 years!)
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