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Four hotels under new management

Charlestowne Hotels, Davidson Hospitality Group and Pathfinder have all recently expanded their portfolios of managed properties. Charlestowne Hotels has continued its expansion in the Northeast with the takeover of Hotel Marcel in New Haven, CT, and with the opening of the Lockwood Hotel in Waterville, ME. “At Charlestowne, we’re constantly...
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Could Luke Combs Perform A Concert In Augusta Maine In 2023?

Overall, Luke Combs fans in Maine have been really lucky. Despite the fact that a large chunk of the time he has been "famous" was during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have still had him visit our state several times. He opened for Jason Aldean in 2018 and he had a Cross Insurance Center show a few months later. Additionally, he did two massive shows in Boston in December of 2021 and he is going to be doing two shows in Bangor in September.

“This wasn’t self-defense”: the mother of Mexico fatal shooting victim speaks out

MEXICO, Maine (WMTW) - Thomas Tellier, 52, faces murder charges in the death of his stepson 27-year-old Nicholas Trynor of Mexico, Maine. According to court documents, Thomas and Nicholas were having a dispute about Nicholas’ interaction with his half-sibling, four-year-old Tommy, on Saturday. Following a verbal argument, Tellier went to his bedroom, retrieved a gun and shot at Nicholas multiple times, killing him in the hallway of their home.

Up and down the Kennebec Valley: Kingsbury’s people

This article is for people who enjoy an occasional glimpse into someone else’s life – nothing scandalous or earth-shaking, just odds and ends about the ordinary lives of people in another time. The main source is Henry D. Kingsbury’s Kennebec County history. The Illustrated History of Kennebec...

EVENTS: Recycled Shakespeare Company to perform Much Ado About Nothing

Recycled Shakespeare Company (RSC) is bringing fun and romance to the end of summer with their free performances of William Shakespeare’s much-loved comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. Come hear some of the best witty repartee by Shakespeare when a strong independent woman tries to maintain her liberty in a...

Topsham and Skowhegan Fair

It's going to be a busy week with double the fair fun with both the Topsham and Skowhegan fairs opening this week. The 168th Topsham Fair runs for six days starting on Tuesday, August 9th, and running through Sunday, August 14th. The Topsham Fair celebrates Maine's thriving agriculture with plenty of agricultural and farm exhibits. The Skowhegan State Fair runs for ten days and starts on Thursday, August 11th, and runs through Saturday, August 20th. The Skowhegan State Fair was first held in 1818 and is the nation's oldest consecutively running agricultural fair.

Saturday Evening Fatal Crash

Saturday evening, a passing motorist discovered a motorcyle in a ditch with it’s headlight on. The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the motorist also stating that he had found a man nearby that was unconscious and not breathing. Deputies and Winthrop Ambulance responded and found...

Skowhegan State Fair opening Thursday for its 204th year

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (WABI) - Final preparations are underway for the nation’s oldest consecutively running agricultural fair. Gates open at 7 a.m. Thursday for the Skowhegan State Fair. ”Last year was a great year for us at Skowhegan and I think we’re just going to build off that this year,”...

63-Year-Old Man Killed After Motorcycle Crash in Readfield, Maine

A 63-year-old Farmington man died in a motorcycle accident Saturday night after he crashed into a ditch in Readfield , Maine. A 911 caller reported the incident to authorities around 9 p.m., saying the headlight was still on the motorcycle in the ditch near 234 Old Kents Hill Road in Readfield. The 911 caller said a man was not breathing and was unconscious near the motorcycle, according to WGME.

Local novelist launches “Read a story, feed a child” effort

David M. Carew, author of the new murder mystery/love story Lucy’s in the Neighborhood — set in contemporary Waterville — has launched the “Read a Story, Feed a Child” effort to benefit Winslow Community Cupboard food pantry. “For every copy of Lucy’s in the Neighborhood...

Man killed in motorcycle crash in Canaan

CANAAN, Maine (WABI) - A Canaan man was killed Saturday night when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle, according to the Morning Sentinel. It happened on the Tuttle Road around 6:30 p.m. Somerset County Sheriff’s deputies tell the newspaper that 34-year old Nicholas Davis crashed head-on into a vehicle. He...