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Forecasting Growth: Drought causing early apple season in Maine

GORHAM (WGME) -- Apples are a fall staple, but drought this summer is ripening some varieties early. The heat and drought that are impacting many farms across Maine are also impacting this year's apple crop with an earlier start to the season. "The drought and the heat have impacted the...
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Portland man indicted on murder charge

ELLSWORTH — A Hancock County grand jury has indicted a Portland man accused of murdering a South Portland woman by hitting her with his sport utility vehicle on the campus of the Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor June 18. Raymond Lester, 35, was indicted Aug. 11 on one count...

After a challenging summer, good news comes Wells Harbor's way

Greetings! Another Friday is here, and another weekend is upon us!. Which means one thing, for sure: It's time to recap yet another busy week in our area. This week, your Coast Star connection has a mix of news and features, with topics ranging from politics to businesses and from the police beat to a certain pesky sewage line in one of the towns we cover.

Beer, Cash, and Paint Sprayers Stolen From York, ME Businesses

Thieves made off with beer, $20,000 worth of paint sprayers, and cash during recent robberies at three York businesses. York Police posted video of two young men removing several hundred dollars worth of beer and other beverages from the cold case at the Oceanside Store on Oceanside Avenue around 5:30 a.m. early Wednesday morning.

Two people killed in Berwick crash identified

BERWICK, Maine (WABI) - We now know the names of the two people killed in a head-on crash in Berwick this weekend. It happened Sunday afternoon on Route 4. Police say a car driven by 20-year-old Samuel Flick was passing several vehicles when it hit another vehicle. Both Flick and...

Identities of victims in deadly Berwick crash released

Police have released the names of the people who died in a crash Sunday afternoon in Berwick. The Berwick Police Dept. says the wreck claimed the lives of Samuel Flick, 20, of Casco, and Genna Guffey, 18, also of Casco. Flick was driving a 1999 Volvo S70 south on Route...

Connecticut woman dies after medical event at Maine beach, officials say

A Connecticut woman died after being rescued from a beach in Ogunquit, Maine, on Monday afternoon, according to the Ogunquit Fire Department. The 62-year-old woman had what appeared to be a medical event while in the water when lifeguards and bystanders pulled her out. The lifeguard and emergency medical personnel tried to resuscitate the woman, but she did not survive, the fire department said in a Facebook post.

Popular Scarborough Market & Deli is Now for Sale

My first midlife crises came in my early 30's. That's the time I decided I needed to get out of radio and try something else (an amazingly stupid idea). I was working at an office in Scarborough when one day I ventured out to find a new spot for lunch. While driving south on Route 1 I ran into a little sub show called Mac's Deli. It wasn't much to look at, but the menu looked solid. I put my order in and took the food back to work to devour.

Southern ME Report Visualizes Dramatic Climate Impact + Strategies to Address It

Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission Creates Economic Resilience Plan for Coastal York County Using Innovative Technology. “StoryMap” online tool shows dramatic climate impact in the region. Saco, ME…Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission (SMPDC) has released a new project that will help coastal Maine communities visualize the future...

45 Years Ago Today, Elvis Presley Would Have Performed at the Former Cumberland County Civic Center

August 16, 1977, is a day I still remember well, even though I was too young to know who Elvis Presley was. At the age of six, I wasn't into any music that wasn't on Sesame Street since I had only recently finished kindergarten. My mother however was behaving like she had lost a family member. That was the day the Elvis Presely died and the nation was rocked by the news that The King Of Rock N Roll was gone.