Parents across eastern Maine are starting to think about the upcoming school year, which for many, kicks off at the end of this month. For a good number of folks, this will be the first time they will have sent a child to school. To these newbie parents, with kindergarteners...
People do the weirdest things for no apparent reason. It's an understatement for sure, but I always wonder what makes people tick sometimes. Especially when it comes to cars. Whether it's driving them, parking them, decorating them, whatever... Mainers make the strangest choices sometimes. I suppose it's a universal thing everywhere, but we seem to get our fair share here.
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It's funny, when I was a kid, right up through most of my adulthood, gas prices were pretty stable, if not boring. When I was like 11 or 12, gas was about a buck a gallon. I remember in my 20's, it worked it's way up about a couple dozen cents to land around $1.25 a gallon. But by 2003, gas prices have been bananas forever since then.
Summer may be winding down, but there are still plenty of fairs to come!. Yeah, you can feel it in the air if you wake up and go to work really early in the morning. There have been a couple days this week where I thought "Hey, this is almost hoodie weather" Oh, and pants, I'm going to have to put on pants again soon, but contrary to popular belief, Summer 2022 doesn't officially end until September 22nd!
Earlier this year, Demi Lovato announced a funeral for their pop music career and teased a return to rock. In an exclusive chat with PopCrush Nights hosts Lauryn Snapp and Donny Meacham, the "Skin of My Teeth" singer explains why she decided to return to her pop-rock and pop-punk roots.
A family was bursting with laughter when their patriarch proved he shouldn't be in charge of vacation planning after booking a ridiculously tiny home for their family trip. In a series of TikTok videos, Kylie Keefe revealed her dad rented a 240-square-foot house for their family vacation — which included four adults and two dogs.
Street performers enjoy sharing their talents with wide-eyed crowds who may donate a few dollars in exchange for the impromptu entertainment. However, police are urging people to be aware of their surroundings, especially during street performances. Scammers are reportedly now disguising themselves as musicians, specifically parking lot violin players. According...
If you are a foodie, put this pizza on your list for that next Maine road trip!. BabbleTop is the go-to source for all food lovers. They highlight Top 10 lists on all the biggest food topics, food brands, restaurants, fast food, snack foods, sodas, drinks, nostalgic brands, forgotten menu items, food shows, food tv personalities, popular chefs, and more.
One of Bangor's own educators is being honored on a National level for her work in education. According to Raymond Phinney of the Bangor School Department, Mrs. Kristy Dube from the Downeast School in Bangor has been chosen by Norwegian Cruiseline as a 'Giving Joy Top 100 Educator'. Dube works as a Math Coach/Interventionist at the school. She is being recognized specifically for her work providing students with schoolwide educational resources to keep them building up a strong educational foundation through the pandemic.
A few changes are coming to a popular Brewer restaurant!. One of the great things about working here in Brewer is all the fantastic places to grab a bite right near our studios, so it came as a great relief to hear that one of my favorites will still be around on those days when I want to grab some take out to bring home.
Stunning fact: Maine has had 7 earthquakes in the past week. And only 49 in the entire 52 weeks prior to the last 7 days. Shocking, isnt’ it? The info from the website earth quake track dot com. When you ask why, the official answer says it all. If...
The long-running Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul has finally come to an end, and Bob Odenkirk doesn’t quite know how to feel about it. The show ran for soix seasons, and the character of Saul Goodman first debuted in season 2 of Breaking Bad. That means that for over 10 years of his life, Bob Odenkirk has been playing the character. He went from a fan favorite to the star of his own critically acclaimed series.
Jack White is coming to the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday, Aug. 23, and we want to send our loyal listeners to the show. We're giving away these tickets this week, and we're mixing things up!. Here's what we'll do. First, download our app and make sure you...
After more than 40 years in business, the owners of the Wiswell Farm Greenhouse in Orrington are calling it a career. The Wiswell Farm is hard to miss, as you enter Orrington on the River Road, also known as Route 15. There's the big white farmhouse, the small piece of white picket fencing, and the huge historic white barn. On the side of the barn is an 80-foot mural of the town's history, celebrating its bicentennial. Ask anyone who visits Orrington and that's likely the first thing they'll mention. That barn, by the way, was built in 1872, and the farmhouse has been home to 9 generations of the Wiswell family. It's the only residence that's still occupied by descendants of the town's original settlers.
A portion of Western Avenue in Dixmont is closed as deputies investigate a double fatal crash. The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office received the report of a serious motor vehicle crash on Western Avenue in Dixmont just after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Responding deputies found that two vehicles were involved in the incident and both the drivers had died at the scene.
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Andrew Taggart of The Chainsmokers says that T.I. punched him in the face after the EDM producer tried to kiss Tip on the cheek. On Tuesday (Aug. 17), Andrew Taggart hit up The Chainsmoker's official TikTok account with a video explaining the situation that went down when he and T.I. were taking a photo together in a club recently.
For years, WABI TV5 has offered the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" in their 4 PM programming slot. Ellen hit the airwaves in the fall of 2003. This past May, Ellen celebrated the airing of her final show. While WABI has been filling that slot with reruns and "Best Of" episodes of "Ellen", that will all change at the end of this month.