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Make Their Day Bakery: More Than Just Cookies
Discover the heartwarming story of Make Their Day Bakery, a micro bakery in Winslow specializing in sugar cookies. Beyond baking, the bakery also aims to spread positivity and break the stigma around mental health, using cookies as a sweet medium for tough conversations.
Waterville winter parking ban in effect
WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) - The Waterville Police Department says they towed several cars last night that were in violation of the city’s winter parking ban. The winter ban runs from Dec 1st through April 30th and prohibits vehicles from parking on any public way from midnight through 6 am.
How Maine industry is rewarded for cutting emissions and wastewater
The state tax exemption benefits companies for reducing pollution but also draws away millions in tax revenue from small towns.
Bakery goes beyond sweet treats
WINSLOW -- A Winslow resident is helping boost people's mental health with her homemade sugar cookies. Holly Kiidli opened Make Their Day Bakery last year. She says her sweet gig is not just about cookies, but rather letting others know that they are thought of. Holly Kiidli recently moved to...
Man Charged With the Murder of a 62-year-old Fairfield, Maine, Man
The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit was called out to investigate a death at 247 A Main Street in Fairfield on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 3:38 p.m. Fairfield Police were called after a friend of the deceased stopped by to check on Edwin Weeks, 62, and found him deceased.
Maine AG rules 2 more police shootings 'justified', including one from 2021
AUGUSTA, Maine (WGME) -- Two more deadly force incidents involving law enforcement officers in Maine have been ruled justified by the Maine Attorney General's Office. In more than 130 reviews of police shootings since 1995, the AG has never found a police shooting unjustified in Maine. This week, the Attorney...
Rising Crime in Waldo County: A Microcosm of Small Town America's Struggle with Trust and Law Enforcement
The Waldo County Sheriff's Office has recently reported a concerning series of legal offenses, highlighting an unsettling trend in local crime. Between November 17 and November 30, multiple individuals were implicated in various incidents, with the Sheriff's Office ensuring that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. For instance, Shannon L. Small faced summonses on November 17 for theft and violating release conditions, while Daniel W. Lyford was arrested on November 27 for failing to appear in court. Donovan Mitchell's November 28 arrest for multiple charges including operating after suspension and falsifying physical evidence further exemplifies the ongoing challenges for law enforcement.
Weekly Safety Report: Car Theft, Suspicious Death, Drug Crimes, and Gunshots in Somerset County, Maine
This week in Somerset County, Maine, several incidents occurred that require attention. These incidents include a car theft with a dog inside, a man found dead in Fairfield, a Cambridge man sentenced for drug crimes, and an investigation into a fight that led to gunshots in Fairfield.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in skowhegan, ME
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to skowhegan..
The gas price fluctuate between $3.24 and $3.29 in Skowhegan as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Thomas College meets critical need in community with only middle level education program in state
WATERVILLE — A change in certification is making an impact on Maine’s schools, and Thomas College has figured out a way to help solve this problem. In 2022, the […]
A Culinary Journey: Top 3 Chinese Eateries in Waterville
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Chinese restaurants located in Waterville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If so, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Annual 'Skow-Whoville' Tradition Brings Holiday Cheer to Skowhegan
Experience the return of the "Skow-Whoville" tradition in Skowhegan, where the Grinch spreads holiday cheer! Enjoy a parade, petting zoo, tree decorating contest, and carriage rides. The event also supports the community with a toy drive and a community Giving Tree.
Revitalizing America's Historic Downtowns: The Clinton Experience
Clinton's historic downtowns, emblematic of America's rich history, are experiencing a renaissance that marries heritage with modern vitality. From Michigan to North Carolina, these districts showcase architectural marvels from Greek Revival to Victorian, reflecting the nation’s past while driving present-day economic growth and community revitalization. Clinton, Iowa's transformation from a lumber hub to a vibrant business center exemplifies this trend. Similarly, Clinton, Missouri, and North Carolina, with their charming shops and eateries, have become symbols of local pride and cultural hubs.
Weekly Safety Report: High-Speed Chase, Assault, and Augusta's Ranking as Most Dangerous County in Maine
This week in Kennebec County, Maine, there were several incidents that occurred. A man was sentenced to 30 months in prison after a high-speed police chase, with kidnapping charges being dismissed. Another man was arrested after a four-day manhunt for allegedly stealing trucks and assaulting a police officer. Additionally, a study ranked Augusta as the most dangerous county in Maine due to its high rates of violent crime per capita.
Waterville Shelter's Cat Wing Temporarily Closed Due to Viral Outbreak
WATERVILLE — In a precautionary response to a viral outbreak, the Humane Society Waterville Area has temporarily closed its cat wing. The closure comes after the discovery of feline calicivirus among some of the cats at the shelter located at 100 Webb Road. Malena Gatti, president of the humane society’s board of directors, confirmed that 11 of the 99 cats in the shelter are currently battling this highly contagious virus.
Renys plans to open new location in Waterville
The new Reny's store would employ about 40 people and open sometime in 2025.
Hamlin's Marine Hosts Toy Drive and Customer Appreciation Holiday Party
Join in the holiday cheer with Hamlin's Marine's first toy drive! Drop off your toy donations at their Belfast, Hampton, or Waterville locations. The drive is part of their customer appreciation holiday party, aiming to spread joy and community spirit this festive season.
Vigil and funeral services held for Stockton Springs woman killed in domestic violence incident
NEWPORT, Maine — A vigil was held Thursday in remembrance of a 50-year-old woman who was found dead Monday at a Searsmont home following a domestic violence dispute. Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss said Amy Nickerson of Stockton Springs and her former boyfriend, 50-year-old Lance Lucas of Searsmont, were found with gunshot wounds after the Waldo County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on Borough Road at approximately 1:50 p.m. Monday.
Waldo County closed cases
BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Unified Court Nov. 26-30. William F. Atwood, 46, of Waterville, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer in Belfast Oct. 10, 2020, dismissed. Elizabeth Young, 33, of Warren, operating under the influence in Searsport Aug. 12, 2022, dismissed. Brittney Hegstrom,...