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Waterville's Parade of Lights Draws Thousands Downtown

WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) Downtown Waterville's annual holiday Parade of Lights drew thousands of families to central Maine on Friday night. Volunteers built floats and made the finishing touches on their Christmas displays in the American Legion parking lot in the afternoon. Kids got the chance to m

WABI.TV - 2017-11-25 03:06:00

United Maine Craftsmen Hosts 43rd Annual Thanksgiving Arts and Craft Show

BREWER, Maine (WABI) - While thousands of folks were out scoring Black Friday deals, some chose to shop locally for some Maine made crafts at the Brewer Auditorium. Alyssa Thurlow has the story. "This show is kind of unique because it is a smaller venue, so there's less vendors, but good quality cra

WABI.TV - 2017-11-25 00:41:00

Spike in car thefts during the holiday season

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- You may want to think twice about locking your valuables in your car during this holiday season. A Cars.com report says that car thefts spike during the holidays. Black Friday is among the highest holidays for car thefts and burglaries from cars. Last year they were 2,

WLBZ 2 - 2017-11-25 02:45:22

December Noel program, 2018 programs at USM LAC

LEWISTON - A focus on Les fetes is the theme for the December Noel program at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College, hosted by the Franco-American Collection Board of Directors. In 2018, the program will continue offering the community fun and educational events to learn about Fra

SUN-JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 05:00:00

Good things come in trees: Photos

With Thanksgiving behind us, the sprint to Christmas begins. Tim Ingraham of Portland carries a freshly cut Christmas tree in his arms and his 15-month-old son, Hugh, on his back Friday at the Old Farm Christmas Place of Maine. Staff photo by Ben McCanna For many, one of the first things to do is pi

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-25 01:55:00

Ottawa Sunrise Rotary to participate in Wreaths Across America

Members of the Ottawa Sunrise Rotary Club again will head to the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood on Saturday, Dec. 16. They will be participating in the Wreaths Across America program, which places real evergreen wreaths on the graves of veterans. The beginning of the program and the Wor

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-11-25 03:23:22

Is Thanksgiving Trying To Kill Me?

I am writing to you because I have an overwhelming sense of foreboding, and if anything happens to me, I want you to be able to tell the authorities who did it. I think Thanksgiving is trying to kill me! I know the holiday has passed, but that doesn't mean that its homicidal tendencies have subsided

CONTAINER GARDENING - 2017-11-25 01:01:17

Uthoff leads Mad Ants for 6th consecutive victory

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The Fort Wayne Mad Ants (6-1) defeated the Maine Red Claws (4-3), 126-117, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Friday night in front of a crowd of 2,141. Jarrod Uthoff tallied a season-high and led all scorers with 34 points on 14-of-20 shooting and 16 rebounds. It was hi

WANE-TV - 2017-11-25 03:31:51

Max Good on Providence's Kyron Cartwright: "I would have loved to have coached him because he's so competitive"

PROVIDENCE - Max Good couldn't wait to fire off a message to Kyron Cartwright after the Providence College senior proved to be cool customer on Wednesday night with a game-winning, buzzer-beating shot against Belmont. "I texted him and said he was a bad boy. I was so proud of him," said the 77-year-

PAWTUCKET TIMES - 2017-11-25 05:00:00

Alna Maine Real Estate Listings by Carleton Realty #henderson #nv #real #estate

#maine real estate listings # Alna was originally part of old Pownalborough (incorporated 1760). Alna was settled in 1663 and incorporated in 1794. Alna is Latin for alder trees . The Meeting House, circa 1789, on Route 218, is a rare example of an 18th century church with high pulpit and box pews

REMMONT.COM - 2017-11-25 02:31:59

Watchdog newspaper carrier will retire

STRONG - Kay Brackley heads out to work in the early morning hours regardless of the weather. The 74-year-old Strong woman knows when something is not right as she drives her route delivering newspapers in Franklin and Kennebec counties. She can be credited with saving several lives over the years a

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-25 02:15:50

Fisheries Service overhauls rules for New England waters

PORTLAND, Maine - The federal government is close to enacting new rules about New England ocean habitat that could mean dramatic changes for the way it manages the marine environment and fisheries. The National Marine Fisheries Service has been working on the rules for 13 years and recently made the

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-25 05:17:55

Input Period Extended On SNP Fee Hike

HARRISONBURG - A wave of input on proposed fee increases at several national parks has prompted the National Park Service to extend a public comment period on the proposal. The park service, an agency within the Interior Department, announced Tuesday that it would continue accepting comments through

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-25 03:35:00

No local shrimp for fifth winter

In October, the agency that regulates shrimping in the Gulf of Maine, perhaps optimistically, approved measures that would limit northern shrimp allocations to individual states when and if the fishery ever reopens. The shrimp, or lack thereof, seem to be doing the best job of limiting those allocat

SALEM NEWS - 2017-11-25 04:35:40

Briefly: Religion

DIXFIELD - Dixfield Congregational Church will start a youth group for children in grades five through eight. The first meeting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the church annex on High St. FMI: 207-562-4582. WILTON - St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Wilton has will have a cel

SUN-JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 05:00:00

Retail, startup space envisioned for Portland's Maine State Pier

Portland wants to turn the aging Portland Ocean Terminal on the Maine State Pier into a public seafood market topped by marine-themed startups and event space. A conceptual plan calls for development of a 6,000-square-foot market on a newly opened up ground floor to serve the 1.5 million ferry and c

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-25 09:00:00

Waterville kicks up its heels

WATERVILLE - Downtown Waterville came alive Friday night with holiday spirit and family cheer as the annual Parade of Lights made its way along Main Street to Kringleville, Santa's central Maine mini-village in Castonguay Square. Families of children young and old lined both sides of the street - 1

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-25 02:57:30

Limited Family Planning Benefit program offers free family planning services

Maine women, men and teens may be eligible for free health care services such as birth control, pregnancy testing, STD testing and treatment, and more, thanks to the state's Limited Family Planning Benefit program. The state's Limited Family Planning Benefit is available to legal Maine residents who

SUN-JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 05:00:00

BREAKING: First Republican lawmaker to publicly oppose the FCC's radical net neutrality repeal

Susan Collins (R-ME) opposition signals trouble ahead for the agency as GOP Senator joins with two other Maine lawmakers in bi-partisan opposition to FCC plan The Bangor Daily News is reporting that Maine Senator Susan Collins is the first GOP member of Congress to publicly oppose the agency's plan

FIGHTFORTHEFUTURE.ORG - 2017-11-25 00:06:00

Portland city tree lighting

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Portland's tree is up and lit, which means the city is ready for the holiday season. On Friday, the city of Portland held its annual tree lighting in Monument Square. The tree is a 40-foot fir, donated by a woman from Westbrook. A 4 year-old girl named Sophia, part

WCSH - 2017-11-25 03:24:45