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Scholarships Available For Students  Pursuing Business Degrees

Scholarships Available For Students Pursuing Business Degrees

ELLSWORTH—Applications are currently being accepted for the Maine Community Foundation’s Patriot Education Scholarship Fund.   This renewable scholarship supports graduating seniors of Maine high schools, or graduates within four years of the date of application, who are currently enrolled in a college or university in Maine pursuing a degree in business as a part-time (minimum of … Read More

Bowl for Cassidy's Sake

Bowl for Cassidy’s Sake, Honors Student

WATERVILLE – An event in Waterville aims to keep the memory of a teenager who passed away last year alive.     About 250 people came out for Saturday’s Bowl for Cassidy’s Sake event in Waterville. The Messalonskee High School student died in a hayride crash in mechanic falls last fall.     Cassidy was a Big Brothers – Big … Read More

Project Canopy To Award Communities

Project Canopy To Award Communities

AUGUSTA – A community program is awarding more than 130,000 dollars to fund environmental projects.     The Maine based Project Canopy will be providing the funds to municipalities, schools and nonprofits.   The money will go toward planning, education, tree planting, and maintenance. Lewiston,  Camden and Belfast will all receive a portion of the money. The State’s horticulture … Read More

Governor's Award on Environmental Excellence Seeking Nominees

Governor’s Award on Environmental Excellence Seeking Nominees

AUGUSTA –  The department of environmental protection is looking for the state’s natural leaders.     Businesses, nonprofits, And government entities all qualify for the Governor’s Awards on Environmental Excellence. Applications for nominees are open for groups that bring measurable and meaningful environmental and economic benefits.     Last year’s winners included Texas Instruments, Allagash Brewery’ And the Lewiston-Auburn Pollution … Read More

Skowhegan High School Mascot Name Still Being Discussed

Skowhegan High School Mascot Name Still Being Discussed

Tribe leaders are still pushing to persuade Skowhegan High School to change its team name.     They are asking to drop Indians from the schools mascot because they believe it does not celebrate the Native American culture. Four Maine tribe representatives are planning to meet with the school board subcommittee tonight.     Supporters for keeping the name are … Read More

Governor LePage Supports SEALSfit Program

Governor LePage Supports SEALSfit Program, $16,000 Allocated to the Program From Contingency Fund

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul LePage has announced that part of his contingency fund will go toward the Seal-Fit Program.     The Governor says 16,000 dollars will be designated for the youth leadership program. Seal-fit is managed by the Portland Police Department and the Maine Leadership Institute.     The program includes leadership training sessions, Physical training, And mentoring. Each … Read More

Sugarloaf Closes Lift

Sugarloaf Closes Lift

Just weeks after a serious accident – Sugarloaf has closed a second chairlift for the remainder of the season.     The Timberline lift was closed earlier this month after crews found the drive shaft had significant wear and tear. Seven skiers were injured last month after the King Pine chairlift suffered a malfunction that lead it … Read More

Morse Trial Continues

Morse Trial Continues

ELLSWORTH – Testimony will resume this morning in the murder trial of Maine man accused of killing another man and then using his identity.     Morse is accused of murdering 61 year old Richard Bellitieri in 2012. Burying his body near his home,stealing his identity and emptying his bank accounts. In total stealing in the neighborhood … Read More

State Police Seeking Help in Locating Vandals

State Police Seeking Help in Locating Vandals

ST. AGATHA – Maine state police looking for more information regarding a damaged utility pole in St. Agatha.   They say someone recently cut a notch out of a telephone police with a chainsaw, in an attempt to have the pole fall over. Emera Maine was notified and has replaced the pole. Anyone with information is … Read More

Augusta Robbery Over The Weekend

Augusta Robbery Over The Weekend

AUGUSTA – Augusta police continue to search for a man who may be responsible for a robbery over the weekend.     It happened before 6:30 Saturday morning, at a Cumberland Farms of Mount Vernon Avenue. A man allegedly entered the store demanding money. He did not display a weapon… And fled on foot.     No one was injured … Read More

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