Congressman Michael Michaud and other democrats gathered Thursday to say why they think Obama is the man for the job.
They say Obama will provide true economic relief for Maine families who are struggling during this financial meltdown.
We asked her about issues important to Mainers, including the upcoming heating season, the economy and job creation.
For many Mainers, the economic crisis can be boiled down to two words: heating oil. That’s where we started.
MAINE LOBSTER FISHERMEN GATHERED IN AUGUSTA LAST NIGHT TO TALK ABOUT WAYS TO KEEP THEIR BUSINESS AFLOAT…..
":what do we do":
LOBSTER PRICES ARE THE LOWEST THEY’VE BEEN IN MORE THAN 20-YEARS.
Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke about the role of government, gun rights and the promise of America in addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally for John McCain’s presidential campaign.
THEY WALKED TO RAISE MONEY FOR HOSPICE… AND LEARNED A LITTLE ABOUT LIFE ALONG THE WAY…..
We’re walking for the Lighthouse Foundation, which is a part of hospice which helps people in New England at the end of their life.":
THE CITY DISCUSSED APPLYING FOR A STATE GRANT TO GET STARTED ON PHASE ONE OF THAT PROJECT DURING A CITY COUNCIL MEETING LAST NIGHT…..
THE RIVERSIDE TRAIL WOULD RUN FROM SOUTH BREWER TO INDIAN HEAD TRAIL PARK…..
RESPONSE TO THURSDAY’S VISIT BY REPUBLICAN VICE PRESIDENTAL CANDIDATE SARAH PALIN IS SO BIG, ORGANIZERS HAVE DECIDED TO CHANGE THE VENUE.
THE RALLY WILL NOW BE HELD IN HANGAR 11 AT BANGOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
":We are thrilled.We have been looking forward to this for years.":
THE MAINE COAST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SERVES HANCOCK AND WESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES.THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE THEY TREAT IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT KEEPS GROWING.
34-year-old Jeremy Hart pleaded guilty Wednesday to adequate provocation manslaughter.
He shot his wife Kristen in their home last November.
Assistant Attorney General Andrew Benson asked for a reduced charge, though, because he says Hart was in a fit of rage after walking in a bedroom and finding his wife with another man.
But members of the community are already stepping forward to help Cindy Hogencamp and her family.
Hogencamp was just returning home from breakfast when she saw fire engines at her house on North Main Road.
They’re working on a story on the unsolved murder of Joyce McLain. She was killed 28 years ago when she was sixteen.
The case gained new attention last month when two internationally known forensic experts re-examined McLain’s body after an exhumation.
THE STATE ESTIMATES THERE ARE 22-THOUSAND RETIREES AND DISABLED VETS WHO MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE REBATES…..
THEY DON’T USUALLY FILE TAX RETURNS… BUT NEED TO IN ORDER TO COLLECT THEIR CHECKS…..
THEY SAY… SHE WAS WRONGLY FIRED…..
SELECTMEN TOLD PEGGY MORGAN LAST WEEK… NOT TO COME INTO WORK ANYMORE… AFTER MORE THAN 30-YEARS ON THE JOB…..
NOW IT TURNS OUT THAT MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN A LEGAL DECISION…..
THAT SHOP TILL YOU DROP SEASON IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER… BUT HOW ARE THINGS LOOKING THIS SEASON… CONSIDERING THE ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN…..
SOME RETAILERS ARE ALREADY DROPPING PRICES TO GET PEOPLE IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT…..
James Tobin has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Portland on two counts of making false statements to an FBI agent in 2003. Each count carries jail time.
The indictment is the latest twist in the case of Tobin, whose conviction in the New Hampshire phone-jamming incident was overturned last year.
The Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell on Madison Ave. caught fire a little after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Everyone inside made it to safety as flames grew around some built in coolers in the back.
IT’S BEEN 10 YEARS SINCE THE SHUTDOWN OF THE KIMBERLY CLARK PAPER MILL IN CENTRAL MAINE…
THE CLOSING PUT OVER 400 PEOPLE OUT OF WORK –
DOUG CUTCHIN REMEMBERS…
":we had a downturn a real need of donations and we got a flood of donations from folks who were going to lose their jobs. That is probably out of 2-3 things in my whole experiences that has touched me the most.
YOU CAN ADD PINK BRAS TO THE LIST…
IT’S A UNIQUE FUNDRAISER THAT’S ALSO RAISING A FEW EYEBROWS.
":Kiss 94 point 5, Maine’s best variety. OK, we’ve been talking a lot about bras on the air, but with good reason.":
THE COST OF OIL HAS LOTS OF FOLKS WORRIED ABOUT HOW THEY’LL STAY WARM ONCE THE COLD WEATHER HITS…
BUT A GROUP OF CIVIC-MINDED PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO HELP EASE THOSE WORRIES…BY HELPING THEIR NEIGHBORS WEATHERIZE THEIR HOMES…
Gas at the Irving Circle-K is ringing up at 2.77 a gallon.
That’s some of the cheapest in the state.
Drivings are lining up for it, too, and have been for much of the weekend.