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Calling all Entries for The Big Parade – Central Maine Egg Festival on Sat., July 15 in Pittsfield

By Kathryn Ruth on July 12, 2017, at 2:46 a.m.
A tractor trailer full of watermelons caught fire in Augusta Saturday morning.

Tractor trailer full of watermelons catches fire in Canada

By CBS 13 on July 08, 2017, at 10:13 a.m.
Augusta Fire Rescue responded to the fire near Prescott Road.
EDITORIALS
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Gov. Paul LePage’s at a Republican rally in Portland in November 2014.

A tale of two shutdowns: At least LePage didn’t go to the beach

on July 08, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
While Gov. Paul LePage may be a liar, he didn’t actually go to the beach while state government was shut down. Instead, he stayed in Augusta to play games.

Experience the Vietnam Graffiti Project

By Broadreach Public Relations on July 07, 2017, at 1:59 p.m.
ANALYSIS
Sen. Garrett Mason, R-Lisbon Falls, puts his hands to his face while listening to arguments during the Senate's hearing on the state budget at the Maine State House in Augusta.

More than 130 Maine bills passed this year could die for lack of funding

By Christopher Cousins on July 07, 2017, at 6:05 a.m.
There are still decisions worth potentially tens or hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars left to make when the Legislature returns for its last two days of this year’s session.
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Gov. Paul LePage

LePage left fake vacation voicemail ‘to get Senators to return his call’

By Christopher Cousins and Michael Shepherd on July 06, 2017, at 4:03 p.m.
“I’m heading out of town for about 10 days and I’d like to speak with you before I leave,” said Gov. Paul LePage in a voicemail for Sen. Roger Katz, R-Augusta.
ANALYSIS
House Minority Leader Ken Fredette (right), R-Newport, watches as votes come in on a vote board during the House of Representatives vote on the state budget at the Maine State House in Augusta.

Maine’s short government shutdown was months in the making

By Michael Shepherd on July 05, 2017, at 5:03 p.m.
Those seeking people to blame for the shutdown can look in the mirror all the way back to the last election and plenty of flashpoints along the way.

Performance: Astro Trilogy and other works by Kerry Laitala

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 3:48 p.m.

MIFFONEDGE

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 3:44 p.m.

Art Installation: Rebecca Fitzpatrick

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 3:39 p.m.

Waterville Rocks! with Bella’s Bartok and West End Blend

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 3:25 p.m.

Waterville Rocks! with Adam Ezra Group and Chris Ross and the North

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 3:17 p.m.

Waterville Rocks! with Spencer Albee and The Boneheads

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.

Waterville Rocks! with the Pete Kilpatrick Band and Armies

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.

Art in the Park: Out of the Box

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.

Art in the Park: Magical Masks!

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 2:47 p.m.

Art in the Park: Mini Paint With Us!

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 2:44 p.m.

Art in the Park: Printmaking Fun!

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 2:41 p.m.

Art in the Park: Wearable Art

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 2:33 p.m.

Art in the Park: Clay Play

By Nate Towne on July 05, 2017, at 2:28 p.m.