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How Old Is Too Old To Trick-Or-Treat?

For years, I have passed out candy in a local Augusta neighborhood.  I've also taken my kids trick-or-treating around the same neighborhood.  One thing that has always raised concern for me is the amount of older kids who are trick-or-treating.  It's always made me wonder, how old is too old to trick-or-treat?  So here are my thoughts on the subject.  

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat, Opinion

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts A Milder Than Normal Winter

The million dollar question is...what can we expect for Winter this upcoming season?  We all wish we could look through a looking glass and see the truth, unfortunately, that is not the case.  But the almanac is the closest we're going to get.  But which do we believe: Old Farmer's or Farmers?

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat, Weather
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Find Out If You’re A ‘Middle-Class’ Mainer

We constantly hear politicians talking about how the desperately want to help America's middle-class. Nice sentiment, right? But how do you even know if you're in that group of people?

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Voted Best Of The Best Surveys – Are These Really Accurate?

Now, I'm not putting down any specific business.  But, I'm sure you've see a plaque hanging in a local business around your town stating 'Best of the Best insert business for insert year'.  When I see this, I ask myself 'who is voting for these, because I was never asked.'

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat
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Central Maine School Sends Inappropriate Text – Clm Yrslfs Peeps!

A local school sent out an inappropriate text message, on accident, this week.  Yes, parents...accidents happen.  I don't see the harm for uproar with this, and it was corrected, but apparently some parents got a little tweaked. Geesh.  See for yourself...what do you think?

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Celebrate National Drink Beer Day By Visiting A Maine Brewery Or Brew Pub

Thursday, September 28th, is National Drink Beer Day! It marks the end of Oktoberfest (yes, it takes place in September) and is typically celebrated by enjoying a glass of beer with your friends at a local tavern.

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Category: Food, Newsletter
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Hallowell Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash in Augusta

State Police say a Hallowell man died this morning when he lost control of his motorcycle in Augusta.

According to Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland,  Edward Lingley, 33, was traveling too fast as he exited I-95 and the bike slid on a sharp curve, and then struck the trailer portion of a tractor trailer in the opposite lane ...

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Former Celtic Coach Fired By University Of Louisville After Payment Scandal

According to multiple reports, Rick Pitino, who had an unsuccessful stint as the head coach of the Boston Celtics in the 1990s, has been fired by the University of Louisville after he had been implicated in a federal investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball recruiting.

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Category: Newsletter, Sports
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ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Thanks Susan Collins

Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who has spent a large chunk of his nightly monologue taking on the Cassidy-Graham plan, reached out to Maine's Susan Collins after her statements concerning the bill.

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Other Ways The Flag Is Mistreated – Yet No One Complains

Social media gives everyone courage.  Courage to say things they wouldn't necessarily say out loud.  Also, people tend to be easily swayed in one particular direction.  There are a lot of 'followers' vs. 'leaders' when it comes to controversial topics on the internet.  That is the case, right now, with the NFL players kneeling during the the National Anthem.  Well, I do believe you are in for a rude awakening.  

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