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Thursday’s weather won’t damper the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

| November 27, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) – Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. A wintry mix of snow and rain Wednesday hampered some holiday travel plans, grounding hundreds of flights and making for treacherous driving conditions in much of the […]

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The Polar Vortex…Not a New Phenomenon

| November 27, 2014

Now I’m sure you’ve heard this term…POLAR VORTEX. So apparently we’re dealing with the “return of the polar vortex,” but what most people don’t understand is, it’s nothing new. “The average person who isn’t a scientist, that isn’t a meteorologist, that get their information from the newscast thinks that the polar vortex is something brand […]

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More Than 83,000 Without Power in Maine Thanksgiving Snow Storm

| November 27, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – More than 83,000 Maine homes and businesses are in the dark as snow continues to fall across the state. Central Maine Power is reporting that 79,000 customers are without power late Wednesday. Nearly 50,000 of the outages are in York and Cumberland counties. Other counties experiencing large numbers of outages include […]

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Donating through Grief: Amy Anderson’s Story

| November 26, 2014

Amy Anderson was ecstatic four years ago in July…when she found out her three-year-old would have a little brother. Her baby would be born the next March, and she would call him Bryson. Tragicall,y twenty weeks into the pregnancy, she lost him. “They put it to the belly and then…I don’t even think I said […]

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Twin brothers involved in Maine robbery

| November 26, 2014

TOPSHAM, Maine (AP) – Police have arrested an 18-year-old Topsham man on robbery charges and are looking for his twin brother. Chief Christopher Lewis tells the Times Record that Matthew Laurelez was arrested Saturday shortly after he and his brother allegedly pulled a gun and robbed a man they had arranged to meet at an athletic […]

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