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In Waterville, Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebrated with sonnets, song
They marched through the downtown in Elizabethan garb, waving sticks with green and red ribbons and singing songs written by the guest of honor: William Shakespeare.
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Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine
Waterville, Maine -- Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Waterville trash proposal draws fire, support
A proposal to change to a curbside pay-as-you-throw trash collection and recycling system drew both fire and support at Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
Wall Street Journal
We Actually Get Nicer as We Age
Psychologists label five personality traits and explain which increase and decrease with age.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Waterville hotel manager 'an obvious selection' for business award
Thirty-nine years ago, Darlene Ratte started her career in the hospitality industry as a server at Killarney's Restaurant and Pub.
Benton formally joins Fairfield to create Fairfield-Benton Fire Rescue
When fire departments in Waterville and Winslow began billing Benton for mutual aid, it responded by formalizing a longstanding partnership with Fairfield.
Bangor Daily News
In new ad, Poliquin changes birthplace from Waterville to Oakland.
In the first ad to air in the 2nd Congressional District race to replace U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the spot for former State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin opens with a narrator saying, "He was born and raised here, in Maine."
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Waterville pay-per-bag proposal used in other Maine communities
City officials who want a pay-as-you-throw trash collection system with curbside recycling say the practice would be a win-win by reducing the amount of trash dumped in landfills and saving the city thousands of dollars.
Sidney, Litchfield sex trafficking busts reflect a change in thinking about prostitution
Key to the difference between sex trafficking and prostitution, especially when vulnerable women are targeted, is who is in control, according to District Attorney Maeghan Maloney.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Maine Film Center honored for community service by Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce
Choosing the Maine Film Center to receive the Community Service Project of the Year award was easy for the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce.
Asian beetles threaten livelihood of Maine's American Indians
Basket makers say the emerald ash borer, the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America, is on a collision course with Maine's oldest cultural art form.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Good Friday marked at Waterville church
Parishioners at St. Joseph's Maronite Church on Appleton Street in Waterville were among those attending Good Friday services, marking the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.
Winslow husband, wife win community service award
Jackie Dalton, co-executive director of REM, and John Dalton, president and CEO of Inland Hospital, were recognized for eight years of volunteer work in the Waterville area.
Waterville police seek public's help identifying jewelry thief
Police are asking for public's help in identifying a man who stole two valuable rings Tuesday from the L. Tardif Jeweler Store at 62 Main St. downtown.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Waterville man charged with smashing downtown window
A Fairfield man faces felony aggravated criminal mischief charges after he allegedly smashed a front window early Wednesday at Framemakers at 46 Main St. downtown.
Daschle, speaking at Colby, praises nation's health care progress
Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans Former U.S. senator and former majority leader Tom Daschle of South Dakota delivers the annual George Mitchell International Lecture at Colby College in Waterville on Wednesday.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Bangor Daily News
This time of year I spend an inordinate amount of time in the seedling house. It's wonderful.
Two dogs with mouths full of porcupine quills left at Waterville shelter
Two dogs were dumped overnight at the Humane Society Waterville Area with nothing but mouths full of porcupine quills and a soggy note from their owner.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Winslow man charged with domestic assault
A Winslow man is in jail without bail after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in parking lots off Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville and then drove to Winslow, where police stopped him on Monument Street.
Bangor Daily News
A short list of some of the best Record Store Day 2014 releases
For music nerds, Record Store Day is one of the first things circled on the calendar when the new year rolls in.