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15 Jan WCME Midcoast News January 15 2014

Dump?   That's the word used by third district Brunswick school board member Chris McCarthy at Wednesday night's board meeting to describe the state of the physical plants at the Coffin Elementary and Junior High Schools. The comment came in another of many recent board discussions of...

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14 Jan WCME Midcoast News January 14, 2015

Lower Electricity Rates   Due to a decision by the Public Utilities Commission, home and small business customers served by Central Maine Power  and buying electricity through the state's standard offer will see their rates drop rather than increase, as had been feared. The P-U-C has accepted...

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10 Jan WCME Sports Saturday

Patriots Prevail   But it didn't come easily. The Patriots trailed through much of the game but won it in the closing minutes over Baltimore, 35-31. Next up for the Patriots will be the winner of tomorrow's AFC battle pitting Denver against Indianapolis. Bruins On A Roll   The Bruins...

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09 Jan WCME Midcoast News January 9 2015

Variable Weather on the Midcoast   A little bit of everything in today's weather. After the departure of the worst of the extreme cold, the arrival of a fast-moving snowstorm with an accumulation of no more than three inches. By this afternoon, we may have forgotten about...

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08 Jan WCME Midcoast News Thursday January 8

Leave of Absence   In Freeport, a medical leave of absence for Fire Chief Darrel Fournier, who says he will take time at the end of this month to recover from surgery for an unspecified ailment. But the chief says this situation is unrelated to controversy about...

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07 Jan WCME Midcoast News January 7, 2015

Layoffs at BIW   Bath Iron Works has notified its largest union that 48 layoffs will take effect at the shipyard on January 21st. 39 pipefitters and nine machinists are losing their jobs, apparently as a result of a work shortage in those trades. However BIW continues...

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05 Jan WCME Midcoast News January 5, 2014

A Sub-Zero Week   First snow--then wind and cold. The National Weather Service expects falling temperatures today with a low of 15 coming late this afternoon, along with wind gusts up to 35 miles a hour, producing a wind chill of as low as -2. Tonight may...

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29 Dec The 12 Days of a Mainer’s Christmas

On the Monday Midcoast Morning Buzz on WCME, holiday music like we've never had it before. Frank Connors and Ralph Laughlin from Brunswick's People Plus organization with harmonies provided by Stacy Frizzle--People Plus executive director. You might just love it. And if you don't, pretend that you...

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