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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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23 Dec WCME News 9 for the Midcoast-December 23

Weather Concern Even at a time of moderation in the weather, there are worries. A coastal flood advisory is posted by the National Weather Service between 11 and 1 today, and some morning snow has prompted a reduction in the speed limit on the Maine Turnpike...

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17 Dec Breaking news on WCME

School Bush Crash in West Bath   In West Bath, there were four injuries after the collision of a school bus carrying seven students from the vocational education program at Morse High School, and a passenger car on State Road, where it appears that the car crossed...

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09 Dec WCME Midcoast News December 9, 2014

The latest storm targeting the Midcoast will produce various forms of precipitation, depending on your location. It will most likely be rain on the coast, a mix of rain snow and sleet inland, and some snow in the mountains. The heaviest precipitation comes this afternoon...

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08 Dec Mask-Wearing Suspects Busted in Bath

Two young men living Bath, believed to have been wearing Guy Fawkes masks while they vandalized the Huse School Building on Andrews Road in Bath, are now in  custody. Police have charged the pair with felony counts of burglary and criminal mischief in the incident,...

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