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Conversation w/ Dr. Marc Gousse [VIDEO]

AOS 91 Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marc Gousse joined WDEA's Chris Popper to talk about the long range planning and community conversations that the school board is undertaking. He also chatted about the trip to the State House by the MDI Basketball, Indoor Track Team and One Act Play Team as they were recognized by the Senate and House.

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Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Ellsworth Construction [PHOTOS]

Finally nicer weather has returned to Eastern and Central Maine, but with that comes the road construction season! Work has started again on the the Route 1A project in Ellsworth.

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Should Plastic Shopping Bags Be Banned? [POLL]

Several southern Maine communities have banned the use of plastic shopping bags, so we're interested to hear what you think. Should they be banned altogether?

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Category: Local News, Maine, News
Photo Maine State Police
Photo Maine State Police

EHS Grad Becomes MSP Trooper

Ellsworth High School graduate Dana Austin graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro on Friday, April 7th and has been assigned to Troop J, covering Hancock and Washington Counties.

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Payless Announces Closure of Bangor, Presque Isle, Ellsworth Locations

Payless ShoeSource company on Tuesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced the immediate closure of 400 stores, including four Maine locations.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Wet Snow Is Causing School Delays This Morning

Wet snow and slippery conditions are causing some schools to delay their openings this morning.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Photo Zach Sanchez
Photo Zach Sanchez

Fire in Ellsworth [VIDEO]

The former Betty's Hilltop Restaurant on the top of the Hill near the new Dunkin Donuts was fully engulfed in flames on Tuesday night, April 4th. The site was to be the home of the new China Hill Restaurant. The restaurant was undergoing renovations.

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Category: Ellsworth, Local News
Photo Courtesy MDI High School
Photo Courtesy MDI High School

MDIHS 2017-18 Calendar Released

The 2017-18 MDI High School calendar has been approved and released, and the 1st day of school for the 2017-18 year will be Thursday, August 31st. Freshmen will go for a half day, a day earlier on Wednesday, August 30th.

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#WickedFunny: Scuba Diver Salvaging Snow Sled Finds 2 Bottles of Allen’s on the Bottom of a Maine Lake [VIDEO]

...it just doesn't get any more Maine than this!

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Photo Keith Jordan
Photo Keith Jordan

Jordan to Become Eagle Scout This Weekend

Congratulations to Ellsworth High School Senior Keith Jordan who this weekend  will be receiving the highest honor in scouting, his Eagle Scout!

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