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Russians In Space…Or Not!

Russians In Space…Or Not!

Previously, I talked about how Ukraine has been targeting Russian air infrastructure to prepare for the arrival of their F-16s. Well, Ukraine launched a rocket attack on occupied Crimea and destroyed some air defenses and one of Russia’s deep space satellites…

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Preview of 2024 Union Fair  & the Maine Wild Blueberry Festival July 7 – 14

Preview of 2024 Union Fair & the Maine Wild Blueberry Festival July 7 – 14

Watch this video for a preview of the 2024 Union Fair and the Maine Wild Blueberry Festival, to be held this year from July 7 through July 14. Interviews with Rick Butler, head of publicity , Ryan Soule, acting president of Union Fair, and Casey Brown the 2023 Maine Wild Blueberry Queen will highlight the new format and schedule for this year. This program also includes a tour of the creative pumpkin decorations throughout the town of Damariscotta for their Pumpkin Festival last fall.

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Maine firearms sent to be destroyed.  instead they are resold as gun part kits!

Maine firearms sent to be destroyed. instead they are resold as gun part kits!

The evidence room at the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Portland is bursting with firearms that were confiscated, found or otherwise turned over to the law enforcement agency.

“We have a really strict, really specific way that we deal with all firearms, which is probably at this point, the bane of our existence,” Detective Keith Cook told The Maine Monitor. “They’re very difficult to work with. They’re a problem to store.”

He estimated the office has at least 600 guns that have been there at least two years.

“We’re to the point where we’re pretty much out of space to store firearms right now,” he said.

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2024 Rockport Donut Festival

2024 Rockport Donut Festival

The Second Annual Rockport Donut Festival was a big success! Watch this video for Festival highlights and interviews. Among the events covered here are the Donut Dash 5 K Fun Run, The Donut Festival Parade, Live Music by the Bay Winds North Breakers directed by Marlene Hall, Homemade Donut Contest (winner = “The North End” – featured picture above), Food Trucks, and interviews with Town Manager Jon Duke, Harbor Master Abbie Leonard, Rockport Fire Chief Jason Peasley, Committee Member Megan Griffin, Homemade Donut Contest Competitor Maynard Stanley, and local historian & geneaologist Carole Starr. If you missed the 2024 Festival, be sure to attend the event in 2025 located on beautiful Rockport Harbor.

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