Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mainers Struggle to Pay for Home Heating Oil

It’s that time of year again, temperatures are dropping below freezing almost every night and those who can’t afford heating oil are being left out in the cold. Programs like LIHEAP help some people, but they’ve recently cut back. So what can a person do when they can’t keep their family warm? “I couldn’t afford […]

Community Members Protest Wal-Mart Employee Wages on the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year

Family and Friends of Wal-mart Employees took to the streets on Black Friday. They believe a large companies like Wal-mart should give more to their employees. Ellsworth Community Member, John Curtis said “Six Wal-mart heirs own as much as 93 million Americans, I mean that seems a little unbalanced to us.” These protestors want higher […]

Guilford United Methodist Church Serves up a Holiday Meal

Hot food, tasty desserts, and good friends, that’s what Thanksgiving is all about at the Guilford United Methodist Church. Community member, Kristy Pratley said “It’s all about sharing, connecting and coming together, no matter who we are, no matter what our values are, or what our beliefs are, we need to take care of each […]

A Birch Harbor Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

Avery and Estelle Chipman met when they were just kids. “See, I was 19 years old, so I was nice looking and very attractive. She wasn’t the only one after me,” Avery Joked. They married on a Snowy day, November 16th, 1942. They had walked around the town, hand in hand, looking for a minister […]

Hermon High School Goes Blonde

Hermon High School’s Music Department is bringing a popular film to life. Legally Blonde follows the story of Elle Woods, a fashion student who goes to Harvard Law School to impress an old flame. It’s a show with a lot of pink and some “bends and snaps.” Taylor Gervais, who plays “Emmett” in the production […]

UMaine Veterans are Honored at a School Luncheon

 If you visit the University of Maine campus in Orono, you’ll see many students hitting the books, but there’s something you might not realize. “Probably one in five students you pass has some sort of military affiliation,” said Msg. Thomas Banister, Senior Military Instructor for the ROTC Program at Umaine. The UMaine Veterans Association is […]

Energy Efficient Heat Pumps Can Save Homeowners Money

The colder weather reminds us that we need to start thinking about how to keep our homes warm during the cold weather, but before you turn on the thermostat, a new product could put change back in your pockets and this classroom is full of contractors are learning how to save you money. Fujitsu Heat […]