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TBT: Grateful Dead Play Augusta This Week In 1984

October 12th, 1984. The Grateful Dead were on the second night of a two night stay here in the capital. By this time, it wasn't necessarily Jerry Garcia driving the ship...

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This Weeks Blood Drives in Central Maine: Give the Gift of Life

Are you giving blood this week? It takes just a little amount of time and your donation is crucial to the American Red Cross.

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Throwback Thursday: Bob Dylan Played Augusta This Week In 1978

 

For this week's Throwback Thursday, we have Bob Dylan. Before Dylan and The Dead, before Time Out Of Mind launched his career into a new phase, and before he won a Nobel Prize, he was rolling through mid-life on the road. Sep...

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TBT: Black Sabbath Played Maine This Week In 1978

After 35 years, Black Sabbath have played their final show. Present day, Ozzy's sporadically touring, and rumored to be releasing a new album in the next year. However, this week in 1978, the band roared through the Cumberland County Civic Center to a crowd at 80% capacity.

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Throwback Thursday: 1981 – Styx Play Maine

Styx bring the United We Rock tour with REO Speedwagon and Don Felder to Bangor on Sunday. They must love Maine in August, as it was this week back 1978 they brought the The Grand Illusion tour to Portland's Cumberland County Civic Center.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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Throwback Thursday: Ozzy and Def Leppard Play Maine In 1981

This week in 1981, Ozzy Osbourne stumbled through Maine. The Blizzard Of Ozz tour stopped at the Cumberland County Civic Center on the 5th, and the following night in Bangor. Surprisingly, the Civic Center was only half full.

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Throwback Thursday 1997: Santana In OOB

 

Twenty years ago this week, Carlos Santana rolled into Old Orchard Beach on the aptly titled USA & Caribbean Tour.

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Did You See The Northern Lights?

 

Growing up on Wilson Lake, I remember summer nights sitting in the boat checking out the northern lights. This was pre cell phone/Instagram days, so I didn't get the photographic evidence.

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Why Are There Doughnuts In Mill Park?

Yesterday, I stopped down to Mill Park for another one of out great Prize Patrols. Lots of folks were already lined up for the weekly Farmers Market. After wheeling the Capital truck around, I found an odd discovery. Two or three random doughnuts scattered on the ground. Thinking nothing of it, I continued. This is when things took a turn for the strange.

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Summer Fun! Drive-In at Pride’s Corner Westbrook Set to Re-Open [DETAILS]

A piece of history in Westbrook, Maine is set to re-open before the end of summer! 

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