The wind storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of Mainers, some of who feed their families through food stamps. Many lost all of the food in their refrigerator and freezer and can't afford to replace it.
Jacob Thompson is only nine years old and this will be his last Christmas with us. He has been battling cancer for the past three years and it is terminal. Jacob loves Christmas and because of his health, he'll be celebrating it next weekend at the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital.
The Boy Scouts have announced that they will start accepting girls into the organization. According to WCSH, the new program will begin in 2019 and girls will be able to work their way up to Eagle Scout. The Girl Scouts are not happy with with the initiative, and believe that the Boy Scouts are poaching their girls out of financial need...
Many Maine families depend on their school's free Lunch and Breakfast Programs to provide nutrition to their children. When summer comes it can be very difficult for some families to provide those two meals. According to WCSH, there is a free meal program for kids through No Kid Hungry...
The Maine Chief Medical Examiner has released the official cause of death for Meteorologist Tom Johnston. It was "hypothermia from environmental exposure."
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