Weather on the Web 10.05.2017

Grocer of the Year

Out of the entire state of Maine, local grocery store owner Mark Kelley was announced as the 2017 grocer of the year. NewsSource 8's Taylor Lumpkin took a trip over to Country Farms Market in Washburn to see how Kelley runs his grocery store and why it stands out above the rest.

International Quit Soda Day

Cary Medical Center and Pines Health Services hosted the first annual International Quit Soda on Friday. The idea came from Cary and Pines Pediatrician Doctor Kevin Strong. The goal of the event was to get kids to take a pledge to stop drinking soda for one month.

Need for teachers

MSAD 1 schools are back in session. The year is going well so far says MSAD Superintendent Brian Carpenter. But Carpenter says he does have a key concern: teacher recruitment and the need for more new teachers throughout the district.

Rappers Take on Sugary Drink Issue Through Inspirational Lyrics

On this segment of WAGM This Morning, the rapping duo of Mike B. and Jason Caron perform their routine . Their message is to inspire youth to quit drinking soda and other sugary drinks to reduce childhood obesity and other chronic health problems. Its part of International Quit Soda Day.

 

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