A Clifton man has been arrested in connection with the death of his live-in girlfriend. Dwight Osgood Jr is charged with murder. The state medical examiner’s office says Kary Dill was shot to death before her body was found in the couple’s home on Monday.

With the partial government shutdown continuing, many federal employees are scrambling to pay their bills and support their families. The United Way of Eastern Maine encourages those folks to contact 211 Maine about available resources in their area, including banking institutions that are offering temporary financial help.

The Holden Police Department is holding Warm Up Wednesday today, offering items like thick socks, hand warmers, gloves, scarves, and even teddy bears to anyone who needs them. The items were left over from the department’s twenty-five days of kindness and some were donated by Saint Patrick’s Church in Brewer. Anyone who wants, can stop by the Holden Police Department today and pick up what they need.

With the forecast of snow on Sunday, the Cinderella Project of Maine has changed the date of their prom dress giveaway. Now, high school students are invited to pick out their free prom dress at Gardiner High School on Saturday from noon til 4, instead of on Sunday. Find more information on the Cinderella Project of Maine website.