Rewatch 2010 in out most-watched videos of the year. Some are sad. Some are scary. Some are inspiring. And some are cute.

10. The Great Pumpkin

We asked several artists and artisans in our area to carve Halloween pumpkins for us. Matthew Peinado, an teacher and painter, shows us how he made his pumpkins.

9. War hero McLain laid to rest

We went to Rumford to watch the friends and family of Buddy McLain. McLain, 24, of Peru, was one of six 101st Airborne soldiers killed when they were ambushed on Nov. 29 by an Afghan Border Police recruit in Afghanistan. He left behind his wife, Chelsea, 20, of Peru, and their 15-month-old son, Owen.

8. Rescuers recount pit bull mauling, rescue

We went to Livermore Falls to hear the courageous story of the neighbors who went into the rescue of a 11-year-old boy who was mauled by a pit bull.

7. Lewiston Police Department hold press conference after breaking up late-night party at Bates campus

The story of a late-night party gone out of control at a Bates College dorm garnered national interest.

6. Turner Middle School student sings about the experience of being bullied readers were endeared by the story of the seventh grader who turned his frustration at being bullied at school into music.


5. Fox kits battle in a field in Auburn on a springtime Sunday morning

A pair of young foxes battle for dominance in a field off Turner Street in Auburn on Sunday, April 11.

4. Scenes from Saturday and Sunday at the Nateva Festival

We spent the weekend at the Nateva Camping and Music Festival at the Oxford Fairgrounds, but this video was your favorite.

3. Crane drops through the road on Riverside Drive — Route 136 — in Auburn

A crane operator escaped with only an injury to his thumb Thursday morning when Route 136 gave way beneath his rig and sent piles of sand, rocks and asphalt — and his crane — crashing down an embankment toward the Androscoggin River.

The road would remain closed until December while engineers scrambled to figure out a way to rebuild the road safely.

2. Scenes from fatal accident that closed Sabattus Street

A Sabattus woman died on a Friday morning in April when the SUV she was driving rear-ended a garbage truck at the intersection of Sabattus Street and Randall Road.

1. Women march topless for gender equality at University of Farmington campus

And with a comfortable margin, our number one video of the year was from last April in Farmington, where UMF student Andrea Simoneau marched with two dozen other women topless in public to promote gender equality. About 100 people looked on, mostly men, and snapped photos.

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