Augusta — In these hyper-partisan times, having both parties see eye to eye is rare. But when it comes to representing the most extreme and one-dimensional stereotypes about their parties, Maine’s lawmakers find common ground.
Mt. View, CA — The Unicode Consortium, the body behind standardized emojis, has righted what many Mainers saw as a wrong with the newly announced lobster emoji.
Machias — Beverly Beal still remembers the first time she came to Machias in 1983, when she was only 5 years old. Continue reading “Machias Woman Born in Maryland Celebrates 35th Year of Being From Away”
Freeport — Now that LL Bean is finally able to keep up with production of the winter’s hottest boots, the company is looking to strike gold again with its latest, super-long front lady’s jeans. Continue reading “LL Bean Introduces New Extra-Long-Front Jeans”
Orono — Biologists with the University of Maine released the results of an alarming new study, showing the population of one of Maine’s most beloved natural wonders is at a critical point. Continue reading “Conservationists Warn Maine Could be Down to as Few as 300 Classic Rock Stations”
Augusta — Lawmakers worked late into the holiday weekend to undo Maine’s ranked-choice voter initiative once and for all. Continue reading “Ranked-Choice Overturned in Favor of Hunger Games-Style Battle Royale for Governor”
Stueben — Gerald Fornier is the first to tell you he’s a huge stock car racing fan, which is why his search for a fitting vanity plate has caused him so much anguish.
Los Angeles, CA — Cable network HBO has paid an undisclosed amount of money to the city of Bangor for the rights to adapt one of the police departments famous Facebook posts.
Sabattus — A gorgeous fir wreath purchased by Donna Fornier in November is taking on a real distinct shade of brown, according to sources familiar with the matter. Continue reading “Report: Christmas Wreath Really Starting to Brown Up Nicely”
Augusta — Researchers with the state may have uncovered an explanation for the rise of drug use among Maine youth, and lawmakers are scrambling to make a change.