Portland — The federal government isn’t the only entity suffering the effects of a shutdown.
The city of Portland is unable to complete any work now that it’s become enamored of its own visage beaming back from the calm waters of Casco Bay. Continue reading “Portland Shuts Down After Falling In Love With Its Own Reflection”
Portland — Wardens with the Maine Marine Patrol have taken custody of Crusher, mascot for Maine’s G-League basketball team the Maine Red Claws, for being too large.
Continue reading “Maine Red Claws Mascot Seized by Wardens for Being Over the Size Limit”
Cape Elizabeth — Marine biologists confirmed the worst this morning, positively identifying the beloved Vineyard Vines whale as the one found dead on the beach in Cape Elizabeth.
Continue reading “Sad News for Maine’s Summer Population: The Vineyard Vines Whale Beached Itself Last Night”
Bath — Just when Maine’s weather looked like it was making a turn for the warmer, fresh snow arrived and covered up Russell Jackson’s Halloween Jack o’ Lantern once again. Continue reading “New Snowfall Delays Jack o’ Lantern Removal Once Again”
Portland — Maine Magazine’s publisher is releasing yet another magazine to join its growing stable of properties, this one dedicated to cataloging and celebrating all the other magazines it publishes.
Continue reading “Maine Media Collective’s Newest Magazine Is Just Photos of Its Other Magazines”
Freeport — Faith in humanity restored! After decades of having only one boot in the front of LL Bean’s Freeport location, there’s a pair once again.
Continue reading “Someone Finally Returned the Other Giant Boot to LL Bean’s Store”
Gardiner — Talk about old school! Patriots superfan Travis Harnett has been rooting for the Patriots since 2003 when he heard the Pats were going to the Super Bowl again.
Continue reading “This Guy’s Been a Patriots Fan Since Way Back When They Only Had One Super Bowl Win”
Vinalhaven — Lobsterman Jerry “Squiggum” Smith ran into sternman Mike Hopkins at Carver’s Harbor Market and made a stunning discovery.
Continue reading “Captain Suspects Sternman of Cheating on Him After Finding Different Buoy Paint on Sweatshirt”
Lewiston — Mainely Threads Quilting & Craft is going out of business because potential customers have been confused as to where, exactly, they need to go to gain entrance to the business.
Continue reading “Home-Based Craft Store Goes Out of Business When No One Can Figure Out Which Door to Use”
Brooklin — Humorist John Hodgman isn’t from Maine, but he visits Maine, and that makes him enough of an expert to have written a book about the state.
Continue reading “Humorist John Hodgman Loves the Anonymity of Looking Like Every Other Hipster Visiting Maine”