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”
Islesboro — Roy Macias is keeping the long tradition of oral history alive and well, telling anyone who’ll listen about the time he was on the team when they went to the state basketball tournament his freshman year. Continue reading “Modern Day Herodotus Talks About His 1987 Tournament Game at Every Opportunity”
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.
Lisbon — The Moxie Beverage Company officially announced the first new addition to the Moxie family of beverages in years, designed especially for hearty Mainers. Continue reading “Moxie Introduces New ‘True Mainer’ Blend Designed to Taste Even Worse”
Orono — A new study from the University of Maine shows Mainers have vastly different ideas of how things should be in the state.
Toronto, Canada — While a horror movie seems an unlikely place for the Christmas spirit, the follow-up to last year’s IT cast a woman who does an authentic Maine accent, a first for Hollywood.
Scarborough — Guests of the town’s hottest new watering hole, Pört, are worried the business might have financially over-extended itself.
Midcoast — A 27 year-old man who’s building his own home is presumed to come from money, according to sources.
Appleton — For many, the first significant snowfall of the year brings with it the inconvenience of shoveling snow, but for one couple, the snowfall rescued them from having to suffer warm beer.