Coastal Areas– Informal surveys of members Maine’s commercial lobster industry paints a grim picture of the future.
Scarborough — In response to increased pressure to encourage reusable bags, Hannaford is now offering a way for real Mainers to check out easily.
Statewide — Worries about the potential for the New England Confectionery Company to shutter its Revere, MA plant has Mainers scrambling to act like they enjoy its products.
Waterville — Much of Maine is known for its rural charm, and that includes lending a neighborly hand to those who might need it.
Belfast — A trendy new solid waste transfer station and recycling center has opened, and it’s a locavore’s dream.
Augusta — State officials announced the annual terrorist hunting lottery in Maine will once again issue permits for all applicants.
Penobscot River — March can sometimes make winter feel like it’s permanent, but biologists reported seeing one of the surest signs of summer during a routine check of the river.
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”
Belfast — While the plastic shopping bag ban in this midcoast community is barely 6 weeks old, preliminary studies show it’s already having a positive effect.
Statewide — When it comes to native Maine cuisine, the first thing that comes to people’s minds is the simple, unassuming cheddar biscuit. Which makes the lack of Red Lobster restaurants in the state a little odd.