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”
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.
Rangeley — When Raymond Nuttall wants to look presentable, he knows his daily-wear snowmobile jacket just isn’t going to cut it.
Augusta — In his final, often rambling, State of the State address last night, Governor Paul LePage said if Maine wants to move forward, it needs to toughen up. Continue reading “LePage Challenges Maine to Bare-Knuckle Boxing Match”
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.