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A Couple Portland Favorites Are Working on Cookbooks

Even though it’s less than two hours away, we can never get enough of Portland, Maine. Later this year, a new book will bring some […]

An Oakhurst Dairy milk bottle
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Maine Dairy Company Settles Lawsuit over Oxford Comma

It turns out the Oxford comma is a very expensive punctuation mark. Oakhurst Dairy settled a lawsuit with its grammarian delivery drivers for $5 million, […]

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After Help from a Maine Senator, We’re Getting a Lobster Emoji

The day has finally come. After a passionate campaign and some lobbying from Maine Sen. Angus King, we will soon—finally—be able to use a lobster […]

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One Last Question: Why Is Wiscasset Called “The Prettiest Village in Maine?”

Why is Wiscasset called “The Prettiest Village in Maine?”

Travel

Cold-Weather Escapes: Portland, Maine

Eat away the winter blues.

A rural town beneath a blue, cloudy sky
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Maine Town Cancels “Hunt the Indian” Promotion

The chamber of commerce in a central Maine town has cancelled its scheduled “Hunt for the Indian” holiday promotion. Yes, that’s really what they were […]

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Susan Collins Is Staying Put

I guess it tells you all you need to know about the stature of Susan Collins that she captured the nation’s attention this morning by […]

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Tim Maslow Is Opening Two New Restaurants in Maine

Fall foliage getaway idea: Visit Tim Maslow’s two new restaurants in MidCoast, Maine. The Best of Boston-award winning chef has said goodbye to city life, […]

Island Creek Oysters shop and raw bar is now open in Portland, Maine
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Island Creek Oysters Shop and Raw Bar Is Now Open in Portland

If you’re headed to Maine for the long holiday weekend, you could bring some north Atlantic bivalves home with you. Duxbury-based Island Creek Oysters debuts […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: An Island Retreat in Maine vs. a City Condo in Boston

Which would you choose?

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Chasing the Midnight Ghost

On an overcast day in 1927, two French pilots set off across the Atlantic Ocean all but destined to beat Charles Lindbergh in a race between New York and Paris. Then they disappeared. Now, 90 years later, has one man finally found history’s most mythic missing plane buried in New England?

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The ACLU Is Suing Paul LePage for Blocking People on Facebook

Paul LePage, the notoriously boisterous governor of Maine, has tangled with the media, gotten caught crudely threatening a lawmaker, and attracted national attention for his inflammatory and […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Vibrant Victorian in York

14 Kendall Road, York, Maine Price: $995,000 Size: 2,068 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 1.5 This colorful Victorian in York, Maine isn’t just a quirky beach house—it’s a […]

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Susan Collins Said Some Savage Things on a Hot Mic

Maine Sen. Susan Collins and Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed, consider this your periodic reminder to always make sure you’re not gabbing into a hot mic before […]

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Watch This Maine Lobsterman Save a Seal Pup from a Net

A seal pup has a couple of lobstermen to thank for rescuing it from certain death after it found itself insnared in a net. In […]