Take to the road and journey through every corner of the state to uncover hundreds of distinctly Maine gifts and scores of sweet stores.
We are in the midst of renovating our house. Or more accurately, I am coming up with ideas and my dear dear husband is implementing them. We bought the place 10 years ago as part of the New Neighbors program. The City of Portland wanted to decrease the amount of absentee landlords so they offered low interest loans to people who would buy multi-units on designated streets. After one year and 52 house viewings, we found what we were looking for – a simple brick structure on a tucked-away
The newly-elected Maine legislature is facing a daunting budget crisis and difficult decisions about where and how much to cut back on state services and whether to raise taxes to close the gap, but that doesn't mean that other issues won't be receiving some legislative attention as well. New bills on a variety of subjects have already been drafted or discussed publicly, and many more will be written and submitted by legislators for consideration before cloture in mid-January.
Doug’s other discovery: Doug Rafferty, a feature reporter and former anchor at WGME-TV in Portland, is appearing in a promotional spot on the station for a 30-minute program about what a news release
Spelt Right bakery in Yarmouth uncovers the savory secrets of this ancient grain.
snack Fox Family Potato Chips The Maine potato is such an icon, such an enduring and delicious epitome of starchy goodness, and the Fox family, of Aroostook County, has been growing potatoes for so long (since the 1800s), that you begin to wonder why they waited to get into the chip business. No matter.
No doubt about it, Maine is the perfect location for a summer wedding. But the state is also a beautiful destination for a fall, winter, or spring ceremony. Here are four weddings that prove it. For more Maine wedding ideas from these couples and others, visit www.mainevows.com winter Jessika Brooks
Down East editors on three events not to miss in January.
Evangeline brings the feel and flavors of France to Longfellow Square.
The Maine Turnpike’s new rest area in West Gardiner has all the usual amenities for travelers: food, beverages, crafts, artwork and – getouttamywayIgottago – restrooms.
One problem. To use the facilities, drivers have to exit the highway. That means that after relieving themselves, they’re required to go through a toll booth to continue their trips on the pike.
Not to worry.