Take to the road and journey through every corner of the state to uncover hundreds of distinctly Maine gifts and scores of sweet stores.
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
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.
Down East editors on three events not to miss in January.
Bland is better? Every daily paper in the state ran some kind of story in the last week or so on the three candidates running for Maine attorney general. Some of the pieces did a little digging – Mal Leary of
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.
This is the month of giving thanks. Feels like there is much to be thankful for in these highly tumultuous times. We have elected a new President, one who fills many Americans (and people around the world) with a renewed sense of hope, and who has already brought about an altogether different feeling about what it means to be an American. None of this mess can be fixed overnight, but I feel deeply grateful that as a nation we elected someone who represents the future and not the past.
There’ll soon be one less Village Soup newspaper. The Rockland-based chain announced today that it was merging its weekly paper in Camden, the Camden Herald, with its thrice-weekly paper in Rockland, the Courier-Gazette. The new paper will be called the Herald Gazette and will be published three
Gone – almost: WCSH-TV, Channel 6 in Portland, is no longer producing a 10 p.m. newscast on WPXT-TV, Channel 51. According to the North East Radio Watch Web site, the contract between WCSH, the top-rated NBC affiliate,
When you live in a town that is both as picturesque and as historic as Hallowell, it’s not unusual to harbor strong opinions. But for one resident, Anthony Ronzio, those opinions are bound to be a bit more potent. The reason? He gets paid for them — Monday through Sunday — as the editorial page editor for the Lewiston Sun Journal.
Ronzio, his girlfriend, and her three daughters live a couple miles from the middle of town in a 1907-era farmhouse — downright modern