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  • Maine's battle over bear hunting tactics
    Maine's battle over bear hunting tactics
    All eyes are currently on Maine as residents prepare to vote November 4th on a measure to alter the way bears are hunted there. Although 32 other states permit hunters to shoot bears while their noses are deep in a bucket of sugary donuts (one of...
  • Mark sinks his teeth into victory
    Interview with mark norris maine scg autumn champ
    An Interview with Autumn SCG Maine State ChampLast weekend was the Star City Games Maine State Championship at Game On Cafe in Augusta. Where as I crashed and burned out of the event, more on this in another article this weekend, I'm happy...
  • Attack ad
    Democrat attack ad falsely portrays employed man as 'unemployed'
    According to an attack ad by Maine Forward PAC, an organization funded largely by the Democratic Governors Association, Roger Gay is one of Maine's 40,000 unemployed individuals, the Washington Free Beacon said Monday. But, Brent Scher added,...
  • Maine Medical Center
    Suspected Ebola case in Maine, patient under observation
    Maine Medical Center in Portland is holding a patient under observation for suspected Ebola infection under the direction of the Maine Center for Disease Control, reports the Bangor Daily News on Oct. 13. While the hospital states that there is no...
  • Maine hayride turns fatal when trailer flips killing one and injuring 22 others, some critically injured
    Hayride accident in Maine: 1 dead, 22 injured when trailer jackknifes and flips
    Something went very wrong with a hayride in Mechanic Falls, Maine when the trailer carrying a group of riders flipped, killing one and injuring 22 others, with three reported as critically injured. The accident beckoned ambulances from all over...
  • First adult group lesson class at PIA 1985
    Lawyer gives approval to trial of PIA adult skating program
    When Michelle Doyle re-started skating as an adult, it wasn’t for the same reasons that most adults have. Like several people, she pond skated as a kid after being taught by her father, a beautiful skater, and like many, tried to replicate...
  • Maine governor Paul LePage
    Three way governor's race in Maine is a dead heat
    Maine’s gubernatorial race is shaping up to be a very tight one, with three viable candidates showing strong numbers in the polls. All three candidates faced off in the first of five debates yesterday, with the economy being one of the...
  • Michelle Obama endorses gay Maine gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud
    Michelle Obama endorses gay Maine gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud
    Openly gay Maine gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud received an inspired endorsement from First Lady Michelle Obama in his quest to become the next governor of Maine. The first lady took the stage at the University of Maine Orono Friday...
  • Become self sufficient or no more food stamps for you
    Become self sufficient or no more food stamps for you?
    The title sounds a bit harsh, but it may become a reality in many locations throughout the US if the governor of Maine has anything to say about it. In an article posted by The Sea Coast Online, dated September 29th, the governor of Maine is...
  • Hannibal Hamlin
    Lincoln's first vice president: Hannibal Hamlin
    Abraham Lincoln selected Hannibal Hamlin as his running mate in 1860. The Maine senator had a strong record of opposing the extension of slavery and brought regional balance to the ticket. Like his predecessors, Hamlin held very little sway as...
  • The Daniel Rust House
    Enjoy the luxury and charm of a New England B&B
    You don’t have to go far to enjoy the hospitality and charm of a New England inn or bed and breakfast — so why not plan a quiet weekend getaway somewhere close to home? Whether traveling solo or with someone special, these unique...
  • The port of Portland, Maine
    A two-ship day highlights Portland cruise growth
    Cruise business in Portland, Maine is strong and growing. According to a Sept. 14 article in the Bangor Daily News, Portland expects a 15 percent increase in passengers compared to last year, and has already signed one cruise line through 2018.A...
  • Elephant accidently crushes caretaker who dies in Maine
    Elephant caretaker crushed to death: Maine vet killed by elephant in accident
    A veterinarian who adored elephants so much that he cared for two of the giant mammals on his property in rural Maine. This full-time elephant caregiver was crushed to death by one of the giant creatures he dedicated his life to saving, according...
  • Boone Island Lighthouse, six miles off the coast of Maine sold at auction for 78K
    Lighthouse Maine: Auction bid of $78,000 wins lighthouse 6 miles off Maine coast
    A piece of New England’s history just sold on the auction block for $78,000. This historic lighthouse is billed as New England’s tallest and it sits off the coast of Maine, according to News Oxy on Aug. 18.The lighthouse is the tallest...
  • The Nova Star approaching Cape Forchu Lightstation
    A new ferry between Maine and Nova Scotia: Promotional fares offered
    Service between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia began service in May, 2014 aboard the state-of-the-art Nova Star. Recently offered savings include 10% off for Nova Scotia residents, a 24-hour round-trip cruise from $199 per person,...