A real story from “those days of material and political struggle” as Maine became a state.
It shows a day in the life of Eugene Eaton — when lobster traps were made of wood, and fresh lobsters were stored in a bushel basket.
“The millworkers lived in Brunswick’s Little Canada along the Androscoggin River, four blocks of filthy, decrepit, company-owned tenements.”
Long before the industrial strength steel snowplows of today, Mainers used big wooden wheels and other inventions.
Bangor residents were rated as having the least sustainable credit card debts in Maine, based on this formula.
This has a lot to do with education, economics and opportunity, experts say.
Who remembers how cold Christmas was in Bangor in 1980?
Piecing together the clues to determine a ship’s identity nearly a century after it wrecked can be tricky business.
This map is making the rounds on the discussion board site Reddit — the credits can be found in the bottom right corner — and shows how frequently each state voted for the eventual winners in the presidential elections over the last century. As you can see, despite the old political adage “As Maine goes, […]
What we think of today as Maine lacked its top half until the 1760s, and was of course a part of Massachusetts until 1820.