Maine Gov. Paul LePage sent letters to President Barack Obama and members of the state’s congressional delegation to express his opposition to any efforts to designate certain Gulf of Maine and forest areas as national monuments. In question are an undersea mountain range named Cashes Ledge and its environs, which conservationists consider a crucial refuge for the […]
As the summer winds down, parents and their incoming college freshmen are preparing for move-in days across the state of Maine — at UMaine in Orono, it’ll be Aug. 28, while down at the University of Southern Maine, it’ll be Aug. 29, for instance. And every year around this time, Wisconsin’s Beloit College releases what […]
Some colonial era foods that were popular in Maine and New England — like baked beans and fruit pies — remain popular today, even if we may not commonly prepare them the same ways our ancestors did. But over the years, people’s tastes and available foods have changed, and regional recipes have changed with them. […]
Come March or April of each year, after our umpteenth snowstorm hits and we swear we may never see the sun again, many Mainers start grumbling about fleeing the state for good in search of warmth. Those are usually empty threats, as we push back memories of the winter hardships once the summer rolls around. But […]
Since there has been talk of impeachment, we took a look at how often impeachment of state governors happens.