The gathering place was remote — members had to hike through the woods to reach it — and those who participated were sworn to secrecy once they were allowed to join.
It depicts Maine with its disputed boundaries in 1820, the year it became the country’s 23rd state.
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.
If you’re from Maine, you learn quickly where the traffic backs up and when.
South Portland is among the top two-thirds of cities in terms of credit scores, while Bangor and Lewiston are among the bottom 40 percent.
This has a lot to do with education, economics and opportunity, experts say.
That’s one way to make the roads safer. Finnish reindeer herders paint the animals’ antlers with reflective paint so drivers will hopefully hit fewer of them, according to the website Atlas Obscura. In the Lapland region of the country, there are tons of reindeer just roaming around, including on the roads. That’s probably a pretty impressive […]
They may look like UFOs have landed in your backyard — or a miniature version of Walt Disney World’s Spaceship Earth attraction ended up there — but geodesic dome greenhouses can be hardy, weather-resistant ways to extend your gardening seasons when the Maine temperatures get cold. And as any number of do-it-yourself videos available online […]
The photographs serve to illustrate the evolution of the department over 100 years fighting fires and saving local lives — and you can see the uniforms, trucks and protective gear change from one picture to the next through the decades.