“It felt like stepping back into the Jurassic age, when insects ruled the world.”
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.
“The millworkers lived in Brunswick’s Little Canada along the Androscoggin River, four blocks of filthy, decrepit, company-owned tenements.”
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.
As fall turns to winter, Mainers are reminded just how precious sunlight is. Whereas in July, we could linger in the sun’s rays until after 8 p.m., in December it’s dark out before we leave work each day. In a color-coded, interactive map currently being discussed on the chat board site Reddit, the average daily […]
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.
It took about a week to get to Maine from London, for instance.