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Sarah Visits Capt. Buck’s Tombstone Said To Be Haunted By A Witch He Murdered

This weekend, my family and I took a little road trip to Acadia National Park.  On our way home, we took a brief stop in Bucksport to investigate the mysterious legend behind Capt. Buck's tombstone.  In the picture, you can see what appears to be a footprint.  But how and why is it there?

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MarianVejcik

It’s Now The Hottest September On Record

Powered by a recent surge of warm weather, and highlighted by two straight days of record temperatures, Maine is headed for one of the warmest Septembers on record.

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Favorite candy in 5 states

Candy Corn a Halloween Favorite

Candy Corn Day is October 30 each year to celebrate the sweet candy treat for Halloween that goes back to the 1880's in Philadelphia, Pa. The Wunderle Candy Company and candy maker George Renniger wanted to make a candy that had the shape of corn. Candy Corn was the first candy to be multi-colored, and was available March through November, and became a favorite candy for the fall.

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Two Johnny Appleseed Days: One Closer to Maine’s Apple Season

 

Johnny Appleseed Day, a day to commemorate Johnny Appleseed for introducing apple trees to the United States is held on March 11, but that’s not the only day it is celebrated.  It's also celebrated today September 26th.

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Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning: Country Stars Remember 9/11

"Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day?"

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Sarah at Ground Zero
Sarah at Ground Zero

Sarah Remembers The Moment She Found Out About 9/11

I can't believe it has already been 16 years since our world was shaken with fear from the attacks during 9/11.  It still seems so surreal.  Last year, I had the opportunity to visit the memorial where the Twin Towers once stood.  Standing at Ground Zero was chilling.  It was a moment I will always remember.

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Diana, photo from Diana, Princess of Wales Facebook Page
Diana, photo from Diana, Princess of Wales Facebook Page

Goodbye England’s Rose: 20th Anniversary of the Death of Diana

August 31, 1997.  My now ex-husband woke me up in the middle of the night to tell me.

Diana Spencer has died in a car crash in Paris.

I cried. 

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Getty Images, photo by Rich Pilling
Getty Images, photo by Rich Pilling

Casey at the Bat Celebrates 130 Years

The poem "Casey at the Bat", is celebrating its 130th year in 2017, but the story behind the poem is political, sort of.  Ernest L. Thayer, the author of the poem,  was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon while he attended Harvard College along with William Randolph Hearst. Hearst’s father was running for the Senate in 1888 and was looking for something to promote his brand of politics, so bought the San Francisco Examiner, which he gave to his son when the election was over.

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Andy Looks Back On The 25th Anniversary Of His First Air Shift

It's 10:42pm on a Saturday in August of 1992. I'm laying on the couch, and practicing the same words over and over. Endlessly rehearsing with different inflections, I still couldn't get it right. Being a nervous and introverted seventeen year old, you might think I was working up the nerve to talk to a girl on the one rotary phone in the house. See, that would make sense, right?

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Is The University Of Maine At Farmington Haunted?

As Maine's oldest public higher learning institution, and with a history going back over 150 years, it should come as no surprise there are stories of hauntings at The University of Maine at Farmington.

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