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111-Year Old Freeport Patriots Fan Gets a Happy Birthday Video from Patriots QB Tom Brady

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady sent a video to wish a fan from Maine a very happy birthday. Not just any fan... but Dorris Farrar, who is 111.

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Bigfoot Outdoors
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Strange Stories – Bigfoot Spotted In The Augusta Area?

It's amazing what you can find simply by surfing the Internet. While looking for some Augusta-related stories, I came across a video describing a Bigfoot sighting in the Augusta area.

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Netflix

Titles Arriving On Netflix This Weekend

The 4th Of July forecast is a little iffy in places. So, if you find yourself with a few indoor hours, Netflix has a list of items which are headed to the streaming service this long weekend. Here are some of the highlights:

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Bee List

My New Respect For Acting

This isn't to say there will be not be any future jokes about the acting capabilities of Dane Cook. However, when you can't act your way out of a paper bag, you shouldn't exactly throw stones. It's easy to sit on the sidelines and Nelson Muntz point and laugh. Yet, remembering lines and trying to get it right is a LOT harder than you think.

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Affordable Sleep-Away Camp Sebago Still Has Summer Slots Opened

What a great life-changing...memory making opportunity for kids ages 7-16.  I always wished I had the opportunity to attend a summer camp, but it was never something my parents could afford.  But Camp Sebago is extremely affordable for any family income.

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat
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Sarah’s Mom Had Surgery – See Why Her Brace Is NOT For Dog Owners

My mom had her shoulder repaired yesterday.  The post-op brace the doctor put her in is not exactly the safest brace for someone who owns a dog and is dog-sitting 2 dogs.  The reason why is hysterical.  No wonder the dogs attacked her when she got home.  See why...

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Getty Images

Looking For A Parade On The 4th Of July? We’ve Got The List For You

As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th, there is lots going on around central Maine and the entire state. And who doesn't love a 4th of July parade...

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Beach
Clearwater Beach

Do You Call Going To The Lake ‘The Beach’?

I always laugh when I hear people say they went to the beach.  I'll ask which one they went to?  Popham?  Reid?  OOB?  They respond with Lake St. George or Damariscotta Lake.  To me, that's not the beach.  The beach is the ocean.  But, according to dictionary.com:

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Maine on the Map
Marcio Silva

Take a Look at What This Tourism Website Considers “Maine Slang”

Think you know the most commonly-used Maine slang words? Check out this list and see what the Maine tourist website says about how we talk here in Vacationland.

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The New Owners Of Saddleback Want To Turn The Mountain Into A Four Season Resort

After being closed for two seasons, Saddleback Mountain has new owners, and they plan to turn the mountain into a four season resort.

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