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Lots of Debate Over Proposed Maine Woods National Park


There is a lot of debate over a proposal of a Maine Woods National Park in the heart of Maine’s Great North Woods. The proposed are still survives as the greatest undeveloped and unprotected region east of the Rockies.

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Maine Made American Flag Flies Over U.S. Capitol


Handcrafted American Flags made by Maine Stitching Specialists in Skowhegan were flown over the U.S. Capitol recently.

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Straight Outta Maine: “Moose Hoof End Table” on Craigslist [PHOTOS]

"Great for man cave, summer camp, or sports enthusiast."

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Gorilla Shot At Cincinnati Zoo & Zoo Director Answers Questions [VIDEO]

WARNING...this is not easy to watch.  A gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio was shot after a 4 year old fell into the gorilla exhibit.  The 17 year old gorilla, Harambe, was shot and killed.  Many are questioning why this was necessary and why tranquilizing the animal wasn't an option.  The child is OK and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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Starting June 6 Expect Travel Delay’s at the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth


If you are driving south (as in out of the state) at the beginning of June watch-out for traffic back-ups when leaving Maine.

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Local Artist Leaving FREE Art Around Augusta

With the message "To whom ever finds this: Please enjoy some free art from the heart.  If you find this, please post it on Facebook.  Tag me 'Chad Healey'.  Thanks.  Peace Love Light", this artist simply gives a clue on his Facebook page on the whereabouts of the artwork and's FREE for the taking.  

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Michael Buckner, Getty Images

Central Maine Mini Golf Course Guide

Memorial Day weekends means summer fun! One longtime family fun activity is mini golf. You have to appreciate some of those creative mini golf courses, the windmills, twists and turns, the loop to loop, the water hazards. Mini golf is just flat out fun.

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Hemlock1223, YouTube

Artist’s Bridge In Newry Is Named One Of America’s Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

Built in 1872 by Hiram York, The Artist' Bridge in Newry, Maine is one of the covered bridges featured in Travel + Leisure Magazine's article of 'America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges'.

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The Tallest Chestnut Tree in North America Found in Maine


The tallest chestnut tree in North American has been found in Lovell, Maine. Lovell, located in Oxford County, is home to about 1,140 residents, and, the chestnut tree.

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Sarah’s List Of Things To Do In Augusta If You’re A Tourist This Summer

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and that means it's the start of tourist season in Maine.  Also known as Vacationland, Maine has many beautiful places from Kittery to Calais that you can visit.  Here are my reasons why you should make a pitstop in, our State's Capital, Augusta.  

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