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Sierra Club Names Maine East-West Highway Idea As Among Worst In Nation

The Sierra Club released a report this week that examined fifty of the nation's best and worst transportation projects. The report noted that the proposed, privately run, four-lane toll highway cutting through the Maine woods would have negative impacts on air and water quality and wildlife habitat.

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Justin Sullivan
Justin Sullivan

Four-Clawed Lobster Caught In Maine

A Wells, Maine lobsterman has caught a four-clawed lobster. Zach Donnell tells WMTW-TV that he's keeping the lobster and feeding it.

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‘Maine Justice’ Comes to ‘Saturday Night Live’…What?

'Saturday Night Live' this season seems to have acquired a fascination for the Pine Tree State. Last month, right after the election, we had the gay couple from Maine (with the horrible accents) and on this week's show we get some very unique 'Maine Justice.'

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Maine Potato Board

Maine Potato Board’s Fun Potato Video

The 'Maine Potato Board' has done a dance video that is super cute and funny. They have it a their website SayPotato.com to help promote the Northern Maine Spud. Love it!

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Mario Tama/Getty Images
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Legal in Maine Starting on December 29th

Gay marriages in Maine will be possible before the end of 2012. Some as early as December 29th in some Maine cities and towns, now that the state has certified the November 6th election results.

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Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Three Generations Of Maine Women Bag Deer On Same Day

The firearms deer hunting season ended with a bang this weekend in Peru, Maine. Three generations of women from the same Maine family bagged a deer while hunting this past Friday. Twelve-year-old Katelyn Carlow of Peru got her first deer with a 125-pound doe. Katelyn's mom, Julie, got a 130-pound doe and Katelyn's grandmother, Brenda Gammon, got a six-point buck.

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First ‘Stove Up’…Now ‘Gross Out?’

Sitting around the table last night, I was talking with Chad and Amber. I was telling them how when I moved to Maine in 1983 when I was 8, I had to learn about Maine things. Being only little, I learned that sprinkles for your ice cream were actually called 'jimmies.'

There are many more things I have learned over the years, especially recently!

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along the Kennebec River
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Augusta,ME To Be Featured This Weekend On C-SPAN

 

Augusta,Maine will be featured this weekend on Book TV on C-SPAN2 and American History TV on C-SPAN3. C-SPAN producers were in the city in September to record the programs. Augusta was chosen to part of C-SPAN's tour that highlights the historical and literary aspects of mid-sized cities across the country.

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Matt, Mike and Andy (left to right)
photo by Andy Capwell

Take A Hike!

Last summer, what started out as a day of going mini golfing, turned into a spur of the moment hike up Tumbledown Mountain! My roommate at the time, Mike and I were going to go mini-golfing and maybe hit a bucket of golf balls and then BBQ. However a phone call from Mike's cousin Matt and all of a sudden we were going to hike Tumbledown Mountain!

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photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

Explore Maine’s Lighthouses

As summer winds down and fall arrives, you certainly can feel that chill in the morning air and the hint of the leaves starting to change colors. The kids are back in school and weekends are even that more important to take time with the family and this Saturday is Open Lighthouse Day in Maine.

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