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This Sunday Maine Celebrates 195th Birthday

This Sunday, March 15th, Maine will celebrate its 195th birthday. Maine became an independent state in 1820 breaking away from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Tax Increases Take Affect Today

You might notice the cost of your cup of coffee this morning was slightly higher. It's all due to the sales tax increase that takes affect starting today in Maine, it goes from 5% to 5.5%. The meals and lodging tax will increase from 7% to 8%.

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Deer B & W
Photo by Rick Turcotte

Maine Any Deer Permit Lottery Winners Announced!

As Chad would say: If it's brown, it's down!

That's how Chad and many hunters are feeling today after they found out they are the recipients of the Any Deer Permit for the state of Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and WIldlife.

Yes, of course, they want the unattainable 20 point buck but even if he doesn't walk out of the fog into plain sight this season, a nice fat doe will do the trick!

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New Maine License Plate
Photo from https://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Contemporary/license-plate

New Maine License Plate…Support The Arts!

This is amazing! It is JUST the kind of plate I want!

What a great way to help out the arts than by with a license plate?

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