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Maine Haunts - The Legend That Still Haunts Damariscove
Damariscove is an island just about five miles offshore from Boothbay Harbor. It was once a bustling fishing community but is now a ghost town. This island was inhabited by European fishermen as early as 1605. The Plymouth colony benefited from their rich cod resources when in 1622 they sent a boat …
Almost Time To Turn The Clocks Back - But Why?
Daylight Savings Time ends on the first Sunday of November – this year it’s November 1st.  Clocks are moved back “falling back” one hour to local Standard Time.  This transition from Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time effectiv…
Beware: The Monster Known As Wendigo
As we get closer to Halloween, I thought it might be timely to Talk about a monster used by my uncle to strike fear and trembling in his nieces and nephews. Perhaps you haven’t heard of this “monster“ so in the spirit of the holiday I thought I would share...
TaB Soda Being Discontinued After 57 Years
It's so hard saying good bye to an old friend. So for me, this won't be that bad, but, for all you TaB lovers out there, this is a sad day indeed.
Coca-Cola, the maker of TaB, said in a press release they are putting TaB to rest forever.
"TaB broke new ground in 1963 when it was int…
Destination - Maine State Prison Showroom
Looking for a gift for that hard to buy for person?  You may want to make a trip to the Maine State Prison Showroom.
For those who don't know, as the name implies, it is a showroom of products created by the Maine DOC inmates.  Offerings include everything from carved ships, to wooden …
Maine General Health's Day Of Hope Goes Virtual
Maine General Health has re-imagined two of its annual events. Cancer Survivors Day and the Walk for Hope, will now be the Day Of Hope. The need to modify these events is due to CDC's social distancing guidelines and to ensure the health and safety of walkers and survivors...
Why Family Pictures Are So Important To Kristi Marie
Are you the person that updates family pictures every year, every season?  Or maybe you're the person that gets updated pictures every 5 to 10 years. I am right in the middle, maybe not every season but surely once a year.
Growing up when friends would ask to see pictures of me as a child, …

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