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Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:15
September 13, 2017 — Today is the official start of Maine's fall foliage season. Maine's leaf bearing trees will show off their usual colors of yellow, orange and red in the upcoming weeks. The 2017 Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation ... Read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 08:13
September 2017 — Fall is in the air, farm stands have the last of the summer corn and the first of the season’s pumpkins on display, and the trees have touches of red and gold. It’s a great month to enjoy a farm-to-farm-table dinner, a ... Read more
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 07:10
Maine's iconic coastal sentinels take center stage during Maine's 9th Annual Open Lighthouse Day to be held this year on Saturday, September 9. Twenty-five lighthouses will be open to the public throughout the state offering free entry for visitors on this one day. This popular ... Read more
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 13:59
August 2017 — This is the month when the Maine summer slowly gives way to the first indicators of fall, when the first red maple leaves appear and cooler nights occur mid-month. It’s a great month to be among the first to visit AMC’s new ... Read more
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:01
Maine’s lighthouses — these iconic beacons that line the coast and shine from islands — are as ubiquitous in Maine as lobster. There are 65 lighthouses in the state and at least 60 are still operating, casting their warning lights over the sea each night, ... Read more
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 17:05
Lewiston native Marsden Hartley is one of America’s most renowned painters. While influenced by artists such as Cézanne, Picasso and Matisse, his true inspiration was the special place where he was born and grew up – and to which he returned permanently later in life ... Read more
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 16:47
Thousands of years before the explorers from the Old World made their way to Maine Native Americans called it home. More importantly, some still call Maine home today. Known collectively as the Wabanaki, or “People of the Dawnland,” they are a confederacy of Nations that ... Read more
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:00
July 2017 – It’s the heart of a Maine summer and the very best time of the year to enjoy the lakes, ocean and mountains of this amazing state. It’s a month when visitors flock to the ocean beaches and book early tee times at ... Read more
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 14:52
June 2017 — Summer is fast approaching, so it’s the perfect time for a walking tour of Bar Harbor or a stay at Libby Camps, one of Maine’s classic sporting camps. It’s the season to stop in Portland to taste the James Beard Award-winning food ... Read more
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 12:57
May 2017 — At long last, May is here. Summer resorts are getting spruced up and ready to reopen, spring fishing season is in full swing and lobster pounds are preparing for the influx of people “from away.” May is migration month, when Deer Isle ... Read more
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