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Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 13:57
December 2018 – Early snowfall has brought winter front and center in Maine this year. This is a season to revel in, to get out and enjoy the cross-country skiing in the northern part of the state or to plan a midwinter trip to the ... Read more
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:06
November 2018 — Temperatures are falling, daylight is waning and old man winter is ready to settle in. But winter is the season when Mainers -- and savvy visitors -- pride themselves on being out and about. There’s a fresh crop of new restaurants throughout ... Read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 14:15
October 17, 2018 — The final Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry puts all of Maine at peak or past peak this upcoming weekend. Moderate to high leaf drop is also reported throughout Maine. “While there is plenty of ... Read more
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 16:15
October 10, 2018 — Maine’s leaf-bearing trees are showing off their dazzling colors of yellow, orange and red this week. The fifth Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry reports northern Maine and parts of Downeast Maine will be slightly ... Read more
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 09:47
October 2018 — This is the month to head into Western Maine for a definitive foliage drive, far from the madding crowds. It’s a fine month to settle in for a long weekend at a coastal inn for one last taste of Indian summer or ... Read more
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 13:42
October 3, 2018 — Maine’s leaf-bearing trees are showing off their dazzling colors of yellow, orange and red this week. The fourth Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry reports peak conditions in northern Maine as we approach the Columbus ... Read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 14:24
September 26, 2018 — Maine’s leaf-bearing trees are starting to show off their dazzling colors of yellow, orange and red this week. The third Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry reports moderate color change in northern Maine as we ... Read more
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 13:21
September 19, 2018 — Maine’s leaf-bearing trees will show off their usual colors of yellow, orange and red in the upcoming weeks. The second Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry reports spotty color change in the forest. Most of ... Read more
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 07:21
September 12, 2018 —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 coming weeks. The 2018 Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry ... Read more
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 06:32
September 2018 — The Portland food scene has been drawing legions of foodies and gourmets for more than a decade, yet it’s still a great honor that Bon Appetit magazine has named Portland “Restaurant City of the Year 2018.” That should make this year’s “Harvest ... Read more
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