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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
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 17:00
Marsden Hartley was one of Maine's best-loved painters and a new show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Met Breuer galleries in New York City, Marsden Hartley's Maine , celebrates this artist's work. Marsden Hartley's Maine , which runs from March 15 – June 18, ... Read more
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:56
APRIL 2017 — Spring is here, but due to an incredibly snowy Maine winter, it’s arriving a little bit slower this year. That’s great news for fans of whitewater rafting, who can expect some off-the-charts thrills this season. For art lovers, there are five exhibitions ... Read more
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:35
March 29, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with the Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports the snowpack continues to be ideal for skiing and snowmobiling throughout much of the state. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) ... Read more
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 15:08
March 22, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with the Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports that despite the official start of spring on Monday, winter snow conditions continue to satisfy winter recreation. Off to a great spring ... Read more
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