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Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:49
November 2017 — Despite a warm fall, the first snowflakes have fallen in Northern Maine, the snow guns have been tested on Maine's ski hills and the fall foliage spectacular has pretty much concluded throughout the state. That means it's time to make a few ... Read more
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 07:04
FOOD & DRINK The tide of new restaurant openings across the state shows no sign of abating. Recent openings include: LB Kitchen , which serves breakfast and lunch, with dishes ranging from gluten-free pancakes to wild boar served with rice and arugula. Izakaya Minato is ... Read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 00:00
October 18, 2017 — The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's final foliage report shows past peak conditions in zones 6 and 7. Central and coastal Maine (zones 1, 2 and 3) are at 70 to 100 percent color change. Moderate to high leaf drop ... Read more
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 00:00
October 11, 2017 — The Fall Foliage Report from the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry reports 75 to 100 percent color in zones 4, 5, 6 and 7. Central and coastal Maine (zones 1, 2 and 3) are at 50 percent color change. Low ... Read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 14:47
October 2017 — This is the month that's synonymous with foliage in Maine, and we have suggestions for checking out some of the state's best colors on a walk or a hike. But, since Maine has become synonymous with food, there are also new restaurants ... Read more
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 07:17
October 4, 2017 — The Fall Foliage Report from the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry reports 70 percent color for the upcoming Columbus Day weekend in northern Maine, while the remainder of the state is at 40 to 50 percent color change. A low ... Read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 13:58
September 27, 2017 — The Fall Foliage Report from the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry reports 70 percent color for the upcoming weekend in northern Maine, while the rest of the state is at 30 to 50 percent color change with low leaf drop ... Read more
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 16:33
With autumn officially arriving on Friday, the Fall Foliage Report from the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry reports moderate color emerging in northern Maine (30-50 percent). Forest Rangers report low color (10-30 percent) for the rest of the state. Typically, northern Maine (zones 6 ... Read more
Wednesday, September 13, 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
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