Remember LaVerdiere’s? Thanks to Reddit, it’s now immortalized on Wikipedia

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This post contains links to Reddit threads, where inappropriate language is not moderated. Reddit user u/gravitycollapse thought that Wikipedia was missing an important facet of Maine’s past, so he took action. LaVerdiere’s was a pharmacy chain that operated over 70 stores in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. It was loved for its array of products, […]

Brewer kid sticks landing on Internet’s most epic bottle flip

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Move over, senior high school student in North Carolina, Brewer High School student, Brandon Morneault has just landed the most epic bottle flip that will have even deeply annoyed parents amused. As if this could get any more epic, this kid landed it ON HIS FIRST TRY. I’ll step back and let that sink in for a […]

Video showcases Maine teenager living ‘off grid’ in tiny house

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A video featuring a Maine teenager, known only as Jesse, made rounds on Reddit after being posted in late August. Jesse explained that he was living in this tiny house before the trend kicked in. “I didn’t call it a tiny house. I just called it a ‘little cabin,’” he said. “It was years after that that […]

Maine’s Anna Kendrick featured on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

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Our state’s greatest export since blueberries and toothpicks, Anna Kendrick was featured on Fresh Air with Terry Gross on Monday. Kendrick talked about her memoir, Scrappy Little Nobody, released on Nov. 15, and the upcoming second sequel to Pitch Perfect. According to Kendrick, one of the biggest moments of her career was when her song […]

Looking for pictures of rare lobsters? Reddit has you covered

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This post contains links to Reddit threads, where inappropriate language is not moderated.  If you’ve read #Maine over the past few months, you’ve noticed that we regularly read r/Maine to see what people are thinking about our state. Usually they’re asking (covertly) about weed or travel advice. Posted a couple of days ago, a photo of […]

Frenchville had the most fun ‘return of votes cast’ in Maine


Frenchville, just barely in Maine along the northern border with Canada, wasn’t letting this election get them down. A lot of the voters used their available choices, but some opted for some terrific write-ins. Things were fairly normal in terms of presidential candidates, save for NBC’s Chuck Todd receiving a single vote. Emily Cain and […]