Maine’s ‘quality of life’ ranked in the top 10. Why? We have a lot of rooms.

Guests take their seats for a salmon dinner at an in-home theater production in a West End home in Portland in May. (The Forecaster photo by Ben McCanna)

Maine and the communities herein are frequently lauded by national websites and publications for their qualify of life, a somewhat intangible trait our state nonetheless seems to be known for. Even Forbes magazine, which annually and with great aplomb places Maine at the bottom of its business friendliness rankings, acknowledges the state is a nice place to […]

Maine is the only state in New England where this Halloween costume is No. 1

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When it comes to Halloween, Mainers do it differently than our friends in other New England states. The Huffington Post relayed a map this morning developed by SumoCoupon, a website that distributes discount coupons for various stores. SumoCoupon looked at costumes trending in each state, based on what residents in each state are Googling this Halloween […]