Category Archives: Around town

Maine “sea monster” the subject of recent post on science magazine’s website

  A recent feature in coastal science publication Hakai Magazine uses an example from Maine to illustrate how scientists relied on fisherman in the 19th century. We love sea monsters here at #Maine, so we thought we’d share this post with you. Hakai’s Rachel Fritts writes about a Maine fisherman’s encounter with a “marine monster”: Poor […]

Diver recovering ATV in Maine lake recovers something far funnier

A video posted earlier Tuesday on Facebook of a diver recovering an all-terrain vehicle from Long Lake in Sinclair gave us some laughs this afternoon. The diver, Greg Canders of Canders Diving Service, found something a little smaller than an ATV. As we know, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy is Maine’s favorite hard liquor, continually dominating yearly sales charts. But, […]

Caribou Police Department drags latest fraudulent inspection sticker on Facebook

Back in November, we brought you some of the finest fictitious inspection stickers that Mainers came up with in 2016. In 2017, the fake stickers don’t seem to be getting any better. Caribou Police Department wrote this on their Facebook on Jan. 17: At approximately 8:00 this morning, Officer Chad Cochran stopped a vehicle with this […]

Pagan Mainer gets ID after being rejected for wearing horns

Phelan MoonSong, a horn-sporting Pagan, made headlines across Maine after he received an identification card after being rejected by the Bangor Bureau of Motor Vehicles last week. The controversy stems from MoonSong’s religious headdress; a pair of horns symbolic of his Pagan beliefs. “Had my first pic [sic] taken at the Bangor BMV where the […]

Here’s the route to follow to see the best Christmas lights in Maine

Do you love Christmas lights? Do you want to see Maine’s brightest and best set-ups? Only In Your State has you covered with the “Magical Maine Christmas Lights Road Trip.” The route is estimated at 151 miles and is scheduled for around four hours. It starts at the Nubble Lighthouse and ends in Camden. Only […]