Tag Archives: Maine

Pagan Mainer gets ID after being rejected for wearing horns

Courtesy of Phelan MoonSong.

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

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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 […]

Ranking of worst drivers by state obviously not definitive

Courtesy of Quote Wizard.

Quote Wizard, an insurance comparing service, should probably stick to insurance-related posting. On Dec. 1, it ranked the best and worst drivers by state. I think something might have gone wrong with its calculations. The methodology seems sound for determining driver standards. To quantify overall driver standards for comparison, we weighted various incident counts for each […]

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, […]

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 […]

Looking for pictures of rare lobsters? Reddit has you covered

Posted on r/Maine by u/GamerRager.

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 […]