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Seniors

Age Smart

Expert advice on how to stay smart, strong, and active as you grow older

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Women and Cognitive Decline in Old Age on Sunday, July 26

Growing Old Isn't For Sissies

A blog for seniors — and seniors to be — by a senior

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What Do You Do All Day? on Wednesday, July 29

Boomer Haiku

A mostly lighthearted look at being a boomer, 17 syllables at a time

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Is a good night's sleep at our age just a dream? on Wednesday, July 29

The Farmer in Your Dell

The musings of a former farm-boy

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The Chicken Capital of the World on Wednesday, July 29

Travel

To New England ... and Beyond

A Maine resident traveling to strange and exotic locales

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Elysium in January: A Layover in Iceland and The Blue Lagoon on Monday, July 27

Wicked Awesome Maine

Information for Down East vacationers and Down East vacation homeowners

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Introducing Wicked Awesome Maine, a blog about owning a downeast vacation home and actually vacationing in downeast Maine on Monday, August 3

Aroostook

Up North Motorsports

People and events in motorsports

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Racing, Racing, Racing on Monday, August 3

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Aroostook Outdoor Event Calendar

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Aroostook Outdoor News: 7.30.15 edition on Thursday, July 30

History And Culture

Mapped

When data and geography tell the story of Maine

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How bad Maine's roads really are, mapped on Monday, August 3

A Novel Narcoleptic

Reviewing and critiquing books; local and national

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A Book Review; Getting Schooled on Unschooling on Tuesday, July 28

Maine at War

Maine and the Civil War

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Guard duty around “the watch fires of a hundred circling camps” on Wednesday, July 29

Watch Me Paint

Plein air painting, art, and the peripatetic life of the traveling artist

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In Praise of Galleries on Monday, August 3

Bangor

Hunter's Breakfast

The character and characters of Maine

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Welcome to Maine, nobody cares if you're buying Zig-Zags on Saturday, August 1

Culture Shock

Arts, nightlife, pop culture and more from the 207.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend, July 31-Aug 2: The jewels in the crown on Thursday, July 30

The View from 263 Main

The blog of the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

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They Just Don’t Get Any Saltier on Wednesday, July 22

Hancock

Going Coastal

Bill Trotter

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Mark Cuban's yacht anchors off MDI on Monday, July 27

Life Acadia

Postcards from Mount Desert Island

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Overwhelmed by a short stretch of beach on Friday, July 24

The Scraped-Up Kid

Get out. And take your kid with you.

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Forget Sal. These blueberries are for me. on Monday, August 3

Midcoast

The Practical Prepsteader

The trials, tribulations, and triumphs of a down-to-earth life.

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Something in the way she moves. on Saturday, August 1

Trans/Plant

The blog of the resident stewards of The Good Life Center

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BYOH: Build Your Own House on Sunday, August 2

Journeys Over a Hot Stove

Humorous stories/anecdotes from my travels around the country, with simple, delicious recipes.

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49 States - the good, the bad, the ugly on Sunday, August 2

Watch Me Paint

Plein air painting, art, and the peripatetic life of the traveling artist

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In Praise of Galleries on Monday, August 3

Boomer Haiku

A mostly lighthearted look at being a boomer, 17 syllables at a time

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Is a good night's sleep at our age just a dream? on Wednesday, July 29

Music

West of The Fields

Weekly alternative music podcast straight from Orono, Maine

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New music including Gwenno, Kurt Vile, White Sea and Metric on this week's West Of The Fields podcast on Tuesday, July 28

Culture Shock

Arts, nightlife, pop culture and more from the 207.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend, July 31-Aug 2: The jewels in the crown on Thursday, July 30

Midmaine

What's Brewing in Maine

Beer, Wine, Coffee, Food: The Way Life Should Be

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Coming back to Maine: Adult kids in the house! on Wednesday, July 29

Red207

Politics and life in the Pine Tree State from a conservative point of view

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Illegal immigration is a serious issue, not a sideshow on Thursday, July 30

From Nest to Nest

Rediscovering what it means to be a Mainer with a husband, baby, giant dog, and two very bad cats

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Thank you, Universe. on Thursday, July 30

Penobscot

Stirring the Pot

Different perspectives on public policy

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The Myth of Pinchot on Sunday, August 2

Plain Talk with The Doc

Your health and well-being

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The $18,000,000 question on Wednesday, July 22

Downeast

Maine-ly Lobster

An ode to the Maine lobster industry.

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Clambakes - time-honored tradition or utter waste of time? on Friday, July 31

Wicked Awesome Maine

Information for Down East vacationers and Down East vacation homeowners

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Introducing Wicked Awesome Maine, a blog about owning a downeast vacation home and actually vacationing in downeast Maine on Monday, August 3

Portland

Chronic Conditions

The science and prevention of chronic illnesses

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Why insulin resistance gives you heart disease on Monday, August 3

Meeting People is (un)Easy

Geeky and underemployed in Maine

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Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory of the Coming of the Job on Tuesday, July 21

Steed

Bourbon. Portland. Beer. Politics.

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Maine Back to School shopping in 1985, 1990 and 1995 on Monday, August 3

Chris Busby

News, Views, Happiness Pursued

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Uncomfortable facts about the AT hiker's vanishing on Wednesday, July 22

Fighting the Tides

Portland through a blue-collar lobsterman's eyes

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Paramedic earning $15 an hour gives take on fast food workers demanding the same amount on Monday, August 3

Urban Eye

Culture and Caffeine with Kathleen Pierce

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B.good opens second location in Maine; throws block party on Monday, August 3

From The Stacks

Things that matter through a different lens

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Zaftig zucchini, anyone? on Sunday, July 26

Homestead

The Practical Prepsteader

The trials, tribulations, and triumphs of a down-to-earth life.

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Something in the way she moves. on Saturday, August 1

Trans/Plant

The blog of the resident stewards of The Good Life Center

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BYOH: Build Your Own House on Sunday, August 2

The Farmer in Your Dell

The musings of a former farm-boy

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The Chicken Capital of the World on Wednesday, July 29

From Nest to Nest

Rediscovering what it means to be a Mainer with a husband, baby, giant dog, and two very bad cats

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Thank you, Universe. on Thursday, July 30

Blogging with Apples

Cooking and gardening on a tiny city homestead

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Three Times a Charm Strawberry Jam on Friday, July 31

Life Acadia

Postcards from Mount Desert Island

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Overwhelmed by a short stretch of beach on Friday, July 24

The Scraped-Up Kid

Get out. And take your kid with you.

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Forget Sal. These blueberries are for me. on Monday, August 3

Living

Laura's Style

My style is to help you find yours!

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Let Yourself GLOW on Monday, August 3

Bitsy Knows Best

Maine’s Very Own Personal Shopper

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Rope Bracelets: The Accessory Must-Have! on Sunday, August 2

Culture Shock

Arts, nightlife, pop culture and more from the 207.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend, July 31-Aug 2: The jewels in the crown on Thursday, July 30

Steed

Bourbon. Portland. Beer. Politics.

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Maine Back to School shopping in 1985, 1990 and 1995 on Monday, August 3

Life Acadia

Postcards from Mount Desert Island

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Overwhelmed by a short stretch of beach on Friday, July 24

More Bang(or) for your Buck

Mom of autistic teen & busy tween learns to coupon, scores at yard sales & loves life.

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Forget winter, the teen years are coming. on Thursday, July 23

Urban Eye

Culture and Caffeine with Kathleen Pierce

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B.good opens second location in Maine; throws block party on Monday, August 3

From The Stacks

Things that matter through a different lens

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Zaftig zucchini, anyone? on Sunday, July 26

The Common Room

Caution, Mainer in training.

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Ten Signs That You're Becoming A Mainer on Wednesday, July 22

Fitness

After the Couch

A new Maine mom's journey from fat to fit

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Why Coleen Singer's obituary spoke to me on Saturday, August 1

Sooner or Lighter

The "User-Friendly" way to manage weight

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What's sweet and might kill you? on Monday, August 3

Family

From Nest to Nest

Rediscovering what it means to be a Mainer with a husband, baby, giant dog, and two very bad cats

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Thank you, Universe. on Thursday, July 30

More Bang(or) for your Buck

Mom of autistic teen & busy tween learns to coupon, scores at yard sales & loves life.

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Forget winter, the teen years are coming. on Thursday, July 23

The Trials and Tribulations of Super Mom

Powers: Multitasking/the ability to withstand snotty kisses. Weakness: Gluten.

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Little Readers: Ideas to help guide your children to love reading on Wednesday, July 29

After the Couch

A new Maine mom's journey from fat to fit

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Why Coleen Singer's obituary spoke to me on Saturday, August 1

Kicking the Puck Through Homeplate

Keeping up with the kids, a parent, coach and fan of youth sports in Maine.

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In Defense of Parents on Monday, July 27

The Scraped-Up Kid

Get out. And take your kid with you.

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Forget Sal. These blueberries are for me. on Monday, August 3

Business

Stirring the Pot

Different perspectives on public policy

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The Myth of Pinchot on Sunday, August 2

What's Brewing in Maine

Beer, Wine, Coffee, Food: The Way Life Should Be

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Coming back to Maine: Adult kids in the house! on Wednesday, July 29

Widgets and Digits

Data, news and analysis on Maine's economy

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Voters young and old helped Maine's top turnout ranking in 2014 on Tuesday, July 28

On Your Side

Issues and alerts to keep you safe and informed

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Check your cheese for choking hazard on Monday, August 3

Mainely Tech Support

Knowledge you need to stay in the modern world

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How can I make my Internet connection faster? on Monday, August 3

Education

ThinkMaine

Provoking thought about Maine's ecology, history and lifestyles since 2015

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Think you've seen a great white shark in Maine waters? It might've been one of these look-alikes on Monday, July 27

Sports

Sea Dogs Insider

An insider look at the Boston Red Sox Double-A affiliate

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Former Sea Dog Henry Owens Will Make First Major League Start Against Yankees on Monday, August 3

Up North Motorsports

People and events in motorsports

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Racing, Racing, Racing on Monday, August 3

Kicking the Puck Through Homeplate

Keeping up with the kids, a parent, coach and fan of youth sports in Maine.

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In Defense of Parents on Monday, July 27

Maine Hockey Journal

Your home for everything hockey in Maine

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Maine recruit signs with Kingston on Tuesday, July 28

Politics

Mapped

When data and geography tell the story of Maine

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How bad Maine's roads really are, mapped on Monday, August 3

Slower Traffic

Walking, bicycling, public transportation, and not owning a car in Maine

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The High Cost of Car Ads on Monday, August 3

ThinkMaine

Provoking thought about Maine's ecology, history and lifestyles since 2015

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Think you've seen a great white shark in Maine waters? It might've been one of these look-alikes on Monday, July 27

David Farmer

Inside Maine Politics

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Maine’s chance to push back against big money in politics on Tuesday, July 28

State & Capitol

Maine politics — as it happens

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Obama poised to release legacy-defining 'Clean Power Plan' today on Monday, August 3

Mike Tipping

Analysis and explanation on Maine politics and policy

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Acadian Congress board members allege Gov. LePage forced President's resignation on Saturday, July 25

Chris Busby

News, Views, Happiness Pursued

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Uncomfortable facts about the AT hiker's vanishing on Wednesday, July 22

Undercover Porcupine

The thoughts of a libertarian-leaning Independent

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The GOP's Real Donald Trump Problem on Thursday, July 23

Research Shows

Education. Jobs. Health. Poverty. Crime. Immigration. Environment. Campaigns. Rights.

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Will Maine share in health reform’s success or follow Old Confederacy? on Saturday, July 25

Notes from a Corner of the Country

News that affects Mainers

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LePage undermines “checks and balances” on Saturday, August 1

Red207

Politics and life in the Pine Tree State from a conservative point of view

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Illegal immigration is a serious issue, not a sideshow on Thursday, July 30

He Said, She Said

Cynthia Dill and Michael Cianchette

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Tom Brady for president: Are political parties over or just beginning? on Thursday, July 30

Pine Tree Politics

Political Intrigue from the state of Maine

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I miss the thoughtful political discussions on ‘Firing Line’ on Wednesday, July 29

Mainely Thoughts

Non-partisan political and social commentary

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I thought this cookbook written for the poor would be offensive. It's not. It's fabulous on Friday, July 31

Health

Positively Our Bodies

Bringing the global body-positive community to Maine

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Free to be #curvy on Wednesday, July 29

Chronic Conditions

The science and prevention of chronic illnesses

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Why insulin resistance gives you heart disease on Monday, August 3

Slower Traffic

Walking, bicycling, public transportation, and not owning a car in Maine

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The High Cost of Car Ads on Monday, August 3

Meeting People is (un)Easy

Geeky and underemployed in Maine

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Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory of the Coming of the Job on Tuesday, July 21

Recovery Rocks

Specializing In Assisting People In Recovery

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Why Todd Parker is a Genius on Sunday, August 2

Life Acadia

Postcards from Mount Desert Island

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Overwhelmed by a short stretch of beach on Friday, July 24

Catching Health

A health blog by Diane Atwood

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Painful sunburn? Look in your kitchen for quick relief on Sunday, August 2

After the Couch

A new Maine mom's journey from fat to fit

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Why Coleen Singer's obituary spoke to me on Saturday, August 1

Vital Signs

Insights on living healthy in Maine

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Maine mom targets trampoline park after son’s broken leg, finds lack of oversight on Wednesday, July 29

Age Smart

Expert advice on how to stay smart, strong, and active as you grow older

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Women and Cognitive Decline in Old Age on Sunday, July 26

Stirring the Pot

Different perspectives on public policy

Latest post
The Myth of Pinchot on Sunday, August 2

Plain Talk with The Doc

Your health and well-being

Latest post
The $18,000,000 question on Wednesday, July 22

Sooner or Lighter

The "User-Friendly" way to manage weight

Latest post
What's sweet and might kill you? on Monday, August 3

That Vegan Thing

Newscaster Powered by Plants

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Ever try Kale? It's a Super Food! on Monday, August 3

Outdoors

Slower Traffic

Walking, bicycling, public transportation, and not owning a car in Maine

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The High Cost of Car Ads on Monday, August 3

The View from Here

Animals, politics, the great outdoors, and other topics

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Man or Cat: Killing Machine? on Sunday, July 26

Out There

Stories from Maine's great outdoors

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Feeding time in Alaska: Bear cam offers real-time look at nature on Monday, August 3

Act Out with Aislinn

Finding adventures in the Maine wilderness

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Where in the woods am I? on Monday, August 3

George's Outdoor News

If you love Maine’s outdoors then I have a lot to tell you

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Hunting Works for Maine launches its new organization on Sunday, August 2

McKay's Fishing Adventures

Fly fishing around Maine and beyond

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Time To Go Fishing! on Tuesday, July 28

Happy Hiking

Join me as I hike the Appalachian Trail

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Nero day on Monday, August 3

Event

Culture Shock

Arts, nightlife, pop culture and more from the 207.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend, July 31-Aug 2: The jewels in the crown on Thursday, July 30

Cafe des Artistes

Maine Gallery + Studio Guide welcomes you to its Maine art news and information blog.

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Courthouse Gallery presents three solo exhibitions on Monday, August 3

Catching Health

A health blog by Diane Atwood

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Painful sunburn? Look in your kitchen for quick relief on Sunday, August 2

A Peek into Piscataquis

Unearthing hidden riches throughout Piscataquis County

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Beauty & the Beast captivates on Saturday, August 1

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Aroostook Outdoor Event Calendar

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Aroostook Outdoor News: 7.30.15 edition on Thursday, July 30

Piscataquis

A Peek into Piscataquis

Unearthing hidden riches throughout Piscataquis County

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Beauty & the Beast captivates on Saturday, August 1

Opinion

Stirring the Pot

Different perspectives on public policy

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The Myth of Pinchot on Sunday, August 2

David Farmer

Inside Maine Politics

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Maine’s chance to push back against big money in politics on Tuesday, July 28

Mainely Thoughts

Non-partisan political and social commentary

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I thought this cookbook written for the poor would be offensive. It's not. It's fabulous on Friday, July 31

Mike Tipping

Analysis and explanation on Maine politics and policy

Latest post
Acadian Congress board members allege Gov. LePage forced President's resignation on Saturday, July 25

Chris Busby

News, Views, Happiness Pursued

Latest post
Uncomfortable facts about the AT hiker's vanishing on Wednesday, July 22

Notes from a Corner of the Country

News that affects Mainers

Latest post
LePage undermines “checks and balances” on Saturday, August 1

Red207

Politics and life in the Pine Tree State from a conservative point of view

Latest post
Illegal immigration is a serious issue, not a sideshow on Thursday, July 30

From The Stacks

Things that matter through a different lens

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Zaftig zucchini, anyone? on Sunday, July 26

Pine Tree Politics

Political Intrigue from the state of Maine

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I miss the thoughtful political discussions on ‘Firing Line’ on Wednesday, July 29

Food

Blogging with Apples

Cooking and gardening on a tiny city homestead

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Three Times a Charm Strawberry Jam on Friday, July 31

If My Coaster Could Talk

I'm not an alcoholic, I just believe it's still safer to drink beer than water

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Maine Brewers Guild Summer Session did not disapoint on Sunday, August 2

Taste Buds

Recipes to solve the "what's for supper?" problem.

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(Mis)Remembering (and Making) Sloppy Joes on Tuesday, July 28

The (207) Foodie

Conquering the Portland Food Scene, 1 review at a time

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I Tried The McDonald's #LobsterRoll So You Don't Have To on Monday, July 27

Journeys Over a Hot Stove

Humorous stories/anecdotes from my travels around the country, with simple, delicious recipes.

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49 States - the good, the bad, the ugly on Sunday, August 2

Urban Eye

Culture and Caffeine with Kathleen Pierce

Latest post
B.good opens second location in Maine; throws block party on Monday, August 3

What's Brewing in Maine

Beer, Wine, Coffee, Food: The Way Life Should Be

Latest post
Coming back to Maine: Adult kids in the house! on Wednesday, July 29

That Vegan Thing

Newscaster Powered by Plants

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Ever try Kale? It's a Super Food! on Monday, August 3

Maine-ly Lobster

An ode to the Maine lobster industry.

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Clambakes - time-honored tradition or utter waste of time? on Friday, July 31

Maine Course

The best tastes of Maine, served daily

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Greek Salad Pita on Tuesday, July 28

State

Mainely Thoughts

Non-partisan political and social commentary

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I thought this cookbook written for the poor would be offensive. It's not. It's fabulous on Friday, July 31

That Vegan Thing

Newscaster Powered by Plants

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Ever try Kale? It's a Super Food! on Monday, August 3

On Your Side

Issues and alerts to keep you safe and informed

Latest post
Check your cheese for choking hazard on Monday, August 3

Thoughts of an Average Joe

Humorous Commentary From Smalltown New England's Average Joe Wright

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He Must Be a Good Person. I Saw Him in Church. on Friday, July 31

Podcasts from Maine

A directory of the latest episodes from around the state

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These 21 guns from World War I each have a story on Sunday, July 26

ThinkMaine

Provoking thought about Maine's ecology, history and lifestyles since 2015

Latest post
Think you've seen a great white shark in Maine waters? It might've been one of these look-alikes on Monday, July 27

Humor

The Farmer in Your Dell

The musings of a former farm-boy

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The Chicken Capital of the World on Wednesday, July 29

Thoughts of an Average Joe

Humorous Commentary From Smalltown New England's Average Joe Wright

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He Must Be a Good Person. I Saw Him in Church. on Friday, July 31

Boomer Haiku

A mostly lighthearted look at being a boomer, 17 syllables at a time

Latest post
Is a good night's sleep at our age just a dream? on Wednesday, July 29

Fashion

Laura's Style

My style is to help you find yours!

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Let Yourself GLOW on Monday, August 3

Bitsy Knows Best

Maine’s Very Own Personal Shopper

Latest post
Rope Bracelets: The Accessory Must-Have! on Sunday, August 2

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