September 25, 2012 A new generation of meadmakers are producing a drier, more drinkable product than old-style meads. Companies like Maine Mead Works are also tapping mead's potential to make creative use of local ingredients, like berries and lavender.
An overabundance of lobsters in Maine due to early shedding of shells has driven down prices to record lows. That's good for consumers.
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September 12, 2012 Flying with lobsters is surprisingly easy, as long as the journey isn't too long. And this year's glut of Maine's soft shell lobsters means it's also cheaper than usual to bring them home alive.
February 13, 2012 The new week starts essentially where the old one ended. Santorum continues to lay claim to an important part of the Republican Party as Gingrich recedes and Romney struggles to recapture the aura of inevitability he and his campaign have counted on carrying them to the nomination.
March 23, 2011 Maine's Gov. LePage had a mural honoring union history taken down as not business friendly.
June 22, 2009 Crook breaks into restaurant, chows down on 11 lobsters, and passes out.
October 22, 2007 Birth Control is being offered at a middle school in Portland, Maine.
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