Lubec, a small town on the coast of Maine, is in Washington County with a population size of around 1237 people, according to the 2020 census. ( It borders Canada and marks the easternmost town in the United States, right where the famous red and white striped West Quoddy Head lighthouse resides.  Lubec’s earliest […]

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Escape to Mowry Beach Preserve

 Mowry Beach Preserve– Lubec, Maine              Mowry Beach Preserve— located minutes from the town of Lubec, Maine— offers 1.2 miles of sandy beach overlooking the Lubec Channel. Mowry Beach is a part of the Downeast Coastal Conservancy, ensuring its beauty is maintained for years to come. The beach offers many […]

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Small Business Success Story, MaineStone Jewelry

MaineStone Jewelry:  346 Main Street, Wilton, ME 04294, 207-778-6560, This was a really fun visit.  The owners have mined the famous Maine tourmaline stones for many years and Ron uses his great artistic talent to create beautiful exquisite jewelry from the stones. Tourmaline comes in all colors and every piece he creates is unique! They also […]

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A Visitors Guide to the Nordic Heritage Center

Just in time, snow has begun to fill the landscapes of Central and Northern Maine! For those of you who have been driven stir crazy in the gap between summer’s warmth and the powder that brings in winter activity, consider the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle for this season’s sporting debut! Upon arrival, the possibilities […]

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Small Business Success Story, Sewall House Yoga Retreats

Donna Davidge, the creative mind behind Sewall House Yoga Retreats, describes it as a place where people can find healing, both physically and emotionally. Sewall House rose with the Aroostook County town of Island Falls when it was founded in 1845. Owner Donna Davidge’s great grandfather, William Sewall, built the home, and history immediately began […]

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Our Regions Farmers Markets and Harvest Bucks

One of the great things about our state is that we are never very far from natural beauty, clean open spaces, and fresh food! Maine’s agricultural industry works to bring fresh produce, meat, and prepared items to our state and the country throughout the year. On the local level, one can usually come face to face […]

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Running in Central Maine

In the mid-1970s, the Saint Regis Paper Company commissioned a team of three Mainers to carve a road for commercial logging trucks through the heart of the central Maine wilderness. The road followed the natural ebbs of the land and ran all the way to Canada. Now, County and Stud Mill Road, which join along […]

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Maine Whoopie Pie Festival

The Whoopie Pie Festival

Have you heard of Maine’s Whoopie Pie Festival? Held yearly in Dover-Foxcroft, this festival pays homage to the sweet treat. Since 2011, the whoopie pie festival has been Maine’s official treat. For anyone who isn’t aware, a whoopie pie is comprised of two soft cookies with a whipped filling sandwiched between the two. Whoopie pies […]

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A ferris wheel

Agriculture Fairs in Maine

In Maine, there is no shortage of fairs. These fairs have so many things to do, with something fit for everyone. Many of these fairs are occurring in one of our beautiful regions! As summer is just beginning, we have created an aid to see where some of the fairs are this summer, along with […]

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