Maine Public Schools To Ban Native American MascotsMaine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills' office says the bill she signed Thursday will become effective 90 days after the Legislature adjourns.
One-In-100 Million 'Cotton Candy' Lobster Found At Maine RestaurantScales Restaurant in Portland posted images of a cotton candy-colored lobster that had been brought to the eatery with their lobster supply.
Portland, Maine Pushing To Allow Non-Citizens To Vote In ElectionsA city in Maine is taking another look at granting non U.S. citizens the ability to vote in its local elections.
Baby Moose 'Adopts' Family And Their DogA week-old baby moose abandoned by its mother is warming hearts on social media after she "adopted" a new family that stepped in to help.
Dog Kisses Firefighter After Getting Rescued From RoofA friendly dog's "thank you" to the firefighter who rescued him from a roof has gone viral.
McCain To Vote 'No' On GOP Health BillMcCain's statement likely deals a fatal blow to the last-gasp GOP measure in a Senate showdown expected next week.
Wayzata Company To Build New Amphibious Aircraft In MaineA Minnesota-based aircraft development company has chosen Maine's Brunswick Landing as the site where it will develop a new amphibious aircraft. The Lewiston Sun Journal reports that the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority announced the lease with MVP Aero on Friday.
Man Travels 1,500 Miles To Adopt Dog, Is Hitching HomeA Portland man was so enamored by a shelter dog he saw on the Internet that he bought a one-way ticket to Minneapolis, adopted the puppy and is now couch-hopping on the 1,500-mile trek back home.
5 Hidden Beach Getaways Far From The CrowdsIf you're looking for a place on the beach to kick back and relax that is tucked away from heavy crowds, you'll probably want to consider a more sparsely-traveled destination. Here's a look at five charming beach locations that will keep you away from busy, tourist-filled hot spots.
5 Valentine's Day Weekend Getaway IdeasEnjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you'll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.
Top 5 American Whale-Watching ToursYou don't have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.
Good Question Bonus: Email(s), Bodies Of Water, Deer Crossings & Men’s CoatsThanks to everyone who sent in Good Question suggestions this week! Please keep them coming! In the meantime, I wanted to answer a few that didn’t make air. Rosy has a question I’ve never thought about before: Why do people put an "s" on the end of email, as in emails? We don't say we are going to pick up our snail mails from the post office. Good point, Rosy. I looked up the definition of email in the dictionary and found three definitions – two for nouns and one for a verb.
Change Proposed In Critical Habit For Lynx In US The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a revision in the critical habitat designation for a species of lynx listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
MN Man Wins 250-Mile Sled Dog Race In Maine, AgainA Minnesota man has won a 250-mile sled dog race through the wilds of northern Maine for the second straight year.
Maine Snowmobile Parade Falls Short Of Minn. RecordRiders didn't let the massive snowstorm stop a snowmobile parade in Maine on Saturday, but the bad weather meant the effort fell far short of breaking the record.