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Who Loves Cold Weather? Maine Ski Resorts

Nov 15
The cold weather that's crept into Maine is good for ski resorts that are starting to open.

New Breakers Tour Plumbs the Depths Below Famous Mansion

By Michelle R. Smith | Sep 5
Visitors to the spectacular Gilded Age mansion The Breakers now have the chance to explore its depths with a new tour that shows off the domestic technology that helped make the 70-room building state of the art when it was completed in 1895.

Maine's New Monument Offers Chance for Rustic Adventures

By Patrick Whittle | Jul 6
In a rural corner of Maine that's so remote even Mainers call it "the willy-wags," there's a new place for camping, hiking and birding. But it comes with a dash of political intrigue.

Maine: Water, Woods, the Arts & Adventure

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 23
Experience Maine's coast, a mountain hike, a whitewater adventure or a museum. Here are a few options.

Pride Portland! Essential Weekend Guide

By Matthew Wexler | May 10
We've been waiting for a year to tell you that Portland, Maine, is -- by far -- one of the most celebratory Pride events that you're bound to encounter on the East Coast.

Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Voter-Approved Minimum Wage

Apr 4
Maine lawmakers are starting to consider bills that would roll back the minimum wage law approved by voters in November.

An Improvised Maine Getaway

By Warren Levinson, Debbie Galant | Aug 1
A broken bone quickly sets a change in tone for one couple's Maine getaway, so they rewrote their expectations to create a Maine vacation that was friendlier to the differently abled.

Idea for Burt's Bees Land to Become Park Becoming Partisan

By David Sharp | Jun 1
A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in the expansion of public lands.

Gouda News: Maine's Cheese Making Boom Continues to Rise

By Patrick Whittle | Aug 17
The number of retail cheesemakers in Maine grew from 40 in 2010 to 80 this year, state officials said. And applications for more licenses are in the pipeline.

Openly Gay Governor Candidate Leads Pride Parade

By Alanna Durkin | Jun 21
A Democratic candidate who reluctantly came out of the closet last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of Maine’s biggest gay pride parade and festival.

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