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#TBT: Remember The Dunkin’ Donuts Guy? [VIDEO]

"Time to make the donuts!"

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#TBT: See What Lobster Fishing Was Like In Maine Back In 1929 [VIDEO]

Thanks to the Northeast Historic Film YouTube page, we can see what it took to put lobster on the table back in 1929.

Int his silent video filmed along the coast of Maine off Bar Harbor, we can watch lobstermen first fish for the herring to be used as bait for the lobsters, then they climb in their tiny boat, much different than today's lobster boats, these boats had no mechanized wheel to help bring the traps to the surface, the lobstermen had to bring them up by hand...

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#TBT: Who Remembers The Maine Guides Baseball Team?

Years before the Portland Sea Dogs played at Hadlock Field there was another baseball team in Old Orchard.

 

The Maine Guides, the top farm team for the Cleveland Indians, played triple A baseball at "The Ball Park" in Old Orchard from 1984-1987.

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#TBT: Take A 90 Second Trip Down Memory Lane With These Maine Commercials From The 80’s [VIDEO]

These 3 Maine television commercials will take you back to 1986. I remember the RSVP one, and the JJ Nissen spot, but I totally forgot about the Frank Pomerleau commercial with the model trains...

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#TBT: A History Of The Old Port Fest With Pics From The 70’s And Remember The World’s Largest Lobster Roll?

Maine's Old Port fest signifies the start of summer in Portland, a tradition that has been going on for almost 45 years. The first Old Port Fest was back in 1973, it took place on the first Sunday in June...

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#TBT: A History Of Old Orchard Beach And How It Looked In 1960 [VIDEO]

Since 1631 Old Orchard Beach has been a popular tourist destination when its first settler, Thomas Rogers established a “Garden by the Sea”...

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#TBT: Back to 1996 When The Barenaked Ladies Performed on the One City Center Patio [VIDEO]

Do you remember when The Barenaked Ladies put on a free show in Monument Square on our patio? Were you there?

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#TBT: This Retro Shaw’s Commercial Is Hysterically Beyond Ridiculous [VIDEO]

Check out this Throwback Gem...see what I did there? "Check out"...heh heh!

Anyway, do you remember this "Hard For The Money" promo commercial from Shaw's Supermarkets...

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#TBT: Dave Matthews Talks About Performing At ‘A College Way Up In Maine’ In A 1999 Interview

I'm finding out quite a few people at the station aren't fans of Dave Matthews Band and I really don't understand why. Dave is an amazing song writer, and the band is incredible...

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#TBT: Remember The Maine Mariners And Their Infamous Fights? [VIDEO]

I can still remember walking in to the civic center for a game.."PROGRAMS HERE!" they would shout out. And for $1.50 you could get a SCORE magazine with a chance to go out on the ice to play score-o after the second period...

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