Top Eight Employers In Maine
The unemployment rate in Maine is at 4 percent, compared to the national 4.9 percent rate. While jobs have been lost in many paper mills, there are plenty of jobs out there. Let's take a look at the eight largest employers in Maine.
A Psychic Goat Predicts the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
It's finally here, Election Day 2016! Will it be Trump or Hillary? The polls have been pretty close but let's see what Boots the Goat has to say about it.
Free Movie Weekend October 7th and 8th At The Saco Drive-In
The summer is in our rear-view mirror but you and your family can still enjoy free family fun during the Free Movie Weekend at the Saco Drive-In on October 7th and 8th.
A Bangor, Maine Man Is On ‘Big Brother’
Season 18 of 'Big Brother' just ended on CBS with Nicole winning the $500,000. However, fans of the show won't have to wait long to get their 'Big Brother' fix. CBS All Access will air an online version of 'Big Brother:Over The Top' starting this Wednesday night at 10 p.m.
Maine Ranked As One Of The Worst States For Teachers
Source: WalletHub WalletHub.com has come out with their 2016's Best & Worst States for Teachers' and the news isn't good for teachers in Maine.
Augusta Culinary Arts Teacher On ‘Hell’s Kitchen’
Heidi Parent is the new culinary arts teacher at the Capital Area Technical Center, but if all goes well, she might not be there for very long. Heidi is on the new season of 'Hell's Kitchen' with Chef Gordon Ramsey, the season premieres on Friday, September 23rd on FOX.
Lewiston High School Soccer Team To Be Featured On HBO’s ‘Real Sports’
National television journalist Soledad O'Brien and a crew from HBO have been in Maine and will be featuring the Lewiston High School soccer team on an episode of HBO's 'Real Sports'.
Where Did Maine Rank On The 2016 List Of Happiest States In America?
WalletHub.com has just released their 2016 list of the happiest states in the America. To make their rankings they used 28 key metrics, from emotional health to income levels to sports participation rates. So, where did Maine rank on their list?
Maine Gas Prices A Little Lower This Week
After several weeks of rising gas prices, they have seemed to has settled down. According to the price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com, gas prices in Maine were down by almost one cent per gallon this week. The statewide average is now at $2.225 per gallon.
Easy Fall Maine Hikes
With Labor Day in our rear view mirror, Maine's fall foliage will be popping bright reds, yellows and oranges before your know it. Enjoy Maine this fall with a relaxing hike in the crisp fall air. Here are some easy hikes in Maine to enjoy the fall colors.
Oddly Named Maine Towns
I remember our family vacations driving to Florida and I was always enjoyed seeing the names of towns and counties and especially the ones that made me laugh. When we got close to Orlando, the Polk County sign would prompt me and my sister into a poking session that would drive my parents crazy.
Which Maine City Is Stuck In The 1960’s?
Travel.alot.com has a neat little article about 'American Cities Stuck in the 1960's'. One of the cities on their list of twenty is right here in Maine.
What’s The Best Song Ever About Maine?
Thrillist.com has put together a list of the 'Best Song About All 50 US States'. Thrillist is a website that labels itself as ‘a leading men’s digital lifestyle brand’, listed what they deemed the best songs about each of the 50 states...
The Most Dangerous Places In Maine
One of the best things about living in Maine is that crime is very low, in fact, Maine has the second lowest violent and property crime rate in the country. (Vermont has the lowest). However, parts of Maine still has there fair share of violence and crime.
Weather Experts Are Predicting Warmer Than Normal Fall
The Weather Company, has just released their temperature forecast for September, October and November and they are saying temperatures will be above normal for us here in Maine.
Best Buy Is Closing Its Topsham Location
The Best Buy store located at the Topsham Fair Mall will be closing by the end of October. The electronics retailer plans on closing the Topsham location on October 29th.