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Island Adventures

  By Carey Kish THE GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSE of Maine’s coastline ranges some 230 miles from Kittery to Lubec as the…

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So you want to be a beekeeper? What you need to know

by Richard McLaughlin Beekeeping is a fun and fascinating hobby. Honey bees live and work together in large, complex societies…

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Beauty to behold: a new generation of salons

Phthalates, Triclosan, parabens, musks, formaldehyde – perhaps you’ve been warned to keep an eye out for these allergens, carcinogens, and…

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Ductless heat pumps: the lowdown

A conversation with Efficiency Maine Ductless heat pumps are one of the most popular technologies for highly efficient heating in…

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10 short hikes with big views

by Carey Kish A wealth of Maine mountaintops not too far from home offer panoramic vistas with minimal trail mileage…

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Eat for the climate

by Karen D’Andrea A hamburger with bacon and cheese often evokes delight in anticipation of taking a great big bite….

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Food hubs: connecting farms to forks

Erin Covey-Smith Food hubs have been getting a lot of buzz in Maine lately and there’s good reason. When you…

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You CAN get there from here: public transport comes of age

If you’ve taken the bus in greater Portland recently you may have noticed some changes, including the addition of real…

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Cross-country skiing in Maine

There is no shortage of winter activities in Maine, and cross-country skiing is one that the whole family can enjoy….

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Safer grooming for men

By Erin Covey-Smith The men’s grooming industry in the US has seen incredible growth over the past decade, and that…

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