Maine’s School System Is Ranked As One Of The Best In The Country
Source: WalletHub The countdown to back to school is on, you see and hear all of the ads for back to school shopping and many schools will welcome back the kids and teachers in about one month. Good news for Maine kids and parents, Maine's school system has been ranked as one of the best in the country.
See Where Maine Ranks In The List Of Laziest States In America
Zippia.com has released their list of the 'Laziest States In America'. To create their 'lazy index' they factored in the lowest average hours worked, shortest commute time, fewest workers per household, highest unemployment rate and fewest adults with a college degree.
Maine’s Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Is…..?
Twitter research between March 1 and May 18 of this year, mapped out all fifty states and which ice cream flavors each state tweets about the most. Overall, more than 30 million tweets about ice cream were sent out during that time frame.
Maine Food Favorites Reviewed By A British Family
I stumbled across a YouTube video titled Maine USA Taste Test, it comes from a YouTube channel called My Virgin Kitchen. It's a channel started by Barry Lewis from Bristol, England. He created the channel to learn how to cook and share his experiences.
Ten Most Redneck Towns In Maine
With the 6th annual Redneck Olympics coming up later this month in Hebron, Maine, we decided to look back at a story from last summer that lists the top ten most redneck towns in Maine.
Free Slurpee Day At 7-Eleven
7-Eleven convenience stores are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Surplee by giving away free Surplees today, July 11 until 11PM.
The Yarmouth Clam Festival Named One Of The Best Summer Food Festivals
Men's Health has an article on the 'Best Summer Food Festivals'. Maine is represented on their list with the Yarmouth Clam Festival! This year's Yarmouth Clam Festival is July 15th through the 17th.
Enjoy These Things This Summer In Maine For Free!
Maine is 'Vacationland' and sometimes the traditional vacation things to do in Maine can get expensive, however, with a little research, you'll find many fun things to do in Maine this summer for free!
Maine Raspberry Pick Your Own Guide
It could be the most underappreciated fruit out there, the raspberry. If you are like me and enjoy raspberries, you and the family might want to visit an area farm to pick-your-own raspberries. It's not quiet to the level of picking your own apples or strawberries but it's still an afternoon of family fun and a yummy payoff.
Destination Maine: The Moxie Festival In Lisbon This Weekend
Moxie, it's a Maine thing, to be more precise, it's a Lisbon, Maine thing. The famous bubbly beverage in the bright orange cans is an acquired taste. The annual Moxie Festival is going on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout Lisbon and Lisbon Falls.
One Maine Town Makes The 25 Best Beach Cities In America (It’s Not Old Orchard Beach)
Thrillist.com has announced their '25 Best Beach Cities In America' and one of them is in Maine, but it's not Old Orchard Beach. Blue Hill, Maine made their list of the '25 Best Beach Cities In America'.
July 4th Celebrations Guide Across Central Maine
Where is summer going? Time for the July 4th celebrations here in Maine. Here's a one-stop place to map out your families July 4th celebrations.
Odd Maine Roadside Attractions
The summer tourist season is here and while many tourists are visiting Old Orchard Beach, Acadia National Park or Baxter State Park, you might want to take some time and checkout some of Maine's unique flavor and a few of these odd Maine attractions.
10-Foot Snake Spotted By Westbrook Police
The story first made news a week or two ago when a woman called the Westbrook Police Department and said she saw a snake as large as a truck with a head the size of a small ball. That was followed up by a second sighting near a playground along the Presumpscot River. Now a Westbrook police officer on patrol reports seeing a 10-foot snake eating a large mammal, maybe a beaver.
How Patriotic Is Maine?
Source: WalletHub The July 4th holiday is less than a week away and WalletHub.com recently posting their finding of the '2016's Most Patriotic States'. To get their findings they used 12 key metrics, including the number of residents enlisted in the military, veterans per capita , 2012 Presidential voting percentage and highest volunteer rate.
The Best States To Gain Weight In
Summer means food. You'll be out there grilling, eating pier fries at Old Orchard Beach, enjoying the summer beers, ales and hard teas and lemonades. That translates to gaining weight. I found an article on Thrillist.com, where they ranked the fifty states on 'How much fun is it to get fat there?' The food that each state are known for is important, but there is more to consider. The weather, the