Human Interest

The Gunpowder Mills of Gorham & Windham, Maine

The Gunpowder Mills of Gorham & Windham, Maine

The Gunpowder Mills of Gorham & Windham, Maine tells the fascinating story of one of 19th Century Maine’s most productive wartime industries. Produced in collaboration with Gorham Community Access Media and based on a book written by longtime USM chemistry professor Dr. Maurice Whitten.

The mills and surrounding river are a beautiful place to visit and an amazing historical exhibit. and are an amazing example of how history and habitat can coexist.

This video is an excellent production of our sister station Saco River Community Television.

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Peter Ralston — Images from Maine #162

Peter Ralston — Images from Maine #162

Dear Friends, I find myself in a reflective state of mind on this foggy, rainy morning and for some reason it got me thinking back to when and why I first started sharing these “hugs from Maine” with you. In that spirit, I am re-sharing the very first one with you,...

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Peter Ralston — Images from Maine #161

Peter Ralston — Images from Maine #161

By Peter Ralston Dear Friends, I am dashing this off to you between Raven cruises. We’re still wonderfully busy here, between our own gallery and the exhibition of my work at Blue Raven Gallery in Rockland… not to mention a handful of remaining Raven days on...

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Peter Ralston — Images from Maine #160

Peter Ralston — Images from Maine #160

I apologize for missing last Sunday's note. On one hand I could claim that we were dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Lee, but such an excuse would be worse than simply disingenuous. Truth be told, we were in the lee of Lee here in Rockport, in fact by the time...

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Spectacular Maine Sunset

Spectacular Maine Sunset

Maine is famous for its great sunsets, but this one is particularly beautiful. It was taken in August on North Haven Maine. If you look carefully in the middle, you can see the Camden Hills in the background. There was no manipulation on this photo.

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Meet the Rockland Maine Breakwater

Meet the Rockland Maine Breakwater

Check out our new page on the Rockland Breakwater with the live Breakwater Cam along with other information, pictures, and videos!

It’s a great place to view, people watch, boat watch, hike or just be literally out on the water.

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Bring Fidium Gigabit To your City/Town

Bring Fidium Gigabit To your City/Town

The next step in Internet is Gigabit connections. In Maine, Fidium is active in over 100 Cities/Towns.. Fidium is expanding to more towns with the most interest in being on high speed Internet. You can influence where they expand to next. They want to get this...

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Gelato Alert! in Rockport

Gelato Alert! in Rockport

We welcome Rockport’s newest addition, Freya’s Gelato and Sorbet and Crepes!

Freya’s gelato flavors rotate frequently according to season and ingredient availability. Freya’s gelato is made with milk and cream sourced from Maine farms and includes fresh local ingredients when available.

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Ethanol Free Gas Available in All of Maine.

Ethanol Free Gas Available in All of Maine.

Maine has long been the home of many lawn mowers, chain saws, outboard motors, jet skis, snow mobiles, automobiles and other gas powered devices. In the southern part of Maine it has been illegal to sell ethanol free gas except for airplanes and race cars. This law...

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