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Gigabit Fiber Speed on the way to Camden, Maine

Gigabit Fiber Speed on the way to Camden, Maine

For those of you in the Midcoast Maine, some of you south of Camden are starting to be able to get Gigabit Internet service from Fidium. Initial experiences have been high speed, dependable and reasonable pricing. For those in Camden, Maine, another company...

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The Third Shale Revolution—Reshoring Manufacturing || Peter Zeihan

The Third Shale Revolution—Reshoring Manufacturing || Peter Zeihan

The third piece of the shale revolution is all about timing. As the world shifts from globalized supply chains to more localized and secure means of production, utilizing cheaper energy sources and products will be essential.

The US has become the lowest-cost-highest-quality producer of intermediate materials, meaning much of the leg work to restore supply chains and manufacturing has already been done. So what do we have to show for it?

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The Second Shale Revolution–Industrial Expansion

The Second Shale Revolution–Industrial Expansion

So, how did the US use all that crude oil and natural gas produced during the first shale revolution? As the need for industrial expansion grew, so did the American refining industry’s footprint.

That’s the essence of the second shale revolution – America could now turn that crude oil and natural gas into a suite of products, ranging from refined oil to intermediate chemical products.

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Images from Maine #163, Port Clyde Fire || Peter Ralston

Images from Maine #163, Port Clyde Fire || Peter Ralston

Dear Friends, A very different sort of missive here today… one of a somber nature but with hope and the best of community woven into it. On September 28th a raging fire immolated the beating heart of Port Clyde, Maine… a beloved fishing village at the southern end of...

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Maine Class A Boys Soccer Camden Hills vs. Messalonskee 10/17/23

Maine Class A Boys Soccer Camden Hills vs. Messalonskee 10/17/23

Watch this Maine Class A Boys Soccer game between the Windjammers of Camden Hills and the Eagles of Messalonskee. This game was played at CamdenHills Regional High School in Rockport on Tuesday, October 17, 2023. The play-by-play announcer was Charlie Crockett, the statistician Dave Ridley, and the sports videographer Penny Crockett. This game was the last regular season home game for theWindjammers, and the seniors on the team were honored before the beginning of the game.

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Maine High School Football Camden Hills vs Spruce Mountain 10/14/23

Maine High School Football Camden Hills vs Spruce Mountain 10/14/23

Watch this Maine High School 8-Man Football game between the Windjammers of Camden Hills and the Phoenix of Spruce Mountain. This game was played at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport on Saturday, October 14, 2023. the play-by-play announcer is Charlie Crockett, and the sports videographer is Penny Crockett.

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Maine Class B Girls Soccer Medomak Valley vs. Morse 10/13/23

Maine Class B Girls Soccer Medomak Valley vs. Morse 10/13/23

Watch this Maine Class B Girls Soccer Game between the Panthers of Medomak Valley and the Shipbuilders of Morse. This game was played at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro on Friday, October 13, 2023. The play-by-play announce is Charlie Crockett and the sports videographer is Penny Crockett. This game was Senior Recognition Day, and seniors Jordan Doughty and Haley Puchalski were honored before the game.

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Maine Class A Girls Soccer Camden Hills vs. Hampden Academy 10/10/23

Maine Class A Girls Soccer Camden Hills vs. Hampden Academy 10/10/23

Watch this Maine Class A Girls Soccer Game between the Windjammers of Camden Hills and the Broncos of Hampden Academy. This game was played at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Before the game, the Windjammer senior players were recognized. The play-by-play announcer is Charlie Crockett, statistician Dave Ridley, and sports videographer Penny Crockett.

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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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