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Prem Pak, The Maine Trucking Company Hauling Potatoes, Paper Products.

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In 1963 My Dad And Mom Bought Their 1st White Tractor Trailer Truck. Then Kept Adding To The Fleet That Hauled Their Own Home Grown Potatoes And Brokering Other Farmer’s Spuds To Truck Them To Boston, Hartford, New York City. Then Returning To Wakefield Or Medford MA For A Back Haul Of Paper Products… French […]

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The Menu For Thanksgiving Dinner When You Dine In Maine.

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The holidays are not the time to diet. Loosen the belt, put away the Zumba fitness CD. It was not just the Pilgrims who sampled quite the feast put on by the native first settlers. Maine food dishes prepared with local ingredients taste so much better too after being outside in the fresh crisp air […]

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Things To Do For Fun In Maine | Climb, Hike Mt Katahdin.

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Things To Do For Fun In Maine | Climb, Hike Mt Katahdin is one suggestion. Maine has elevations, nothing like the Continental Divide but mountains none the less. The most famous Maine mountain is Mount Katahdin, the cornerstone of Baxter State Park. Mount “K” is a recreational visit that many try to experience at least […]

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Things To Do For Fun In Maine | Find, Collect Lighthouses.

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Maine is largest state of all in New England, lighthouses are not in short supply. It is over 90 percent wooded, making it the most forested state. And more than half the population lives 25 miles or less from the ocean. So when someone mentions Maine, it is awfully easily to only think of coastal, […]

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Things To Do For Fun In Maine | Snow Sledding ITS Trails.

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Things to do for fun in Maine, play in the snow. In this blog post series, this Maine native will down play snow because too many in the audience have the wrong idea. They have the image in their head that the thermometers in Maine all sink to below the red fluid day and night […]

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Things To Do For Fun In Maine | See A Moose.

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Things to do for fun in Maine, is the list the same for everyone? No. Heck no. But there are some common requests or desires when someone is lucky enough to be able to spend time in Maine on vacation. And often a few vacation to Maine visits then suddenly you find yourself moving, relocating […]

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Maine ATV Trails

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ATV trails, four wheeler laws and what you can and can not do in Maine. For starters, Maine is one beautiful state to experience all four seasons. Especially when you can access the deeper areas of Vacationland where not everyone gets to easily tour from the highway network. Because Maine is so vast, under populated, […]

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Wild Blueberries In Maine, Nothing Else Compares.

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Growing up on a Maine potato farm, my three older brothers and I did not eat a lot of rice. Not so many helpings of fresh Maine blueberries either. Local fruit like raspberries, strawberries, apples, pears were the mainstay for something sweet. To end, to round out the family table offerings at meal time. A […]

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The Local Rural Grapevine For News, Tailor Made For Small Maine Towns.

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The majority of the space in the country is rural. Yet city beat news reporters don’t venture into rural areas very often. You had some tongue in cheek rural programming shows back in the black and white era of television. Andy of Mayberry, Petticoat Junction, The Waltons, Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies. The small town […]

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The Slow Shift From Maine Summer To Fall Harvest Colors.

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The leaf color in Maine, dry conditions affect the scenery ahead. The start of following the Maine fall foliage reports begin this week. Northern Maine is at or near the peak of fall color by the end of September. Hiking Maine in the fall is more breathtaking with the explosion of color. Tourism from leaf […]

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