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Piece Of Maine Meteor Could Be Worth Big Bucks!
Well at least pieces are.
So no doubt you've seen video of the big ball of fire falling in the atmosphere from the Portland Police Dash cam. If not no worries, see below.
The bright light burning up in the atmosphere is a meteor, and if it lands on the Earth, it's called a meteorite...
Saco Drive-In Needs Our Votes!
When I think of a drive-in movie theater it brings back great family memories. You had to position the car perfectly on the little mound of sand, hook the speaker on the rolled down driver's side window and make the trek to snack shack.
How Did Your Hometown Get it’s Name?
Have you ever wondered where the name of your hometown came from? Well, after a little research, I dug up the origins of a few of central Maine's cities and towns.
Do you know which city was named after a Revolutionary hero, or was named after a famous English author or a prominent Boston physic…
This Week in Maine History March 6-12
March 9th 1921 
A British Tramp Steamer called Wandby shipwrecked near Walker's Point in Kennebunk. Captain David Simpson's hearing was off when he thought the buoy whistle he heard was the one near Portland Lightship . Thinking that they were in the clear and heading in…

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