Nelly Butler | America’s First Ghost

It was August 9, 1799, when Abner Blaisdel first heard the "knocking noises" in his house in Machiasport, Maine. Learn the story of Nelly Butler, America's first ghost.
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Tomato Soup Cake

This sweet and spicy homemade Tomato Soup Cake, topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting, is a retro recipe classic.
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25th Anniversary of CiderDays!

Make sure you get your ticket to this community celebration of all things APPLES! From cidermaking to tours to workshops to tastings - all the goodness of autumn in New England!

The Great Divide | Are There Mountain Lions in New England?

“Cougar truthers” are certain that the big cat is living and breeding again in New England. Wildlife experts say no. Not yet. But one day…
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Guide to Old Port | Portland, Maine

Guide to the Old Port | Eat, Stay & Play in Portland, Maine

Cobblestone streets, salty ocean air, and boutiques and eateries aplenty characterize Portland’s historic Old Port district.
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Bigfoot Sighting | Does Bigfoot Live in the Berkshires?

Bigfoot Sighting | Does Bigfoot Live in the Berkshires?

Could Bigfoot live in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts? Read these Bigfoot sighting accounts dating back to 1765 and decide for yourself.
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Yankee's Scenes of New England 2020 Calendar

With beautiful coastal views, historic lighthouses, picturesque country barns, and colorful foliage, New England is a place of great beauty and charm. Go from season to season and place to place in New England with this delightful wall calendar.

Vampire Mercy Brown | When Rhode Island Was “The Vampire Capital of America”

In 1892, the "oddly well preserved" exhumed body of Mercy Brown led many to believe she was a vampire responsible for the death of her family in Exeter, Rhode Island.
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