The Maine
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Main, the

from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould MAIN, THE: The mainland. Early European fishermen found the offshore islands of Maine, and beyond them the main, which explains the state’s name. James Rosier, official scribe for the George Weymouth expedition of 1605, says as much: “Our captaine discovered up a great river trending alongst into the […]

Flying The Islands: Penobscot Island Air

Penobscot Island Air is know for flying small Cessnas out into the oceans off the Maine coast, to land on small islands and deliver supplies to the people who live there.

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