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News from the Maine Coast

It was another slow news week with the Thanksgiving holiday smack dab in the middle. Here are a few fun and interesting stories I came across.

Maine-made Fisher Plows to be featured on Science’s ‘How It’s Made’ (Bangor Daily News) – Snow plows in Maine are as common as, well, snow, but most people have not seen what goes on behind the scenes at Rockland-based Fisher Engineering, one of the nation’s leading…

BOBBIFUNDGirl born without ears hearing for first time with two new ones (Bangor Daily News) – The sounds of Thanksgiving — the whir of the electric knife to cut the turkey, the crack of the wishbone being separated, and the snap of fresh green beans for the casserole — are just as plentiful as the sights and smells. And for the first time in her life…

Can growing vegetables really save you money? (Bangor Daily News) – Can I lower my food costs by growing vegetables in a home garden? This is a simple question with anything but a simple answer. Before bringing in all of the complicating factors, we can look at this question in its simplest form…

And that’s all for this week. As I mentioned before it was a pretty slow news week with the holiday and most stories are about Thanksgiving, Black Friday (which I despise and am continually disgusted by human behavior) or the snow storm Maine got on Wednesday.  Can’t wait to see what this next week brings.

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