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The art of maple tapping

With Maple Sunday coming up this weekend, check out the basics to get started maple tapping as the sap starts running.


How Maine became Vacationland

Maine’s past is brimming with oddball vacation stories featuring visitors “from away” on the loose in Vacationland, a nickname that first appeared on license plates in 1936.

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More from Bangor Metro

Make your own scrubby sponges

Using netting from a clementines box, I’ve made these to scrub my pots and pans gently after use — and they work well without scratching.

How to get started with home canning

Experts caution it’s important to understand that canning is a science, so recipes from reputable sources need to be followed exactly.


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