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A Belfast fisherman accidentally caught a 600-pound tuna

BELFAST, Maine — Atlantic bluefin tuna is one of the most prized fish in the world, and on the open market, a 600-pound fish might sell for as much as $10,000. But in Belfast, patrons of the Belfast Soup Kitchen will dine next week on locally caught bluefin tuna steaks for free after Maine fishermen donated an accidentally caught fish to the nonprofit organization.
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Stockton Springs Artist Wins 2021 Maine Waterfowl Stamp Contest

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has announced this year's winner of the annual waterfowl contest, and the honor goes to Gary Winders of Stockton Springs. This year's winning stamp shown above features a wonderful depiction of the male and female long-tailed duck. Judging for the contest takes...
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Iconic Bobby Flay “Throwdown” Winning Rockland Restaurant Closing

It wasn’t that long ago Kristi and I took you on a Food Venture to the Brass Compass Cafe, a lovely cafe in downtown Rockland, in the heart of the Midcoast with fantastic fare. However, if you want the full experience, you'll have to act fast as according to a report in the Village Soup, the Brass Compass Cafe is closing its doors forever on November 1.
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Weekend Spotlight: Four wicked cool events to enjoy

Can you feel that bite in the morning air? Hard to believe we’re sliding into fall, but with that Hunter’s Moon and the Autumn Equinox this week, there is no mistaking it. This weekend, we keep it hyper-local and take you down the backroads of rural Maine to find some of the coolest happenings going on, along with a free Portuguese film fest and an Oktoberfest.

View Fall Foilage From a Historic Train from Unity to Belfast

The Belfast and Moosehead Lake historic railroad will kick off its fall foilage tours this Saturday. The train will leave the Unity depot for a tour around scenic Waldo County. Start at 212 Depot Street in Unity, Maine. There are various times and days to ride the open air coach for the leaf peeping tour. Some tours last an hour, some are special extended two hour tours.

A Trip To Beth’s Farm Market In Warren Is A Culinary Adventure

In case you need a reminder, farm stands are still open and ready for your business. And Beth’s Farm Market in Warren, Maine has delicious produce (best corn I’ve ever tasted) such as fresh grown plums, tomatoes, apples and so much more. On weekends they offer Jamaican jerk chicken. They...
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8 things not to miss in Belfast

This little coastal town of around 7,000 sits in the heart of Waldo county on the ocean and offers an impressive list of things to do, places to see and did we mention the incredible food? Check out these 8 spots around town that help give Belfast its unforgettable seaside charm.

Big-Hearted Lobstermen Give 600-lb Tuna To Belfast Soup Kitchen

Soup kitchens mostly rely on donations from outside sources. Be it from donations of food, or money, or grants, etc... It all comes from outside sources. And often, you hear about situations where nature and soup kitchens cross paths. I've heard many stories over the years of people hitting deer or moose, and those ending up in soup kitchens.