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Susan Vaughan here. Because this is a crime writers’ site, crime being one of the key words, I thought I’d check out interesting crimes during the month of December. According to FBI statistics of crimes reported to law enforcement agencies, … Continue reading

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Fictional Murder More Common in Maine than the Real Thing

By Brenda Buchanan Last week when I was speaking about my debut murder mystery Quick Pivot at the Portland Public Library, a reader observed that there are an awful lot of Maine crime writers, despite our state’s enviable place at … Continue reading

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Cooks For Books

Jim Hayman:  I don’t know whether it’s something in the air or in the water or whether, as is more likely, it grows out of the general culture of the place. But, for a state with just over a million … Continue reading

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The Other Tea Party

Vicki here, writing about a crime that happened on this day two hundred and thirty-eight years ago, a notorious event in which the participants (at least three of whom were known to be from Maine) committed vandalism, theft, breaking and … Continue reading

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Avast, ye maties!

Now that another Labor day is past, most of us are slowly getting back to work and school. But in Eastport, Maine, there’s still one more big bash left to enjoy – the Pirate Festival. And while last weekend’s Salmon … Continue reading

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