The University of Maine Scallop Guts Placed In The Wrong Car Have Been Found

Losing one's scallop guts is a terrible thing, especially if they're part of a university research project. But blue Chevrolet sedans from the University of Maine motor pool being what they are, it's pretty easy to inadvertently put your scallop guts in the back of the wrong car. » 11/28/12 3:20pm 11/28/12 3:20pm

Haven't you ever seen a grand prize winning motorized ice shack?

From the great state of Maine comes this award winning motorized ice shack. Built over a six month period from a snowmobile trailer, an ice shack and a 1996 Chevy Cavalier, upon its completion this unique ice shack won the Bangor Daily News' "Original Ice Shack Contest". The motorized ice shack is entirely driveable… » 3/05/11 10:00am 3/05/11 10:00am

Real Life Grand Theft Auto - Portland, Maine Edition

We didn't actually know Portland, Maine had crime or even roads, we always just assumed it was an idyllic beach town where Bostonians drove for long weekends to eat big lobsters. Apparently it's actually Maine's largest city and the location of a seriously impressive crime spree straight out of Grand Theft Auto.… » 4/15/08 10:40am 4/15/08 10:40am

Death to the K Car! Woman Saws Aries in Half

Oh, the poor, maligned K Car. Long the butt of jokes, you nevertheless helped save Chrysler's bacon at a time when it was in mortal danger. And what respect are you paid? You're chopped in half in under a minute by a 22-year-old woman wielding a reciprocating saw. Kelly Breton took just 58.76 seconds to separate the… » 7/14/06 5:30pm 7/14/06 5:30pm

Time to Heist the Donuts: Maine Man Steals Dunks Truck

Oh to be young, dumb and full of Coors Light again. Brandon Cote of South Portland saw an opportunity while inebriated and took it: an unattended Dunkin' Donuts delivery van with the keys tantalizingly left in the ignition. Roughly three hours later, he was spotted speeding, and the po-po — fiercely protective of… » 6/07/06 2:00pm 6/07/06 2:00pm

33 Percent of All Cars in US to Fall Under CARB's Rule in 2009?

Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington are expected to adopt the policies of the CARBies today, following the lead of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont in adopting California's set of stringent emissions standards, putting the number of states under the California Air… » 12/22/05 6:37pm 12/22/05 6:37pm