Solving a National Parks Problem

After hiking the Appalachian Trail in record time, ultra-marathon runner Scott Jurek was cheered by friends, family and a film crew. At the top of Maine’s Mount Katahdin, they popped open a bottle of Champagne and celebrated his 46 day 8 hour 7 minute run.…

The Lobster Market: On a Roll

With Asian demand up and supply slightly down, the price of Maine lobster climbed to its highest levels since 2007.

Old and Young States

Maine is an old state. At 42.7, the median age of Maine’s population is the highest in the U.S. The youngest state is Utah (large families and many children), with a median age of 29.2. Other “young states” include Texas…