Posts Tagged ‘Maine’

Maine Gov’s Wife Takes Job From Woman Who Really Needs It

June 27, 2016

Maine Gov's Wife Takes Job from Woman Who Really Needs It
23,000 people in Maine are jobless and looking for work, but Governor Paul LePage’s wife wants a cute new car, so she is working as a waitress in scenic Boothbay Harbor during the lucrative summer tourist season. While Mrs. LePage is serving lobster nachos and double-wrapped bacon scallops, Governor LePage is trying to eliminate the food stamp benefits of his poorest constituents.



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US Sardine Industry Canned

April 21, 2010

US Sardine Industry Canned

Sardines have been canned in the USA since 1875, when Eagle Preserved Fish Co. started operation in Eastport, Maine. This month Stinson Seafood in Prospect Harbor’ Maine, the last US sardine cannery, shut down this week. From now on all your canned sardines will be imported, caught, processed, and packed in other countries and shipped to your neighborhood market.