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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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In recent days I have commented on Halloween at my house. It has been a long tradition and is well known in Lewiston/ Auburn. As a result of newspaper coverage last year, Food Network Magazine carried a piece on it. I started the day, as I do all Halloweens, on 92 Moose Radio divulging the… Continue Reading »

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Today’s the Day!

Today’s the Day!

Today is the day editor Peter Geiger looks forward to all year long.

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Halloween Health and Safety Checklist

Halloween Health and Safety Checklist

Keep your little witches and werewolves safe this Halloween with these important tips!

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These Halloween Dinners Are a Real Scream!

These Halloween Dinners Are a Real Scream!

Halloween-inspired dinner ideas that are ghoulishly good!

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Costumes for a Chilling Halloween

Costumes for a Chilling Halloween

Cold Halloween weather? Not to worry! Here are some ideas for costumes to keep you warm on a chilling All Hallows’ Eve!

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Will This Halloween Be a Terror or a Treat?

Will This Halloween Be a Terror or a Treat?

Halloween is almost here, but will the weather be frightful? Get our forecast!

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Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

Editor Peter Geiger wants to know, what’s your favorite Halloween candy?

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These Are Scary Times!

These Are Scary Times!

Editor Peter Geiger wants to know what you fear most.

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Weather-ology Special: Ghost Spots

Weather-ology Special: Ghost Spots

Are “cold spots” in rooms caused by paranormal activity?

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.