The Madwoman’s Ghost in the Attic

When I was a young boy living in Caribou, Maine, back in the 1960s, we had two rocking chairs in our living room. I spent a lot of time in that room, playing with my[…]

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Andrew Tozier

Andrew Tozier – Maine’s Civil War Medal of Honor Winner…and Thief?

Not everyone can claim that they were born in Purgatory, but Andrew Tozier could, on February 11, 1838. Purgatory is a town near the Monmouth-Litchfield line in central Maine and is neither a heaven or[…]

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The 1955 Caribou UFO

It’s late. Outside, in the deep darkness of a winter’s night in a landscape vast and empty, the temperature is dipping well below zero and the first quarter moon is a sliver in the stillness[…]

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The Caribou UFO of 1955

It’s late. Outside, in the deep darkness of a winter’s night in a landscape vast and empty, the temperature is dipping well below zero and the first quarter moon is a sliver in the stillness[…]

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Horrid Massacre - cover of Peter Edes 1806 pamphlet

“For the Moon Shone Bright” – The Purington Murders of 1806

[Please note – some of the descriptions in this article/episode are graphic. Use discretion with younger readers/listeners] You are lying in your bed on this hot July night. It has been a long, hot summer[…]

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Sarah Ware Headstone

The Murder of Sarah Ware

It is night. Darkness has fallen over the September night as the half moon rises and the stars begin to fill the sky over Penobscot Bay. Sometimes the night falls so deeply here in this[…]

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The Abiding Spirit of Father Moriarty

I know you don’t tell other people that you’ve had that experience, that one singular time when you were alone in your house and it happened: something inexplicable. Maybe it was when your parents first[…]

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The Eternal Mourner of Cuttingsville

He has waited for entrance into the mausoleum for well over a hundred years – learn the real story behind the enternal mourner of Cuttingsville, Vermont.

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The Last Flights

Ten thousand warplanes flew from or over Maine during World War II. Over the course of the war, a total of 48 aircraft crashed in the state accounting for 143 deaths. The vast majority of[…]

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To Step Off the Map

If you live in New England, sooner or later you’ll have this experience: you’ll find yourself driving down a road you’ve driven a hundred times before and you’ll notice something is different. At first, you[…]

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