Editorial support for breaking away from Mass.

I’ve been in newspapers for 22 years or so and found the DownEast.com trivia question of interest.

What was the name of Maine’s first newspaper?

Answer:

The Falmouth Gazette and Weekly Advertiser began in 1785 and was used to promote separation from Massachusetts.

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