Daily Archives: June 22, 2010

Maxim, mousetraps and machine guns

So, what do Sangerville (Piscataquis County), the mousetrap, and the machine gun have in common?

Well, answer today’s DownEast.com trivia question and find out. … OK, enough of that, here’s the question and the answer.

Who invented the common mousetrap?

Answer

Sangerville native Hiram Maxim, who also invented the machine gun.

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Orono soldier serving in Afghanistan has died | Bangor Daily News

Orono soldier serving in Afghanistan has died – Bangor Daily News.

Portland rejects temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensary | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Portland rejects temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensary | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.