There are so many things happening in Maine’s Kennebec Valley year-round. People are taking notice in so many ways. Here are a few of the articles, lists, TV shows, vlogs…and more talking about the region.

2020 in the News

92 Moose FMSix Maine Trails You Need to Hike. Recently, we asked Moose listeners to tell us about their favorite nature walks and hikes. Four are in Maine’s Kennebec Valley.  READ MORE

MaineBizCraft brew fans drink up Kennebec Valley Chamber’s at-home Brewfest. Since the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce introduced its Kennebec River Brewfest three years ago, it’s grown in size and this year’s was going to be the biggest yet. Until COVID-19… READ MORE

NPR‘One Of The Best Nature Shows’. A River Transformed After Dams Come Down: The removal of two dams has allowed migratory fish to return. READ MORE

B98.5 New Mural In Downtown Augusta. Have you visited downtown Augusta lately?  Did you notice anything new happening on Commercial Street?  Well, if you missed it there is a gorgeous new mural on the side of Huiskamer Coffee House. READ MORE


2019 in the News

CentralMaine.com – Skowhegan’s first Grinch-themed holiday stroll hits the mark… Skowhegan’s first-ever “Whoville Stroll” was a marked success. Turnout was in the hundreds for the Saturday event, according to Main Street Skowhegan Executive Director Kristina Cannon, who helped organize the event. READ MORE

Outside Online – The Appalachian Trail’s (Only) Official River Guide. You can’t technically finish the AT without a ride in Greg Caruso’s canoe. READ MORE

Budget Travel – 6 U.S. Scenic Byways You Must Discover– #6 Old Canada Road. If you’ve never driven through rugged, forested, river-crisscrossed upper New England, this journey will be a wonderful deep-dive. READ MORE

Aiken Standard – THIS AND THAT: When the river disappears – uh-oh! On the Kennebec River in central Maine…when I looked a couple of hundred yards ahead and noticed that the river seemed to end. READ MORE

USA Today, 10 Best – 10 reasons you need to travel the Maine Art Museum Trail. With its breathtaking scenery, it’s no wonder generations of artists have been flocking to Maine since the mid-nineteenth century. Featuring the Colby Museum of Art, Waterville. READ MORE

Travelocity – America’s Most Scenic Spots for Early Leaf Peeping READ MORE

Adventure Sports Network – VIDEO – Weekend Expeditions: Connections Across Maine Part 2, Maine’s Kennebec Valley READ MORE


DownEast Magazine

DownEast Magazine Miller’s Table at Maine Grains. A shiny new pizza oven and a pubby vibe are heating up the old county cooler in Skowhegan. READ MORE

The Great Maine Scavenger Hunt. The Great Maine Scavenger Hunt is back (year three!), sending DownEast readers out to explore all 35,385 square miles of Maine. READ MORE

Endless Days at the Family Camp. For author Ron Currie, childhood summers on McGrath Pond are the stuff of memories — wistful, fickle, and poignant. READ MORE

Belgrade Lakes: A Love Story. Pond ponderer Jennifer Finney Boylan offers a local’s tour of the Belgrade Lakes — and a heartfelt ode to living where others vacation. READ MORE


Martha Bakes: Oats, PBS – Martha invites grain expert and mill owner, Amber Lambke, to share her extensive knowledge of this versatile grain. READ MORE

Kennebec Journal – New tour showcases Hallowell’s unique history, restaurant scene – Red Cloak Tour’s Hallowell Historic Tidbit showcases the city’s restaurants for their cuisine and their historic significance. READ MORE