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New England Numbers: Spring


percentage of 20,646 starting runners who crossed the finish line at the 2007 Boston Marathon


pairs of nesting bald eagles counted in Maine in 2006, up from 21 pairs in 1967


World Series share per player for the 1918 champion Boston Red Sox


World Series share per player for the 2007 champion Boston Red Sox


nesting pairs of bald eagles in the other five New England states, including one in Rhode Island (not a historical nesting site)


gallons of sap required to produce one gallon of pure maple syrup


Irish pubs in Massachusetts, 102 of them in Boston’s neighborhoods and closest suburbs

-43° F

temperature recorded at Lac Frontière, Maine, on March 9, 1943: coldest March day ever recorded in New England


catalogs shipped annually by Maine outfitter L.L. Bean, which this year plans to get 90 percent of its paper from responsibly managed forests or recycling


ticks on a young moose in Maine, where warming temperatures have moved the 8-legged critters’ range northward

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

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