What the natives call it

If you’re a Maine native and live in the midcoast area, then you know how to pronounce the name of the town of Woolwich. Here’s a hint, it’s not pronounced wool-witch. Read this plate for the answer.

The buzz around vanity plates

Bee keepers aren’t afraid to create some buzz around their hobbies. Check out these bee-related Maine vanity license plates. Have one of your own? Let us know! Email it to myplate@themaineplate.com.

Driving Miss Daisy


Military term or insect expletive?

  WISSIFF. It looks like it should mean something, but I just couldn’t crack this code. Then, over the weekend, I had the good fortune of running into the plate’s owner. Turns out there are two perspectives on the meaning of this vanity plate. According to the Air Force veteran and owner of the Ford [...]

Postcards from Maine: The Way Life Should Be

Eeny, meany, miny, moe … With nearly 3,000 vanity license plates photos, what’s the best way to choose only 12 to appear on a new Maine postcard? By making two postcards, of course! But that’s another blog post. This postcard is inspired by all the best that Maine has to offer: camp, loons, lobster, moose, [...]