7 Days of Thanksgiving: Our Heroes

What are Mainers thankful for? All kinds of things according to their vanity license plates. This week we’re counting down the seven days until Thanksgiving with great vanity plates. Day 7 – Game day! Day 6 – Family Day 5 – The simple things in life Day 4 – Our furry friends Day 3 – [...]

Maine begins issuing Gold Star Family License Plates

On July 7, 2011 the 125th Maine Legislature established the Gold Star Family License Plate, signifying that a family member was killed-in-action or died in a combat theater of operations. According to the State of Maine website, to be eligible for the plate, the family member must have received a Gold Star Lapel Button, with [...]

DUSTOFF. A tribute to our fighting forces.

Veterans Day. November 11, 2011. In remembrance of those who’ve served our country, I’m honored to feature this vanity license plate, whose meaning was shared with me by its owner in 2009. DUSTOFF: Dedicated, Unhesitating, Service To Our Fighting Forces In short, the term comes from when medical helicopters landed to pick up the wounded [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of October being breast cancer awareness month, I want to share the story behind one of the many Breast Cancer Specialty License Plates in the state of Maine. When Maine came out with the Breast Cancer Awareness plates I was pleased. I am a breast cancer survivor. My sister, in my honor, became [...]

Signatures needed for Maine's marine mammals specialty license plate

The Maine Dept. of Marine Resources is gathering signatures for a marine mammal specialty license plate. Revenues from the specialty plate will help support the mission of the Marine Mammal Strandings Program, which is dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals through response and rescue of distressed, sick, injured and orphaned marine mammals, research, and [...]