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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at and a music writer for and the Portland Press Herald. She has been obsessed with - and inspired by - music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She bought her first Rolling Stones record at a flea market when she was in 7th grade and discovered David Bowie a year later. She's a HUGE fan of the local music scene and covers it along with national musical happenings in her "Face the Music" column and with artist interviews that appear in print in the Portland Press Herald and online at You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets. Aimsel is also the host of Music from 207 on 98.9 WCLZ and appears monthly on the News Center Maine TV show “207” to talk of course.

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Attend the Yarmouth Clam Festival

Written by: Aimsel Ponti
Yarmouth Clam Festival

You don’t have to be a clam fan to appreciate the Yarmouth Clam Festival. It’s one of Maine’s shining jewels of the summer and has been since the mid-’60s. Sure, there are thousands of clams consumed, but there’s also a whole bunch of live music and entertainment and a parade so popular, chairs are lined up days in advance  to assure a good spot.

Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette

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