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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

See Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Written by: Aimsel Ponti
Maine Coastal Botanical Gardens offers preview of Gardens Aglow

From mid-November through New Year’s Eve, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay comes to life with the help of more than half a million energy efficient LED lights. Gardens Aglow is a truly magical, sensory experience. You’ll stroll all over the gardens and buildings and you won’t believe your eyes. This  display would impress even Clark W. Griswold, it’s really that stunning. Take note, Gardens Aglow is wildly popular so be sure to purchase tickets in advance.

Staff photo by Ben McCanna

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