Archive for June, 2006


Island cleanup project produces piles of trash

By Jeff Strout on June 24, 2006, at 3:03 p.m.
This column was first published June 24, 2006   Last Saturday I volunteered for my second Down East island cleanup with Maine Island Trail Association members, and again had the distinct displeasure of picking up another 5-gallon pail of used motor oil. A few years ago I went along with …

Eagles among creatures thriving at Pushaw

By Jeff Strout on June 17, 2006, at 3:01 p.m.
This column was first June 17, 2006   Woah! Whaaat was that bright light in the sky we saw a couple of times this week? I had a pleasant Monday evening paddle at Pushaw Lake. After work I headed out for a rendezvous with friends at Moose Island. Robert Causey …

Dogs get maiden voyage in canoe; paddler modifies craft for outing

By Jeff Strout on June 10, 2006, at 2:59 p.m.
This column was first published June 10, 2006   Everyone pictured in Monday’s paper looked a little soggy, didn’t they? There were wet Maine guides in wet canoes, wet dogs, wet runners, wet Soap Box Derby contestants, wet walkers at Acadia National Park, wet walkers in Machias’ Trails Day celebration, …

Massachusetts man, 28, remains jailed in connection with stabbing at Orono

By Judy Harrison on June 06, 2006, at 12 p.m.
BANGOR | A Taunton, Mass., man remained Monday in Penobscot County Jail, unable to make bail on charges of stabbing a 30-year-old Swanville man Friday night at the Irving station in Orono. Randall S. Daluz, 28, was arrested at gunpoint early Saturday morning by Orono police while driving on …

Horseshoe crabs focus of trip Paddle on Bagaduce River provides insightful look at species

By Jeff Strout on June 03, 2006, at 2:55 p.m.
This column was first published June 3, 2006     Wonderful summer, wasn’t it? Actually, I thought it was a tad on the hot side, but at least it was dry. Last weekend I got my on-water fix, squeezing in paddles on the Bagaduce River and Pushaw Lake. My return …
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