Kate DiCamillo has twice won children’s literature’s highest honor for novels she’s written. But her new picture book is nearly wordless, with only variations on a short musical syllable. What connects “La La La” (Candlewick Press) to “Flora & Ulysses,” “The Tale of Despereaux” and other… Read More
Horses and riders look sharp as 2nd U.S. Cavalry re-enactors maneuver at Gettysburg in September 2014. Part of the large Union cavalry force that participated in Stoneman’s Raid in spring 1863, the 1st Maine Cavalry helped tear up railroad tracks and burn bridges in central… Read More
    Chanukah began yesterday, Tuesday, evening, the annual Jewish commemoration of the rededication of the Jewish Holy Temple in Jerusalem when, by a miracle, one day’s oil supply lasted eight days. It is a time of thanksgiving, and some of the festive foods associated with… Read More
    BANGOR — Sister City Marketplace, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, Central Meeting House, 29 Central St., beside Bagel Central. Find handmade gifts to delight the babies, kids, moms, dads, aunties, uncles, grandmas and grandpas in your life. All made with dignity in Bangor’s Sister… Read More
Come to the Brewer Public Library for our weekly knitting social. Bring your own yarn projects of any sort and socialize in our comfortable conference room. Experienced or new knitters, crocheters, or needle-workers welcome! Call the Library at 989-7943 with any questions or for more information. Read More
    BAR HARBOR — The Abbe Museum is pleased to host a special program with Ann Pollard Ranco from Penobscot Nation who will be sharing her work at Gedakina and her unique art utilizing seaglass. Ann enjoys sharing her role in environmental cleanup and how it is incorporated into… Read More