MAINE AT WAR
You’ve probably heard this joke: “A lawyer and a snake are lying run over in the road. What’s the difference between them?” Answer: “There are brake marks over the snake.” The lawyer joke circulating in Lewiston, Maine in autumn 1862 went something like this: “What do… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    LEWISTON- “Oral histories are like human sponges,” said Molly Graham when she expertly led a workshop on Saturday, January 11, at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College, sponsored by the Franco-American Collection. “Oral histories collect the sensory experiences about events that we cannot absorb in data… Read More
ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations have announced their appointment of Phyllis Young as interim executive director at Woodlawn Museum. Young was previously the marketing and development coordinator for four years at Woodlawn Museum and has remained an active volunteer since 2018. She… Read More
    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Public Library is pleased to announce a new staff position, the Ruth Slaven Teen Services and Outreach Librarian.  Kendall Chapman has been hired for this role, made possible by a generous gift to the library’s endowment by the Anahata Foundation. Read More
BLUE HILL — Bangor author and urologist Dr. Krishna Bhatta will present from his new book “Journey from Life to Life” at the Blue Hill Public Library at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23. In this book, Dr. Bhatta offers insights into the nature of the human… Read More
    WATERVILLE — When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater… Read More