By Abigail Curtis on Jan. 19, 2017, at 7:42 a.m.
“Our energy comes from people in the audience. If they’re smiling by the end, it feeds me in a really incredible way. That’s what traditional music is all about. It’s the music of the people.”
By Abigail Curtis on Jan. 18, 2017, at 6:29 a.m.
“Food insecurity is such a big issue in Washington County,” Wendy Harrington, the director of service programs at the mission’s Down East campus in Cherryfield, said.
By Abigail Curtis on Jan. 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.
She finds inspiration in archaeology, ancient history, ecology, music, scavenger animals and outer space.
By Abigail Curtis on Jan. 09, 2017, at 6:18 a.m.
Mainers love their woodstoves, but that doesn’t mean that insurance companies love them, too.
By Abigail Curtis on Jan. 04, 2017, at 5:41 p.m.
Are you a farmer? If you are, even on a tiny scale, it’s a safe bet that the United States Department of Agriculture is looking for you.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 30, 2016, at 6:37 a.m.
Although it may be a temptation to use a heat lamp, she and other poultry aficionados say it isn’t worth it.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 29, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
In many ways the couple has applied permaculture principles to their lives and their finances as well as their farm. “It works really well. We just go with the flow. There’s not a lot of extra, but there keeps being enough.”
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 29, 2016, at 8:24 a.m.
“You go from the edge of death to feeling euphoric, and that’s the truth,” Dan Greeley of Belfast said.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 26, 2016, at 6:27 p.m.
On Christmas morning, a Belfast police officer caught two suspects charged them in connection with thefts of mail and packages.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 26, 2016, at 4:13 p.m.
More than a dozen game wardens and two warden service aircraft were involved in the search in Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 26, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.
The investigation into the matter continues and further details will be “released when appropriate,” according to the Brewer Police Department’s Facebook page.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 26, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
Traffic has been restricted to one lane of travel in front of Orono Brewing Co., but the city is maintaining through traffic at all times.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 23, 2016, at 6:38 a.m.
“I love Christmas. It’s such a nice time of the year. And everybody who comes in here is happy.”
MAINERS WE MET
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 14, 2016, at 6:46 a.m.
“I could never have imagined,” Matthew Secich said. “It was mind-boggling to think you could have a business in Maine that brought people from all over the world.”
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 12, 2016, at 8:50 a.m.
Over the last three decades, he’s worked to turn his 60-acre parcel on a Lincolnville hillside into a Japanese-inspired garden he calls “Schleppinghurst.”
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 08, 2016, at 7:07 a.m.
“It felt like we didn’t have the time just to be,” Nancy Durand Lanson said. “I realized that was what I was missing.”
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 06, 2016, at 12:33 p.m.
500 of the thousand-plus pound Holsteins were wandering around the farm and Hill Road.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 02, 2016, at 11:26 a.m.
All this rainfall still doesn’t mean that the drought is over.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:54 a.m.
Fewer folks here are on a first-name basis with kimchi, a spicier fermented concoction made with cabbage and other vegetables that is the national dish of Korea, but that is changing.
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 30, 2016, at 6:17 a.m.
Caitlin Shetterly’s unusual diagnosis — that she possibly had developed an allergy to genetically modified corn — led her to start asking questions. She wanted to find out what exactly genetically modified organisms are and whether they can make people sick.