Articles by Gabor Degre

 

The Maine Garden

By Gabor Degre on July 21, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
“I want to create something that has not been done before,” self-taught botanist Bill Warman said of his desire to keep hybridizing plants and share them with the world. “A pretty plant to look at — that beats a bottle of beer all to hell every time.”

More children participating in Bangor Parks and Rec summer programs

By Gabor Degre on July 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Bangor Parks and Rec has seen a significant uptick in recent years in the number of children participating in their programs. From summer camps, before- and after-school programs and more, their programs are filling up — and they’re filling up fast.
VIDEO
USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival competitors negotiate the course in their 420 boats near Northeast Harbor Wednesday. About 170 competitors participated in the events held in several racing classes based on the boats and the sailors' experience level.

USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival draws young sailors to MDI

By Gabor Degre on July 13, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.

USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival

By Gabor Degre on July 13, 2016, at 7:21 p.m.
USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival takes place on Wednesday.

Bangor police dash cam video of June 25 vehicle chase

By Gabor Degre on July 07, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
A 12-year-old Bangor boy was taken into custody June 25 after he allegedly stole a 2011 Kia van. Bangor police Sgt. Jason Stuart stopped the van with his cruiser at Broadway near Center Street after the driver refused to stop.
PHOTO SLIDESHOW
Mariah Pardos, 10, (center) and Kennedy Stanley, 8, watch the Fourth of July parade on Monday in Brewer.

Bangor area celebrates Fourth of July

By Gabor Degre on July 04, 2016, at 3:15 p.m.
Check out the photos of the Bangor-Brewer parade on the Fourth of July!

Cooking tip: How to measure flour

By Gabor Degre on June 20, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
David Wilson of The Bacon Tree in Winterport shares a tip on how to measure flour in a way that keeps your biscuits light and fluffy.

The 40-year-old Twinkie

By Gabor Degre on June 20, 2016, at 6:32 a.m.
The 40-year-old Twinkie

Howland dam bypass completed

By Gabor Degre on June 14, 2016, at 4 p.m.
The completion of the Howland dam bypass marks the last major milestone in the Penobscot River Restoration Project that started over 10 years ago.

Three Lily Farm

By Gabor Degre on June 10, 2016, at 6:31 a.m.
Three Lily Farm

Students complete fine woodworking course at EMCC

By Gabor Degre on June 03, 2016, at 8:35 p.m.
Displaced millworkers celebrate a fresh start after completing EMCC course.

Author Paul Doiron on his latest book

By Gabor Degre on June 02, 2016, at 3:43 p.m.
Author Paul Doiron talks about the latest book in his series of Mike Bowditch mysteries.

Aging Monroe farmer faces struggles in trying to retire

By Gabor Degre on May 27, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
Jack Hill has been working the 500 acres of Hilltop Farm in Monroe for 50 years. He wants to retire but does not want the farm be broken up into subdivisions and he doesn’t have a successor to take over the hard, everyday work of running a dairy farm.

Camp Kita

By Gabor Degre on May 13, 2016, at 8:11 p.m.
Camp Kita is a Maine summer camp for kids who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project

By Gabor Degre on May 07, 2016, at 8:31 a.m.
Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project

Wildwater team in Orono

By Gabor Degre on May 06, 2016, at 6:19 a.m.
Wildwater team in Orono

Oasis Free Clinics

By Gabor Degre on April 29, 2016, at 10:25 a.m.
Oasis Free Clinics in Brunswick

Artists on the high seas

By Gabor Degre on April 24, 2016, at 7:33 a.m.
Earlier this winter, midcoast artists Jonathan Laurence and Anneli Skaar were given free rein of the Icelandic container ship Selfoss as it made a nine-day crossing over icy seas from Portland, Maine, to Reykjavik, Iceland.

Mangalitsa pigs at Ireland Hill Farms

By Gabor Degre on April 23, 2016, at 8:39 a.m.
Mangalitsa pigs at Ireland Hill Farms

Maine model canoe maker still working with his daughter at 93 years old

By Gabor Degre on April 14, 2016, at 9:52 p.m.
93-year-old canoe-builder Euclid “Joe” Lavoie has spent more than 70 years honing his craft