Articles by Gabor Degre

 

Bangor senior center selling its building on Hammond Street

By Gabor Degre on June 23, 2015, at 7:49 p.m.
The Hammond Street Senior Center could soon leave its historic home at 2 Hammond St. in a bid to reduce costs and find more parking for its membership. Officials with the senior center announced Tuesday that their board of directors has voted unanimously to list the property for sale.

Everard Hall, grave digger

By Gabor Degre on June 20, 2015, at 5:56 a.m.
Everard Hall has been a grave digger for 46 years.

Freedom Village Farm must find new name

By Gabor Degre on June 16, 2015, at 5:56 a.m.
A small family farm in Waldo County that sells its produce within a 30-mile radius has to change its name because of a trademark dispute with a multimillion dollar company with greenhouses in three countries.  

Blake Wilder, Unity College graduate and timbersports competitor

By Gabor Degre on June 12, 2015, at 1:41 p.m.
Blake Wilder, Unity College graduate and timbersports competitor.

Students release Atlantic Salmon in the Kenduskeag Stream

By Gabor Degre on June 12, 2015, at 9:26 a.m.
Students release Atlantic Salmon in the Kenduskeag Stream.

San Clemente Island goats at Unity College

By Gabor Degre on June 03, 2015, at 5:32 p.m.
San Clemente Island goats are thriving at Unity College.

Mountain biking basics workshop

By Gabor Degre on May 20, 2015, at 4:36 p.m.
Teachers from several communities traveled to Orono to attend a two-day community instructor workshop provided by Maine Winter Sports Center. The purpose of the workshop is to provide community leaders with the basic skills in mountain biking to assist in existing programs or start a new one in their towns.
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The heavy rust could be easily cleaned off with a wire brush after these tools were submerged for two days in a bucket of white vinegar with 5 percent acidity.

Watch: This DIY way of cleaning rusty tools only takes a trip to the grocery store

By Gabor Degre on May 19, 2015, at 1:36 p.m.
Editor’s note: Visual journalist Gabor Degre recently took on a challenge at home: cleaning the rust from old tools he had around. He shares the process he used and the results. — Sarah Walker Caron, Senior Editor. Have you ever forgotten tools out in the rain? Or discovered a forgotten …

Cleaning rust off tools with vinegar

By Gabor Degre on May 19, 2015, at 1:33 p.m.
How to clean rust off tools by using vinegar.

79-year-old Doug Moore bowls perfect game

By Gabor Degre on May 16, 2015, at 9:31 a.m.
Hermon native Doug Moore, 79, bowls his fourth perfect game.

Stocking landlocked salmon

By Gabor Degre on May 15, 2015, at 8:24 a.m.
Stocking landlocked salmon

Kyle Dube sentenced to 60 years in prison

By Gabor Degre on May 08, 2015, at 7:32 p.m.
Kyle Dube was sentenced to 60 years on Friday at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor.

Surfing Penobscot River waves

By Gabor Degre on May 04, 2015, at 4:06 p.m.
Peter Lataille surfing Penobscot River waves.

Mark Guzzi talks about spring planting

By Gabor Degre on May 04, 2015, at 8:06 a.m.
Mark Guzzi, the owner of Peacemeal Farm talks about spring planting.
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Surfing the Penobscot waves

on May 02, 2015, at 5 a.m.
Peter Lataille surfs a standing wave, whitewater enthusiasts refer to as Joe P’s, on the Penobscot River near Indian Island.  Lataille  has been an ocean surfer for 14 years and later started using a paddle to help him get on more difficult waves, and to be able to surf rivers …
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Surfing the Penobscot waves

on May 02, 2015, at 5 a.m.
  Peter Lataille surfs a standing wave, whitewater enthusiasts refer to as Joe P’s, on the Penobscot River near Indian Island.  Lataille  has been an ocean surfer for 14 years and later started using a paddle to help him get on more difficult waves, and to be able to surf …

Forensic science students observe explosives

By Gabor Degre on April 28, 2015, at 4:08 p.m.
Husson University forensic science students observe an explosives demonstration in Bangor.

Maine Grains grist mill

By Gabor Degre on April 27, 2015, at 5:28 a.m.
Maine Grains grist mill in Skowhegan.

Millinocket man creates T-Bone Guitars

By Gabor Degre on April 23, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.
Millinocket man makes cigar box electric guitars out of his home shop.
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James Gagne (left) and his fiancee (center), Noami Brautigam, pick up the first order of potting soil, seeds and other items from FEDCO on Feb. 10 in Clinton. Mike Smith of FEDCO assists with the loading.

Young Maine couple give up city life, take on challenge at Monroe farm

By Gabor Degre on April 18, 2015, at 5:58 a.m.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in an occasional series about a young couple beginning a farming life in Monroe. Sign up for the weekly Homestead newsletter to never miss an update.  Sign up here. MONROE | On a mild March day, Noami Brautigam struggled to work a broadfork …