Articles by Kate Collins

 
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Bruce Buxton, antique and fine art appraiser, discusses a painting brought in for appraisal at the Old Town Museum on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. The event drew several dozen people curious about the worth of family heirlooms and other antiques including jewelry, dolls, rifles and toys.

Antique appraisals in Old Town

By Kate Collins on Aug. 21, 2011, at 4:42 p.m.

Maine, Pennsylvania should cool jets on great whoopie pie debate

By Kate Collins on March 22, 2011, at 11:32 p.m.
Maine, you have blueberries and lobsters, Moxie and fiddleheads. You even have your own “champagne” — Allen’s Coffee Brandy. And now, you’re trying to legally declare the whoopie pie as your own, a claim that has resulted in wasteful legislative debates and trivial sugar-slinging with Pennsylvania, a state also intent …
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Mikayla McMullen, 8, of Orrington, examines the ice fishing bait during the first of several winter camping days at Camp CaPella in Lucerne on Saturday. Mikayla attends Camp Capella, which is located on Phillips Lake and devoted to both children and adults with developmental disabilities in the summer, but this is her first time winter camping. "I love it here," she said.

Camping in the cold at Camp CaPella

By Kate Collins on Jan. 29, 2011, at 8:21 p.m.
Winter camping at Camp CaPella can be very cool.

Old storytellers knew it: Basil adds a bit of drama

By Kate Collins on July 30, 2008, at 12 a.m.
How does your basil grow? Lisabetta’s grew lush and vibrant, fertilized with bloodshed and a broken heart.
 
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