Articles by kbielinski


Pink hot dogs

on March 21, 2013, at 12:56 p.m.
The neon pink dogs stared at me from their case along the back wall of Hannaford. I’d seen them before and always thought it a bit strange that they were dyed such a color, but I never considered grilling one up. So, it came as a bit of surprise when …

Research Shows

on March 19, 2013, at 11:52 a.m.
Education. Jobs. Health. Poverty. Crime. Immigration. Environment. Campaigns. Rights. What does research show? Avoiding jargon, Maine’s Scholars Strategy Network explores pressing issues and democratic life.

We’re not just getting started

on March 18, 2013, at 9:29 a.m.
This is the start of the group blog “Research Shows.” Contributors include Maine researchers who belong to the state’s branch of the national Scholars Strategy Network. Most are faculty members who write academic books and journal articles who also engage with citizens, community groups and public officials.  Good research, they …

Maine at Work

on March 15, 2013, at 11:33 a.m.
Jeffrey N. Young and Carol Garvan are attorneys for the workers’ rights law firm, McTeague Higbee in Topsham, Maine.Together they help all Maine workers – from hourly employees to executives – fight for their rights. They hope with this blog they can educate all of the workers of Maine about their rights on a number of different issues.

The first sip of Moxie

on March 14, 2013, at 12:52 p.m.
Mox·ie, noun, force of character, determination, or nerve. Also known as the soda of Maine and a must-try for all newcomers such as myself. When I was tossing around the idea of this blog — the tales of a girl from “away” living and exploring her way through Maine — …

Relationships Blogs

By kbielinski on March 11, 2013, at 12:41 p.m.

Early season flies (part 3)

on March 11, 2013, at 6 a.m.
Here are the last two videos of lies I’ll be using this year. If you missed it, here is part one and part two.

Early Season Flies (part 2)

on March 08, 2013, at 6 a.m.
Here are two more flies I will be trying first time out this year.   See part one and come back Monday for the last two videos!
Rebekah Metzler, Downeast to DC

Sequestering in the White House

on March 01, 2013, at 6 a.m.
The talk of the town right now is sequester, sequester, sequester and it will surely impact Maine as much as anywhere, as outlined by the White House. But one of the more interesting things for Mainers to pay attention to is not how the sequester is impacting Maine, but how …

Downeast to DC

on Feb. 28, 2013, at 9:26 p.m.
Rebekah Metzler is a political writer with U.S. News and World Report, who hails from the state of Maine where she covered state politics for the Lewiston Sun Journal and MaineToday Media. From DC, Rebakah lends her perspective to current happenings in Maine politics.

The Penobscot Heist: When Republicans Play Like Democrats

on Feb. 25, 2013, at 7:07 a.m.

HillyTown’s Bryan Bruchman talks about Portland bands, Maine music, and BTR Hear & There: Maine

on Feb. 14, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.
I have known Bryan Bruchman for a number of years, both as a friend and as I guy I admire for being smart, arty, musically inclined and an all around good dude. Among many, many other things, he is the force behind the Portland music blog, he has played in …

McKay’s Fishing Adventures

on Feb. 14, 2013, at 4:59 p.m.
Kevin McKay guides on the Maine Penobscot and Kennebec Rivers and is also a Master Maine Guide. Join him on his next fishing adventure!
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