TWICE SOLD TALES
on July 27, 2016, at 8:38 p.m.
Three years ago, I got it in my head that I needed to buy a copy of ‘The Shining’ by Stephen King. So began a quest through dozens of bookshops all over Maine….
MAINE AT WAR
on July 27, 2016, at 5 p.m.
Feverish with typhoid fever, Corp. Harrison Huckins of Co. K, 6th Maine Infantry Regiment, heard the rumors circulating around him by late afternoon on Sunday, June 29, 1862. One patient among the 2,500 to 3,000 sick and wounded Union soldiers confined to hospital tents at the large Federal field-hospital complex …
on July 27, 2016, at 2:51 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St., Camden, Maine For more information: 207-536-5850 CAMDEN, Maine — “Beethoven’s Wig”, an innovative show blending live performance with animations of famous musicians and classical instruments, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, …
By Charlotte Boynton, Lincoln County News on July 27, 2016, at 2:48 p.m.
The Cronk household was a busy place during the week of July 4, with two mares ready to foal.
on July 27, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
Last month my brother and sister-in-law had a yard sale at their home in Levant. As people do with yard sales, I used it as an opportunity to purge belongings that no longer had a purpose. (Have you read Marie Kondo’s books? She makes you want to get rid of …
By Sarah Cottrell on July 27, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
In case you missed it, Facebook recently announced changes to their News Feed algorithm, making it much easier for you to see what your friends and family are posting, but less easy to see what the pages you’ve ‘liked’ are posting.
By Sarah Walker Caron on July 27, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
Heading to the show in the Queen City of the East next week? Thomas says fans will love the energy.
By annie114 on July 27, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Winterport Union Meeting House, 177 Main Street, Winterport, Maine For more information: 2076590052; winterportmaine.gov/union-meeting-house WINTERPORT, Maine — Talented and funny Tim Sample is set to perform Sunday, Sept. 18, at Winterport Union Meeting House, 177 Main St. Doors open at 1 …
By annie114 on July 27, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Winterport Union Meeting House, 177 Main Street, Winterport, Maine For more information: 2076590052; winterportmaine.gov/Union-meeting-house The Blue Lights & Funny Cider Tour of Mark Nickerson and John Ford (commonly known as The Old Cop Guys) are set to perform at The …
By John Holyoke on July 27, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
If Pokemon Go can teach an old dog like me some new tricks, while also coercing the family into getting some exercise and spending time together — it’s OK in my book.
By Pamela Miller, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) on July 27, 2016, at 12:02 p.m.
THE DOLL-MASTER AND OTHER TALES OF TERROR, by Joyce Carol Oates; Mysterious Press (336 pages, $24) When not writing fat, complicated novels that are some of the finest of our time, the ever-prolific Joyce Carol Oates churns out mysteries, often in the form of short stories or novellas. Sometimes those …
By Abigail Curtis on July 27, 2016, at 12 p.m.
“Everything is such high quality, and I like how everything is done in such small batches. It’s local, and I love it,” one fan of Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery said recently.
on July 27, 2016, at 11:57 a.m.
It’s the ultimate multi-tasking adventure: Get out on the water, sip a beer and tone those glutes. Who needs the gym, the bar, or a swank schooner excursion when Maine BayCycle, the latest cruise offering in Portland Harbor, captures all three in 90 minutes. Run by Peaks Island native Neil …
on July 27, 2016, at 11:51 a.m.
Jim Babb had we worried in the first few chapters of his book, Fish Won’t Let Me Sleep, as he wrote about his obsession with Atlantic salmon, “the fish of 10,000 casts.” I know, I know. Atlantic salmon are so hard to catch that the common description is “the fish …
By Judy Harrison on July 27, 2016, at 11:46 a.m.
The play is full of mistaken identities and miscommunications, slapstick and drollery in a satisfying but uneven production.
By Nicole Brodeur, The Seattle Times (TNS) on July 27, 2016, at 11:43 a.m.
It’s that authenticity and a steady stream of truly laugh-out-loud lines that make Jessi Klein’s new book of essays, “You’ll Grow Out Of It,” so much fun.
By boxoffice on July 27, 2016, at 11:34 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: The Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-0070; rocklandstrand.com Singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg was a multi-platinum selling recording artist, with hits such as “Longer,” “Leader Of The Band,” and “Same Old Lang Syne.” As a fellow singer-songwriter …
on July 27, 2016, at 10:23 a.m.
A study released Tuesday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed changing attitudes nationwide towards marijuana usage, and the amount of people who use pot more than once a month. In particular, it showed that the Penquis region of Maine — which includes Penobscot and Piscataquis …
By Marianne Pinkham on July 27, 2016, at 9:29 a.m.
Sea glass jewelry is your opportunity to become an artist and to create a beautiful souvenir pendant and matching earrings with sea glass found on local Maine beaches. Under the guidance of the Sea Glass Lass Lynne Thompson, explore the art of wrapping sea glass with wire as you create …
By Jeff Howland on July 27, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: The Landing at Pine Point, One Union Wharf, Portland, Maine 04101 For more information: 207-594-9544; downeast.com/artofgiving/ PORTLAND, Maine — Join us for the Down East Art of Giving Gala, presented by Northbridge and in celebration of the Maine arts community …