Blogs and Columns
By Sarah Smiley on Dec. 27, 2016, at 6:29 p.m.
On our drive home from Virginia last year, I announced to everyone in the car, “I’m not eating desserts for a year.”
on Dec. 27, 2016, at 8:30 a.m.
By Emmet Meara on Dec. 26, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
“Tell the warden at Maine State Prison: My last meal will be a Reuben and warm German potato salad from Morse’s. And a beer, if you could spare it.”
on Dec. 23, 2016, at 10:52 a.m.
By Emmet Meara on Dec. 19, 2016, at 12:37 p.m.
Look. I have no taste, style or discretion. Merry Christmas, kids.
WAYNE E. REILLY
By Wayne E. Reilly on Dec. 18, 2016, at 12:58 p.m.
Winter came early to the Queen City of the East a century ago, delivering a devastating one-two punch that made a mess of the primitive country roads, emptied Bangor’s harbor early and sent a Belfast bowling team on a memorable odyssey through a howling blizzard.
By Kathryn Olmstead on Dec. 15, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
“Hearing from one veteran writer after another opened my mind to all kinds of possibilities,” Martie Pritchard said. “At the very least, I knew we had to gather these amazing stories into one volume.”
on Dec. 15, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
(It doesn’t have any alcohol in it.)
By Sarah Smiley on Dec. 13, 2016, at 4:19 p.m.
My dad, Dustin and millions of others like them … did not stumble into “free” health care by chance. It was bought with years of service, sacrifice and separation.
on Dec. 12, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
The owners of Eventide Oyster Co. plan to open a new spot near Fenway Park in Boston.
By Emmet Meara on Dec. 12, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
Now that I am old enough to ski for free at the neighborhood Camden Snow Bowl, I am much too old and brittle.
on Dec. 09, 2016, at 11:21 a.m.
Enjoy out on the town, or mix these up at home with a little Bing Crosby.
By Julia Bayly on Dec. 08, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
Plastic surgery? That was something only Kardashians and over-the-hill starlets did, right?
By Sarah Smiley on Dec. 06, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
“All of you who feel it has left you or that it was ‘taken’ by the ‘other side,’ bring it back. Wear it. Fly it. Post it. But there is no need to ‘take it.’ It was always yours to begin with.”
on Dec. 05, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
“We have struck a chord.”
By Emmet Meara on Dec. 05, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.
There were numerous transgressions, including way too many fires.
on Dec. 02, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
THE BEE WHISPERER
By Peter Cowin on Dec. 01, 2016, at 1:22 p.m.
Numbers of honeybee colonies have declined and they are harder to keep alive than they used to be.
By Kathryn Olmstead on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:12 p.m.
“We must be doing something right,” Daniel Ladner said. “It’s worked through all these years.”