Blogs and Columns
on Sept. 29, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 29, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.
Julia Bayly: It’s a big world out there, and I have loads of future travel plans that will doubtless involve outhouses of varying styles and locations. Frankly, I can’t wait to get the call.
on Sept. 28, 2016, at 7:36 p.m.
on Sept. 28, 2016, at 5:26 p.m.
By Sarah Smiley on Sept. 27, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
Sarah Smiley: Feelings of being “different” when you are new to Maine are not fiction. Neither is the immense sense of pride people have in this state — for good reason. But these divisions stymie growth and turn away people who will love Maine as much as we do.
By Emmet Meara on Sept. 26, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.
There is even less explanation for my addiction to all things Alaska. I never surf past one of my Alaska shows. I hate the winter. I hate hard work. I would never kill and skin an animal. But that’s all my Alaska friends do.
WAYNE E. REILLY
By Wayne E. Reilly on Sept. 25, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
To many people, automobiles were a nuisance, belching clouds of smoke, noisier even than horse-drawn wagons and dangerous. And a species of drivers simply called “road hogs” were causing a great deal of irritation among polite folks.
By Kathryn Olmstead on Sept. 22, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
“I will lose them at the most vital time.”
on Sept. 21, 2016, at 10:02 a.m.
By Sarah Smiley on Sept. 20, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions Sarah Smiley receives regarding the boys, with her answers — and theirs!
By Emmet Meara on Sept. 19, 2016, at 1:21 p.m.
“I had so much fun working for gay rights, civil rights and abortion rights. The Republicans were always mad at me,” Chalmers said.
on Sept. 15, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
“Make sure that the locals love you.”
By Bob Duchesne, Special to the BDN on Sept. 15, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
Mallards have started to get their green heads back. I welcome the return. A summertime mallard is a pitiful creature.
MORE BANG(OR) FOR YOUR BUCK
on Sept. 14, 2016, at 7:17 p.m.
By Sarah Smiley on Sept. 13, 2016, at 4:24 p.m.
His experience of what we lived through together is textbook. His memory of our months alone together are just stories he’s been told.
By Emmet Meara on Sept. 12, 2016, at 11:58 a.m.
Von has more than 100 pairs of glasses and 800 (that’s right) pairs of sneakers. I will no longer feel any guilt for my next knife, flashlight or lantern purchase.
WAYNE E. REILLY
By Wayne E. Reilly on Sept. 11, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.
City officials were still trying to decide how to support the soldiers’ wives and children who had depended on their husband’s wages.
By Kathryn Olmstead on Sept. 08, 2016, at 5:48 p.m.
If you are a Gauvin Scholar, you can call the Aroostook Aspirations Initiative — a support system for a growing number of Aroostook County students.
on Sept. 07, 2016, at 6:02 p.m.
By Sarah Smiley on Sept. 06, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.
I learned my lesson about lists after the muffin incident, but this weekend’s lemonade mix-up canceled all of Dustin’s go-getting tasks.