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Common Ground Country Fair from old to new

By Jeanne Luetjen on Sept. 20, 2014, at 5:41 a.m.
Main Street Bangor, circa 1964

Ride in style through Bangor’s past

By Jeanne Luetjen on Sept. 13, 2014, at 5:49 a.m.
Participants plunge into the cold water of the Atlantic Ocean at the start of the 24th Bar Island swim from Bar Island to  the College of the Atlantic on Wednesday in Bar Harbor.

85 people brave frigid water for 24th annual Bar Island swim

By Gabor Degre on Sept. 12, 2014, at 11:16 a.m.
New York Giants great Pat Summerall kicks the ball as Anthony Rogera of P. Ballantine Inc. holds in the pregame workout on Sept. 4, 1959, in Bangor. Ed McInnis of the Bangor Jaycees witnesses Summerall's boot into the uprights.

55 years ago: NFL game played in Bangor

By Jeanne Luetjen on Sept. 04, 2014, at 5:38 a.m.
Tom Booth of Pittsfield drives his draft horses Ted and Shorty during one of the pulling events at the 2009 Blue Hill Fair. The team took first place in the 3200 class.

Photos of the Blue Hill Fair through the years

By Jeanne Luetjen on Aug. 27, 2014, at 1:29 p.m.
Mark Stodolski prepares to land Destination Unknown during the 11th annual Crown of Maine Balloon Fest in Presque Isle.

Photographer captures bird’s eye view of Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 23, 2014, at 5:27 a.m.
Hannah Semler, gleaning coordinator for Healthy Acadia, picks kale at Pat and Mike's Garden, a small farm in Ellsworth.

Gleaning program puts garden surplus on tables, helps fight food insecurity in Hancock County

By Robert F. Bukaty on Aug. 21, 2014, at 3:40 p.m.
Luke Cushman planes the edge, or rail, of a wooden surfboard at his shop in Old Town. By day Cushman is a carpenter usually working long hours on MDI. By night he builds cedar surfboards in a shop next to his home on Pushaw Lake.

Old Town carpenter channels love of surfing into his own custom boards

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 14, 2014, at 5:33 a.m.
A bee buzzes a flower in my yard in Portland last year. There's an incredible variety of bees that hang around these plants at my house -- big, small, fuzzy, smooth, yellow and green.

Bugging out: Photos of spiders, beetles and dragonflies all over Maine

By Troy R. Bennett on Aug. 13, 2014, at 7:16 a.m.
Assistant Park Ranger Lauren Hiller opens a gate by hand, letting water into the Songo Lock from upriver on Tuesday in Naples.

Hand-operated wooden doors, cast-iron sluice gears keep history alive at Songo Lock

By Troy R. Bennett on Aug. 10, 2014, at 6:13 a.m.
A 1951 International bulldozer spends another day on Rose Minott's property in Brunswick, Maine.

Rusty relics: Former workhorses rest, rust

By Robert F. Bukaty on Aug. 08, 2014, at 5:51 a.m.
A boy runs the crate race at the Maine Lobster Festival on Aug. 5, 1990, in Rockland.

A glimpse into the past: Check out the Maine Lobster Festival over the years

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 03, 2014, at 10:25 a.m.
The well-known Miss Piggy mailbox was dressed up for the Fishermen's Festival earlier this year in Boothbay, Maine.

Wait a minute, Mr. Postman: Mainers’ unusual mailboxes

By Robert F. Bukaty on Aug. 02, 2014, at 5:40 a.m.
 People ride the swings at the Bangor State Fair

Blast from the past — a glimpse at the history of the Bangor State Fair

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 01, 2014, at 12:11 p.m.
Flight crew members wipe oil of the underside of the Sentimental Journey, a fully restored B-17 Flying Fortress, after a trip over Bar Harbor Tuesday at the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport in Bar Harbor.

WWII Flying Fortress visits Bar Harbor airport, offers flights in historic bomber

By Ashley Conti on July 30, 2014, at 6:13 a.m.
A surfer catches a wave in the fog at Higgins Beach in Scarborough on Wednesday.

Surfing through the storm

By Troy R. Bennett on July 17, 2014, at 5:53 a.m.
Whistler, entered by Isaac Dworsky, races against Chris Page's Abigail and Carter during the 2014 lobster boat races on Sunday in Stonington.

‘Like NASCAR and tractor pulling all wrapped into one’: Lobster boats race in Stonington Harbor

By Brian Feulner on July 14, 2014, at 1:05 p.m.
The Tin Man, a lawn decoration made from welded propane tanks, holds a hose on Peggy Riley's lawn in Canaan, Maine.

Get on my lawn: Creative decorations adorn Maine yards

By Brian Feulner on July 12, 2014, at 10:04 a.m.
Daniel Peterson, 28, a Dallas, Texas, resident, goes over the score before it was his turn to take the podium to conduct at the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and Orchestra Musicians. When not conducting, Peterson plays the piano, and this is his first year attending the six-week-long course in Hancock.

Symphony conductors learn their trade at Pierre Monteux School in Hancock

By Gabor Degre on July 07, 2014, at 11:03 a.m.

Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and Orchestra Musicians

By Gabor Degre on July 07, 2014, at 10:32 a.m.