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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara (19) celebrates with teammates after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in game six of the MLB baseball World Series at Fenway Park. Red Sox won 6-1.

Red Sox, Boston celebrate World Series win

on Oct. 31, 2013, at 11:28 a.m.

Beetle Shop serves Belfast since 1977

By Brian Feulner on Oct. 30, 2013, at 5:14 p.m.
Ian Pottle talks about the history of The Beetle Shop in Belfast that his father Allen Pottle started in 1977. Over the last two years Pottle has noticed a rise in Volkswagen Bus repairs at the shop he’s taken over from his father.
BDN Director of News and Audience Anthony Ronzio (right) moderates a panel at MaineFocus: Solutions for Maine’s Economy at USM in Portland Wednesday. Speaking were former Maine Gov. John Baldacci (from left), Cliff Ginn, Greg Mitchell and Zeynep Turk.

Scenes from MaineFocus: Solutions for Maine’s Economy

on Oct. 30, 2013, at 10:47 a.m.
Michael Fitzpatrick performs on stage as Fitz and the Tantrums at the State Theatre in Portland on Saturday.

Fitz and the Tantrums bring neo soul/indie pop music to Portland

By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 30, 2013, at 6:27 a.m.
Neo soul/indie pop swirled through the State Theatre like autumn leaves blowing down Congress Street as Fitz and the Tantrums brought their unique style of music to Portland on Saturday night. Breana Hodgkins drove up from Newtown, Mass., to join her two sisters from Portland for the show. “Fitz is …
Garrett Brown (left) listens to Paul Fazzi rap a song that he wrote while performing for him in Bangor. Fazzi says he uses his life experiences and struggle with addiction for musical inspiration.

Augusta man, former addict, finds new drug in rap

By Erin Rhoda on Oct. 24, 2013, at 2:59 p.m.
Paul Fazzi, 21, of Augusta started rapping when he was 9. “I’m still never givin’ up on my dreams. I’m a feen for this music like I need it to breathe,” he raps in his original “Don’t worry.” Fazzi doesn’t like talking about his past, which has involved jail and …
Musicians wearing Rastafarian headwear appear to take notice of a pedestrian on Cedar Street outside the Lewiston Pawn Shop.

Pawn shop murals showcase Lewiston diversity

By Robert F. Bukaty on Oct. 21, 2013, at 8:54 a.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — It started a few years ago with a painting of a dollar bill on the front and a mural featuring reggae musicians on the side. As the business expanded into adjacent buildings, so did murals. If you make a left turn from Lisbon Street onto Cedar Street, …
Maples leaves glisten in the morning sun on Sunday as fall winds down in Glenburn.

Autumn colors creep into Maine foliage

By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 20, 2013, at 3:04 p.m.
Summer lingers on the rays of sun that caress our faces as we pull our boats from the water, close up camps and shut down pools. Fall slips into Maine, quiet at first, as we mourn our loss. No more walking bare-footed on the beach. No more short-sleeved shirts. Chilly …
Sharon Kenney Pomeroy, left, looks out into the woods while doing a mock search in LaGrange. Maine Mounted Search and Rescue helps to locate lost, abducted, or missing persons in the state of Maine while utilizing the many benefits that riding horseback can bring to searches.

Horses provide new ‘turning point’ for Maine Mounted Search and Rescue

By Brian Feulner on Oct. 11, 2013, at 5:32 a.m.
  Sharon Kenney Pomeroy knew that when her unit’s Maine Mounted Search and Rescue horses found a cadaver-scented dummy after search dogs passed it by, the unit’s horses would come into the spotlight. “That was the turning point for our unit, it gives me chills to think about it.” Pomeroy …
Rick Adam, also known as Professor Paddy-Whack, sings for a crowd at the Fryeburg Fair Tuesday. "This is my 27th year at the fair," said Adam.

Faces of the Fryeburg Fair

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 05, 2013, at 5:52 a.m.
FRYEBURG, Maine — They say it was a chilly day. No one can remember it, though. It was 162 years ago, after all. In 1851, some farmers and merchants got together and formed the West Oxford Agricultural Society. They showed off their wares, their cattle and their produce. I bet …

Faces of the Fryeburg Fair

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 05, 2013, at 5:51 a.m.
Characters abound at Maine’s largest agricultural fair.
A pair of cowboys chat under clear blue skies during a rodeo at the Cumberland County Fair, Saturday, Sept 28, 2013.

Young buck tries hand at rodeo

By Robert F. Bukaty on Oct. 03, 2013, at 6:55 a.m.
CUMBERLAND, Maine – First David Harding’s hat flew off. Then he was thrown off. The ornery white bull, kicking and jumping, wanted nothing to do with the young cowboy. The ride lasted only about six seconds, but what a thrilling six seconds they were. Harding, 17, of Shirley was probably …
A pigeon joins its flock below a whale weather vane on top of the United Church of Christ in Freeport.

Maine’s vanes as fickle as its rains

By Robert Bukaty on Sept. 27, 2013, at 5:29 a.m.
UNION, Maine — At his age, Malcolm Wadsworth wants nothing to do with climbing on his roof. But that hasn’t prevented the 82-year-old from displaying his latest weather vane, a rifle he made from wood and modeled after his favorite Winchester. He simply pounded a pole in the ground next …
The familiar 20th Century Fox logo flashes on the screen at the Bridgton Twin Drive-In as summer trails off into autumn. Owner John Tevanian has plans to convert to digital projectors over the winter.

A last look at the big screens in the night sky

By Troy R. Bennett on Sept. 16, 2013, at 4:26 p.m.
As summer winks out in September’s cool dusk, Maine’s drive-in theaters will light up the night for a just few more weekends. Giant images will flicker across the screen while families munch popcorn on truck tailgates. Kids will fall asleep before the end of the second movie, and teenagers will …
Fox pup by Jeremy Gray

Orrington native captures the natural beauty of Maine’s wildlife

By Jeremy Gray on Sept. 10, 2013, at 3:23 p.m.
Jeremy Gray of Orrington has a passion for nature and landscape photography. Jeremy is a fourth-year philosophy and economics student at McGill University in Montreal and spends as much time as possible during school breaks capturing images throughout Maine. Some of his favorite locations are along coastal Maine, within Baxter …
<a href="">University of Maine football fans</a>, surrounded by empty seats, cheer on the Black Bears during Saturday's game against Massachusetts at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

Football, guns and burlesque dancers

on Sept. 09, 2013, at 12:50 p.m.
Blacksmith Jerry Gallant stands in the shop he built, at his home in Levant, which includes a hand dug well and train station stove.

Levant man creates own world in his blacksmith shop

By Kevin Bennett on Sept. 04, 2013, at 5:29 a.m.
Two full-sized cannons serve as sentries, the sound of metal on metal draws the visitor down the stone path leading to a small, neatly appointed structure beside a home in Levant. Inside, there’s a constant, rhythmic clanging. Nearby, a horse whinnies in greeting. Welcome to Jerry Gallant’s world. Looking for …
The Waves Came Crashing Full by Charlie Widdis

Rugged beauty along Maine’s coast

By Charlie Widdis on Aug. 30, 2013, at 11:40 a.m.
Charlie Widdis is a freelance photographer in southern Maine who focuses mainly on the dramatic landscape that the rugged coast offers. Widdis lived in Nebraska until he was 5, where he developed a taste for harsh weather and the dynamic conditions it produces. After buying a camera for a family …
Romanesco Cauliflower

From farm to studio

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 27, 2013, at 5:31 a.m.
Lynn Karlin has been an editorial garden and lifestyle photographer for the past 40 years and added fine art photography to the mix four years ago. Originally from New York, Karlin moved to Maine in 1983 while visiting back-to-landers Helen and Scott Nearing, who lived in Cape Rosier. Karlin was …

Scenes from the 2013 American Folk Festival

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 24, 2013, at 4:43 p.m.
Follow the BDN’s folk festival coverage on instagram @brianfeulner, on facebook @bdnvisuals and on twitter @bdnvisuals.
The Milky Way.

Maine’s night sky, brightly: Photography by Mike Taylor

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 23, 2013, at 5:51 a.m.
Mike Taylor is the owner and photographer at Taylor Photography, a freelance imaging studio based in a 19th-century farmhouse in central Maine. Mike has been a scenic and nature photographer for over 10 years and a studio photographer for 7 years and counting. He moved to Maine eight years ago …
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