on June 27, 2013, at 12:18 p.m.
on June 25, 2013, at 11:21 a.m.
By Brian Feulner on June 21, 2013, at 5:32 a.m.
CLIFTON, Maine — Jimmy Haller’s grunts echoed across the granite crags at Eagle Bluff. “Watch me,” he yelled down to his belayer. While pinching the wall with his left hand, in a split second Haller unclipped a quick draw — two carabiners attached together with a piece of nylon webbing …
By Troy R. Bennett on June 14, 2013, at 6:28 a.m.
The ukulele is a small instrument with a big following. Popular in the 1920s and again in the 1950s, the diminutive relation of the guitar and charango is back and more in demand than ever. “Whatever goes around, comes around again,” said Joel Eckhaus, a South Portland luthier who specializes …
By Robert F. Bukaty on June 11, 2013, at 5:38 a.m.
FALMOUTH, Maine — Back in 1952, when Nathan Brackett was just a sophomore in high school, he bought a run-down 1920 Ford Model T. He paid $60. Then he set about restoring the automobile with his father. Most of the work was done to keep the car looking like its …
By Carter McCall on June 08, 2013, at 9:54 a.m.
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By Robert F. Bukaty on June 07, 2013, at 5:38 a.m.
FREEPORT, Maine — Each spring, robins were my grandfather’s constant companion. He would toss worms to them while working in his garden. The birds would pick up his offering and fly back to their nest above the neighbor’s porch. He’d swear it was the same couple that was there the …
on June 04, 2013, at 11:17 a.m.
By Kevin Bennett on June 04, 2013, at 5:30 a.m.
Maine native Joe Hamilton was framing a window on his house in Rehoboth, Mass., when he saw a man in a balloon fly past. Hamilton recalls the brief conversation that followed. “Hey, how ya doing?” the man said as he floated past. Hamilton’s wife, Beth, said the man was so …
on June 03, 2013, at 12:27 p.m.
By Robert F. Bukaty on May 31, 2013, at 5:49 a.m.
ON PENOBSCOT BAY, Maine — Wendi Liebl always dreamed about living on a sailboat, but after two long days of hoisting sails and stacking heavy anchor chain in spats of foul weather, she admitted it could be tough. “I kept thinking, I wanted to work outside, closer to nature,” she …
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Bangor Daily News on May 18, 2013, at 11:31 a.m.
By Carter McCall on May 17, 2013, at 5:32 a.m.
“We have come together, together to change our lives through honoring the value of ourselves, our loved ones and our community.” The words bounce off the concrete walls of the cell block and amplify the voices of the nine men who recite them. They stand shoulder to shoulder in matching …
on May 15, 2013, at 11:58 a.m.