Whether you’re buying a new vehicle or one that’s just new-to-you, there’s no doubt that it’s an exciting purchase. But that purchase can come with a lot of considerations—after all, you can’t just walk in and pick the first one that catches your eye. Fortunately, there… Read More
    At some point, almost everyone could benefit from financial advice from a trustworthy advisor. Having someone to turn to for life’s financial puzzles brings peace of mind to situations that can otherwise feel overwhelming. Financial planning can address one-time events like graduations,… Read More
    Hardwood floors can add quality and value to nearly any room in the house. Though there’s no substitute for an experienced professional, you, too, can install hardwood floors with a little elbow grease and ingenuity. Take a cue from the experts at Don Dickel Floors and follow… Read More
    There are a lot of options on the market when it comes to selecting a realtor. In fact, it can be downright overwhelming. By following a few simple steps and keeping the following things in mind, you’ll be on your way to working with the realtor… Read More
    For many, it’s a nightmare scenario—an injury or illness forcing you to stay home for an extended period. You miss work, family, and personal time. Perhaps the worst of it is the lingering question: “Who will take care of me?” Home health care comprises… Read More
    When younger adults move to a new home, it’s often for an exciting reason—marriage, a new job, or a growing family that needs more space, for example. But what about retirement? You’ve lived in your home for many years, but now your children… Read More
    Cycling is a great recreational activity and a fun way to stay in shape. Some people bike to work to save money and reduce fuel consumption, while others ride to give their bodies a demanding cardiovascular workout. Whether a cyclist aspires to… Read More
    Many people take advantage of nice weather by exercising in the great outdoors. Some might skip the treadmill at the gym in favor of running at the park, while others join recreational sports leagues for some exercise and fun in the sun. Read More
    Pushing oneself physically can be exhausting and demanding. But whether you’re a seasoned athlete, a part-time fitness enthusiast or even someone who lives a largely sedentary lifestyle, you can find ways to dig down and improve your overall endurance. Many athletes find… Read More
    One of Craig MacDonald’s favorite things about mountain biking is the way it brings people together. MacDonald, president of the Penobscot Region Chapter of the New England Mountain Biking Association, said riders from all different socioeconomic backgrounds take part in his club’s… Read More
    Getting down and dirty. Wet. Cold. Your heart pounds. Sweat drips from every limb of your body. Congratulations: you’ve pretty much made it through the Tough Mountain Challenge (TMC) at Sunday River. This adventurous four-mile obstacle race, which encourages participants to push… Read More
    There’s a new captain at the helm of this vibrant ship—Executive Director Nick Turner. Turner comes to Ellsworth via Fort Collins, Colo., where he most recently served as a co-founder and sponsor of the Fort Collins Fringe Festival and a theatre artist-in-resident in the Integrated School of the Arts Program. Read More
    For many men and women, the fear of aging and the desire to look young as long as possible has driven scores of people to doctors' offices around the country for antiwrinkle injections. Read More