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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there are two categories of patients who are good candidates for surgery: patients who have a physical defect or cosmetic flaw that has diminished their function and self-esteem, and patients with a strong self-image who are bothered by a physical characteristic that they'd like to improve or change. Read More
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    Dotted with islands, mills, cities, towns, and a whole lot of wilderness, the Penobscot has inspired poetry, paintings, songs, stories, and even a scene in Tom Clancy’s submarine novel, “The Hunt for Red October.” Read More
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    The 2017 Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta will be held June 28 – July 2 in Old Town. Racers will maneuver down a 9.5-mile section of the river from Old Town to Eddington restored after the removal of the Veazie and Great Works dams through the Penobscot River Restoration Project. Read More
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    As Raylin Wiggin explained when asked why he and his then-girlfriend...chose to go rafting on the Penobscot river: “We were looking for something exciting to build that adrenaline and give us that stronger connected bond.” He had the impression that the West Branch offered the most exciting rafting. In fact, they ended up rafting it on multiple occasions. Read More