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
    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
    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
    We always remember milk and cookies for Santa, but what about the reindeer? The team of four-legged, hoofed creatures who fly through the night, carrying a heavy sleigh, the Jolly Big Man, and piles of presents. We might think to leave them some carrots, but they… Read More
    If one of your holiday tasks is shipping gifts to family and friends across the nation, knowing a few tips and tricks will ensure your packages get to them in time for the festivities. From shipping deadlines to packaging, there are many factors to consider when… Read More
    Protect your grandchild’s future with life insurance (Family Features) Tired of purchasing toys that break or that her grandchildren will outgrow, 62-year-old Barbara Carlson* decided the holidays were a perfect time to purchase a gift that will continue to protect both of her grandchildren well into… Read More