Hikers using a map reading skills to navigate through the Maine woods

Five basic navigation tips every hiker should know

on Aug. 15, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
Navigation can be an intimidating topic for many people but it does not have to be.

Screening of the new Film by Confluence Films

By Kevin McKay on Aug. 15, 2016, at 8:05 a.m.

Expand the Versatility of a Canoe With a Motor

By Ben Magee on Aug. 10, 2016, at 10:29 p.m.

This might be the first local music video about gentrification

By Dan MacLeod on Aug. 10, 2016, at 6:45 p.m.
A Portland band’s new video takes a hard look at development around the city.

The Norwegian tourist accused of threatening to kill Portland police allegedly wanted to get arrested

By Dan MacLeod on Aug. 09, 2016, at 6:48 p.m.
Rockland is mulling changes to its zoning to allow more housing.

Rockland mulls zoning overhaul to create more housing

By Stephen Betts on Aug. 09, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
There is a desperate need for more housing in Rockland.

Bangor writer debuts colorful new novel, “American Vaudeville”

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 08, 2016, at 10:10 a.m.
Special to the Weekly
Kelley Dean of Levant creates huge chalk drawings with her daughter, Ava.

Levant mom uses chalk art to liven up the long days of summer

By Jodi Hersey on Aug. 08, 2016, at 10 a.m.
A passenger talks on her phone at a Delta Airlines gate a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012.

Power outage at Delta causes flight cancellations, delays

By Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters on Aug. 08, 2016, at 6:35 a.m.
The crash has caused delays at the Bangor and Portland airports.
Hiking for Bre and John

What traumatic brain injury cost one Maine family and how they are helping others

By Kelley McTague on Aug. 05, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
Brain injury affects every part of a person’s life every day. The message of awareness our family would like to share with our community is to remember that it takes a village.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34), Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23), starting pitcher Felix Hernandez (34, middle), second baseman Robinson Cano (22) and hitting coach Edgar Martinez (right) pose for a photo during a pregame ceremony honoring Ortiz's career Wednesday night at Safeco Field in Seattle.

Mariners hit three solo homers in 3-1 win over Red Sox

By The Sports Xchange on Aug. 04, 2016, at 1:17 a.m.

By Tony Reaves on Aug. 03, 2016, at 8:11 a.m.

A Portland woman found a simple way to help new Mainers make music

By Dan MacLeod on Aug. 02, 2016, at 6:45 p.m.
Jenny Van West collects old instruments from musicians around town who don’t need them any more, and gives them to people who do.

The Week Ahead – Valley weather for August 1 – 7, 2016

on Aug. 01, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Weather forecasts for the St. John Valley by Joseph Becker for August 1 – 7 call for partly cloudy conditions through midweek, with showers and thunderstorms possible for the weekend.

A yummy but easy blueberry muffin recipe just in time for blueberry season

By Crystal Sands on July 29, 2016, at 5:48 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) makes a throw in the second half against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Garoppolo, Brady share Pats’ first-team reps

By The Sports Xchange on July 29, 2016, at 6:24 a.m.
On the first day of training camp, the New England Patriots battled the heat and began adjusting to the reality of having two starting quarterbacks.

Here is how to make sure your ‘like’ matters on Facebook

By Sarah Cottrell on July 27, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
In case you missed it, Facebook recently announced changes to their News Feed algorithm, making it much easier for you to see what your friends and family are posting, but less easy to see what the pages you’ve ‘liked’ are posting.

This place will test ticks for Lyme free of charge

By Sarah Cottrell on July 27, 2016, at 9:19 a.m.
One problem for many Mainers has been finding an affordable and reliable way to test an embedded tick to ease one’s mind of worry over dreaded Lyme.

TV radio sports schedule for July 27, 2016

on July 26, 2016, at 7:17 p.m.
MESARD blowdowns on old AT

A first-person look inside the search for Geraldine Largay

By Jim Bridge on July 25, 2016, at 9:18 a.m.
After Largay’s body was discovered, I read and heard a lot of misinformation about what searchers should be able to do. I’d now like to make it clear what happened when we went looking for Largay, and how searchers do their jobs.