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Christopher Knight, &quotThe North Pond Hermit" is featured in the current issue of GQ magazine.

North Pond Hermit tells GQ: “People want me to be this warm and fuzzy person’

Since he was captured in April of last year, “North Pond Hermit” Christopher Knight has kept a low profile, turning down numerous requests for media …
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Stephen King takes the #IceBucketChallenge, challenges John Grisham

The Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS awareness has been sweeping the Internet in recent days, and Bangor’s own Stephen King is the latest participant. King …
The Klenowski family of Bucksport walks every year to raise money for ALS research. This year, Heidi Klenowski will be participating is an Ice Bucket Challenge at Carriers in Bucksport.

Bucksport family uses experience, Ice Bucket Challenge popularity to raise ALS awareness

While the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has spawned video after video of folks being doused with icy water and also raised money for research while …
OUT THERE (blog)

Outdoor guy turns Pinterest project into rake/rod rack

I am not, as far as I can tell, the target audience of Pinterest. Let’s get that out of the way right off. Not that …
WEST OF THE FIELDS (blog)

New music including Charli XCX, Blonde Redhead, Alt-J and The Juan Maclean on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I debuted new tracks from Saint Pepsi and FKA Twigs on the show this week, while the retro set features a look at Arcade Fire's catalog in advance of their big show on the Bangor Waterfront this week.
From the community

Author Katherine Howe to speak at Maine Coast Book Shop

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — Katherine Howe, author of New York Times bestseller “The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane,” will read and discuss her new novel “Conversion,” …
Keyboard Cat, Grumpy Cat and Henri, le Chat Noir are just some of the cat celebrities that will be featured in the Internet Cat Video Film Festival, set for Aug. 23 at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.
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A ‘Caturday’ to remember: Internet Cat Video Film Festival to stop in Farnsworth

It was an ordinary day in 2006, perhaps in 2005. The exact date is now lost, forever, in the annals of history. Nothing special, really, …
Michael Levine of Acorn Productions stands in the massive third floor ballroom in Mechanics Hall on Congress Street in Portland on Friday. The Maine Charitable Mechanics Association, the non-profit organization that owns and operates Mechanics Hall, is partnering with Acorn Productions in completing renovations to the third floor ballroom space so the venue can be licensed for public performances.
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Historic Portland ballroom could get new life with Naked Shakespeare productions

PORTLAND, Maine — An area theater group and one of the country’s oldest trade societies are teaming up to bring new life to a historic …
Sarah Smiley
SARAH SMILEY

How my husband helped me through depression

Robin Williams’s tragic death fortunately brings depression back into focus. I say “fortunately” because the more we talk about it, the more people we help. …
A packed parade marches during Tintamarre on Friday on Main Street in Madawaska.
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‘We’re making friends for life’: Tintamarre parade draws thousands to Madawaska

They came with bells on, bearing pots and pans, whistles, washtubs and rusty old buckets. Some had metal sheets and cowbells, and some blew ceaselessly …
The volunteer workers of the planned Water Street Learning Center worked last month on shingling the space in the old corn cannery. By fall, organizers expect the home school enrichment program to be open for business in downtown Liberty.

From cannery to children’s enrichment center: Liberty learning center offers promise of new life in old building

LIBERTY, Maine — For families that choose to homeschool their children, the days can be busy, long and sometimes difficult and isolated. That’s why a …
Erin Donovan
ERIN DONOVAN

Jack of all trades, master of none

On occasion, I am asked to host events. Sometimes I commit and sometimes I don’t, depending on my schedule and whether my children are vomiting …
Roxanne Moore Saucier
FAMILY TIES

World Acadian Congress features smaller reunions, too

Do you wish you had gone to the World Acadian Congress in northern Maine and parts of Quebec and New Brunswick? The event is still …

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BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE AMERICAN FOLK FESTIVAL

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On Ferguson, Palestine, informing ourselves, and blaming the victims

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Thank you Hollywood for letting my kid be a dork just like me

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Samphire, seepweed and seaside salad.

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