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Fun facts on oldest, youngest racers competing at Can-Am Crown Sled Dog Races

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A native Californian learns about Maine winter the hard way

Over the last two years I’ve learned I’m “from away.” I was born in the San Francisco area, and spent the later half of my …
Vistors crowd onto Route 66 in Cars Land where three new rides, shops and restaurants opened to the public at the Disney California Adventure Park in this 2012 file photo.

Tips for surviving the vacation throngs

It may feel like spring is a long way off, but spring break will be here before you know it. Those are the weeks each …
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How to survive a Maine winter

As a fellow Maine transplant, I love reading about Jennifer’s adventures as a mom, writer and southerner living in Maine. Her recent $10 kitchen remodel …
The New York Times reports Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83.

Leonard Nimoy of ‘Star Trek’ dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the actor behind one of pop culture’s most famous and distinctive fictional characters, the half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock in the “Star Trek” television …

Today’s dialectic: Is that dress white or blue?

Cyberspace was being consumed by an acute philosophical debate Friday over a picture of a dress many claim is obviously white and gold but others …
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Lady Antebellum to return to Bangor Waterfront, with guest Hunter Hayes

Lady Antebellum, multi-platinum country trio, will play its third concert at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion this summer, when they return to Bangor on Thursday, June …
Actor Matt Delamater of Portland is in the cast of NBC's new drama &quotOdyssey," which premiers in April.

Maine actor lands role in new NBC military conspiracy drama

PORTLAND | When the NBC action-packed drama “Odyssey” premieres April 5, followers of the Maine theater scene may recognize a familiar face. Matthew Delamater, …
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GOOD BIRDING

Dreaming of a white … birding fest?

At the rate winter is going, this year’s Down East Spring Birding Festival may be conducted on snowshoes. Washington County has had so much snow, …
Dan Tierney, a farmer at Cornerstone Farm in Palmyra stacks vegetables at the Bangor Farmers Market recently. Packing a lunch with ingredients grown locally is now easier than ever. Vegetables like cherry tomatoes, carrots or cucumbers make great snack foods, but markets and farms throughout Maine also sell other foods, like bread, meat and cheese.

Brewer nonprofit to hold CSA fair Sunday

Food AND Medicine, a Brewer-based nonprofit that promotes worker rights and access to local food will hold its annual Community Supported Agriculture Fair Sunday from …
Jicama Tacos are a good way to eat Paleo, a diet that features meat and vegetables and no processed food.

How to eat like a caveman, lose weight

Eat like a caveman. That’s the thrust of the trendy Paleo style of eating. At its core, the Paleo diet is devoid of all processed …
RJ Condon (left) designed the winning label for Geary's Brewing annual competition for MECA students to design the label for 2015 summer ale.

Lobster art from MECA student picked for yearly Geary’s bottle design competition

For the 15th year in a row, D.L. Geary’s Brewing Company out of Portland has picked a winner for its yearly competition to design their …
Wind-driven sub-zero temperatures did not deter participants in the 2015 Aroostook Women's Ski Day, who warmed up with a Zumba session led by Mandy Putnam before hitting the ski and snowshoe trails Feb. 1 at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle.
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Community support keeps Hope & Justice Project going

Super Bowl Sunday might mean stocking up on snacks and beverages for an evening in front of the screen for some, but for a contingent …
A busy crowd at an art opening last fall at the Central Gallery in downtown Bangor.

Arts nonprofit Launchpad takes off in Bangor

The name Launchpad makes sense for the new arts venture Bangor resident and longtime arts supporter Meg Shorette started in early February. It’s intended to …
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Introducing baby to snowshoeing

When the two little lines appeared on the white pregnancy test stick all those months ago, one thought stuck out in my mind – I …
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5 ways to weather the rest of winter

A how-to guide for weathering the rest of winter.

THINGS TO DO

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ROOTED IN ME

A native Californian learns about Maine winter the hard way

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FROM THE STACKS

Stage Names: "Whipping" up race, religion and the Civil War at Portland Stage

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#MAINE

Popular gaming show host lauds Maine-made 'NHL 94,' tries to pronounce 'Bangor'

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CULTURE SHOCK

Lady Antebellum to return for third concert on Bangor Waterfront, with guest Hunter Hayes

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STEED

Elise Pepple of Hear Tell: "Storytelling is a democratic art; it is a renewable resource."

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CONFESSIONS OF A MIDCOAST MILLENNIAL

CPR and Basic First Aid Should Be a High School Graduation Requirement

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FAITH NOTES

Advice to a son, on turning eighteen

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URBAN EYE

Five Maine Restaurant Week hacks

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COASTAL COLLAGE

Red is the new taupe

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MORE BANG(OR) FOR YOUR BUCK

When secondhand becomes my second choice.

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HOUSEWIFE PLUS

LTYM Bangor 2015 show announces cast!

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MAINE MORSELS

Where in the world is Frankfort? Waldo knows…

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BRILLIANTLY CHIC

Brilliant Fashion Hacks

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