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Living Blogs

Bad Beaver Tales

The chronicles of an informative and funny journey building a dream homestead on 400 acres of wilderness in Downeast Maine.

Part Time Vagabond

From weekend getaways to short-term vacations, Part Time Vagabond will help you get the most from your holidays.

More Bang(or) for your Buck

40 something Mainer living in Bangor with partner and two daughters. Learning to coupon, trying to figure out if 332 bottles of shampoo are really necessary.

Graceful Mess

Jennifer is a mom with a day job and she likes to write about her victories and messes along the way. She is living an adventurous life as a Georgia transplant learning to thrive in Maine.

Tales of a Hardworking Mom

Claire Pelletier is a teacher, a parent, wife, part-time cook and a writer from Fort Kent.

Mainely Animals

Katie Hansberry serves as the Maine State Director for The Humane Society of the United States. She offers an informed perspective on problems facing animals in the Pine Tree State.

Fia's Maine Kitchen

Fia is a home cook from Windsor who tries to make at least one new recipe each week and loves to work with new and unfamiliar ingredients, as well as try to find inventive ways to use the old stand-bys and new twists on perennial favorites.

Maine Digital Press

At Maine Digital Press we produce programs about niche Maine topics. We deliver these programs as Podcasts. Check them out: Freezingprocess, The Split Screen, and Melting Point.

Changing Lives. Shaping Community.

The Bangor YMCA is not just a fitness club, it is a community that values youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Changing Lives…..That’s Our Y!

The Dairy Dish

Jami Badershall works for the Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council and Maine Dairy Promotion Board, and also owns her own small farm. On "The Dairy Dish", she ventures to Maine farms, highlights events around the state, and gives you recipe ideas using local dairy products.

The (207) Foodie

Sarah Gelber is a senior at the University of Southern Maine and lover of food who enjoys reviewing restaurants in the Portland area, giving her a reason to explore the amazing foodie scene!

Maine Woods and Waters

Tod is a writer and photographer living in Blue Hill. He considers the Maine woods a treasure and wants to share them with you through his words and photographs.

Home Team

He’s covered sports full-time and as a freelancer for daily and weekly newspapers from Miami to Bar Harbor, but these days Tom Minervino is an at-home dad raising two young boys in Portland. Join him as he gives you a play-by-play of his days.

Waste Not Want Not

Laurel lives in downeast Maine with her husband and their two toddlers keep them on their toes, and share many classic moments. Join her as she journeys with her family to use everything they have to get to where they are going.

Call Me Old-Fashioned

Putting Farm and Garden Back on the Table

Maine Morsels: People, Places, Food

Features about Maine places, people and relatable recipes . The field is often even narrower, a person or place here in my backyard, Otter Creek, Maine, capitol of the world and center of the universe.

Oh, Honestly!

A Journey into Honest Living

If My Coaster Could Talk

Chad Lothian, Lives in Old Town Maine. He is a craft beer enthusiast and home brewer. Chad has travelled to Brewpubs, Breweries and Brewfests all over New England.

Bourbon. Portland. Beer. Politics.

Alex Steed has written about and engaged in politics since he was an insufferable teenage, run for the Statehouse and produced a successful web series. Read his thoughts on Portland and politics.

The Places We Go

One woman's quest for nature around the world.

Taste Buds

Be sure to check in weekly for a bit of inspiration for using seasonal foods and for a chance to get out of your ho-hum-a-day daily meal rut.

Bennett There Done That

Troy R. Bennett is a Buxton native and longtime Portland resident whose photojournalism has appeared in media outlets all over the world.

Maine at War

Brian Swartz's ancestry and chronological luck have influenced his life-long Civil War passion.

Campbell's Corner

The world through the eyes of Michael Campbell, a college student studying journalism at NESCOM

To Wit

Emmet Meara is criminally idle and just cranks out a weekly column for the NEWS and feeds the wood stove to keep warm.

Gardening in Tune with Nature

Learn what it takes to grow healthy plants in healthy soil


Pat has it all, family, big old house, dogs, a newborn son and a quarter-life crisis. He is trying his best be Ward Cleaver, Bob Villa, Cesar Milan and Eddie Vedder

Achorn Farm

Kim is a thirty something mom of two home schooled kids. Part-time nurse, full time farm girl.

Backstage at PTC

Penobscot Theatre Company – Where the drama's at!

Madeleine's Madeleines

Madeleine is a 15 year old unoffical cook and baker. She shares her adventure of cooking and baking mostly gluten-free recipes for her family.

6:30 and a Glass of Wine

Heather Bogolyubova has an un-pronouncable last name. The job: Stay-at- home mother and wife. Its hard. She's going to tell you all about it.

Culture Shock

BDN arts and lifestyle writer keeps you up to date on arts, entertainment, food, pop culture and other cool stuff from the 207

Permanently Perplexed

Germany from a Mainer's eyes. Danielle Clark writes about differences and similarities between her home state and Germany.

I can't wipe off this stupid grin

Between three round faces, three square meals and in between all the chaos, I still find time to create. Renée writes about a life worth living well, even when it’s not always easy.

Postcards From A Work In Progress

Negotiating Mid-Life from Mid-Maine: A blog for women (& men) over 40, trying to figure it all out, when nothing turned out like we figured!

Get Ginafied

Gina is ready to help you tame your Maine mane, fix your face, and spice up your style.

Joel Talks Movies

Joel Talks Movies is a source for film fans to read reviews, check out the latest movie news and a forum to discuss film.

Cafe des Artistes

Anthony’s roundup of Maine fine art news shows featured art, timely opening and show dates and links.