GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Portland becomes the first city in Maine to ban plastic straws. –News Item… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Portland becomes first city in Maine to ban plastic straws. –News Item… Read More
    SENIORS NOT ACTING THEIR AGE
    Traversing Ball Mountain Dam on the West River in southeastern Vermont is a serious workout. Carrying a canoe or kayak doubles the fun. Starting at a parking area below the massive dirt and gravel gravity dam, paddlers load boats on their shoulders and ascend abruptly for several hundred… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Joanne Santee was diagnosed with a chronic lung condition 25 years ago. She knew that someday she'd need to be hooked up to an oxygen tank in order to breathe. That day arrived, but it hasn't stopped her from enjoying life. At 78, Joanne has a lot of wisdom and humor to share. Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    We are human, we are going to have good days, we are going to have bad days. The true measure of success is showing up, being consistent, and treating your body right. You will go farther by focusing on the basics. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I think I was 13 when I started hunting pheasants with my Dad. Dad’s sportsman’s club in Wayne would grow the pheasants and distribute them around the area. The first pheasant I shot was in a cornfield at the north end of Maranacook Lake. Read More
    UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS
    Named after a car can be interesting especially if its a Corvette Sting Ray! Meet the young man with one of the most recognizable names in motorsports. Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    I see myself in every addict of every kind. When I say, “There but for the grace of God go I”, I am relating and identifying. I do so with compassion, but more importantly, with empathy. Compassion is feeling for someone. Empathy is feeling with someone. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    When I saw the cover of the book, Moe Pea The Moose Grows Up, published by North Country Press and written by Steven Powell, I knew my granddaughter, 5-year old Ada, would love it. Because the cover features a drawing of a moose, and Ada loves moose. Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    “All of us are better when we’re loved.” By the time I came upon those words at the end of Alistair MacLeod’s 1999 novel, No Great Mischief, I was changed, altered as a reader. I found this work by sheer accident. I was not looking for… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    Franco-Americans are generally familiar with their genealogy because family reunions are celebrated during multiple generations, so it’s fairly easy to keep track of the current data.  For example, our L’Heureux family genealogy is well known going back four generations. Moreover, many of the ancestors’ names have been hand… Read More