GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I thought I knew a lot about Gerry Largay and her death, after she got lost hiking the Appalachian trail in Maine. But I learned so much more from Denis D. Dauphinee’s book, When You find My Body, published by Down East Books. Dauphinee tells us… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I don’t know of another state where 3.5 million contiguous acres of private land is open to the public for all sorts of outdoor fun. Mainers are very lucky to have North Maine Woods which was started 48 years ago. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    The high school basketball tourney is a cultural phenomenon. It transcends its status as just a local sporting event. Locals live for it. People who move here from away get it quickly. Tourney week as a whole has evolved. The uniforms, style of play, classes, venues… Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    The Supreme Court has stirred controversy with two procedural orders.  They revealed much about the state of our political world. In one case, the Court decided to suspend a Louisiana law that requires doctors performing abortions to be admitted to practice at a hospital.  The law… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Doesn’t the former governor have better things to do than continue his angry rants?… Read More
    LAURA'S HOUSE JOURNEY
    If you’ve been reading my blog, Laura’s House Journey, you will remember that I had a hard time deciding if I should breed my sheep last fall or not. Everyone that I talked to had a different opinion. My bottle lamb Maggie was too small to breed,… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Liz wanted to get in shape but didn't want to go to the gym. Peggy wants to have a career as a personal trainer. Read how they're helping each other out. Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Join friends old and new while you ski or ‘shoe under the stars in Fort Kent. 2) Get out on the hard water and ice fish for free all over Aroostook County. 3) Get the family outside for a snowshoe adventure in Presque Isle. Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    An informational forum with lunch to hear about Augusta’s manufacturing history featured oral histories from the workers who were employed in the capital city’s once bustling mills. In fact, the program was a Franco-American learning opportunity, hosted by the French Club, held on February 11, at the University… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    The wonderful children’s book, The Teacup Café, which I reviewed in January, is headed to 570 Maine Schools, thanks to Central Maine Power Company. That’s great news because every Maine kid should read this book, which emphasizes that it’s what is inside of them that is important. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Wondering what to give your sweetie or yourself for Valentine's Day? (I'm a big believer in giving yourself presents.) Make your gift a little more special by making it yourself. Here are two ideas. Read More