CATCHING HEALTH
    For a while, the cause of my aching thumb was a mystery. Fortunately, I figured it out and also, how to make it feel better. Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Cut and run on multiple trail systems in Fort Kent. 2) Pay homage to furry and feathered friends in Houlton. 3) Learn more about all things lunar in Fort Fairfield. Plus lots more! googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    Charlemagne was King of the Francs. He continues to be studied as a charismatic leader, even more than 1,200 years since his death and burial in the Aachen Cathedral, located in Western Germany. He may have been more Belgian than French, but under his rule, the Francs… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    While compound interest may be the most powerful force in the world, human ingenuity can still outsmart it. And with a work ethic, you can beat it. Moody proved that with his life story. He worked -- with others -- to outflank it in our higher education apparatus. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    My column suggesting that we should have an eagle hunting season and that the eagle sandwich would be right up there with the lobster roll certainly got a lot of attention. I could not believe that some people thought I was serious. One guy sent… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    EIA forecasts that average U.S. household expenditures for most major home heating fuels will be higher this winter compared with last winter. Most of the increase reflects higher forecast energy prices. U.S. average heating degree days are expected to be 1% higher than last winter. However, realized expenditures… Read More
    THE DRIVE
    After last night's 4.5-hour marathon, Andrew Benintendi's heroics, and Joe Castiglione taking a tumble from his chair, Red Sox radio announcer Tim Neverett joined the show to recap it all and preview Game 5 of the ALCS as the Sox look to advance to the World Series. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Yup. ALCS game four was an instant classic. Man, it had everything! A controversial call by an umpire. Check. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++)… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Eager to prevent chronic wasting disease from getting to Maine, with special concern that it was recently discovered in Quebec just 100 miles from the Maine border, the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has quickly adopted a new rule severely restricting the transportation of deer to or… Read More
    OFF THE RIM
    Seeing today that it was announced that the UMaine men’s basketball team was ranked tied for 7th in the America East Basketball Conference pre-season coaches poll with UNH I looked to see where they were ranked nationally out of the 352 D-1 teams. The only poll… Read More
    YOUR COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT
    Thinking about doing something you've never done before when you are retired? Just breathe. Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Re-enactors with Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, load their cannon while demonstrating artillery-firing procedures at Gettysburg National Battlefield Park on Sunday, May 20, 2018. In summer 1862, the War Department told Maine to raise five infantry regiments; in the last great rush of volunteers during… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Re-enactors with Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, load their cannon while demonstrating artillery-firing procedures at Gettysburg National Battlefield Park on Sunday, May 20, 2018. In summer 1862, the War Department told Maine to raise five infantry regiments; in the last great rush of volunteers during… Read More