GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Perhaps the most important goal in DIFW’s new moose management plan is this one: maintain a healthy sustainable moose population while providing hunting and viewing opportunities. Don’t we wish this was easy. The plan notes that as Maine moves into a new horizon moose management impacts… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Thinly sliced, dressed with a little olive oil and lemon zest and salt and pepper lightly added, fennel salad is just the ticket for cool summer dinners, or something light after hearty braised winter dishes. Not everyone likes a vegetable that tastes like licorice… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The Trump trade war could take a toll on the lobster industry. Read More
    YOUR COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT
    Power struggles often re-emerge in retirement. What can you do to prevent them? Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    You should get a Passport to Maine Outdoors and hit the road to visit all the great places included in the passport. Perhaps you got a passport last year and know this is a project sponsored by the Land For Maine’s Future and the Maine Land… Read More
    STIRRING THE POT
    The third post for Stirring the Pot in August 2015 was titled Class Warfare and dealt with the problem of inequality in the United States.  It is an issue that I have returned to several times since.  Inequality continues to erode the social fabric of this nation… Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    President Trump asserts he has an “absolute right to pardon himself.” No president has ever pardoned himself, though the right of the president to issue pardons for federal crimes is found in the Constitution. The Constitution is a broad statement of principles about the federal government… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Maine deer hunters killed 27,233 last year, the highest number in the last ten years. Here’s some interesting information from Mark Latti’s press release. AUGUSTA, Maine – Deer hunters in Maine harvested 27,233 deer in 2017, the highest total in the last ten years and… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) A celebration of summer trails in Presque Isle. 2) A canoe and kayak race from Madawaska to Grand Isle. 3) A duathlon for kids in Presque Isle. Plus lots more! Events:   Friday, June… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Requesting a military parade, saluting a North Korean military leader and asking for his people to sit up at attention when he speaks….it all makes sense now!… Read More
    EDUCATION: FUTURE IMPERFECT
    Recall that Senator Collins’ recent commencement speeches at both UMaine and Colby stressed the need for civility inside the political arena and outside. This is the same tired rhetoric that makes too many Mainers believe that, when push comes to shove, Collins acts and votes that even-handed way… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    Our 15 minutes of fame! We were approached recently by the news to do a story on 'Getting fit for Summer'. My first thought was YAHOO - Sign us up quickly followed by - errrr - summer is just a few days away - we don't sell quick fixes. Sustained health and fitness results is about doing the work day in and day out.  Making a habit. Sticking to it. Commitment. Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    There’s much World War I history to be learned when speaking to Jean-Claude Redonnet, of Falmouth. He has written two plays about the first Great War in Europe, with the focus being in France. Redonnet has a distinctly French point of view on this particular history, because he… Read More
    THE VIRTUAL ANGLER
    Einstein. Pretty smart guy, right? In Maine, were he alive today, he’d qualify as wicked smart. I mean, he came up with that amazing formula that explains just about everything: e=mc². I think the e stands for everything. Everything equals mass times speed. Squared. Brilliant. So… Read More