RECOVERY ROCKS
    I have a love/hate relationship with the medical drama, Code Black. I love it for its unflinching and realistic view of people overcoming various forms of emotional trauma. I hate it because nearly every episode leaves me in tears. The writers have a knack… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
      The Native Fish Coalition, Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are seeking volunteers to help post informational signs on Maine’s State Heritage Fish lakes and ponds. The goal of this project is… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    A new study published Wednesday found that 40 percent of 65 sunscreen products with the highest customer reviews did not meet dermatologists’ requirements. –News Item… Read More
    PAJAMAS, BOOKS, AND CHICKENS
    I think it’s pretty much common knowledge that a lot of people like chickens. In fact, I would argue that we’re right smack dab in the middle of a veritable chicken renaissance these days. Well, it turns out that rich people really like chickens too. And,… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    This week may have turned into my favorite week of the year. I have the opportunity to document all the goings on during the 2018 Lobster Bowl Training Camps at Foxcroft Academy. 100 just graduated Maine high school seniors have the opportunity to put on the… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Get geared up for all the outdoor activities at the annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival in Fort Fairfield. 2) Feeling loony? The annual Audubon Loon Count is coming up – and you can help! 3) Going batty? Learn about bats in Caribou. Plus lots… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    AUGUSTA, Me- Franco-Americans have enjoyed the support and friendship of Valéry Freland, a diplomat who has served for three years as the Consul General of France in Boston.  At a July 17, reception, the representatives from Maine’s Franco-American communities and state leaders gathered at a reception hosted by… Read More
    ACADIA ON MY MIND
    On your marks! A new Acadia to Katahdin Virtual Race begins July 20 to help raise funds for charity, connect fans of Acadia National Park hiking, Millinocket and Stephen King, and jumpstart training for real-life runners, hikers and fitness walkers. Earn a medal or two and be entered in giveaways of Acadia, Millinocket and Stephen King-themed gifts, while helping Friends of Acadia, Millinocket Memorial Library and Our Katahdin. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has stepped up big time to criticize Central Maine Power’s proposal to construct a massive new transmission line through Maine to move electricity from Quebec to Massachusetts. The good people of New Hampshire rejected CMP’s proposal, so they’ve moved it to… Read More
    CULTURE SHOCK
    Here are just a few things to add to your weekend fun list: attend a Celtic festival, celebrate Maine Open Farm Day, check out the first-ever Northeast Blues Festival on the Bangor Waterfront or see an authentic (recreated) Viking ship. Read More