JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    By Sterling Pingree: Sportschowdah.com. WHOA baby this defense! The Dolphins had a tough time catching the football, but the blanket coverage and constant pressure that New England drew up made it a long day for Miami. The incredible thing (amongst all of the incredible things about the Pats’… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
                Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife presented me with a lifetime achievement award recently at the annual banquet of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. DIFW’s Commissioner, Judy Camuso, presented the award, along with Deputy Commissioner Tim Peabody. Read More
    UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS
    Aroostook County vintage racing fan, Jesse Michaud made the trek to Arundel Speedway near Kennebunkport to join several racers at the Arundel Speedway Fun Day. Holler Customs finishes Jurassic Park Jeep and I get a pleasant surprise while photographing my Photo of the Week shot. Read More
    MCKAY'S FISHING ADVENTURES
    I can’t believe we only have 15 days left in September! What does that mean? It means a majority of the places in Maine will be closed to fishing but the good news is  there are places left open to fishing by extended season or open year round… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    SPRINGVALE, Me– A terrific friend to all, and an expert nurse, Dr. Muriel Poulin was a great lady who proudly represented her family’s Franco-American heritage. She died on September 6, 2019, at 94 years old.  Her obituary describes a wonderful nursing leadership career. As a nurse,… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    E-cigarette companies with their advertising geared toward teenagers. Read More
    CULTURE SHOCK
    In Bangor, local hip hop artists Assasi and S6ef perform at Top of the Nine on Central Street; improv ensemble The Focus Group are at the Bangor Arts Exchange, it’s vinyl night at Nocturnem Drafthaus, and there’s a karaoke competition at Paddy Murphy’s. Over in… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Conservation groups, town officials, the state DOT and DEP, and even some individuals have done a great job of installing new culverts that allow fish passage. In the old days nobody paid any attention to fish passage when they were putting in culverts and dams. Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    I don’t remember Pearl Harbor. Nor should I. I was born in 1980, three days after the 39th anniversary of the event. I wasn’t alive when it happened. I didn’t see it. I didn’t feel it. My knowledge of Pearl Harbor comes from news footage, dozens… Read More