THE DRIVE
    Red Gendron joined the show after his Black Bears earned a season-opening sweep of St. Lawrence at The Alfond. Catch the Coach's thoughts on the first two of 2018-19, plus get a preview of this weekend's set of games at reigning champion, Minnesota-Duluth. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Think about this: you are an aging teacher and you walk into school to teach one day and….. Richard: “You wanted to see me Mr. King.” googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var… Read More
    THE FROZEN CHOSEN
    We, and several hundred of our closest friends, decided to take in the sunset from the Bass Harbor Head Light. Here's where our patience really paid off: We hit major traffic about a mile from the lighthouse, and realized that the tiny parking lot was completely full. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    If you are a Mainer who hunts and fishes, you must know who Dick Folsom was. Dick created the largest seaplane operation in the eastern United States, in Greenville. Many of us had the privilege of flying with Folsom’s. And now, thanks to Jake Morrel, we… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Last week an alarming, new U.N. report concluded that if the world didn’t drastically reduce its carbon emissions, the consequences will become dire sooner than expected. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    A subtle factor that separates great teams from good ones is taking care of business in your home building against subpar competition. That’s what the University of Maine men’s hockey team failed to do last year. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]];… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Kavanaugh tensions linger after bitter fight. Republican and Democratic senators say they’re ready to move on from the fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, but lingering tensions from one of the bitterest fights in recent Senate history are proving difficult to soothe.  — News Item… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    I just finished reading Michael Cianchette’s BDN column “Calm down and be civil before someone gets killed.” His facts are well placed and his appeal is well intended. But I don’t see it happening. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]]; var… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Awareness walks in Fort Kent, Houlton, and Caribou. 2) A haunted woods walk in Woodland. 3) A color run in Caribou. Plus lots more! googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    The Black Bears took small but worthy strides last season under head coach Red Gendron, finishing in a tie for fifth in Hockey East and hosting a first-round playoff series, dispatching hated New Hampshire in two games. There’s no reason to believe the Black Bears can’t… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    French-Canadian immigrants arrived in Lewiston and Androscoggin County communities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, to provide labor for the growing industrial mills in the area. Along with their excellent work ethic and often tireless mill labor, they also brought entrepreneurs like Victor and… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    I’m worried someone is going to get killed. While that may sound like hyperbole, it is not intended to be. It seems we are reaching a political moment where the American melting pot is in danger of boiling over. It leaves us with one of two… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The Poliquin-Golden race is one of the most expensive races in 2018, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Read More