FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    Répondez, s’il vous plaît:  An exhibit reception opening for the “Notre Pain Quotidien: Franco-American Entrepreneurs Sustaining Community”, is scheduled at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College hosted by the Franco-American Collection, on March 19, from 5-7 PM. Franco-American entrepreneur families will be recognized. This exhibit… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Given that I love food and Downeast Maine, when I saw the book title, A Culinary History of Downeast Maine, I quickly ordered a copy. And I’ve got to say author Sharon Joyce did a wonderful job with this book. Sharon starts us off hundreds of… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    I can’t believe I let such a momentous occasion pass without comment. Three weeks ago,  Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow. So an early spring is on its way. Days get longer. Weather gets warmer. And things come into bloom. Like Michael Bloomberg. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Great news! A legislative committee has voted unanimously for a resolve to void CMP’s public lands lease for their destructive corridor through western Maine. The resolve also notes that Maine’s constitution requires approval by two-thirds of the legislature for public lands to be substantially altered. CMP… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    The foam roller is one of the best recovery tools available these days. Our Foam Rolling Guide breaks it all down for you in an easy-to-understand way, complete with an exercise guide to get you started! Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    Am I too much?” – I’ve been asked a hundred variations of this question… Am I too assertive? Am I too loud? Do I take up too much space?… googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner =… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I want to thank Islandport Press for republishing John Cole’s wonderful book, In Maine – Essays on Life’s Lessons. John was an exceptional writer, and the guy in the 70s who inspired me to become a writer. In Maine was first published in 1974 and afterwards, John wrote… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Mainers associate the surname “Chamberlain” with Joshua and Thomas of Civil War fame, but 25-year-old James A. Chamberlain of Milltown (Calais) served in the 6th Maine Infantry Regiment. A note at the card’s bottom indicates this hero “went in” with the 6th during the… Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    A day is just not a day unless you see Lois and Vernon Sprague walking in Starboard. To see them walk the road together is like grabbing that first cup of coffee in the morning. The man is tall, broad-shouldered, always with his walking stick; the woman is… Read More