GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    When I saw the cover of the book, Moe Pea The Moose Grows Up, published by North Country Press and written by Steven Powell, I knew my granddaughter, 5-year old Ada, would love it. Because the cover features a drawing of a moose, and Ada loves moose. Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    “All of us are better when we’re loved.” By the time I came upon those words at the end of Alistair MacLeod’s 1999 novel, No Great Mischief, I was changed, altered as a reader. I found this work by sheer accident. I was not looking for… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    Franco-Americans are generally familiar with their genealogy because family reunions are celebrated during multiple generations, so it’s fairly easy to keep track of the current data.  For example, our L’Heureux family genealogy is well known going back four generations. Moreover, many of the ancestors’ names have been hand… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    This is the second in my series of columns of my favorite deer hunting stories. Let’s start with the story about my son Joshua’s deer that he shot when he was 16 years old. Josh and I were sitting in… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The presidential debates and the way we pick our candidates seems somewhat problematic to me. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Leaves are falling, temperatures, too. Autumn in Maine heralds the beginning of flu season. Are you planning to get a flu shot? Read More
    THE GLOCAL
    The recent public relations dilemma faced by the National Basketball Association (NBA) after Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s pro-democracy tweet, earlier in October, revealed the internal conflict currently experienced by the NBA as it transitions from a local to a global product.  Basketball games, the epicenter of… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    A cornucopia of acorns has been falling from oak trees this season, a phenomenon that happens roughly every two to five years for reasons that defy scientific explanation.  — News Item… Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    “A threat to justice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i… Read More
    DAVID FARMER
    It wasn’t a wild animal that distracted me. It was a wild phone call, an argument about work no less. I wasn’t paying close attention to where I was. I wasn’t driving with the care we all should expect of one another. And I made a… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I love the concept for the book Coastal Maine in Words and Art that features 27 stories by various writers and artwork about our coast, focused on Rockland. The Solon Center for Research and Publishing sponsored a contest where writers… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    A call for a ceasefire and sanctions could have been avoided by just continuing to support the Kurds. Read More