OFF THE RIM
    Seeing today that it was announced that the UMaine men’s basketball team was ranked tied for 7th in the America East Basketball Conference pre-season coaches poll with UNH I looked to see where they were ranked nationally out of the 352 D-1 teams. The only poll… Read More
    YOUR COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT
    Thinking about doing something you've never done before when you are retired? Just breathe. Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Re-enactors with Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, load their cannon while demonstrating artillery-firing procedures at Gettysburg National Battlefield Park on Sunday, May 20, 2018. In summer 1862, the War Department told Maine to raise five infantry regiments; in the last great rush of volunteers during… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Re-enactors with Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, load their cannon while demonstrating artillery-firing procedures at Gettysburg National Battlefield Park on Sunday, May 20, 2018. In summer 1862, the War Department told Maine to raise five infantry regiments; in the last great rush of volunteers during… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    The LivLyme Foundation is a treasure house of information about Lyme disease and ticks. Their  recent conference attracted almost 400 people. You can learn a lot more about the foundation and access lots of information at www.livlymefoundation.org… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    The LivLyme Foundation is a treasure house of information about Lyme disease and ticks. Their  recent conference attracted almost 400 people. You can learn a lot more about the foundation and access lots of information at www.livlymefoundation.org… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    FINALLY. The wait is over. The last memory of Celtics basketball that we have will no longer be that excruciatingly painful Game 7 Eastern Conference Finals loss to “LABron” and the Cleveland U-16 AAU squad. No more Celtics hospital squad. Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving are… Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    "Applesauce" may be a synonym for hogwash or bunkum, but for many I know it's a staple in their homes for many uses. Here's a simple, step-by-step recipe for canning a few quarts for yourselves or your friends and neighbors. Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Difficulty: Moderate. The hike to the top is mostly gradual, but there are a couple steep sections of trail on the south side of the mountain, between the overlooks and the summit. The hike is 2.2 miles round trip. How to get there: From the intersection… Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Difficulty: Moderate. The hike to the top is mostly gradual, but there are a couple steep sections of trail on the south side of the mountain, between the overlooks and the summit. The hike is 2.2 miles round trip. How to get there: From the intersection… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    For Chelsea Manquero, who spent time here last week with her partner Dax as they helped me put the gardens to bed, there was a happy connection between fried green tomatoes and her grandmother. Not because her grandmother made them but because her grandmother… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Mimi Gough was very lucky to rediscover all the letters that her Dad sent to his family during his military service in World War II. And the book she has written, From Fledgling to Flyer, published by Maine Authors Publishing, shares those letters with us. This… Read More