FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    LEWISTON, Me– Maine’s French heritage, language and immigrant history was showcased on Thursday, July 18, when high school students from Haiti visited Lewiston, to learn about the city’s Franco-Americans. Sixteen high school students from Haiti and two advisers were guests at the Franco-American Collection (The Collection),… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    It's going to be wicked hot in Maine this weekend. In the 90s and high humidity could make it feel even hotter. Stay cool and take a minute to learn about heat-related illnesses, their symptoms and what to do if someone has any. (Pets, too.) Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    Have you ever heard of “Poe’s law”? You won’t find it in some dusty old legal tome from 15th century England. Nor does it relate to the famous Baltimore poet, Edgar Allan Poe. It is a modern creation, but was not passed by any legislature. Read More
    PULSE MARKETING INSIGHTS
    Businesses have a large amount of information they need to manage — both for their internal processes and for their customers. Your website is an important tool to manage your customers’ expectations and deliver content and information relevant to them. Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Help count loons in all corners of The County. 2) Bike, hike, run, walk, paddle, or float your way through the Maine Potato Blossom Festival in Fort Fairfield. 3) Learn about borers and bees and other bugs in Caribou. Plus lots more!… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Maine is home to 35,000 male turkeys according to our Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The department has been banding hundreds of turkeys to help them come up with an estimate of the state’s total population of turkeys. DIF&W… Read More
    RESEARCH SHOWS
    This article, by Nicole Coffey Kellett of the University of Maine Farmington, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on July 16, 2019. A man sits on the edge of a cot at the emergency shelter setup inside the… Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    “Chris Pratt is facing criticism over a T-shirt he was pictured wearing featuring a controversial symbol.” So read the first line of an article in Yahoo! Entertainment on Tuesday. Actor Chris Pratt, who you may know as Star-Lord from the Guardians of the Galaxy… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    The best I’ve ever heard it spoken, “Every time I get sober I remember, and every time I remember, I get drunk.” googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    The 2017 violence in Charlottesville led officials in Lexington, Ky. to remove two Confederate statues standing outside the former Fayette County Courthouse on Main Street. Both statues were relocated to the Lexington Cemetery; the statue of John Hunt Morgan (right, above and below) was… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    The 2017 violence in Charlottesville led officials in Lexington, Ky. to remove two Confederate statues standing outside the former Fayette County Courthouse on Main Street. Both statues were relocated to the Lexington Cemetery; the statue of John Hunt Morgan (right, above and below) was… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    By Sterling Pingree: Sports Chowdah. We tend to remember athletes from one thing. When a player joins your favorite team, that one thing almost always transpires during that tenure. Case in point: Bill Buckner had almost 3,000 hits in the National League before coming to the Red Sox,… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Maine’s U.S. Senator Angus King has stepped up to support hunters, wildlife, and everyone who loves the outdoors. Angus loves to fish and hunt ducks, so his support for our outdoor heritage is no surprise to me. Here is the… Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Acadia National Park is one of the most famous destinations in Maine, and for good reason. It’s a place filled with natural beauty. It boasts mountains of pink granite, pristine ponds, bubbling brooks, dramatic sea cliffs and one of the state’s sandiest beaches. Acadia is the… Read More