CATCHING HEALTH
    This is a story about finding humor in a complicated, confusing, anxiety-provoking situation. Determined to go by the book when she re-opened her acupuncture practice, Meret Bainbridge was blindsided by something unexpected that happened. She invites us all to laugh with her. Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    I found Thoreau the same way many people did — his name on a high school reading syllabus, with the book title Walden, next to it. And as with many 17- year-olds, the syllabus quickly found its way to the backseat of my car. There it mingled with… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    In my opinion, the talented Franco-American writer Susan Poulin represents the virtual image of the proverb about making lemonade out of lemons. Her talent has been recognized by the fans who follow her performances and entertaining blogs. In recognition of her writing and popular monologues, Portland Magazine named… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    While I have seen bears all over Maine, my most amazing and entertaining encounters were at camp so those are the stories I’m going to tell today. Walking the perimeter road in Baxter Park, I often encountered bears. One time a bear walked out of the… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Space X ambitions of launching tourists into space in addition to government astronauts. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    It’s not a newsflash that the COVID 19 pandemic is wreaking financial havoc on the people and businesses of this country and our state. The immediate hit has been devastating and unfortunately we haven’t yet begun to feel the long term effects. Athletic departments at small colleges and… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Dr. Fred Craigie teaches and writes about spirituality and says he often talks about what it means “to live a good life.” He contemplates his own answer to the question during these extraordinary times. Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    If polls are to be believed, Joe Biden is currently enjoying a small but statistically significant lead over President Donald Trump in head-to-head matchups for the White House. That has been true for a while, of course, going back to late 2019, but… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    One of the projects I’ve always been very proud of is the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, which was my idea when I worked for the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. I recruited Maine Audubon as our partner and the legislature enacted it and Governor Angus King signed it into… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    One of the projects I’ve always been very proud of is the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, which was my idea when I worked for the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. I recruited Maine Audubon as our partner and the legislature enacted it and Governor Angus King signed it into… Read More