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Business

Ways to Make Extra Income Even With a Full-Time Job

Financial stress has been common in most American households in the recent past with most people looking for alternative means to increase their income. While cutting down the costs goes a long way in increasing your savings, it also has a direct impact on your quality of life. Therefore, most …

Adam Richards

Opportunity Knocks
1:07 am Sunday, April 23, 2017

Sports

Women’s NCAA March “Gladness” leads to Girls HS’s next seasons

After my last week’s This NCAA”s “March Madness” BLOG which lead to below average basketball IQ’s which in turn leads to poor basketball decisions which in turn lead to more turnovers, more fouls and poorer shot selection as they play much more from the shoulder’s down like in the NBA …

Bob Cimbollek

Off the Rim
4:58 pm Saturday, April 22, 2017

Sports

Ireland filling shortstop void for Bangor baseball team

One of the larger question marks for the 2017 Bangor High School baseball team as it began its pursuit of a fourth consecutive Class A state championship on Friday was its middle-infield defense. Senior George Payne is a returning starter and veteran presence at second base, but the Rams faced …

Ernie Clark

Extra Bases
1:04 pm Saturday, April 22, 2017

Outdoors

If not for Earth Day, imagine a silent spring in Acadia National Park

As millions around the world mark Earth Day, imagine what Acadia National Park would be like without the banning of DDT, the Clean Air and Endangered Species Acts, or any of the other changes since that first massive showing of environmental activism in 1970: No peregrine falcons nesting on the …

Dolores Kong & Dan Ring

Acadia on My Mind
12:59 pm Saturday, April 22, 2017

Sports

How to diet on the run

One of the most onerous aspects of losing weight is all the planning. Most people who have ever considered, much less attempted weight loss know that planning is key. It’s so important that dieters live by motivational quotes such as, “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” Where does …

Jackie Conn

See You Lighter
12:27 pm Saturday, April 22, 2017

Homestead

Its Earth Day! Go wild!

 

Jasmine Haines

Pen and Potato
11:23 am Saturday, April 22, 2017

Aroostook

Aroostook Outdoor News: 4.21.17 edition

In this edition: 1) Support organ and tissue donation at the Ann King Donor Dash in Caribou. 2) Get out and walk with birds in Fort Fairfield and with history in Presque Isle. 3) The first canoe and kayak race of the season is on deck in Houlton. Plus lots …

Mark Shea

offugo...
9:22 am Saturday, April 22, 2017

Seniors

Feed your gut and lose weight

Are you constantly hungry, dealing with cravings, experiencing various aches and pains and ready for a nap after eating? Do you want to shrink your waist line and feel better? Heck, do you really just want to feel better and lose weight as an afterthought? Then it’s time to focus …

Barbara Groth

Healthier You
7:00 am Saturday, April 22, 2017

Portland

Complex drinks and simple food highlight popular bar

With so many bars and restaurants in Portland, it can be hard to get to any one of them with regularity. However, Bramhall is one of those that I get to somewhat more than most. With an extensive drink menu and a wall of booze, they always have something to …

Peter Blanchette

Peter Peter Portland Eater at BDN
7:00 am Saturday, April 22, 2017

Opinion

Democrats, relying on Trump’s errors, risk overconfidence

The Democrats may be making a serious mistake. In planning for the 2018 and 2020 campaigns, they could be counting on President Trump’s unpopularity to allow the elections to fall into their laps.  Good showings in special House elections, like this week in Georgia, might encourage this way of thinking. …

Gordon L. Weil

Notes from a Corner of the Country
6:30 am Saturday, April 22, 2017