FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    ALLAGASH, ME–  In fact, beautiful Allagash Maine reports a town population of about 239 people. One of those who are fortunate enough to call Allagash her home is writer Cathie Pelletier.  It’s always nice to hear from her and to learn about her prolific and successful writing career. Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Run an XC race under the lights in Caribou. 2) Walk in remembrance and support of cancer victims and survivors in Sherman. 3) Run on Labor Day in Caribou, and don’t forget to get there early with the kids for the Viking Run. Plus… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Do your shoulders ache sometimes? Maybe while you're on the computer or texting someone on your phone? Watch our short video demo of some shoulder soothing exercises. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Do your shoulders ache sometimes? Maybe while you're on the computer or texting someone on your phone? Watch our short video demo of some shoulder soothing exercises. Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    Satire. It is one of the most powerful tools in politics. After all, governing is serious business; laws are implicitly and explicitly backed by the threat of force. When humor is brought to the intellectual battlefield, it diminishes the stature of the satirist’s opponent. For millennia,… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    My friend, Jay Naloboff, suggested that I write some columns about my fishing disasters, and I loved that idea. Some of the disasters I witnessed, but most involved me. Here is my first column of fishing disasters. Allagash googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    My friend, Jay Naliboff, suggested that I write some columns about my fishing disasters, and I loved that idea. Some of the disasters I witnessed, but most involved me. Here is my first column of fishing disasters. Allagash googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    CULTURE SHOCK
    This weekend in Bangor, it’s the 15th annual American Folk Festival, with 14 artists performing over the course of three days on the Bangor Waterfront, alongside loads of food and vendors. Elsewhere in town on Friday night, local rock duo When Particles Collide… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    By Jeff Solari- Sportschowdah.com. Last week Barstool Sports wrote a tongue in cheek article about the most popular football tailgate food state in each state. For Maine, they picked peas. Yup. Peas. I have no idea why. They didn’t even bother to write much for a funny caption… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Dark money will have a huge impact on the 2020 Senate race. Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Steve Bunker stands beside the 1st Maine Cavalry Regiment monument that was dedicated this past June 22 on the Middleburg battlefield in northern Virginia. Bunker has portrayed Maine cavalry troopers since 1962. (Courtesy Steve Bunker) Re-enactors staging a cavalry brawl… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    At various points in our recovery, whether from trauma, mental illness, or addiction, we often find it difficult to get a clear sense of how we’re feeling/doing. I encourage folks to check in with their bodies, as to varying degrees our emotions and stress manifest… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    While most of the wild trout waters featured in Bob Mallard’s book, Squaretail, are in Maine and throughout our country, he does tell you about his fishing adventure on the little Minipi River in Labrador. That story brought back a… Read More