SENIORS NOT ACTING THEIR AGE
    Traversing Ball Mountain Dam on the West River in southeastern Vermont is a serious workout. Carrying a canoe or kayak doubles the fun. Starting at a parking area below the massive dirt and gravel gravity dam, paddlers load boats on their shoulders and ascend abruptly for several hundred… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    We are human, we are going to have good days, we are going to have bad days. The true measure of success is showing up, being consistent, and treating your body right. You will go farther by focusing on the basics. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I think I was 13 when I started hunting pheasants with my Dad. Dad’s sportsman’s club in Wayne would grow the pheasants and distribute them around the area. The first pheasant I shot was in a cornfield at the north end of Maranacook Lake. Read More
    UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS
    Named after a car can be interesting especially if its a Corvette Sting Ray! Meet the young man with one of the most recognizable names in motorsports. Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    I see myself in every addict of every kind. When I say, “There but for the grace of God go I”, I am relating and identifying. I do so with compassion, but more importantly, with empathy. Compassion is feeling for someone. Empathy is feeling with someone. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    When I saw the cover of the book, Moe Pea The Moose Grows Up, published by North Country Press and written by Steven Powell, I knew my granddaughter, 5-year old Ada, would love it. Because the cover features a drawing of a moose, and Ada loves moose. Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    “All of us are better when we’re loved.” By the time I came upon those words at the end of Alistair MacLeod’s 1999 novel, No Great Mischief, I was changed, altered as a reader. I found this work by sheer accident. I was not looking for… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    Franco-Americans are generally familiar with their genealogy because family reunions are celebrated during multiple generations, so it’s fairly easy to keep track of the current data.  For example, our L’Heureux family genealogy is well known going back four generations. Moreover, many of the ancestors’ names have been hand… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    This is the second in my series of columns of my favorite deer hunting stories. Let’s start with the story about my son Joshua’s deer that he shot when he was 16 years old. Josh and I were sitting in… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The presidential debates and the way we pick our candidates seems somewhat problematic to me. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Leaves are falling, temperatures, too. Autumn in Maine heralds the beginning of flu season. Are you planning to get a flu shot? Read More
    THE GLOCAL
    The recent public relations dilemma faced by the National Basketball Association (NBA) after Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s pro-democracy tweet, earlier in October, revealed the internal conflict currently experienced by the NBA as it transitions from a local to a global product.  Basketball games, the epicenter of… Read More