PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?
    Abandoned Farm, Bethel, Maine, ca 1895. Image: Bethel Historical Society/Maine Memory Network   googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if… Read More
    MCKAY'S FISHING ADVENTURES
    Today the temperature is supposed to reach almost 100 degrees. Great for those beach goers but not so much for us fishermen. When the days are really hot and the nights are really warm, the water temperatures starts to climb and when the water temperatures start getting closer… Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    There was once a legislative district shaped like a salamander.  Its creator was a man named Gerry and making more weirdly shaped districts has come to be known as gerrymandering. Every ten years, the U.S. conducts a census and, in most states, the party that controls… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I read this interesting story on line recently. A young Arctic fox has walked across the ice from Norway’s Svalbard islands to northern Canada in an epic journey, covering 3,506 km (2,176 miles) in 76 days. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]];… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing we have a renewed interest in revisiting the moon and traveling to Mars. Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    The journey to a healthy lifestyle is as much a mental game as it is a physical one. To change your body and health, you have to change your mindset. Matt told us about how his mentality has shifted and what he is still working to overcome. Read More
    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