MAINE AT WAR
    Re-enactors with Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, load their cannon while demonstrating artillery-firing procedures at Gettysburg National Battlefield Park on Sunday, May 20, 2018. In summer 1862, the War Department told Maine to raise five infantry regiments; in the last great rush of volunteers during… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    The LivLyme Foundation is a treasure house of information about Lyme disease and ticks. Their  recent conference attracted almost 400 people. You can learn a lot more about the foundation and access lots of information at www.livlymefoundation.org… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    FINALLY. The wait is over. The last memory of Celtics basketball that we have will no longer be that excruciatingly painful Game 7 Eastern Conference Finals loss to “LABron” and the Cleveland U-16 AAU squad. No more Celtics hospital squad. Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving are… Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    "Applesauce" may be a synonym for hogwash or bunkum, but for many I know it's a staple in their homes for many uses. Here's a simple, step-by-step recipe for canning a few quarts for yourselves or your friends and neighbors. Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Difficulty: Moderate. The hike to the top is mostly gradual, but there are a couple steep sections of trail on the south side of the mountain, between the overlooks and the summit. The hike is 2.2 miles round trip. How to get there: From the intersection… Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Difficulty: Moderate. The hike to the top is mostly gradual, but there are a couple steep sections of trail on the south side of the mountain, between the overlooks and the summit. The hike is 2.2 miles round trip. How to get there: From the intersection… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    For Chelsea Manquero, who spent time here last week with her partner Dax as they helped me put the gardens to bed, there was a happy connection between fried green tomatoes and her grandmother. Not because her grandmother made them but because her grandmother… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Mimi Gough was very lucky to rediscover all the letters that her Dad sent to his family during his military service in World War II. And the book she has written, From Fledgling to Flyer, published by Maine Authors Publishing, shares those letters with us. This… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Think about this: you are an aging teacher and you walk into school to teach one day and….. Richard: “You wanted to see me Mr. King.” googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var… Read More
    THE FROZEN CHOSEN
    We, and several hundred of our closest friends, decided to take in the sunset from the Bass Harbor Head Light. Here's where our patience really paid off: We hit major traffic about a mile from the lighthouse, and realized that the tiny parking lot was completely full. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    If you are a Mainer who hunts and fishes, you must know who Dick Folsom was. Dick created the largest seaplane operation in the eastern United States, in Greenville. Many of us had the privilege of flying with Folsom’s. And now, thanks to Jake Morrel, we… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Last week an alarming, new U.N. report concluded that if the world didn’t drastically reduce its carbon emissions, the consequences will become dire sooner than expected. Read More