THE DRIVE
    A new season of Patriots football has been mapped out and there are flights to book, grills to clean and lots of plans to make. Never too early to start thinking about next season for the champs. Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    Julian Assange creates problems. The Wikileaks founder does it not only by releasing stolen documents, but also by his own release from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Maine Audubon is again sponsoring a brook trout survey this year. The information collected is very important to our effort to protect and enhance our remarkable population of native brook trout. I hope you will sign up to participate… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Imagine taking cells from a person's skin and using them to build a new kidney. That's what's happening at MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. Someday, the process could save people's lives. Read More
    THE UNREALIZED REPUBLIC
    Nothing portrays a culture’s religious traditions better than the people, places and things of that culture. This time of year we celebrate the once rebirth-themed religious holiday with pastel candy eggs, marshmallow birds and chocolate bunnies. Some say Easter is our culture’s most religious holiday, but I don’t… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Welcome spring and help with spring cleaning in Fort Kent. 2) Run to help bring awareness to organ and tissue donation in Caribou. 3) Give paintball biathlon a try in Fort Kent. Plus lots more! C’mon Spring! Events: googletag.cmd.push(function… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    Notre Dame catching fire during Holy Week is a tragedy, but also presents a potential parallel. In the Gospel of John, Jesus told his disciples that he would destroy the Temple and rebuild it in 3 days. It foreshadowed His resurrection, rather than the earthly rebuilding… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Shevenell Webb is a new DIF&W wildlife biologist, and her recent post provided information about her and last year’s fur harvest. Here is what Shevenell had to say about herself: In July 2018, I was hired by MDIFW… Read More
    CULTURE SHOCK
    Bangor Daily News reporters Callie Ferguson (left) and Alex Aquisto successfully negotiate Six Mile Falls in Bangor on Saturday during the 52nd Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race. Fellow BDN reporter Emily Burnham will never get tired of this photo. Troy R. Bennett | BDN… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    PARIS – We join the world in shared sadness! Yet, we are grateful for the times when we visited the Cathedral, during our visits to Paris. On April 15, the horrified people of the world watched on television, while heroic Parisian firefighters worked to save the magnificent… Read More
    LANCE DUTSON
    Maine’s Legislature is considering a bill to radically change the way we participate in presidential elections. The so-called “National Popular Vote” compact (NPV) would award our electoral votes to whichever candidate wins the most votes nationwide. The debate over this bill is lining up as a… Read More