NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    Is America facing an invasion? The right-wing forces in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 thought so.  The El Paso shooter thought so.  Fox News commentators think so.  President Trump thinks so. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Charlotte Crowder’s new children’s book, A Fine Orange Bucket, published by North Country Press, features a lobsterman whose orange bucket is washed into the sea and lost. It’s a great story that every child will enjoy. Jill Finson’s colorful drawings are very special too. Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    Tours of the Franco-American Collection are encouraged!  Please call the phone number at the end of this blog for appointments. LEWISTON, Maine  – As a Board member of the Franco-American Collection, located at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College, one of the special moments… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    Between the horrific shootings in Ohio and Texas and Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide, much of the news cycle and public debate has been caught up in the reaction. It is understandable.  When innocent people lose their lives because of maniacal gun violence,… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, has sparked a new wave of criticism about the promise of US immigration enshrined in the inscription on the Statue of Liberty by saying it was for “people coming from Europe.” The fresh remarks… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    DIFW fisheries biologists think that catch and release is hurting our fish. Deirdre Fleming’s story about this, in the Maine Sunday Telegram on August 11, was very provocative. Deirdre wrote: The widespread practice of catch-and-release in waters across Maine has thrown many ecosystems… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    Are you one of the millions of people who experience back pain? Did you know that you could improve this pain by strengthening your core? We have the answer! Hope this is helpful to you in leveling up your ENJOYMENT of all of the activities that you LOVE. Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    Hong Kong is the single most important arena in the struggle for human liberty on the planet today, and that struggle is in danger of being crushed under the boot of totalitarian oppression. It is also the place that may serve as the instigation of terrible… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    A friend who likes to fish a western Maine lake recently told me that the lake has more than two dozen loons and the loons are chasing anglers around the lake, grabbing their brook trout after they are hooked. The… Read More
    RESEARCH SHOWS
    This article, by Robert W. Glover of the University of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on August 13, 2019. Robert F. Bukaty | APGovernor Janet Mills speaks at a news conference in the State House, Wednesday, Feb. Read More