YOUR COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT
    Christmas is approaching and like many other people I am focused on getting my shopping done. Finding gifts for my nieces, nephews (I have no children) and friends is easy. But finding a gift for my husband, or for him to find a gift for me, is more… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The 2nd district recount, requested by Bruce Poliquin, is moving along faster than expected. Matt Dunlap is Ballotman! (With apologies to DC Comics.)… Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    At what point in your life are you most likely to spend extravagantly? When are you most likely to waste? When are you most likely to purchase the thing you don’t need, or indulge yourself on the thing that you want, or eat out more often, at more… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Placed in a coffin or covered by a blanket, at least six Union soldiers are laid out for burial outside a Federal hospital in Fredericksburg, Va. in mid-May 1864. (Library of Congress) Decades after the bloody… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Our brains are naturally wired toward healing. Sometimes, when a trauma occurs, this natural process is disrupted and healing is blocked. Learned how a technique known as EMDR has helped some people. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    In a short period of time the Native Fisheries Coalition has accomplished a great deal, certainly enough to be worthy of your support and participation. Just a year after gaining it’s 501c3 status, the Coalition has become an important voice for our… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    The following are the top 3 players in Red Sox history who lost a big game, but somehow became more popular than they were before. Nathan Eovaldi. 2018 World Series Game 3 vs Los Angeles Dodgers. He is the reason that I created this list. Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Difficulty: Easy to moderate. There are just over 2 miles of trails on the preserve. These trails are especially rocky in some areas. The trail markers are faded and may be difficult to find in some places. How to get there: From Orrington center (the intersection… Read More
    FISHING POLES AND ADVENTURES
    Each trip out on the water is unique.  Some clients are looking for a specific species while some really don’t care what they catch.  Others want to land multiple fish in a day while others are just happy to be in the outdoors.  No matter what I find… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    It’s time for the lawmakers in Augusta to clear the air and begin anew. Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    For years Fanny Farmer’s recipe for eggnog stood as the Christmas and New Year’s classic at my house, a wonderful recipe and very spirited. After a conversation with Sarah Walker Caron, my editor here at the BDN, who suggested I offer an eggnog recipe… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Yes. That is a BAD loss. For so many reasons. Not just the way it ended. Which by the way was historic. No team has had a single scoring play of at least 69 yards to win a game that way since 1970. So, rest a… Read More