CHECK IN WITH CHARLIE
    Here we are again in a cool and seemingly snowy November in Maine. It’s time to start looking head to winter 2019-2020.  Here’s what we’re thinking for December through February. Average Around Normal Temperatures in Maine. Start Warm in December And Transition Cold Late January Through February Above… Read More
    SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY
    Traditional youth camps bring to mind summers of play, friendship, and the challenge of learning new skills. But at their very core, camps are communities. They teach kids to build connections, resolve conflicts, and share activities and living space. Increasingly, camps also offer the children they serve the… Read More
    DAVID FARMER
    As we put the Election Day 2019 in the rearview mirror and look forward to 2020, here are 20 election thoughts for your consideration. 1) In the movie “Welcome to Mooseport,” President Monroe “Eagle” Cole moves to his vacation home… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    A wartime lithograph depicts “The two standard bearers, the day after battle.” Either dead or wounded, the Confederate flag bearer lies atop his fallen flag, while his wounded Union counterpart holds aloft the broken staff from which flies the American flag. Before he was… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    A wartime lithograph depicts “The two standard bearers, the day after battle.” Either dead or wounded, the Confederate flag bearer lies atop his fallen flag, while his wounded Union counterpart holds aloft the broken staff from which flies the American flag. Before he was… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    BREAKING NEWS: The Boston Celtics are fielding a pretty darn good basketball team this season. After all the casual fans changed the channel during their opening-night drubbing versus the Sixers, the C’s have ripped off five wins in a row and looked darn good doing so. Nobody has… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    When I got a copy of Chasing Maine’s SECOND by Michael Norton, I assumed it was all about the Second District Congressional race between Bruce Poliquin and Jared Golden. After all, the subtitle is A Fight for Congress in Paradise. Michael does give us a great… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    U.S. gives notice it will withdraw from Paris climate accord. –News Item  … Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Lamar Jackson was the object of much affection from NBC during last nights Pats loss to the Ravens on Sunday Night Football. But Pat Ricard got some serious love last night too from the crew at NBC. Al Michaels and especially Cris Collinsworth showered praise on the former… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Imagine living most of your life on an island off the coast of Maine. That's what Paul Quinn has done and he has lots of stories to share. Like about the time he came home to find a lobster boat (not his) half in his garage and half out in the driveway. Listen to our conversation to get that story and more. Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    Sometimes I wish life would just be simple, care-free, and wrapped up neatly with a bow. But, I have learned that some of the biggest struggles in my life have given me the strength to conquer the next big thing or have compassion for someone else.  Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Tom Doak, executive director of the Maine Woodland Owners, serves on the ATV Task Force created by Governor Janet Mills. In the November issue of MWO’s newsletter, Tom provided a good report on the task force and some of the major issues they are tackling. With Tom’s permission,… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Work Burnout is a term being with much more frequency now. Although not much work has been done to formally define the term the WHO stated that it is roughly defined as “a state of vital exhaustion conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has… Read More