EDUCATION: FUTURE IMPERFECT
    For years I’ve received a modest refund from the IRS. Not this year. Thanks to Senator Collins’ decisive vote with her fellow right-wing Republicans, I must now pay rather than receive. But then anyone dumb enough to continue to believe that “Our Senator” is some kind of moderate… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    At approximately 2:27pm yesterday, the world shook. In most cases, saying that the earth shook from something that happened in sports would be considered radical hyperbole, but Tiger Woods winning the 2019 Masters is above all hyperbole. One of the greatest athletes of ours or any generation ascended… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Pam Mathews’ book about Fly Rod Crosby is a keeper, and the illustrations by Heidi Kendrick are awesome. If I didn’t love the book so much, I would have ripped out a few of Heidi’s illustrations, framed them, and put them up on our walls. A… Read More
    THE DRIVE
    Tiger Woods has won The Masters. This is not tales of years past. This was not a dream, nor a scenario played out on a now-defunct video game franchise. It's a sentence many thought would never be spoken again. Now, Tiger donning a 5th green jacket has happened, and one cannot undersell the magnitude of its reality. Read More
    UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS
    Aroostook County man desires to preserve a portion of motorcycle history with his restored "Cafe racer". Racing to get in shape, NMKA schedule released and more in this week's episode. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    An increase in the snowmobile registration fee was killed by the legislature’s IFW Committee, after a lengthy discussion. The bill would have increased the registration fee by $30, if the snowmobiler did not belong to a snowmobile club. Legislators recognized… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Spring into spring at a 5k in Fort Kent. 2) Welcome spring and help with spring cleaning in Fort Kent. 3) Run to help bring awareness to organ and tissue donation in Caribou. Plus lots more! Happy trails! Events:… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    Show! Me! The! Money! While the line is popularly associated with the Tom Cruise film “Jerry Maguire,” it probably can also apply to Federal Election Commission filings. At the end of March, candidates raising money for the 2020 election are required to file disclosures showing people… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me7PM5nZo84 Addiction recovery dictates that the age at which we started drinking and drugging is the age at which we stop maturing emotionally. While many of us grow in all other respects and experience success outwardly, we remain sad and scared children within. What we are… Read More
    CULTURE SHOCK
    On Friday in Bangor, the Allison Ames Band is at the Sea Dog, it’s vinyl night at Nocturnem Drafthaus, there’s a Latin dance night at COESPACE on Columbia Street, and up in Orono, Stesha Cano and the Wicked Friggin’ Jerks play at Black Bear Brewing,… Read More