GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    You don’t have to live in Waterville to enjoy Earl Smith’s wonderful history of that city. Water Village, published by North Country Press, takes us through that fascinating history from 1498 to today. Boy, he must’ve done a lot of research! I found a lot of… Read More
    YOUR COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT
    We are faced with a plethora of decisions as we plan for and transition to retirement. Each decision initiates a course of action that establishes momentum and moves us in a direction that either serves us or works against us. But are we aware of the choices we are making? Read More
    THE FROZEN CHOSEN
    So now when I visit New York, I make a point of living out that childhood fantasy. Sometimes we make it as far south as Pickle Guys, in the lower East Side, or wait in line for Russ and Daughters, and sometimes it's just a quick stop into a bagel place, like today. But it's satisfying in a way that few other things are. Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Hardwoods sprout green leaves in the Wilderness during a wet Virginia spring. Union soldiers plunging into this murky second-growth forest in May 1864 encountered scrub trees and tangled undergrowth so thick that men lost sight of each other along a regimental firing line. (Brian F. Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Hardwoods sprout green leaves in the Wilderness during a wet Virginia spring. Union soldiers plunging into this murky second-growth forest in May 1864 encountered scrub trees and tangled undergrowth so thick that men lost sight of each other along a regimental firing line. (Brian F. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    It is time to demand public funding for the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Department, which does a lot for all the citizens of Maine, but gets almost no funding from most Mainers.  Public funding for DIFW should be the top priority in the next legislative… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a real-life superhero to comic book lovers everywhere, has died. He was 95.  — News Item… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    I have a serious hang up. (I’m down to only a few and they are all pretty benign). I am blessed – I get to do stuff I love both personally and professionally. I go a lot of places and meet a ton of people. I… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap criticized the campaign of U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin on Sunday for its allegations about mishandled ballot boxes, saying the charges could cause voters to lose confidence in the voting system. — News Item… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    There is not an athlete in my lifetime I have had a greater love/hate relationship with than Roger Clemens. As a kid I was glued to my AM radio that night in April, 1986 when Clemens mowed down 20 Seattle Mariners. What a season! 24-4. Read More
    PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?
    When news of the end of the World War reached Brunswick on November 11, 1918, people poured into the streets in a spontaneous outbreak of joy. But the good mood was turned upside down when young Rose Bouchard was accidentally shot and killed during the celebration. Read More
    PAJAMAS, BOOKS, AND CHICKENS
    It’s that time of year when chicken owners of older flocks are telling sad stories about how they aren’t getting any eggs because their hens are molting. I am one of those people. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes =… Read More