FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    In my opinion, the talented Franco-American writer Susan Poulin represents the virtual image of the proverb about making lemonade out of lemons. Her talent has been recognized by the fans who follow her performances and entertaining blogs. In recognition of her writing and popular monologues, Portland Magazine named… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    While I have seen bears all over Maine, my most amazing and entertaining encounters were at camp so those are the stories I’m going to tell today. Walking the perimeter road in Baxter Park, I often encountered bears. One time a bear walked out of the… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Space X ambitions of launching tourists into space in addition to government astronauts. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    It’s not a newsflash that the COVID 19 pandemic is wreaking financial havoc on the people and businesses of this country and our state. The immediate hit has been devastating and unfortunately we haven’t yet begun to feel the long term effects. Athletic departments at small colleges and… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Dr. Fred Craigie teaches and writes about spirituality and says he often talks about what it means “to live a good life.” He contemplates his own answer to the question during these extraordinary times. Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    If polls are to be believed, Joe Biden is currently enjoying a small but statistically significant lead over President Donald Trump in head-to-head matchups for the White House. That has been true for a while, of course, going back to late 2019, but… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    One of the projects I’ve always been very proud of is the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, which was my idea when I worked for the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. I recruited Maine Audubon as our partner and the legislature enacted it and Governor Angus King signed it into… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    One of the projects I’ve always been very proud of is the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, which was my idea when I worked for the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. I recruited Maine Audubon as our partner and the legislature enacted it and Governor Angus King signed it into… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Embrace the warm days of summer by doing a few simple tasks in your home before the weather gets too hot. Doing these in advance can prepare your home for the warm weather and save you time and money in the long run.  Freshen your… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    When battles with wild critters move into the home, things can get ugly. And I’m not just talking about mice, although we’ve done battle with plenty of them. One winter I caught 38, an even dozen of them trapped in a kitchen drawer. And this doesn’t… Read More