CULTURE SHOCK
    In Bangor, local hip hop artists Assasi and S6ef perform at Top of the Nine on Central Street; improv ensemble The Focus Group are at the Bangor Arts Exchange, it’s vinyl night at Nocturnem Drafthaus, and there’s a karaoke competition at Paddy Murphy’s. Over in… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Conservation groups, town officials, the state DOT and DEP, and even some individuals have done a great job of installing new culverts that allow fish passage. In the old days nobody paid any attention to fish passage when they were putting in culverts and dams. Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    I don’t remember Pearl Harbor. Nor should I. I was born in 1980, three days after the 39th anniversary of the event. I wasn’t alive when it happened. I didn’t see it. I didn’t feel it. My knowledge of Pearl Harbor comes from news footage, dozens… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Landowner Appreciation Day is scheduled for September 15. And I encourage you that day to thank the private landowners who allow you to enjoy their land. Private landowners do a lot for us, from providing ATV and snowmobile trails and… Read More
    SENIORS NOT ACTING THEIR AGE
    Three of us were sea kayaking along the rugged western shore of Upper Flag Island in Casco Bay. Paddling close to my left, Bud pointed to a large fin moving in the opposite direction about one hundred feet to our west and yelled, “I think that’s a shark!”… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I love Kate Flora’s novels, especially those featuring Portland policeman Joe Burgess. This year Kate’s sixth Joe Burgess novel was published, titled A Child Shall Lead Them. And as is typical for Kate’s novels, I was hooked on the first… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Jessica Meir will become the third Mainer to board the ISS. I can see L.L. Bean’s legendary “Bean boot” being designed into a durable space boot for missions to the Moon and Mars. Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    Charcuterie is a really great way to add variety (and veggies) to your life! By focusing on the big picture of your eating patterns, you’ll notice huge changes in your energy, how your body feels and looks, and even your mood. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    By Jeff Solari. Boston is a tough town. In general and when it comes to sports. Less than a year removed from a World Series title John Henry and his ownership group whacked President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski like Jack Nicholson’s character would have done in The… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Try to imagine living to 98 years old. Mary Hamblen didn't and yet, it happened. She's had a good life filled with ups and downs. You just have to go with it, she says. We talked about her life, her thoughts about being older, and her last car, which she misses a lot. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Try to imagine living to 98 years old. Mary Hamblen didn't and yet, it happened. She's had a good life filled with ups and downs. You just have to go with it, she says. We talked about her life, her thoughts about being older, and her last car, which she misses a lot. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    DIFW has significantly reduced the number of books of hunting, fishing, and other laws now available, hoping that many of you will download the rules to your device. You can do that here: googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More