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
    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
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The former governor hints that he doesn’t plan on leaving the political stage any time soon!… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    By Sterling Pingree- Sports Chowdah ESPN went on the air for the first time 40 years ago this past Saturday. Imagine your life without ESPN? I’ll admit, I watch way less than I used to, but then again watching it any less than every waking moment would accurately… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Most working people spend more waking hours at the office than at home with the family, so establishing and maintaining solid business relationships is critical. You must develop trust in each other, or the work will be more difficult, and you’ll be miserable. This takes hard work, but it can… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    The Tao of Pooh contains a story I often recommend entitled, “busybacksoon.” It’s a series of lessons gleaned from Winne the Pooh. The silliness of the story is based in a message Christopher Robbins left. It should have read, “Busy, back soon”, but Christopher was apparently too stressed… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    The Tao of Pooh contains a story I often recommend entitled, “busybacksoon.” It’s a series of lessons gleaned from Winne the Pooh. The silliness of the story is based in a message Christopher Robbins left. It should have read, “Busy, back soon”, but Christopher was apparently too stressed… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    6 Tips for Shipping Internationally Thanks to the Internet and e-commerce, it’s easier than ever to ship internationally. Between 2014 and 2021, worldwide e-commerce sales are expected to grow nearly 246% from $1.3 trillion to $4.5… Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    When it comes to climate change and renewable energy, there’s some good news, but a lot of bad news. Most people would probably agree that if we could produce energy without harming the environment and at lower cost than the traditional fuels, we should do it. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    In sports, and probably life, we often don’t appreciate what we’re seeing the moment it happens. I know I often think back and say “man I wish I could go back in time and watch this person or that team again.” I have worked hard to appreciate the… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    PORTLAND, Me–   Félicitations l’Alliance Francaise du Maine! “It is a bond that lies at the heart of Maine,” said Governor Janet Mills during her speech. Honored to be included among the guests at the Portland U.S. Customs House for the launch of l’Alliance Francaise,… Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    Down East, Maine is a unique place. I have been writing about this “uniqueness” for some time now, so it’s refreshing to find a new book that offers a trove of some quirky stories that add to the unusual luster this place provides. In Jim Harnedy’s… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    I trust Matt Dunlap more than Donald Trump and Barack Obama. This isn’t personal; it’s just his job. Maine’s elected officials are more responsive to the needs of our state than a far-off federal government in Washington. That is true regardless of who resides in the… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    This is one of my all-time favorite columns, published in Down East magazine in 2011. It is framed on the wall of our north woods camp. I want to share the column with you today. Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Your business needs commercial auto coverage as a part of its business insurance plan if it operates any vehicles. Even if you operate a small business and your vehicle doubles as the “business vehicle,” commercial auto coverage or a very close reading of your personal insurance policy is… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Most of the movements we make originate in our cores — from putting on our shoes to playing a sport. Where exactly is your core and how can we make it strong. Watch our short videos to learn more. Read More