CULTURE SHOCK
    Photo of Blink-182 courtesy Blink-182 Facebook. In Bangor, on Friday night, take your pick from Maine indie rock with Wait, Mannequin Republic, Cadaverette and Flooding Panama at the Bangor Arts Exchange, rockers Stone Free at Paddy Murphy’s, or vinyl night at Nocturnem… Read More
    PULSE MARKETING INSIGHTS
    It’s no secret that Facebook holds great opportunities to market your business’s products and services. However, only including organic Facebook posts on your page could lead your business to miss out on valuable advertising opportunities Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    When I saw the title of Janet Messineo’s book, Casting Into The Light, subtitled Tales Of A Fishing Life, I assumed it was all fishing stories. But it’s much more than that. Messineo suffered a very difficult childhood which carried… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Running a home-based business has a lot of advantages. In addition to having less overhead, there’s the convenience of having your office right in your home. But having a home office has tax advantages, too. There are a number of deductions you can take to lower… Read More
    THE GLOCAL
    The nature of this blog is to build awareness about the interconnectivity and interdependence that has emerged, in this era of globalization, between local economies and the global market system.  I am a strong believer that local economies like Maine’s will increasingly become more intertwined with the global… Read More
    SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY
    Teens throughout Maine are spending their summer in a variety of ways – including work and relaxation. But dozens of teens currently enrolled at Maine youth camps are investing hours of study and practice in their quest to achieve certification as Junior Maine Guides (JMGs). The… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Convicted of desertion, Pvt. William H. Johnson (right) of the 1st New York Cavalry Regiment sits on his coffin as the firing squad takes aim around 3:40 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, 1862. Soldiers from the 5th Maine Infantry witnessed the execution, which took place… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    Is your core weak? Maybe you have neck or back pain, bad posture, or post-partum abs? I asked our trainer team to come up with some exercises to help me build a stronger core. Take a look at our resource guide to become stronger from the inside out! Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Difficulty: Easy. The 0.3-mile trail climbs gradually up Mount Percival, which rises just over 500 feet above sea level. The surface of the trail is forest floor, but it’s not particularly root-filled or rocky. How to get there: From Route 1 in Northport, turn onto Shore… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Thanks to DIF&W Commissioner Judy Camuso, Maine’s brook trout will be getting new protections. The proposed new rule is already at stage 2  and will be implemented on January 1. A previous proposal, which would have lessened protections on brook trout in a bunch of waters,… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Imagine walking into a roomful of people strumming and singing a happy tune. Your worries would melt away in an instant. Your toes would start tapping and your face would break into a smile. It happened to me when I heard the ukulele band The FLUKES. Read More