JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    I’ve talked and written about this topic so much I bet you’re tired of hearing about it. It’s legal sports betting here in Maine. While I am still a bit ticked off it’s not here already, I’m wagering that it will be coming. Very Soon. Maybe by… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Here’s a fact that might surprise you: more than 70% of workers dislike their job. Can you believe that? The vast majority of us spend the best part of our days, weeks, and entire lives doing something that we… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Birding, paddling, walking, running, learning, playing – there is so much to do in Aroostook County this weekend!. 2) Paddle to Presque Isle in a fun – but serious – race in Washburn. 3) Test your mettle on the Madawaska River in Stockholm. Plus… Read More
    PULSE MARKETING INSIGHTS
    For some industries, phone calls represent valuable conversions and interest in your business. If your business values phone calls as part of your marketing strategy, but you’re having trouble getting the phone to ring, there are a few strategies that may help you drive phone calls and gain more qualified leads Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    AUGUSTA, ME-  Franco-American Day at the State Capitol was a cultural success. Heather Pouliot prepared Acadian buckwheat pancakes called ployes. They were a delicious success served in the State Capitol Hall of Flags. On Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Maine Legislature held a… Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    If people are unhappy with the Electoral College, they should organize and elect like-minded people to Congress. Push officials to pass a constitutional amendment, and rally states to adopt it. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
                DIF&W Commissioner Judy Camuso is very excited about shooting a turkey last week. This is the first wild animal Judy has taken, and as she told me the story I could tell she was very pleased.            … Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Eat your carrots, they're good for you! What my mother always told me and it's true. I bought a bunch of lovely heirloom carrots and asked Jackie Conn to give us a quick carrot cutting demonstration. Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    I get really annoyed when I buy beef and cook it perfectly and it has no flavor. That's why we buy almost all our meat products at Wiggins Meat Market in Rockland. Angus! All steer beef! But there's a hitch: Rte 73 roadwork is discouraging people from buying there... Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Darcy Scott’s third island mystery, Ragged Island, published by Maine Authors Publishing, is intriguing, from the first to the last page. I enjoyed Darcy’s first two island novels, which have won many awards, and have been looking forward to this third one set on Matinicus Island. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Fran Evans was blessed. Her daughters took turns moving into her home to care for her as she grew older. And now, they've written a book about their experiences. Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Plastic bags, plastic straws, styrofoam cups, containers…bye-bye. Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    You have to hand it to the Democrats, though. They understand that this is an opportunity that is fleeting and unlikely to come again for a long time, and so they are making the most of it. Read More