PINE TREE POLITICS
    It has all the makings of a good scandal. A powerful governor on a private conference call that was not open to the public. A surreptitious recording of the call by a participant, leaked to the media. An admission that actions being… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    There are a lot of unsung heroes out there right now. I would like to draw your attention to one particular group that I don't think I've heard mentioned yet. Home care providers. Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    In Lewiston, the St. Mary’s Hospital was a primary source of health care for Androscoggin County, founded by the “Gray Nuns”, who came to the community from Monreal, Canada, for the purpose of providing social services and a hospital to support Franco-Canadian immigrants and Franco-Americans. Many Franco-American registered… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    A bald eagle (upper left) flies over Fort Knox, the granite casemate fortress guarding the Penobscot Narrows in Maine. Like Fort Pulaski in Georgia, Knox was built to keep enemy warships out of a particular river. Pulaski failed to do its job, and Knox… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    Are you curious how a personal training session takes place via LIVEStream? We recorded a little video to show our clients some of the best practices in getting set up for success for a LIVEStream Training Session and we thought you might also enjoy a look at the mechanics of how we are making this all work. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    As I cast a Brown Wulff to a Sourdahunk Lake brook trout that had risen about 40 feet from the boat, I was shocked by a shout from young Joshua at the other end of the boat. “I got him!” he exclaimed. The water about six… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, including in Maine and the rest of the United States, the information we receive can sometimes be misleading and/or confusing. That's why it's important to get it from a trusted source. One of mine is Dr. Dora Anne Mills. Read More
    RESEARCH SHOWS
    This article, by Mitch Mason of the University of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on May 5, 2020. Troy R. Bennett | BDNMufalo Chitam, executive director of the Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, is coordinating community volunteers… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    More negative fallout from the nightmare that is #Corona2020. The University of Maine baseball team, which had its season ripped away from them by the NCAA several months ago, was in my estimation on its way to its best season in a few years. Perhaps the result might… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Last year we took our little granddaughters to the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray, managed by DIFW. I hadn’t been there in years and had forgotten how wonderful it is. The girls loved it, and the 5-year-old insisted on seeing every animal. DIFW is offering a… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    Nearly everyone I’ve ever served as a therapist or as a coach has said to me, “You’ll have to be patient. I have trust issues.” My response to that statement depends on how good I think their sense of humor is. What I’m most likely to say… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Imagine getting an email out of the blue from someone you met 35 years ago. An email that said thank you. During these uncertain times, Rhonda Montanez has been feeling more reflective and decided to reach out to someone from her past. I am that grateful someone. Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    I have been training 1-on-1 with Katie since my first pregnancy 7 years ago. She has helped me progress so much in terms of strength, coordination, and body awareness. Hope you enjoy this inside look at our last session! Read More
    MCKAY'S FISHING ADVENTURES
    I typically start guiding at the end of May but it can be very unpredictable with run off, rain,snow and high water. I still fish and often find great bass fishing early on. A few years ago I had a guy call from Utah in mid April. He… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Here’s some info from DIFW for moose hunters. AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Moose Permit Drawing, an iconic event that attracts thousands of spectators every year, will now be a virtual broadcast event scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function () { //… Read More