GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
Barbara McGillicuddy Bolton’s book, When They Took Dad Away, published by North Country Press, brought back many of my childhood memories, but not because they took my dad away. Barbara’s dad suffered from mental illness and spent a lot of time in the mental hospital in… Read More
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    Given that I love food and Downeast Maine, when I saw the book title, A Culinary History of Downeast Maine, I quickly ordered a copy. And I’ve got to say author Sharon Joyce did a wonderful job with this book. Sharon starts us off hundreds of… Read More

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GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
I want to thank Islandport Press for republishing John Cole’s wonderful book, In Maine – Essays on Life’s Lessons. John was an exceptional writer, and the guy in the 70s who inspired me to become a writer. In Maine was first published in 1974 and afterwards, John wrote… Read More
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    I did a podcast with John Hagan for the Maine Climate Change group, and included some funny stories. You can hear the podcast here. The Climate Common googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var… Read More
University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two sessions on using small-scale greenhouses to extend the growing season beginning 1-3 p.m. on Thursday March 12, at the UMaine Extension office, 165 East Main St. in Dover-Foxcroft. The program repeats from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday,… Read More
    Right now we have the best cross country skiing conditions of the year at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course. Over seven miles of groomed trails for both Nordic and skate skiing. Warm weather is coming and what a great chance to get out on these beautiful… Read More
BUCKSPORT — The Penobscot Maritime Heritage Association (PMHA) is hosting a kick-off event to inform the public about the upcoming celebration of Maine’s 200th birthday and the introduction of the newly designated 4-Port Loop region of Maine with its rich maritime history. The event will be… Read More
    ORONO — An evening with Bernd Heinrich, 6:30 book signing and 7:15 p.m. talk, Thursday, March 26 at the Buchanan Alumni House on the UMaine campus. ​ $10 advanced purchase, $15 at the door; students are $5. ​ Author, scientist and naturalist Heinrich will… Read More