Bangor senior Aislyn Tkacs resigned herself to the fact that the pandemic had turned all her plans upside-down. Among the events she wouldn’t experience: senior prom.
My son would come home for sure, but something was gone just the same, and that needed to be recognized.
According to law, all men must register within 30 days of their 18th birthday.
Instead of moving forward and away from a shared horrific experience, we are moving toward one, wondering when it will hit.
“I couldn’t believe it took me 31 years to get to Maine,” Smiley said. “[It’s] the one place I really want to belong to.”
Registration for Bangor West Side Little League is up 20 percent over a year ago.
It’s no secret that Stephen King lives and breathes baseball.
As my role as “mother of young boys” slowly comes to an end, I find myself less excited about what adventure I’ll write about next and more excited about what my boys will do with their lives.
Letters to the editor for Friday, Jan. 12, 2018: Tax bill imperils America, sharing Sarah Smiley’s journey, don’t get into teaching.
Editor’s Note: Starting this week, Sarah Smiley’s column will be published at bangordailynews.com every Tuesday and appear on Page B1 of the BDN each Wednesday. Robin Clifford Wood’s biweekly column, […]
Coal divestment a start A Jan. 26 BDN article discussed the partial divestment from coal by the University of Maine System. Anyone who saw the campaign would understand firsthand how […]
Letters to the editor for Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017: Expand Medicaid, York casino bad deal for Maine, Paradis for Belfast mayor.
Smiley spurs memories I find myself drawn in each time I see the byline of Sarah Smiley. What a wonderful wife, mother and patriot she is. Her Nov. 10 column […]
Birds sang sweetly and warm spring sunshine filtered through the trees outside the Eastern Area Agency on Aging one recent afternoon when a dozen women in their 60s and older gathered in a conference room to discuss race relations, the American transcendentalist movement and the horrors of war.
I often get messages, and sometimes actual letters, from readers asking a variety of questions. Unfortunately, I can’t always respond to them, as the family tends to want dinner, but […]
Sarah Smiley: This year I learned I love desserts.
Phillips-Strickland House, a nonprofit residential care center offering independence to residents, is on the receiving end of funds raised at an upcoming dancing event, “Dancing for the Stars Fundraiser, A Red Carpet Evening.”
“He wanted to pay it forward [for the efforts of Mainers who tried to find him].”
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions Sarah Smiley receives regarding the boys, with her answers — and theirs!
BANGOR, Maine — Candidates for school committee and City Council have until Sept. 4 to return qualifying paperwork to get their names on the November city ballot. With three council […]