CULTURE SHOCK
If you like to eat, this is the weekend for you. Get ready for ribs in Bangor and poutine in Lewiston. Looking to work up an appetite first -- or burn your indulgence off post-feast? There's a weinferfest (to celebrate the dogs, not the food), a car show, MMA fights, a pirate festival, music and more. Read More
GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
Kristin Krause put me right in that small boat drifting across the Pacific Ocean for 43 days with very little to eat and drink and almost no hope of surviving. Krause’s book, Last Voyage Of The Hornet, tells an amazing and troubling story about the clipper… Read More
MAINE AT WAR
Peter Dalton, a Civil War author from Northport, operates Shenandoah Civil War Tours, specializing in two- and three-day tours covering the 1862 Valley Campaign waged by Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and his Confederate troops. In this photo, Dalton stands beside his car, parked across from the… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Fast, simple, delicious and wholesome, mostly. Ruth Thurston in Machias supplied this recipe that she found on a yellowed newspaper clipping, quite possibly, she thinks, clipped from this very paper years ago. It’s worth a repeat for sure, and a little tweaking, of course,… Read More
UNITY — The 2018 Common Ground Country Fair will be held 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21 and 22, and 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, 294 Crosby Brook Road. Visit Maine’s most extensive agricultural fairgrounds —… Read More
    BREWER — Come to the Brewer Public Library for our weekly knitting social. Bring your own yarn projects of any sort and socialize in our comfortable conference room. Experienced or new knitters, crocheters, or needle-workers welcome! Call the Library at 989-7943 with any questions or for more information… Read More