FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
When I read the obituary about the death of Dr. Claire Quintal, of Worcester, MA, I went to my book shelf to retrieve a copy of the Franco-American anthology she published in 1996, titled, “Steeples and Smokestacks: A Collection of Essays on The Franco-American Experience in New England”. … Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Albeit relocated since 1859, John Brown’s Fort is the main attraction for people visiting Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park in West Virginia. (Brian F. Swartz Photo) If not for John Brown, not many Americans would ever hear about Harper’s Ferry in West… Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Curbside pickup begins at the Thompson Free Library in Dover-Foxcroft. While it won’t bring order to the current chaos, it may bring some comfort as books and movies often do. Get new picture books to read to your kids, the next in a series you love,… Read More
CAMDEN — Monday, June 8, 11 a.m. to noon, Maine Mondays on Facebook Live. Each Monday on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine’s history. This program is part of the library’s year-long celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial. Recordings of the readings are available… Read More
    CAMDEN — Tuesday, June 9 1-3 p.m. Leer y Charlar on Zoom. This Spanish language reading and conversation group is now meeting online via Zoom. For more information and to request a link attend, email Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com. Read More