Articles by Dale McGarrigle

 
Gass Horse Supply has been an institution on Route 2 in Orono for nearly a century.

Gass Horse Supply thrives through selection, customer service

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Jan. 09, 2013, at 11:23 a.m.
A Bangor Public Works Department equipment operator drives a John Deere bulldozer while leveling an open area behind the former Bangor Armory in early December. The project also involved the Bangor Parks and Recreation Department, which is building an outdoor play area behind the armory.

Bangor Parks and Rec building outdoor play area

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Jan. 02, 2013, at 9:58 a.m.
Officers for the Student Athlete Advisory Council at Brewer High School are (from left) Treasurer Matt Morrow, Secretary Glory Watson, and Chairman Ryan Lolar. Vice chair Meg Nickerson was absent.

Student Athlete Advisory Council to aid school, Brewer community

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Nov. 28, 2012, at 10:45 a.m.
This new Venmar air-handling system was installed at the Lura Hoit Pool in Hampden in late August and early September.

Hampden pool gets new air-handling system

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Nov. 28, 2012, at 10:37 a.m.
The dairy herd at Tide Mill Organic Farm in Edmunds heads out to pasture after milking.

Documentary follows business venture by dairy farmers

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Nov. 28, 2012, at 10:11 a.m.
Newburgh soon will have a new addition to its fire station.

Community, volunteers help to build addition to Newburgh fire station

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Nov. 21, 2012, at 9:07 a.m.
Kathi Howland's business, Girl Friday Errand and Shopping Service, offers busy people a chance to reclaim some time in their day. She specializes in dog walking and pet sitting.

Girl Friday helps to ease chaotic lives

By Debra Bell, Weekly Staff Writer on Nov. 21, 2012, at 8:28 a.m.
Orono resident Wesley Colbath wrote a chapter included in the new book "Lucky Stripes and a Three Martini Lunch: Thinking About Television's 'Mad Men.' "

Orono writer’s chapter included in ‘Mad Men’ collection

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Nov. 14, 2012, at 9:56 a.m.
"The guys I was in Vietnam with." — Henry Deschaine, Glenburn

“Who do you think about on Veterans Day?”

By Dale McGarrigle on Nov. 13, 2012, at 12:06 p.m.
Paula Matlins shows off the Promoting American Sign Language, Deaf Culture and Deaf People Award at the annual Deaf Culture Tea Awards, held Sept. 20 in Augusta.

Amicus official wins award for promotion of signing

By Dale McGarrigle, Weekly Staff Writer on Nov. 13, 2012, at 9:43 a.m.
"French vanilla cappuccino." — Allison Badger, East Corinth

“What’s your favorite hot beverage?”

By Dale McGarrigle on Oct. 31, 2012, at 11:09 a.m.
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The wool-like waxy filaments lining the underside of this hemlock branch contain maturing hemlock woolly adelgids, an inspect pest gradually extending its range along the Maine coast.

Predatory insect threatens hemlock trees in Maine

By Dale McGarrigle, Special Sections Writer on Oct. 25, 2012, at 2:29 p.m.
Curvin "Chip" Farnham is the new conductor of the Bangor Band.

Veteran music educator Farnham new director of Bangor Band

By Dale McGarrigle, Of The Weekly Staff on Oct. 18, 2012, at 10:09 a.m.

Shelter, employment agency team up to aid homeless

By Dale McGarrigle, Of The Weekly Staff on Oct. 18, 2012, at 9:56 a.m.
"Cleaning gutters." — David Nichols, Ellsworth

“What’s your least favorite fall task?”

By Dale McGarrigle on Oct. 11, 2012, at 8:26 a.m.
Greg Hawes, co-owner of G & M Family Market in Holden, and Sheila Treadwell, meat department manager, show off some of the selections from the store's extensive meat department.

New family market popular stop in Holden

By Dale McGarrigle, Of The Weekly Staff on Oct. 10, 2012, at 11:05 a.m.
This sparrow is among the wildlife that can be found along the Orono Bog Boardwalk.

Fundraiser to benefit Orono Bog Boardwalk

By Dale McGarrigle, Of The Weekly Staff on Oct. 10, 2012, at 10:23 a.m.

Delicious fungi mushroom in the fall

By Greg Westrich, Special to The Weekly on Oct. 04, 2012, at 8:37 p.m.
Taking part in this weekend’s karate events in Orrington and Orland will be (from left) Steve Apsega, sensei at Maine Traditional Karate in Orrington; visiting instructor Loren Engelby from Minnesota; Hanshi John Shipes from Texas; and Stan Leach, sensei at the Orland Shorin Ryu dojo.

Karate events planned at Orrington, Orland dojos

By Dale McGarrigle, Of The Weekly Staff on Oct. 04, 2012, at 10:31 a.m.
"Leaf-peeping." — Andrew Reiser, Bangor

“What’s your favorite fall activity?”

By Dale McGarrigle on Sept. 26, 2012, at 1:35 p.m.