By Julia Bayly on Aug. 09, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
An homage to all things poutine — the traditional Quebecois delicacy of french-fried potatoes covered in gravy and cheese curds — Poutine Palooza is taking place around Madawaska, with organizers hoping it boosts festival attendance.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 05, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
“For me it’s not about how many trees I’ve cut or what kind of profit I see when I’m done [but] what the land looks like when I am finished on it,” small woodlot owner Larry Guimond said.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 04, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
Whatever chicken chaos is coming, the signs are there.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 02, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
Thanks to the Conservation Reserve Program the land that was in the program is not only available to current and future farmers, it’s a lot healthier after laying fallow for 10 to 15 years, the life of the average CRP contract.
on Aug. 02, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Erin Parisien and her husband Richard Nielsen have gone all in, raising and selling beef cattle in northern Maine, and they’re betting the area’s appetite for locally produced beef will pay off.
By Julia Bayly on July 28, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
While one of the country’s leading egg suppliers has announced a plan to transition to “cage-free” systems, the company won’t be making changes to its facility in Maine — the same facility that was the focus of an undercover filming operation alleging animal cruelty there.
By Julia Bayly on July 26, 2016, at 6:16 a.m.
Erin Parisien has the heart and soul of a gambler. Now she and her husband, Richard Nielsen, have gone all in, raising and selling beef cattle in northern Maine, and they’re betting the area’s appetite for locally produced beef will pay off.
By Julia Bayly on July 21, 2016, at 4:29 p.m.
Julia Bayly: I’ll be the first to admit the idea of someone firing a laser in my eyes like Captain Kirk shooting a phaser at a Romulan gave me the chills, but after talking to numerous people who have had it done, I talked to my own eye doctor in Fort Kent about it.
By Julia Bayly on July 21, 2016, at 11:20 a.m.
Bicycle shop owner John Grenier believes there is a perception on the part of some drivers that cyclists are out on the road “playing” on their “toys,” when in fact many are using their bikes as a major form of transportation to and from work or school.
By Julia Bayly on July 20, 2016, at 6:25 a.m.
“I want people to understand the meaning behind the art.”
By Julia Bayly on July 14, 2016, at 12:33 p.m.
Fort Kent Historical Society unveils exhibit on northern Maine square dancers.
By Julia Bayly on July 14, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
The squares were well-organized, with manuals describing the dance steps, a regular newsletter and a series of badges awarded for various square dancing feats and accomplishments.
By Julia Bayly on July 12, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
“By living simply, each member of the community would be helping our environment on a personal level, by living each day simply and responsibly.”
By Julia Bayly on July 08, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
“It’s really a place for cancer victims and survivors to come to just relax,” Mike Corbin said.
By Julia Bayly on July 07, 2016, at 5:02 p.m.
I am somewhat “directionally challenged” and, when coupled with a tendency to become distracted and wander, let’s just say it can be a challenge to stay on track and not get lost.
By Julia Bayly on July 07, 2016, at 6:54 a.m.
Described in media reports of the day as “plucky” and “scrappy,” the Bobcats achieved near folk hero status in Maine.
By Julia Bayly on July 07, 2016, at 6:52 a.m.
The Allagash lady Bobcats were state champions 40 years ago. Over the July 4 weekend they held a team reunion in Allagash.
By Julia Bayly on July 01, 2016, at 7:18 a.m.
“It’s pretty ironic,” she said. “Sometimes people look at northern Maine like we are almost rednecks, and now food that was considered ‘poor man’s food’ is now a delicacy.”
By Julia Bayly on June 27, 2016, at 2:33 p.m.
“I find constant inspiration from nature here , and I can live an independent life here half the year, [and] that is wonderful.”
By Julia Bayly on June 23, 2016, at 1:27 p.m.
Anyone with pets or livestock knows the planning involved when leaving them for any period of time.