FREEPORT — Internationally recognized outdoor retailer L.L.Bean, known for its legendary customer service and high-quality gear and apparel that further people’s enjoyment of the outdoors, announced year-end approval of its charitable program, contributing $4 million in grants, products and sponsorships in 2018 through its newly named L.L.Bean Outdoor Access… Read More
WATERVILLE — The Waterville Public Library holds its Homeschool Hub from 1:30-2:30 p.m. every Thursday at 73 Elm Street. Includes games, crafts, speakers, and more. There will be an activity in the Children’s department for attendees in Grades 1-6, and an activity in the Bartlett Room for Teens… Read More
    BRUNSWICK — The Appalachian Mountain Club is holding a potluck and presentation on Ed Robinson’s book “Nature Notes from Maine” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan 17 at the Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street. Potluck starts at 6 p.m. (bring a dish to share as well as your… Read More
    RESEARCH SHOWS
    This article, by Laura Cyr of Kennebec Valley Council of Governments and the University of Southern Maine, was originally published on January 15, 2018 in the Bangor Daily News. A graduate’s cap making fun of student debt is seen during the University of Maine’s… Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    Quantum physics pays a visit to the ski slopes of northern New Mexico, and a fine recipe for genuine New Mexican green chile stew. (Note that it's chile, not chili.) Read More
    MY SECRET MAINE
    PORTLAND – The days in December and January are short, and the temperatures are traditionally hovering near the freezing mark, and yet for a few hardy runners (translated: a foolish few), it couldn’t be a better time to take to the streets of Portland. January… Read More
    MY SECRET MAINE
    SACO – I might be a little late to the party, but for the past year or so, I’ve been wondering why we still had two nondescript black boxes in our house connecting the televisions to the somewhat-dated world of cable television. Each time I visited one of… Read More
    MY SECRET MAINE
    SACO – This time of year, people of all walks of life look at the calendar and often decide to make a change to some of their habits. Sometimes, they decide to eat a little less, sometimes, they decide to exercise a bit more. Whatever change… Read More
    CANNABIS TODAY
    By Liz Gold It’s the holidays! googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) { if (slot_sizes[i][0] googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
    MY SECRET MAINE
    On Thursday, December 20, I was given the chance to speak to the entire school about one of the pillars that we use to describe our core values. There are four pillars, respect, responsibility, compassion, and investment, and when I was first asked to speak,… Read More
    CANNABIS TODAY
    By Liz Gold Significant amendments to Maine’s Medical Marijuana Law have gone into effect as of December 13, 2018. As a patient, here’s what you need to know. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false;… Read More
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    Recipe for a terrific real-Southwest tamale pie with a soft cheesy "crust" to feed four. The kitchen smells soooo good when this is baking! Read More
    CANNABIS TODAY
    Written By Liz Gold As Maine’s largest medical cannabis organization, the Wellness Connection fields many questions from individuals interested in cannabis. And it makes sense – though recreational use was approved by voters in 2016, legislation is still unclear on the way forward. As a result, we… Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    A fabulous Sicilian fish stew that takes some prep and a lot of focus - keep other people out of the kitchen! Don't talk on the phone or text anyone or watch TV. Just cook. Read More
    CANNABIS TODAY
    Written By Liz Gold   As Maine’s largest medical cannabis organization, the Wellness Connection fields many questions from individuals interested in cannabis. And it makes sense – though recreational use was approved by voters in 2016, legislation is still unclear on the way forward. As a… Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    The horizons we can see... and those we can only imagine. Read More