I am thankful for many things this Thanksgiving season plus Maine native, Tom Patsis, plays a role in Earnhardt Junior's NBC Sports tribute, electric trucks, Truex fans, and more. Read More
    The short days after the leaves have fallen but before the snow comes have a moody beauty all their own. We are in stick season, and we will be here until the snow falls. While some may liken that to Purgatory, it is a season worth exploring, not ignoring… Read More
    We hear a lot about climate change these days. Sure, we have had some of the warmest years recently since records were kept, but many don’t care and a few even think climate change is a hoax or fearmongering, though why thousands of scientists would want to… Read More
    Matthew Stone’s excellent piece in the November 14 Bangor Daily News  titled: How Maine Hurt Public Education by Trying to Reform It highlights the trouble school systems get into when they have the wrong leaders. With the right leaders Maine’s schools could be so much better… Read More
    Americans now mark the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I.  As meaningless as that war was, it served notice that the U.S. had become a world power, rivaling the British Empire. The war ran for more than four years.  The massive deployment… Read More
    The Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN) has many offerings scheduled and listed below. Highlighting some of the Upcoming & On-going BARN Events – November/December 2017 Tapping into Healing; Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Release Where/When: BARN; Wednesdays Nov. 1 – January 17; 1p.m. –… Read More
    In this edition: 1) Bring holiday cheer and gear to the Jingle Bell Run in Mars Hill. 2) Hunt for deals at a ski swap in Fort Kent. 3) Early release day for kids = mountain bike trip in Caribou. Plus lots more! In between… Read More