MAINE COURSE
Unexplained happenings are common in the Bangor Historical Society’s historic Thomas A. Hill House. Items go missing and are found, much later, where they should have been in the first place. Lights turn on that shouldn’t. Others work mysteriously. Strange noises are heard. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    “You should paint again,” a woman told me recently during a Downtown Bangor Artwalk. I was talking about the small bit of painting I did with my grandmother as a child, remembering the heavy block of paper she preferred to work with — the one… Read More
TASTE BUDS
With another week of Christmas and New Year gatherings still to enjoy, here is a handy, flexible recipe for an appetizer I collected from my friend Kathy Kerr who picked it up from her sister. Called cheese balls, they aren’t the spread-on-a-cracker kind,… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Mincemeat has been around for centuries, a way to preserve meat during butchering season, taking all the small tough bits, cooking them well, then chopping them finely and mixing them with apples, raisins, suet, cider or brandy, spices, sometimes candied fruit peels, and… Read More

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The band played patriotic tunes as a cannon roared a salute. Local dignitaries including the mayor and a former governor had turned out to meet the train, at the head of a large crowd. The scene had many of the trappings of a state visit. The guest was… Read More
WINTERPORT — Ellingwood United Methodist Church will hold an old fashioned ham and bean supper with all the fixings 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 796 Lebanon Road. The thrift store will be open 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Menu includes turkey, baked ham,… Read More