OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Making a successful medical application differs significantly from an undergraduate admissions process. Even though a few aspects such as applications, MCAT scores, prerequisite courses, and interviews are necessary, as a medical school applicant, you need to throw in a bit of your personality in the entire… Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    On a morning crisp in its chill, the autumnal clock stirs as colors flow through the veins of leaves in tall stands of trees, saturating them with a last breath of summer. I step outside for a walk behind the house. I can see my breath bend in… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Gov. Janet Mills blasted minority Republicans in the Maine Legislature as “the party of no” on Monday, when they blocked $58 million in conservation, broadband and infrastructure bonds while letting transportation borrowing move forward. — News Item… Read More
    RESEARCH SHOWS
    This article, by Michael Rocque of Bates College, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on August 27, 2019. Jorge Salgado | APPeople hold up their cellphones as the names of the victims of the Aug. 3 mass shooting… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    It’s not breaking news that the New York Yankees spend a great deal of money on players. The Yanks often have the highest payroll in Major League Baseball. But would it shock you to learn that the Bronx Bombers have spent just over four billion dollars this millennium?… Read More
    UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS
    The recent Oxford 250 is an example of great short track stock car racing. The former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone saw a huge bomber pass over its runway. This week the Loring Timing Association will host speed trials on that same runway. Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    If you learn to snack smart, plan ahead, and eat your snacks strategically, you can improve your nutrition, your health, and your day! With smart snacking, you'll feel better and reach your goals in no time! Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Why is it that when you plant your tomatoes and zucchini it doesn't seem like that much and when it's time to start picking there's more than you ever imagined? We've come to your rescue with lots of recipes and a few tips. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    It's not easy giving up your independence and moving into an assisted living facility. That's what Bill Saltzer decided to do. He talks about the challenges and also reminisces about being a Marine during WWII. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I’ve known many great game wardens in my life and career. I have also encountered a few that were nasty and mean. Here are two of my stories. When our son Josh was eight years old, we were fishing a… Read More
    SENIORS NOT ACTING THEIR AGE
    For several years early in my career with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), I covered the islands along the coast of Maine. Thoroughly enjoying my many trips to the beautiful rugged atolls, I particularly appreciated meeting the unique independent inhabitants. The fine people residing on them weren’t always… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The U.S. must deal with the threats posed by China and Russia against commercial, military, and intelligence satellites with unparalleled military capability to deter and, if necessary, defeat enemy threats in space. — News Item… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    Movies, television, blogs posts, and sites like WebMD are how the average layperson understands mental health conditions. Obviously, there is a great deal missing from these sources. The most confusing aspect of mental health conditions is the degree to which symptoms overlap. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    It’s always great to discover a new author that you like, especially if they’ve already written more than one book. That’s what happened to me when Miriam Nesset sent me two of her novels and one children’s book. Miriam is from Wisconsin but now lives… Read More