BELFAST, Maine – Boatbuilding and tours aboard a 59-year-old original sardine carrier were among the highlights of the Belfast Marine Heritage Festival 2008 held Saturday.
SEBAGO, Maine – A 5-year-old boy who had been reported missing drowned in Sebago Lake.
Good for you. Instead of swallowing two eggs whole, gulping down a few news bites on drudge.com, and rejoining the maniacal rat race, you’ re actually sitting still for a few minutes, sipping coffee and taking time to read this column. Smart move.
Two weeks ago, our small bed of edible-pod peas stopped producing. Reilly, our Brittany, was as disappointed as any family member to see the end of peas as she had long mastered her own version of harvest, tugging at a pod until either it or the entire plant dislodged.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine – A longtime Maine legislator from Nobleboro who was the Republican nominee for governor 30 years ago has died at a hospital in Dover-Foxcroft.
BANGOR, Maine – In the not so distant past, the Penobscot River was so polluted that few dared to fish or swim in it.
BALTIMORE and BREWER – Sandra K. Miller is pleased to announce the engagement of her daught
GREENBUSH – Mike and Shirley Mitchell of Greenbush are pleased to announce the engagement of
HARRINGTON – Carl and Jennie Ganiel of Harrington are pleased to announce the marriage of thei
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine – Pamela McLain had yet to hear Friday night from renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden about whether he would advise pursuing the exhumation of her slain daughter’s body in search of new DNA evidence.
ROCKLAND, Maine – The first participants of the Seventh Annual Lobster Ride and Roll got off on time at 8 a.m. Saturday from Rockland District High School.
Two events scheduled for Saturday make for perfect opportunities to enjoy high summer in Bangor. Each marks a turning of the page in the way the city and region sees itself. And each can be understood as a fresh way to value the abundant natural resources on which Bangor was built.
In 1977, British TV talk show host David Frost landed the coup of the decade: a series of sit-down interviews with disgraced President Richard Nixon. The result was some of the most compelling, yet frustrating television ever witnessed.
An out-of-state group called ‘Employee Freedom’ is running radio ads in Maine attacking Rep. Tom Allen and Maine unions for their support of the Employee Free Choice Act. The ads spread falsehoods about the legislation and also imply that unions are run by gangsters.
Editorial page readers — and readers of other pages of the BDN’s Web site – were eager to comment on the game warden’s decision last Saturday to shoot a bear wandering a Bangor neighborhood.
State Republican Chairman Mark Ellis’ letter defending Penobscot County Republican Chair Lois Bloomer deserves a response. Bloomer stated, ‘I don’t really believe … people are having to choose between food and medicine and housing, and if they are it’s because they made poor choices with their mortgages …’
A few years ago, Garrett Soucy had some demons to exorcise. The record of how he did that is available for your listening pleasure on his new album, ‘Sunlight in Architecture,’ officially released last week on Long Ago Light Records.
To get to the Shangri-La in Maine, you have to drive down Route 1 and avoid crazed tourists. And then you’ve got to pitch a tent, and make sure you save some cash for a falafel. But it’s another kind of paradise – a musical one.
Two musical fundraisers will serve as a homecoming for an Orono native.
One of the notices I look forward to receiving, each summer, is from folks such as Pam Taylor of Brookton, who reports that “Canada Day and July 4th are past