Edited and Introduced by Wesley McNair, Maine Poet Laureate
The late Philip Booth, a resident of Castine, lived in a house that had been in his family for five generations. Here, he describes an encounter with a fellow townsman and childhood friend.
FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is holding a public Legislative Candidate Forum and Breakfast 7 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24 in the North Dining Hall at the University of Maine Farmington. The Chamber has invited gubernatorial candidates as well as state senate and representative candidates, and county candidates to a […]
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Karen Haley of Chesterville, Maine, was awarded a full-tuition scholarship towards a doctorate in social work from Walden University for demonstrating a proven commitment to helping the underserved in her community. Haley, a recipient of the Barbara Solomon full-tuition scholarship for social work, is a high school clinical social worker at Regional […]
By Mary Lello Ever since I changed careers and no longer am a high school science teacher, I have maintained that September is the best month of the summer! Days are still in the 70s, nights are cooler, and I don’t have to go back to school! But this September is pushing me away from […]
SKOWHEGAN – Gwendolyn Adrith (Russell) Corson, 71, passed away on Sept. 16, 2014, at her home in Skowhegan. She was born on Sept. 14, 1943 in Skowhegan, the daughter of Gorden Aubert and Rosa Elizabeth (Sidell) Russell. She was educated in local area schools, graduated from Skowhegan High School in 1961, then continued her education […]
By Jane Naliboff
Little Loon called for his parents while floating around watching the far end of the pond for them, but there was no call back. Past parents haven’t left this early in the season, so there’s hope that they’re still there for their chick. Loons eat under water, so unless I drop a waterproof camera into the pond, I have no way of knowing if he’s catching his own food.
JOHNSON, VERMONT – A mostly inexperienced University of Maine at Farmington women’s rugby team traveled to Vermont on Saturday and came away with a convincing 29-5 win against their hard-tackling hosts from Johnson State University. UMF’s starting 15-player squad featured nine players who were new to the sport, but as the game wore on many […]