Bad forecast: The Forecaster chain of weekly papers will be one edition smaller after this week.
The parent Lewiston Sun Journal has pulled the plug on the Forecaster’s Lewiston-Auburn edition, but the move probably
Events not to miss in the month of Decmeber.
How likely are voters to be influenced by a cute puppy? The answer to that question could decide the state senate race in District 15 (Auburn, New Gloucester, Poland and Durham) and could potentially determine which party controls that body of the Maine state legislature. The puppy in question, a creation of the Maine Democratic Party for their website at www.iwasaluckyone.com
Call me an alarmist if you will, but when I see headlines like the one in the Oct. 26 Lewiston Sun Journal that read, “Bobcats drop Mules,” I become worried about the Maine mule industry.
It’s hard enough to breed mules without pesky bobcats dropping them.
On closer examination, however, I can see that my concern may be misplaced. The story in question refers
Late in my college career (checkered) my then girlfriend (now orchestral flutist and music prof), Susan Royal, convinced me and several others of our gang to go skydiving. She’d seen a flyer for a place in Seneca Falls, maybe an hour north along Lake Cayuga, upstate New York. She woke me early on a Saturday morning, and since the other guys were going, I had to go. Vastly hungover, I slept in the car, woke to discover I was in a tiny airplane, a snide and mocking instructor reminding us
Down East's editors discuss Somes Sound, lightning strikes, UMaine yearbooks, and more.
Down East Editors' picks for fun ways to celebrate every day this month.
Also, read about Maine's favorite summer treat, the Sea Dog Biscuit.
If the ice cream sandwich isn't your thing, how