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The power of an hour

The power of an hour

For as long as I have been writing this blog, I have struggled to find a theme or central idea for most of the stories. Sure, I could…

Polar vortex be damned!

Polar vortex be damned!

F or the most part, Mainers are a hearty group and on January 19, three veteran runners from the Portland area proved that with their efforts in a…

Portland running group honors Meg Menzies

Portland running group honors Meg Menzies

A ll it took was a simple message: a runner from Virginia, the mother of three, was killed on Monday, January 13, while she was on an early…

A little respect for her elders

A little respect for her elders

F rom the distance, the large dark silhouette is suspended in the clear morning air. With the telltale bump over the main cabin and it’s landing gear and…

Sea-soaked and salty: a literary message in the bottle

Sea-soaked and salty: a literary message in the bottle

From our friends at Peaks Island Press E very year the changing island weather prompts me to write, like a patient writing instructor prodding its lazy student. To…

A mystery for a cold winter night

A mystery for a cold winter night

T he story starts almost 75 years ago. It begins before the Internet, cell phones, and color TV. The family radio was the centerpiece of home entertainment and…

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A little respect for her elders

A little respect for her elders

F rom the distance, the large dark silhouette is suspended in the clear morning air.…

They must have been listening ….

They must have been listening ….

SACO – Almost as soon as I posted a request to find out about the…

60 days later … have you done anything yet?

60 days later … have you done anything yet?

I’ve been waiting; we’ve all been waiting. On Thursday, October 17, at about 12:30 a.m.…

Students make music video about drunk driving

Students make music video about drunk driving

SACO – Many teenage students spend their high school years trying to figure out the…

Community group unites against bullying

Community group unites against bullying

SACO – Many school children in Maine know all too well that the hallways and…

Ballpark dedicates POW/MIA empty seat

Ballpark dedicates POW/MIA empty seat

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – With the sound of hundreds of motorcycles riding through the streets…

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A wedding party plus one (2)

A wedding party plus one (2)

It was cold, quiet, and the summer sun peeked over the horizon about 20 minutes ago. Frank left the house early, especially for a Saturday; Judy was gently…

Stephen King publishes essay on “Guns”

Stephen King publishes essay on “Guns”

  SACO – When Stephen King publishes, people pay attention and more often than not, thousands rush to read his words. On Friday, January 25, King published a…

Another shooting, another assault style weapon …

Another shooting, another assault style weapon …

This came across the MySecretMaine twitter feed a few minutes ago, and it reminded me, again, about the problems our country has with gun control. Maine, and every…

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Shakespeare by the sea

Shakespeare by the sea

MaineStage adds Kennebunkport shows to summer schedule By Alex Acquisto Staff Writer – Kennebunk Post   KENNEBUNK — MaineStage Shakespeare will…

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