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Photographer’s book opens eyes to Adirondacks

July 27, 2016 “North County, Forever Wild: The Adirondacks” by Eliot Porter --- This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of publication of Eliot Porter’s book of photographs taken in the “North Country, Forever... more »»

The Inseide Dope (local color), by Bob Seidenstein

The print and the pauper

July 22, 2016 I see the sign in front of the library that proclaims Come to the Fair is just around the corner. That sale and I go way back — back to its beginning ... and almost back to mine. more »»

You Know What ...? (local history), by Howard Riley

Adirondack Gadabout (outdoors), by Joe Hackett

Planet Pop, by Tom Salitsky

North Country Kitchen, by Yvona Fast

Safety on the Roads, by Dave Werner

Onward through the Fog, by Melinda Walton

Brighton Buzz, by Dora Mose

In the 'Tube, by Geoff Hayward

For sale: 1 room, 2 story, gingerbread

August 27, 2008 Ah, gingerbread — that Fig Newton of holiday treats that defies easy definition, that John F. Kennedy of buttery biscuits that dares to be different. more »»

Brighton Buzz, by Dora Mose

Study hard, students of all ages

September 2, 2008 Welcome again to the Brighton Buzz! It seems only yesterday school was letting out for the summer, and now we are at the first day of returning to school! I hope all the children had a wonderful... more »»

In the 'Tube, by Geoff Hayward

What a croc!

September 10, 2008 I remember the first time I saw him. It’s still so fresh in my mind — like it happened yesterday. What could I do? I’d had my share of drinks that night. more »»

Health Matters, by Dr. Josh Schwartzberg

Health Matters: Taking charge of depression

January 22, 2009 Depression is not a normal effect of aging, and healthy independent elders actually have a lower depression rate than the general population but this changes drastically if medical illness coexists. more »»

In the 'Tube, by Geoff Hayward

Banana dating application

January 28, 2009 SingleBananas.com Online Dating Application Name: Joe Banana Age: Still green and pretty hard to the touch. more »»

Health Matters, by Dr. Josh Schwartzberg

Sleep apnea is hazardous to your health

February 12, 2009 Do you know anyone who frequently and too easily dozes off during the day? Is he overweight and prone to snore? Is he physically and mentally fatigued with memory problems? ... more »»

Independent Living, by Lauren LeFebvre

Catherine Moore

It’s the right thing to do — approve ACR

March 18, 2011 The turnout for the Adirondack Park Agency hearings on the proposed Adirondack Club and Resort in Tupper Lake was astounding. more »»

Chris Morris

Garret K. Woodward’s weird ride

January 17, 2012 When I first met Garret K. Woodward, it was likely on the starting line of a high school cross-country running race somewhere in the North Countr. more »»

Chris Knight

The good news and the bad news

January 31, 2012 I ran into a friend at a birthday party at the Saranac Lake Civic Center a few weeks ago, and we got to talking about wor. more »»

Chris Morris

Take the long way home

July 12, 2012 It was about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday when I mentioned to my editor and co-workers here at the Enterprise that I had to head over to Lake Placid for a scheduled interview. more »»

From Russia With ... (a teen's impressions of semester abroad), by Elsa Evans-Kummer

Moscow first impressions

September 15, 2012 (Editor’s note: Elsa Evans-Kummer, of Onchiota, is living in Gorno-Altaisk, in the Altai Republic in Siberia, Russia, with her mother and sister from September to Dec. . more »»

Chris Morris

King James, sports and priorities

March 5, 2013 Professional and amateur sports in this country face a lot of pressing, messy issues these days. LeBron James having fun is not one of them. more »»

Ask a Master Gardener

Wonderful, beautiful dandelions

June 6, 2013 As a Master Gardener, I’m often asked what to do about dandelions in my lawn or garden. I reply: Eat them, of course! Dandelions are a superfood —?nutrient dense and calorie spars. more »»

Eye on Invasives, by Hilary Smith

Invasive species: what it’s really about

October 29, 2013 It is that time of year again. more »»

Actively Adirondack, by Randy Lewis

Notes on November

November 5, 2013 For several days prior to the end of Daylight Savings Time, I kept my eyes on the clocks around me, mentally subtracting the one hour I’d be losing that Saturday nigh. more »»

Chris Knight

First day in Russia

February 5, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — It’s 7:30 this morning. more »»

Actively Adirondack, by Randy Lewis

Midwinter post-Carnival talking points

February 11, 2014 Just around 8 a.m. on a clear day, the sun rises above the treeline behind our house. more »»

Eye on Invasives, by Hilary Smith

Adk Biz Today, by Ernest Hohmeyer

Adirondack 102 Club

The history of the town of St. Armand

July 21, 2015 The town of St. Armand is in the northwestern corner of Essex County north of Saranac Lake and Lake Placid. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Volunteers Appreciation Reception on Aug. 28

August 14, 2015 All Saranac Lake Free Library volunteers are cordially invited to a reception in their honor on Friday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the upstairs Reading Room of the library. more »»

Adirondack 102 Club

Town of Bellmont

August 18, 2015 Information provided by Robert Hest, resident of Bellmont --- The town of Bellmont is located in the northeast section of Franklin County and south east of Malone in the northern Adirondack Mountains. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Fall programs begin at library

September 11, 2015 "Race: The Power of Illusion" - A study group will begin in September for those interested in pursuing the study of racism in America. For three consecutive Mondays, Sept. more »»

Adirondack 102 Club

Town of Tupper Lake

September 15, 2015 Information courtesy of Jon Kopp, town of Tupper Lake historian --- The town of Altamont, changed to the town of Tupper Lake on July 16, 2004, is in the southwest corner of Franklin County. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Library Luncheon series begins Nov. 5

October 9, 2015 Coordinator Caper Tissot is pleased to announce that our very popular Library Luncheon Series will resume at noon on Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Thomas B. more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Let them eat cake; let them all eat cake

November 28, 2015 Remember junior high dances? In my day, the fashion at these soirees tended toward jean jackets, flipped-up collars and rugby shirts emblazoned with the Coca-Cola log. more »»

Catherine Moore

An amazing woman

December 10, 2015 Muriel Ginsberg was more than just a nice lady; she was a great, one-of-a-kind lady. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Library thanks community for 2015 support

December 11, 2015 Thank you to everyone in the community for helping to make this a wonderful year at the Saranac Lake Free Library. A special thanks to our patrons, volunteers and members. more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Retired doctor on a mission to talk about death

December 18, 2015 Dr. George Cook, in his retirement, has gone from a physician to an evangelist about the need for people to plan how they want to leave this life, and to tell someone about it. more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Morning light will greet us earlier

January 5, 2016 On Sunday morning, Jan. 3, the sun rose over Tupper Lake at the latest time for the winter, 7:33:34 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on a flat horizon. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Winter Carnival Book Sale Feb. 11 to 13

January 8, 2016 The 27th annual Winter Book Sale will take place on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 12, and Saturday, Feb. 13, from 10 a. m. to 4 p.m. in the Thomas B. more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Jupiter rising

January 19, 2016 Jupiter will rise over Tupper Lake at 9:20 tonight. It actually paused in its apparent motion relative to the stars on Jan. 8. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Winter Carnival Book Sale today and Saturday

February 12, 2016 The 27th annual Winter Book Sale continues today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Thomas B. Cantwell Community Room at the library, 109 Main St. more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

The deep reaches of space

February 16, 2016 It is difficult to truly appreciate the vast reaches of space that separate us from the rest of the universe. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

LISA Pathfinder, LIGO and the exciting world of gravitational waves

February 18, 2016 In September of 2013, I wrote an article about LIGO, which at the time the next big experimental device to come online for science. Well, I guess you could say that LIGO came online with a bang. more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Catch a glimpse of the crab in March

March 1, 2016 Cancer is the faintest constellation of the Zodiac, the 12 constellations that lie along the Sun’s apparent path in our sky. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

The benefits of water

March 3, 2016 It seems silly for me to be writing about the benefits of water, since we all know how important water is. Water is necessary for our life and the life of most organisms on earth. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

New York values

March 8, 2016 In some ways, it’s clear what Ted Cruz means when he dismisses Donald Trump for having “New York values.” In other ways, it’s not clear at all. more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Spring sky, the Bard and Bacon

March 15, 2016 This week, we mark the Ides of March: the halfway point of our trek through this month. The most famous reference to this date is, of course, the assassination of Julius Caesar on March 15, 44 B.C. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Take a sugarbush tour during Maple Weekend

March 16, 2016 It’s mud season, although I prefer to think of the time of transition from winter to spring as maple syrup season. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

Massive supernovae

March 17, 2016 Recently, astronomers have come to realize that they needed a new class of supernovae. This class is called superluminous supernovae. more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Job well done

March 19, 2016 Once again, Saranac Lake’s nexus of music, theater, education and down-to-earth realism stunned me Thursday nigh. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Holding back the river

March 22, 2016 In my last column, “New York values,” I wrote that trying to stop change is a fool’s errand. It can’t be done. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

Land rights history in New York is complex

March 23, 2016 ‘A History Of Native American Land Rights In Upstate New York’ by Cindy Amrhein --- A newly-published book entitled, “A History of Native American Land Rights in Upstate New York,” by Cindy Amrhein,... more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Jupiter’s moons, from Galileo to the future

March 29, 2016 Jupiter will be the star of our spring and summer skies as it moved into the evening sky on March 8, when it was at opposition, opposite the sun in our sky. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Pruning apple trees

March 30, 2016 Apple trees (or any other fruit trees, for that matter), if they’re going to produce quality fruit, require regular maintenance. Pruning is fundamental. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

Scientific mysteries

March 31, 2016 There are numerous mysteries in the scientific community, and the list is ever growing. It seems as though every time one question is answered, many more follo. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

On cats, dogs and a word

April 5, 2016 I recently read in the New York Times that rumination can cause all kinds of problems: anxiety, depression, probably diarrhea, certainly athlete’s foot. That’s bad. I ruminate a lot. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

‘North of Here’ needs direction

April 6, 2016 In Laurel Saville’s “North of Here,” Miranda Steward’s Connecticut family had vacationed in the Adirondacks for many years. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

National Library Week is this coming week

April 8, 2016 “Libraries Transform” is the theme for National Library Week 2016. Everyone is invited to stop by Monday, April 11, for a piece of cake, kicking off National Library Week. more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Celestial navigation, part 1: latitute

April 12, 2016 The stars shining in the evening sky are not only interesting in their own right; they can also serve to show us our location anywhere on Earth. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Managing private forests for the long term

April 13, 2016 Over 60 percent of New York state is forested. And of the state’s 18.6 million acres of forest, more than 80 percent is privately owned. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

Applications for random walks

April 14, 2016 The concept of the random walk in science has become quite prevalent in application to processes that are of a statistical nature. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Grocery shopping

April 19, 2016 A couple of weeks ago, I drove to Lake Placid to buy some groceries at Hannaford. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

Poems from a neighbor to the north

April 20, 2016 I reached a bit outside the Adirondacks for this one, but not too far. more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Unsung workers for the middle class

April 22, 2016 Middle school music teachers don’t get in the newspaper or on the radio as often as their high school counterparts. more »»

Catherine Moore

Do what you can for the planet, big or small

April 23, 2016 Now that Earth Day is over, has anything really changed in our behavior on a daily basis? I’m not so sure as I stuff my garbage cans and wonder, where does it end up? I remember the first Earth Day... more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

The Summer Triangle and other summer views

April 26, 2016 The hours of darkness continue decreasing as the winter constellations are abruptly lost to the brightness of dusk and the summer constellations begin rising in the east. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Accessibility for gardening

April 27, 2016 Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune of knowing several devoted gardeners who, limited only by their imagination and resourcefulness, have crafted and tended remarkable gardens for years. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

Fast moving waves

April 28, 2016 Waves are endlessly interesting, and they simply envelop us in life. Sometimes we forget how abundant waves ar. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Dickens for president

May 3, 2016 During World War II, posters reminded us to be careful not to reveal information that would help the enemy. They warned that “LOOSE LIPS MIGHT SINK SHIPS. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

Book details Cole’s time in upstate New York

May 4, 2016 As a young Englishman, Thomas Cole immigrated with his family to America, eager to behold the rugged beauty he had only traversed in the turning of pages. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Spring a leek

May 11, 2016 “We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

The importance of information theory

May 12, 2016 Most people probably don’t think about it when streaming Netflix, but what it does is actually quite amazing. Let me explain why. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

May is Library Membership Month

May 13, 2016 In the 2016 membership letter, library board President Maureen Sayles wrote, “I invite you to support the Saranac Lake Free Library by joining or continuing your membership. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Fear as a political virtue

May 17, 2016 When it was not yet certain that Donald Trump would be the Republican nominee for President, I heard a commentator say that the Clinton campaign was already working on tactics to defeat hi. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

A look into the life of Grenville Clark

May 18, 2016 Early in the introduction to Nancy Peterson Hill’s “A Very Private Public Citizen: The Life of Grenville Clark” (University of Missouri Press, 2014), the author writes: “It is not too big a statemen... more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Hymns of a promised land

May 18, 2016 “Procession of the Pines” was where it really hooked me. Up to that point, the “Adirondack Folk Opera” had been excellent, and the people who filled the vast St. more »»

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Celestial navigation, part II: longitude

May 24, 2016 Last month we described how to use the sky to find your latitude, which specifies how far you are north or south of the equator. But latitude is only half the story. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Introduce your children to gardening

May 25, 2016 If you’re looking for healthy recreational, outdoor activities that you can share and enjoy with your children, why not introduce them to gardening? Gardening teaches children to better appreciate... more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

Understanding memory

May 26, 2016 It is almost certain that you have had that moment where you forget where your keys are (it happens to me all the time) or some other important item that you needed. more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Scout gives veterans a lift

May 30, 2016 One of my summer jobs in college was as a cemetery worker in Plattsburgh. I used to say it was the best job I’d ever had. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

A commencement address you’ll never hear

May 31, 2016 I just can’t figure it out. I’ve never been asked to give a commencement address. I’m an award-winning columnist. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

Writing contest lists Adirondack non-fiction

June 1, 2016 The Adirondack Center for Writing will announce the winners of its annual literary contest on June 5 at the Blue Mountain Center in Blue Mountain Lake. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Celebrate National Dairy Month

June 8, 2016 June is the start of summer: the season of fresh fruit, iced coffee, blender drinks, backyard barbecues with family and friends, hiking, fishing, swimming, the longest break of the school year and... more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Children’s summer reading program begins July 6

June 10, 2016 The 2016 Mary MacIntyre Summer Reading Program will meet three Wednesday mornings, 10 a.m. until noon, July 6, 13 and 20. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Are you retired?

June 14, 2016 On its face, that’s an innocuous question that should elicit a straightforward “yes” or “no” answer. But it brings out the curmudgeon in me. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

Paddler’s guide is funny and thoughtful

June 15, 2016 “A Paddler’s Guide to the Champlain Valley: Exploring the Rivers, Creeks, Wetlands and Ponds,” by Margaret Holden and Catherine Frank, (Black Dome Press) 2015 --- I confess, I write this today as an... more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Film Forum is good again; spread the word

June 15, 2016 The Lake Placid Film Forum had the goods to stage something of a comeback this year, but attendance was disappointing, officials said Monday. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Enjoy the Adirondack Harvest

June 22, 2016 As a region, northern New York has lost way too many family farms. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

How science and technology are changing policing

June 23, 2016 It seems like our society is forever fascinated with the police. This fascination for our culture seems to have begun in literature. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Paying my debt

June 28, 2016 Thirty-nine years ago I incurred a debt to some Muslims. I was an English professor at the University of Baghdad at the start of the Six-Day War between an alliance of Arab countries and Israel. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

A look at famous women from Clinton County

June 29, 2016 “Remarkable Women of Clinton County,” Anastasia L. Pratt, Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2015. more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Monarch butterflies returning to the North Country

July 6, 2016 The monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus (Greek translation: sleepy transformation), may be the most recognized butterfly species in the world. more »»

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

An ode to satellites

July 7, 2016 It is funny that whenever we use the term satellite, it is understood that we are talking about artificial satellites, at least that is what is always conjured up in my line. more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Come to the Fair Aug. 2-4

July 8, 2016 Go Green at the Library Aug. more »»

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Dressing up and dressing down

July 12, 2016 A couple of weeks ago I made my way to New York City for a dose of high culture — chamber music composed by musical saints such as Brahms and Beethoven, and performed in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln... more »»

Read in the Blue Line

New edition improves Keene artist’s book

July 13, 2016 Painter Harold Weston’s “Freedom in the Wilds” was first published in 1971, a year before he passed away. In 2007, Rebecca Foster edited and improved that 1971 book. more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Pokemon players on the prowl

July 15, 2016 In our news meeting this Monday, when I asked for story ideas, reporter Antonio Olivero said, “This may sound silly, but should we do something on this new Pokemon Go?” None of us had played the... more »»

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

Emerald ash borer expands in range

July 20, 2016 On July 7, the state Department of Environmental Conservation reported finding an adult emerald ash borer in a DEC monitoring trap in Rome, New York. more »»

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Gilles Miron didn’t know he wasn’t a U.S. citizen

July 22, 2016 The story came out last Friday as we left the Clinton County Courthouse in Plattsburgh, where my wife and a couple dozen other people were sworn in as U.S. citizen. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

Photographer’s book opens eyes to Adirondacks

July 27, 2016 “North County, Forever Wild: The Adirondacks” by Eliot Porter --- This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of publication of Eliot Porter’s book of photographs taken in the “North Country, Forever... more »»

Shots, Dr. Marvin Ackerman

Hormone discovered that makes you hungrier

September 18, 2008 Finally, they’ve come up with a way to excuse our gluttony! It seems there’s a little gremlin in our gut, possessing the appropriate name “ghrelin,” which actually makes food seem more... more »»

North Country Caring, by Daniel Klebes Jr.

Preventing illness, maintaining our health as we age, part 1

September 18, 2008 Whether you are personally aware of it or not, we have entered the “brave new world” predicted many years ago by science fiction writer. more »»

Shots, Dr. Marvin Ackerman

Studies agree: Bedroom TV is not a good idea for teens

September 25, 2008 If you don’t have, or expect to have, a teenager in your home, you can be excused from wasting some of your valuable time contemplating the need to read this treatise or to purchase one mor... more »»

North Country Caring, by Daniel Klebes Jr.

Preventing illness, maintaining our health as we age, part 2

October 7, 2008 Most of us, if not all of us, would like to live our lives to the fullest each and every day; as we age, this wish for fulfillment becomes (at times) a somewhat overwhelming obsession for... more »»

Shots, Dr. Marvin Ackerman

Applying common sense to medical ethics

October 16, 2008 In a recent article, I noted that one of the authors owned a patent suspiciously related to the conclusions reached in his article. more »»

North Country Caring, by Daniel Klebes Jr.

Preventing illness, maintaining our health as we age, part 3

October 16, 2008 Over the last few weeks we have looked at some of the issues involved in preventing illness and maintaining our health as we age; today we are going to take a look at two reasons for optimism... more »»

Shots, Dr. Marvin Ackerman

It’s DNA all over again

October 23, 2008 Perhaps you haven’t heard: You can now buy test kits over the counter that are touted as a way to get personalized information about your genes — your DNA that i. more »»

North Country Caring, by Daniel Klebes Jr.

Flu season: It’s just around the corner

November 15, 2008 According to information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each winter, millions of people suffer from the flu. more »»

Shots, Dr. Marvin Ackerman

A hard day’s night

April 25, 2009 It is estimated that the annual sales of pills for sexual difficulty in men, known as erectile dysfunction (E.D.), amounts to about $3 billion per year. In the U.S. 25 million men are affect. more »»

Independent Living, by Lauren LeFebvre

Peer counseling can change everything

June 6, 2009 I bet you didn’t know that not just any organization can be called an “independent living center.” People tend to confuse us with organizations that provide housing. more »»

Oh, Deer! by George J. Bryjak

The changeable deer

December 18, 2010 Oh, Deer! A series about deer population, Part 1 of 3 --- Deer first migrated south from Arctic Circle regions into what is now the United States about 4 million years ag. more »»

Outskirts, by Deborah Donaldson

100th anniversary of the train station

April 27, 2011 St. John in the Wilderness church will hold its Mass at 8 a.m. on Sunday and at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Gabriels Assumption will hold its Mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday and at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. St. more »»

Intent on Fort Kent, by Mike Lynch

Kindness makes for smooth sailing

July 9, 2011 I came around the corner, lugging my overnight dry bag on my back and my pelican case with camera equipment in my left hand. After roughly a mile, the end of the canoe carry was in sight. more »»

Outskirts, by Deborah Donaldson

Train station celebrates centennial

July 20, 2011 Hohmeyer’s Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat Center has a discussion and dinner series scheduled for every Friday at 7 p.m. until October. The first half-hour is fre. more »»

Intent on Fort Kent, by Mike Lynch

How did you sleep last night?

July 30, 2011 Standing on his front porch across the street, the large older man with no shirt peered at us. He had a puzzled look on his face. more »»

Outskirts, by Deborah Donaldson

Tyler Leidig Memorial Cruise is Saturday

August 17, 2011 On Saturday the Tyler Leidig Memorial Cruise, which will raise money toward a basketball scholarship for a needy student, will be held. You can ride around on two or three or four wheels. more »»

Intent on Fort Kent, by Mike Lynch

Showdown in Groveton

August 20, 2011 I was walking down a dirt road on the morning of July 18 just outside of the small industrial town of Groveton, N.H., when a white pickup truck with two men inside pulled over next to me. more »»

Outskirts, by Deborah Donaldson

Winners announced for St. John’s church raffle

August 31, 2011 St. John in the Wilderness church recently held its annual raffle. more »»

Intent on Fort Kent, by Mike Lynch

Fellow paddlers and strong storms in Jackman

September 3, 2011 Ariel and I were walking down the main drag in the tiny town of Jackman, in northwestern Maine, on July 31 when we spotted something peculiar. more »»

Outskirts, by Deborah Donaldson

Rockin’ for Rett fundraiser Sept. 24

September 14, 2011 The third annual Rockin’ for Rett will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Tucker Farms on Hobart Road in Gabriels. Cost is $5 for the event. more »»

Intent on Fort Kent, by Mike Lynch

Completing the journey

September 17, 2011 In the planning process before I embark on any trip, there are usually a few goals that I want to achieve. more »»

Outskirts, by Deborah Donaldson

Harvest dinner Oct. 14

September 28, 2011 St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church will have their harvest dinner 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 in the church hall. more »»

Jessica Collier

Government transparency is getting better

February 28, 2012 It’s great to see that many local governments are working on complying with a new section of Open Meetings Law that requires them to post online documents that are going to be discussed at meetin. more »»

 
 

 

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