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  • Published
    March 2, 2017

    ‘Stranger in the Woods’ recounts ‘North Pond Hermit’s’ 27 years in the Maine woods

    Michael Finkel tells the story of Christopher Knight’s life, at times with too much gusto.

  • Published
    November 23, 2014

    Book Review: In Carolyn Chute’s new novel, strong plot gets lost amid gimmickry

    Narrators and icons muddle the story of a sheltered community in turmoil.

  • Published
    September 11, 2012

    Speakers say keep Falmouth bus service

    A few at a public hearing also urge ending the bus service in town, but voters will have the final say.

  • Published
    January 6, 2011

    Dance with me

    Now would be a great time to kick up your heels and join your fellow Mainers on the dance floor.

  • Published
    December 23, 2010

    Et Cetera: Ways to celebrate

    Sure, some stuff is closed, but there’s still lots to do Christmas weekend.

  • Published
    December 9, 2010

    All eyes are on the owls at Audubon show and tell

    You might think today’s fascination with owls results from the Harry Potter and “Guardians of Ga’Hoole” books and movies, but not so, says photographer Mark Wilson. “There’s a huge hunger for live animal programs,” he said. “People can’t get enough of live animals, and particularly owls. They are impressive birds.” Wilson and his naturalist wife, […]

  • Published
    December 2, 2010

    Viva Lebowski: The fun of a festival with a chance to help

    Web developer Dave Cousins is a huge fan of the 1998 comedy “The Big Lebowski.” He travels to attend Lebowski festivals, and even had the honor of being selected as Best Dude at one of those celebrations of all things The Dude. Like all people who have a passion (obsession?) for something, Cousins wants to […]

  • Published
    November 18, 2010
    John Morrison, Andre McLean, Kip Garre - WME Crew

    Film of extremes: Skillful skiing, raw beauty, danger

    When ski mountaineer Kip Garre says he and a crew of skiers and filmmakers didn’t do anything spectacularly difficult when they skied in Antarctica to film a segment for Warren Miller’s latest winter sports film, “Wintervention,” you might think the high altitudes of the extreme location affected his brain. Granted, his “Wintervention” trip wasn’t his […]

  • Published
    November 9, 2010

    Free concert tickets for veterans and active military

    Veterans and active military personnel may get two free tickets to Elizabeth Cook’s Thursday concert at Bates College in Lewiston.

  • Published
    November 5, 2010

    Renowned Maine sculptor Don Meserve dies

    Don Meserve, whose famed Stations of the Cross is housed in the Cathedral of St. Luke in Portland, died Wednesday from cancer at the age of 72.