Leftovers: Here’s to The Betty

My mother, Betty Fivel Haberman Williams, died Sept. 5. Two months prior, and in seemingly good health for a woman of her certain age,...

Rustic renewal

What were you doing in 1994? Whatever it was, it’s the rare few of you who haven’t been changed indelibly since then. So it is with...

Lighting the way for Maine State Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Bright cotton-candy-colored lights sparkled against Dave Herrman’s silver rings each time he slid a dimmer on his lightboard. As he chose color themes from a...

Leftovers: Good service and an alternate universe

For each of us, there’s a fine line between seamless tableside competency and over-solicitous restaurant service. The same holds true for delicate gastrique drizzles,...

Letter from Aroostook: Coming into fall

On the way home from town this morning, at least a hundred Canada geese were settled into one of the newly harvested fields of...

The New Season: Social, political issues play out on stage

Hot tips Good Theater has beer and wine and the best selection of candy you’ve forgotten about, plus other snacks. It also allows you to...