Friday, January 28, 2022
Snowmobile

Letter from Aroostook: Come play in the snow

We are emerging from four days of punishing cold, when temperatures reached as low as minus-22, according to our home weather station. Local weather...
Andrew Novick

Game On: Coach’s career path starts, ends at home

Andrew Novick says the 100-mile drive from Falmouth to Plymouth, New Hampshire, isn't as far as it sounds. Novick, the head men's basketball coach at...
Pete Buckley

Now that’s alt-country: The legend of Buck T. Edwards grows with ‘Temporary’

Last year, in the heart of the pandemic, Buck T. Edwards got a phone call from the guy managing Hank Williams IV: How would...
"The Secret Princess" poster

On Stage: Your preview of what’s coming in 2022

One of the first shows of the new year is a kids’ show, but one that anyone with Zoom fatigue might identify with at...
Amy Schneider on "Jeopardy!"

Leftovers: Yoda, Arya, Amy, and other heroes 

A Yoda-like mentor once told me lists are the lazy way out for a columnist. That they take up space without saying much and...
Katahdin view from Long Meadows hut

Riverside trails and warming huts: Cross-country ski at Penobscot River Trails in Grindstone

I drove three hours one way last February to go cross-country skiing. After I had happily skied the day away, I drove three hours...
Lesley Dill

Art Seen: Lesley Dill’s visions in text and textile

As a teenager, artist Lesley Dill had a vision that influenced the rest of her life and art. It was an experience of the...
Spouse

Music: New year, new Spouse

Songwriters tend to mellow as they age. They get better at their instruments, replacing energy with artistry. They have families and kids, finding new...
Redwing

Into the Wild: Maine’s Top 10 rare birds of the past year

Birders tell themselves that it’s fun to bird in December, but c’mon. Wiping ice out of your binocular eyecups while you try to identify gulls...
Natalie Ladd

Leftovers: Out at the plate

Most people have a self-imposed statute of limitations when enough time has passed and it becomes bearable to share moments of life-changing embarrassment. Some...