Maine Open Lighthouse Day shines a light on marine history

From 900 feet away on shore, you can't appreciate the bell made by an apprentice of Paul Revere. Or the bulky electric fog horns nicknamed R2D2 (squint and there's a slight resemblance). Or the cool, round, lighthouse keepers' bedrooms. Or the hole in the...

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In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by Jason Grundstrom-Whitney of Monmouth.   Ridin’ Hard to Santa Fe (3) By Jason Grundstrom-Whitney   all fur and claws ‘let 'em shoot me,’...

Mystery Photo for November 18

If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at [email protected] or call 207-689-2896 and leave a voice mail with your answer, your name, town and phone number. Correct entries will be eligible for a drawing for a $20 Hannaford Supermarkets gift...

Eats: Hold on to summer with these fruit soups

These three examples of fruit soup offer a welcome, and decidedly different, addition to dinner. (Karen Schneider photo)Cold soups are the perfect beginning or...

Mexico's delicacy is my childhood monster

I'm about to confront my darkest demon, and it looks just like a plate of delicious corn risotto. On the surface, there wouldn't seem to...

Talk of the Town by Mark LaFlamme

Celebrating the Basilica