Face Time: Magic with Scot Grassette

Now you see him, now you don't. Actually you probably do see him, because magician Scot Grassette is everywhere. One day he's dazzling an audience...

Lisbon's scenic and popular trails

About 20 years after it was conceived, Lisbon's trail system attracts regulars and visitors alike for its beauty, history and serenity. It’s hard to imagine...

L-A's riverside history tour

A cellphone-based audio tour puts the Androscoggin River's role in the Twin Cities' history on display. AUBURN — It started with ducks drifting along the...

What a s’more-gas-bord!

Cookies, peanut butter and fruit are just a few ways to shake up this sticky summer classic. Since it’s the beginning of barbecue-picnic-camping season, let’s...

Does this pedicab make me look fat?

Full disclosure: My house is pretty darn close to Lisbon’s Androscoggin River Trail. From an upstairs window, I watched the installation of the mechanically...

In verse: Maine places and people

Produced by Dennis Camire This week’s poem is by former Maine State Poet Laureate Betsy Sholl of Portland.   Apple By Betsy Sholl   Crisp air, press of ladder rung...

Tyler Leighton and Savannah Barnes

AUBURN — Announcement is made of the engagement of Savannah Barnes and Tyler Leighton. Miss Barnes is the daughter of Laura Stevens and her husband,...

She’s bothered by boyfriend’s flirting

DEAR ABBY: I have the sweetest boyfriend I'll call "Earl." He's 58. I'm a widow and have been with him for two years. Earl...

Caption for Mystery Photo with winner named

Last week's mystery photo of the garden stand in front of Buckfield Junior-Senior High School was no surprise to many of our entrants, including...

Mystery Photo for May 27

Mystery Photo Contest photo for May 27, 2018.If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at bmail@sunjournal.com or call 207-689-2896 and...

Gemini: Getting together with a friend will be lively

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Chris Colfer, 28; Shanola Hampton, 41; Jack McBrayer, 45; Paul Bettany, 47. Happy Birthday: Greater involvement in educational pursuits, self-improvement...

Teen caught in gang

DEAR ABBY: I am 19, and I have been smoking and drinking — a lot — ever since I was 14. I also sneak...

Pisces: Opportunity is within reach

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Helena Bonham Carter, 52; Lenny Kravitz, 54; Pam Grier, 69; Stevie Nicks, 70. Happy Birthday: Accept the inevitable, and you...

Long hours, high debt

DEAR ABBY: I was divorced seven years ago. My ex-wife, "Annie," and I were married almost seven years and had what I thought was...

Auction to benefit cancer patient

DEAR SUN SPOTS: There will be a benefit for Jim Austin, who has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, at noon Saturday, June 9,...

Aquarius: Update your surroundings

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Aly Raisman, 24; Demetri Martin, 45; Octavia Spencer, 46; Mike Myers, 55. Happy Birthday: Make your move. Put your plans...

Daughter sees bleak future

DEAR ABBY: My mother is a narcissist and a user. She has never held down a job and blames everyone else. We rarely get...

Thrift Shop, Bee Gees

DEAR SUN SPOTS: When will Bartlett Memorial Parish Thrift Shop be open? No name, no town ANSWER: According to Pastor Doris Morgan, the thrift shop in...

Capricorn: Stick close to home

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mark Ballas, 32; John C. Reilly, 53; Priscilla Presley, 73; Bob Dylan, 77. Happy Birthday: Interact more. Travel, business meetings...

Mom's private life interupted

DEAR ABBY: I'm 54. My 28-year-old daughter, Sarah, lives with me. Our issue is MY sex life. I have a long-term live-in boyfriend, and we...
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