Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Maine Warden Service was formed in 1880. Its first arrest was of a deer poacher. To many, that’s what wardens still are — the men and women who, under the auspices of the state’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, enforce the state’s game laws.
Most of the thousands upon thousands who have finished the Boston Marathon don’t know the people who lined Boylston Street Monday. They don’t know the people, both runners and spectators, who were maimed or died. But they love them.
Maine isn't "cold and harsh." Just adverse to shiny. That's why some look askance to "new penny" copper on our familiar old State House dome.
The art stolen from the Gardner wasn’t handled with care; it was ripped from its frames. Treated like loot, not art.
The passion of teachers sometimes go unnoticed for years but quietly seeps into our daily lives.
When David Rosenfelt goes to the PetSmart store in Augusta, they’re ready for him. After all, it takes a while to pile 300 pounds of kibble on a cart.
The infamous labor mural is now in a much better place, and the people are better off.
Patrons of Belgrade Public Library are getting a special treat these days -- a nice tote bag to bring their books home in. They not only get to keep it, but they also get an extra week to keep the books before returning them.
A recent story in the Kennebec Journal saying that Water Street, Hallowell's main drag, was long past due for an upgrade probably sent shivers through the spines of anyone who was around 40 years ago.
Gerry Boyle remembers feeling a kick in the gut when he started reading his Morning Sentinel in his driveway the morning of Dec. 18.