July 21 – 27, 2017 Vol. 19, No. 7

Summertime in the Belgrades

July 21 – 27


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One of the many joys of summer: Nick Landry jumps off a high platform on his grandfather's float. Bryce and Seth Lowry are up next. More . . .

Conservation Too

Invasive Bugs, Chapter 2

Last week I spoke of invasive forest pests or "bugs." I wasn't able to cover all of the problem insects so will briefly explain a couple of the other culprits be aware of. The objective remains to help people identify invasive forest pests More . . .


Nine More Days of Free Classical Concerts at Colby

Although the Maine International Film Festival is winding down, the Atlantic Music Festival is still gearing up. The latter has nine more days to go, with concerts with concerts nearly every evening and on some afternoons too. All concerts will be held on the Colby College and will have free admission. More . . .


Still More to See at the Maine International Film Festival

There is still a lot to see in the last three days of the 20th annual Maine International Film Festival. The final weekend will bring the visit of a leading independent film director, screenings of several worthy but neglected vintage films, a competition for Maine's youngest filmmakers, a compilation of shorts by older Mainers, an interactive audiovisual exhibit, and a closing night documentary about the influence of American Indians on American popular music. More . . .

The Luckiest Boy

More Sightings of the Guide Ghosts of Great Pond

Remember several nights ago when that hellacious fog set in? Well, since that soupy evening there have been three different reports of some strange goings on out there on Great Pond. Remember three years ago, when we told of how Phil Cobb nearly nailed the guide ghosts red handed as they partied on Oak Island. Since then the trail had gone cold and we all assumed the ghosts would not be so bold again. It appears that we were wrong. More . . .

Take It

Kids Everywhere!

It's hard to believe this is already the seventh column of the summer. I couldn't believe it when my morning paper had a "Back to School" flyer in it already! I don't think the kids are reading the paper, though. They are too busy having fun in and around the water. More . . .

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