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Sex, Fish, and Wilderness

In many faith communities it is common for adherents to sacrifice. The Shakers embraced celibacy, though some might find that a flawed “business plan” for the endurance of the sect. Catholics for years avoided eating meat on Fridays, a practice good for fish mongers. Likewise, many Jews and Muslims forsake … …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News


Penobscot Nation Museum receives Moccasins

Indian Island January 12th: Jennifer Neptune, Penobscot National Museum Coordinator receives a pair of moccasins made by Ernest Goslin Penobscot Nation Representative to the Maine Legislature. In the mid 1970s Vivodh Anand visited Indian Island to meet Ernest Goslin who at the time was the Nation’s legislative representative. At the … …read more

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Hancock Named 2017 National Dealer of the Year!

HANCOCK NAMED 2017 NATIONAL LUMBER DEALER OF THE YEAR: Casco, Maine-based firm honored for its culture that promotes individual initiative and data-driven insights Hanley Wood’s ProSales Magazine selected Hancock Lumber as their 2017 ProSales Dealer of the Year. The Dealer of the Year Award honors outstanding achievements in construction supply … …read more

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Regulating pot: do it right

Legislators have their work cut out for them this year. They have to figure out how to implement legalization of recreational marijuana in Maine, and that’s a big job. There’s a lot of talk about regulating marijuana like we regulate alcohol. In fact, supporters of legalized recreational pot say that … …read more

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Cyprus: Waiting for Erdogan

It would be an excellent thing to reunite the island of Cyprus after 42 years of heavily armed partition, but it’s probably not going to happen this year. They’re all meeting in Geneva this week – President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus and President Mustafa Akinci of the … …read more

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Annual Pies on Parade for National Pie Day

National Pie Day is coming up on January 23rd. In celebration, local Rockland businesses join together and open their doors to serve up more than 50 different kinds of pies to raise money for the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry.

The 13th Annual Pies on Parade Tour will be held January 29th, from 1 – 4 pm. The tour will feature a record 26 different venues and will host 30 businesses from both Rockland and Camden.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children 10 and under. Hurry though, the tickets are selling fast!

Pie Tour Tickets are available for purchase online …read more

Source: WABI-TV5 Bangor