• Accidental Entrepreneur

    Accidental Entrepreneur / Movers & Shakers

  • Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers

    Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers / Feature

  • Gateway to the Crown of Maine

    Gateway to the Crown of Maine / A Piece of Maine

  • Park Loop Road

    Park Loop Road / Feature

  • Simple Summertime Meal

    Simple Summertime Meal / Food File

Features

Feature Story
Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers

This sibling trio of talented puppeteers make magic happen at each one of their shows. 
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A Piece of Maine
Gateway to the Crown of Maine

The Town of Houlton is the gateway to Maine’s northern border. But it’s more than just a pit stop. Take a closer look at this historic town and you will find a four-season destination spot that has all the charms of small-town Maine. Read More

Feature Story
Park Loop Road

Some of the most picturesque views of Acadia National Park can be found along the Park Loop Road. Read More

Health

Metro Health
A Natural Choice

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Maine ranks among the top states when it comes to parents choosing to breastfeed their babies. Read More

Metro Wellness
Quit Talking and Start Doing

“You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.” — C.G. Jung Read More

Food

Food File
Simple Summertime Meal

Danielle Dorrie, Josh Kearns, and Melissa Page are three Tampa, Florida transplants who have made a home in Maine.
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Kitchen Confidential
Chef on Demand

Healthy food for your family or function doesn’t have to be hard to come by, especially when there’s a guy like Chef Cliff Richard nearby. Read More

Business

Business
The Perfect Campfire

Fred and Monica Patterson never intended to start a business, but when opportunity came knocking on their camper door, they opened it. Read More

Movers & Shakers
Accidental Entrepreneur

Nancy O’Brien didn’t know a thing about olive oil when she bought a storefront in Bar Harbor to sell the product. Now she’s an expert with an award-winning brand that’s taking the state by storm.  Read More

Sports

Metro Sports: High School
Motivation and Commitment

Greenville’s Trevor Richards works hard to fit four varsity sports into his busy schedule. Read More

Metro Sports: College
EMCC’s Coach of the Year

First-year coach Eric MacDonald built a soccer team from scratch and received accolades from his peers in doing so. Not a bad start to a college coaching career. Read More

Savvy Seniors

Savvy Seniors
Fitness Tips

Staying physically fit isn’t only great for our aging bodies, it’s important for our aging minds, too.
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Woods & Waters

Maine Woods & Waters
Turtles Crossing

The misunderstood and often persecuted snapping turtle has laid its eggs over the summer. Now it’s time to watch out for the hatchlings.  Read More

Last Word

Last Word
Feeding a Family

Writer Chris Quimby finds joy in handing the meal-management torch to the next generation.  Read More

Unsung Hero

Unsung Hero
Running for a Cause

OJ Logue, Southwest Harbor, director of student services for the Deer Isle-Stonington School Department. Read More

what's happening

30 Aug: Box Car Box Office - Catch a free, family friendly movie at Station 1890 on U.S. Route 1.  Read more

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