• Moving Beyond a Painful Past

    Moving Beyond a Painful Past / Metro Health

  • Town of Three Rivers

    Town of Three Rivers / Now & Then

  • Trip of a Lifetime

    Trip of a Lifetime / Feature Story

  • Entrepreneurial Awards

    Entrepreneurial Awards / Geaghan Brothers

  • Women in Business

    Women in Business / Feature Story

Features

Features
Town of Three Rivers

Positioned between the Sebec and Piscataquis rivers, friendly Milo welcomes visitors. Read More

Features
Trip of a Lifetime

Honor Flight Maine is a new nonprofit that is making veterans’ dreams of visiting the war memorials in Washington, D.C. a reality.
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Features
Women in Business

These five women have been leading fan-favorite businesses across the Bangor Metro region for years. Read More

Health

Health
Feeling Better in Seven Days

Need a mid-winter boost? Take the Clean Food Challenge.
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Health
Moving Beyond a Painful Past

An unconventional type of therapy helps trauma victims unblock painful memories by confronting them.
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Food

Kitchen Confidential
Bear Brew Pub

Chef Eugene “Buddy” Syphers III earned his cooking chops in Florida before returning home to Maine to raise a family.
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Food File
Winter Salad

Nicole Gogan of Brewer invites us into her new house to share one of her favorite recipes.
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Business

Movers & Shakers
Believing in Herself

Cynthia A. Self, MD is the first female medical staff president at St. Joseph Hospital. Read More

Eye on Industry
Camden Toboggan Company

Toboggan fans nationwide descend upon Camden each February for the U.S. National Toboggan Championships. And lucky sledders have a beautiful toboggan for the race that was hand-crafted locally.  Read More

Sports

Metro Sports
A Runner for Life

Sully Jackson’s focus on the racecourse transfers to the classroom. 
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Savvy Seniors

Savvy Seniors
Savings May Be Within Easy Reach this Winter

Follow these 10 easy steps to save money on your energy costs this winter.  Read More

Woods & Waters

Maine Woods & Water
Rustic Winter Camps

There are still some rustic camps in our area that ignite the nostalgia of Bob Duchesne’s youth.
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Last Word

Last Word
Constant Need of Improvement

Resolutions to change your life shouldn’t be limited to the first of the year. Read More

Unsung Hero

Unsung Hero
Mountain’s Animal Rescue

The Mountains lend their generous spirit to help rescue needy animals. Read More

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