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Inside the Butcher Shop: The DeFranco Family Tradition

By Matthew Giobbi

A Slate Belt treasure, J. DeFranco & Daughters Catering & butcher shop has been serving the Slate Belt communities since 1926. Joe & wife Joelene prepare custom and traditional Italian cuisine. 55 more words

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Collaberation Nation

Collaberation Nation is an international collaborative art project for artists, illustrators and doodlers from all creative backgrounds.

The concept is the one of a chain letter: each artist taking part starts a drawing and then sends it on to the next artist for them to add to the piece. 250 more words


Belfast and Bangor: Home Away From Home

After a day of activity on the Causeway Coast, the family and I took advantage of our lovely, homely accommodations in Belfast.

The townhouse-style apartment from… 835 more words


Buy Local: Maine Farmers' Markets

As mentioned at the tail end of my most recent post, over the last several years, I’ve become increasingly interested in where the food I buy comes from.  564 more words


A sad scoop about our historic HoJos

I don’t post many scoops here at Mark in Maine, but I uncovered some sad news during a recent breakfast outing at a Bangor landmark. 380 more words



So I haven’t blogged in a while and that’s because I’ve had no time! I have a couple of ideas in my head that I’d like to write about, but the main reason I haven’t been blogging is because I was so busy getting ready for university and now here I am! 326 more words


Greek Orthodox Priest from Bangor ME Facing Kiddie Porn Charges


On Monday, police arrested 52-year-old Fr Adam Metropoulos, a priest at St George Greek Orthodox Church, on charges of violation of privacy and possession of sexually explicit material. 297 more words