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After the obscurity of Gortgrib, it is a relief to write about Groomsport, a name that local readers will know well as a village on the Irish Sea coast of Northern Ireland.  322 more words

County Down

Merry Record Store Day

If Record Store Day is like Christmas morning for music geeks then Maine is our North Pole.

Does that mean I’m a rock n’ roll elf? 390 more words


Waiting for ice out

“When the roads are clear enough to ride my bicycle.”

A true harbinger of spring.

Students in a University of Maine on-line journalism class I supervise will have a chance at bonus points if they put together a “person-on-the-street” interview project before the end of the semester. 147 more words


Real Estate A 3-Year Wave

The real estate industry is expected to strengthen this year and continue to get stronger through 2017, according to a new report released from the Urban Land Institute. 131 more words


North Wales Cycling – 3 Rides in Easter Week

I spent a few days up in North Wales recently, cycling over the Easter holiday. The plan was to do a few rides and use the trip as a sort of training camp to prepare for the upcoming events that I have planned. 912 more words


I just need eggs

The market on Ohio Street. 9:05 a.m. Sunday morning.

I just need eggs.

The clerk is the regular weekend guy. He looks like Moe the bartender in a quilt-lined brown flannel shirt. 262 more words