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Obituaries, Week of June 23, 2016

WADE BULLARD WINSLOW – Wade Bullard, 57, passed away in his home on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, after a good-natured battle with terminal cancer. He will be remembered always for his laughter, his generosity, and his love of family. Wade was an active member of his community. He enjoyed supporting the local theater company, ACAT […]

Where have all the Whip-poor-wills gone?

by Roland D. Hallee While sitting on the deck at camp one lazy afternoon recently, one of our friends asked, “Why don’t we hear Whip-poor-wills anymore?” Interesting question. Besides the fact that whip-poor-wills are strictly nocturnal – that meaning they are active at night when I’m sleeping (something that seems to be happening earlier all […]

Legal Notices, Week of June 23, 2016

STATE OF MAINE PROBATE COURT Court St., Skowhegan, ME Somerset, SS Location of Court NOTICE TO CREDITORS 18-A MRSA sec. 3-801 The following Personal Representatives have been appointed in the estates noted.  The first publication date of this notice is June 16, 2016. If you are a creditor of an estate listed below, you must […]


by  Peter Cates A wonderful film. Miss Potter: starring Renee Zellewgher, Evan McGregor, etc.; directed by Richard Maltby, Jr., Weinstein Films, 2006. This film centers on the beginnings of Beatrix Potter’s career as a writer and illustrator of children’s books. One family firm run by two brothers condescendingly accepts a manuscript to give a newly-hired […]