Health

Conquering Chiari One Parade At A Time…
Spreading awareness to the community, about chiari malformation, seems to have become my life mission!  The more I get out and talk about it...the more people seem to appear who have it and thought they were alone.  What an awful feeling that must be.  Wondering what chiari malformati…
Maine Has 1st Case Of Measles in 20 Years
In Augusta, the Maine Center For Disease Control is investigating something the state hasn't had since President Clinton was in office, fat free chips were everywhere, and Tim McGraw still had a mullet; the measles.
Strawberry Picking Season. Where To Pick In Central Maine
Summer finally kicks off Wednesday, and it's ripe for strawberry picking season. Not only is Pick Your Own a great family activity, I've also found it can be an economical way to  have fruit year round. By freezing strawberries and blueberries, I haven't opened a door in the froz…
Maine Law Enforcement Ramps Bike Safety
Starting today, law enforcement will crack down on people who don’t obey laws meant to protect cyclists and pedestrians. Nearly 500 people are stuck annually in the state, and the number of fatalities has doubled since 2012. With tourist season in full swing, the timing of …
Gardiner Hannaford Removes Food From Shelves
Wednesday morning, staff were frantically removing eggs, cheese, meat, and other perishable items from the Gardiner Hannaford. According to a staff member, a  compressor failed overnight. Taking precaution, food was removed. Items will be replaced over the next week, but for the short term, sel…
Jimmy Buffett To Open Margaritaville Retirement Homes
For those "pirates looking at 40" in the rear view window, this might be right up your alley.
At some point, even Parrotheads need to add a bit of qualified nursing care to their routine of endless mai tais and cheeseburgers. Soon they'll be able to find that in a paradise being built by th…

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