Daily Archives: June 1, 2010

Solution for Gulf of Mexico oil spill

We should plug the oil spill with BP executives. It might not actually stop the spill, but it sure would be some justice.

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Editorial support for breaking away from Mass.

I’ve been in newspapers for 22 years or so and found the DownEast.com trivia question of interest.

What was the name of Maine’s first newspaper?

Answer:

The Falmouth Gazette and Weekly Advertiser began in 1785 and was used to promote separation from Massachusetts.

Lost hiker undergoing surgery at EMMC | Bangor Daily News

Lost hiker undergoing surgery at EMMC | Bangor Daily News

Update: Injured Ohio hiker sent to Bangor hospital | Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Hiker rescued in Baxter after two-day search | Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

[Perfect example of why hikers should NOT venture out alone, especially in areas they don’t know well. Granted, as a child, I hiked around the mountain that was my backyard, but I knew that mountain pretty well and I knew as long as I went downhill I would find the lake, a paved road, mill siding, or logging road. – KM]