Daily Archives: October 9, 2010

Farm families find fair experience valuable for children | Lewiston Sun Journal

FRYEBURG — What kid wouldn’t want to spend a week at the Fryeburg Fair?

Jaylee and Brayden Bean did — and they got to skip school for the whole week, too.

They came with their parents, Jenn and Lance Bean, leaving their farm in Woodstock on Oct. 1.

But it wasn’t seven days of Ferris wheel rides and candied apples. It was pretty much all work in the draft horse barn until Friday when Jaylee, 8, and Brayden, 11, got to go play.

“They’re out of school, but they worked harder this week than they would have in school,” their father said. Like many farm families, they stay at the fairgrounds for 10 days in their camper.

Click to read the rest of this story by Paula Gibbs in the Lewiston Sun Journal. Also enjoy the photos and video.

Network launch begins Internet gains for Maine | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Network launch begins Internet gains for Maine | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Conservation bond issue vitally important | Bangor Daily News

Conservation bond issue vitally important | Bangor Daily News.

Fall hikes immerse you in nature’s wonders | Bangor Daily News

Fall hikes immerse you in nature’s wonders | Bangor Daily News.

Belfast couple integrates energy efficiency, modern design into home | Bangor Daily News

Belfast couple integrates energy efficiency, modern design into home | Bangor Daily News.

National magazine calls Maine’s House speaker ‘the next Nancy Pelosi’ | Bangor Daily News

National magazine calls Maine’s House speaker ‘the next Nancy Pelosi’ | Bangor Daily News.