January 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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CALENDAR

Thu/02  TALKS-WORKSHOPS  WILD MUSHROOMS OF YULETIDE, 6 p.m., Join local mushroom expert and author Greg Marley at Rockland Public  Library as he explores wild edible, medicinal, and poisonous mushrooms, and reveals the connections of m More...

Living

The child beggars of Senegal

NDAME, Senegal  S even nights a week, 13-year-old Cheikhou and his younger brother Bamba would make their way to a wooden shack they shared with dozens of other barefoot child beggars, blanketing the floor with their tired bodies.  More...

Maine

Local libraries lend ukeleles

Libraries across Maine aren’t lending just books these days.  Art prints, American Girl dolls, volleyball and croquet sets, ukuleles, fishing poles, telescopes, sheet music, binoculars, backpacks, energy auditing tools and GPS equipment ar More...

Nation/World

Colo. starts experiment with legal marijuana

DENVER   Long lines and blustery winter weather greeted Colorado marijuana shoppers testing the nation's first legal recreational pot shops Wednesday.  It was hard to tell from talking to the shoppers, however, that had waited hours in snow More...