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Registration is Open at Fiber College of Maine!

Fiber College of Maine 2017 Wednesday, September 06, 2017 – Sunday, September 10, 2017 “We’re so excited about the 11th year of our grand gathering! With more than a decade of friendships and connections behind us, we’re starting to reach both backwards and forwards when  Read More »

BCC Member Profile: Lesia Sochor

Lesia Sochor has lived in Maine for 36 years. She came here to build a life during the time of the ‘back-to-the-land’ movement, and so she worked her own land, gardened, and raised her family. While she did all of this, she painted too. The back-to-the-lander experience,  Read More »

Three Maine Poets for National Poetry Month

MAY SARTON 1912-1995 May Sarton was born in Belgium and raised in Boston. She tried acting but ultimately settled down as a writer, and spent the last twenty years of her life in York, Maine. “It is clear that May Sarton’s best work,” suggested Sheila Ballantyne  Read More »

Belfast Community Radio speaks with many voices

  BELFAST:  Belfast Community Radio (BCR), WBFY 100.9 FM, broadcasts many spoken word programs, giving listeners a variety of informative and entertaining talk shows. Program topics range from poetry to comedy, from gardening to cooking, from current events to sports, and more, reflecting the diverse  Read More »

The Wonders of Virginia Woolf

  Virginia Woolf was obsessed with the underworld of human behavior, the secret minutiae which seethed beneath the humdrum mise en scène surface appearance. She delighted in expanding the moment as multiple viewpoints simultaneously presented as raw images, with all their past associations, rather than  Read More »

Coming Soon to a Garden Near You

    With the advent of Spring, sunlight finally overtakes the night Snowdrops, anemone, crocus, muscari, some daffodil’s, tulips, and hyacinths are appearing, or will very soon. The equinoxes are the only times when the solar terminator (the “edge” between night and day) is perpendicular to the  Read More »

BCC Member Profile: Shawna N. M. Barnes

If you look at Shawna Barnes’ photos on her social media pages and website, you can view her sculptural work in many stages and gain insight into her artistic process. However, what you don’t see – or at least, what I didn’t see until I  Read More »

Applications now open for Penobscot Bay Stewards Program

Applications are available for  the Penobscot Bay Stewards Program.  This is a unique opportunity to learn about the Penobscot Bay region and ways to conserve its resources. The course is Free of charge. Participants are expected to volunteer 30 hours to local conservation efforts of their  Read More »