Category Archives: The Internets

Mount Katahdin named one of 10 best summit hikes in the world by National Geographic

BDN photo by Aislinn Sarnacki  Mount Katahdin reflects in a pond by the Abol Stream Trail in Baxter State Park on June 20, 2013.

Maine has an abundance of mountains and peaks to conquer, some of which are globally recognized as the best in the business. National Geographic recently featured the best summit hikes in the world, and coming in at No. 2 was Maine’s own Mount Katahdin. Mount Katahdin reflects in a pond by the Abol Stream Trail in Baxter State […]

Rock star hospitalized in Maine raves about local doctors and nurses, forgives tick that gave her Lyme disease

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Amanda Palmer, the outspoken rock star and former Dresden Dolls singer, had planned to spend a relaxing week in Maine with her husband, award-winning author Neil Gaiman, but ended up in the hospital. While she had to cancel a stretch of concert dates because of her ill health, she gave Damariscotta’s Miles Memorial Hospital a […]

Do the right thing: Bath school develops ‘portable conscience’ app


The private Bath-based Hyde School announced this week its students, alumni, faculty and staff have created what they’re calling a “portable conscience” app for your mobile device. It’s like a 21st century version of the proverbial angel on your shoulder. The nearly 50-year-old boarding school focuses on leadership and character-building, and since its 1966 founding […]