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  • Published
    September 25, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    Last week I wrote about the Hills to Sea Trail, and the first day of the through hike that I did in April 2020. This week I will cover the second and third days of the hike.

  • Published
    September 17, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    The Hills to Sea Trail is familiar to most residents of Waldo County. Beginning in downtown Unity and winding its way through Knox, Freedom, Montville, Morrill and Waldo before terminating at the Atlantic Ocean in Belfast Harbor, the trail is an iconic part of the county.

  • Published
    September 11, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    Humans have measured time for centuries and we do so in a number of ways. Some of these are natural, such as days decided by the earth's rotation on its axis, the seasons based on the lengths of nights and days, months roughly based on the moon's rotation around the earth, and years, measuring the earth's rotation around the sun, albeit from an arbitrary point.

  • Published
    September 6, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    On Aug. 30 summer came to an end and school began for both K-6 graders and freshmen at the Mount View Complex. I am myself a high school freshman, and have just now completed my first week of high school.

  • Published
    August 29, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    A few weeks ago I was with my family at the Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, where I noticed a sign explaining that bees had separated from wasps evolutionarily some 140 million years ago. This sparked my interest in what separates wasps from their bee relatives ...

  • Published
    August 22, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    On Aug. 14, I attended the Ingraham family reunion at Lake Saint George. This was the 145th Ingraham Family reunion, with the first one being held in 1877. Members of the Ingraham extended family have traced their genealogy back to Henry Ingraham, who was born in 1647.

  • Published
    August 15, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    Much of history is characterized by conflict. From the Crusades of Christendom to the American Civil War, nations, groups and ideologies have often decided who will prevail not through pens but through swords.

  • Published
    August 8, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    The first week of August I volunteered as a counselor for Lake Keepers Camp, a day camp organized by Patricia Smith, a summer Liberty resident and member of the Liberty Lakes Association. I was a camper there myself back in 2017, and I look back on the experience fondly.

  • Published
    August 1, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    In the 21st century, forest fires are often synonymous with certain areas that are prone to them today. We all know the stories of incompatible blazes in the states of California, Arizona, and Oregon as well as countries like Australia.

  • Published
    July 19, 2022

    Montville & Liberty news

    As I have mentioned in previous columns, I attended elementary school at Walker Memorial in Liberty. As many of you know, if you walk behind Walker past the baseball field, you reach the trailhead for Haystack Mountain,  though it could more accurately be described as a hill.

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