Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
The annual Branford Memorial Day ceremonies and parade have been finalized for Monday, May 27.
How Alabama newspapers covered Donald Trump's victory
Here are the front pages from Alabama newspapers today after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
This Bangor school secludes and restrains kids more than almost any other in Maine
The U.S. Department of Education says seclusion and restraints don’t work. This Bangor school still uses them.
Soon-to-be released child rapist’s face made public
The face of convicted child rapist Cho Doo-soon, whose brutal rape of an 8-year-old girl in 2008 shocked the South Korean public, was revealed on a TV program Wednesday amid growing concerns over his upcoming release. (MBC)Public broadcaster MBC released a photo of Cho, who is due to be released from prison Dec. 13 next year, during a program that aired Wednesday afternoon. It was the first time Cho’s face was r...
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Life in prison for Glenn Armstrong, convicted of killing father in Blackstone
WORCESTER - Found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2017 beating and strangulation death of his 83-year-old father, Glenn R. Armstrong of Blackstone
Found on a frozen lake, she waits in jail with her ‘ghosts,’ unable to pay $500
The growth of Maine's jail population has been driven not by an increase in people serving sentences for crimes but an increase in the number of prisoners like this woman who are being held prior to their conviction.
How one woman started Austin 20 to help child sex trafficking victims
Lisa Knapp knew about selling luxury goods. She was an account executive for brands like Cartier and Tiffany. And she knew about working on charity events
Ivan Smith Furniture to open its largest Shreveport store
Ivan Smith Furniture has a May 23 soft opening planned for its new store in the old Academy building on Bert Kouns.