Tag Archives: Bernie O’Dea

An Obituary for the JT

A particularly sad story came out of York County this week. The Journal Tribune will publish its last edition on October 12, putting an end to 135 years of local newsgathering in Biddeford, Saco and surrounding towns. As soon as … Continue reading

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There are so many ways to tell a good story

I spend a lot of time scrolling through the offerings on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc. looking for just the right thing to watch. I’m often in the mood for true crime documentary, and I feel sometimes like I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Want proof a community cares about a library? Take a trip to Augusta, Maine

We’ve written often in this space about libraries and how much we appreciate them — as writers they hold a special place for us. Recently, I was reminded just how much libraries are part of a community as a whole … Continue reading

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How did I spend my summer? On the awesome Maine author tour.

How did I spend my summer vacation? Book touring, of course! Earlier this summer (and are there any sadder words?), my Maine Crime Writer colleague Kate Flora wrote about touring Maine for author events, and all the neat places it … Continue reading

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A Day in Belgrade Lakes

When the Maine Crime Writers were asked to write posts for our summer series “A Day In…” my choice was obvious. E.B. White, 75 year ago, wrote an essay about Belgrade Lakes, “Once More to the Lake.” He’d taken his … Continue reading

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April Fools Day is about as fun as dog poop fudge

By Maureen Milliken I’m not a fan of April Fools Day. I don’t know if that puts me in the minority or not. I’ve never liked pranks or jokes that make people look stupid. I also — and this is … Continue reading

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