Homesteading is a lifestyle that promotes self-sufficiency, independence, and sustainability. It’s also a way to reconnect with nature and enjoy fresh, homegrown food.
Despite the challenges, homesteading can be an incredible adventure that will provide you with a sense of satisfaction and peace. But it’s important to understand that it requires a lot of hard work and dedication.
Today is Monday. Temperatures will be in the mid-50s to mid-40s from north to south, with cloudy skies across the state and a chance for rain down south. See what weather is in store for the rest of the day here.
Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
It was a dramatic week in Maine after violence unfolded in Bowdoin and Yarmouth. Bangor Daily News reporters continue to piece together what happened and the consequences of one of Maine’s deadliest days in years:
Ten years ago, the Bangor Daily News chronicled the rise of the back-to-the-land movement as part of The Good Life project. Features reporter Julia Bayly has looked at the conditions shaping the homestead movement in the third decade of the 21st century and how it’s changed since the 1960s and ’70s:
Shannon Oliver faces a regulatory maze after a lawyer hired by her neighbors found part of her dog day care is in the wrong zone.
Fire that destroyed The Last Unicorn was accidental
Fire in Brewer shuts down part of North Main Street
Bangor man dies in car crash on Route 1A in Ellsworth
Aroostook student arrested for threatening gun violence
Spectrum snags funding to expand broadband services in Caribou
Belfast waives nearly $12K in building fees for co-op renovation
Missing 95-year-old Falmouth man found safe
Portland’s Valentine’s Day Bandit has finally been revealed
Portland extends deadline for people to leave Bayside Trail homeless camps
Homelessness is rising among Maine students
Ellsworth softball opens with an impressive win over Foxcroft Academy
UMaine running back eyes bigger role after strong spring football game
UMaine’s ace learned his newest pitch from a Boston sports legend
Madawaska ski coach who helped girls compete joins Maine Sports Hall of Fame