Events

GREAND OPENING FALMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM - SATURDAY, JUNE 22

GREAND OPENING FALMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM - SATURDAY, JUNE 22

Running in the Rain at the Vermont City Marathon

Running in the Rain at the Vermont City Marathon

The weather in Burlington, Vermont Sunday was dreadful. A steady downpour and a chilly wind, but that didn’t deter the thousands of people lined up to run or watch the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon and Relay. About 8000 runners participated in the 25th annual 26.2 mile race — around 3,200 full-course runners and 4,800 relay runners. Read more...

Memory Café

Memory Café

 

Ken Capron is an intelligent man. I got that right away when we met recently. His gaze was strong and focused and he was quick and articulate when he answered my questions. I only knew he had dementia because he told me ahead of time. I had the same experience with Donna Beveridge. Since her diagnosis, she’s even become an accomplished artist and is chronicling her life with dementia in watercolor.

Theater of War

Theater of War

 

Does Sunscreen Prevent Malignant Melanoma?

Does Sunscreen Prevent Malignant Melanoma?

This past Monday was Melanoma Monday — an awareness campaign developed by the American Academy of Dermatology — so I decided to update a post I wrote last year about protecting your skin from the sun. I also checked in with Mike Cushman, who was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2010. At the end of the post, you’ll find a list of upcoming free skin cancer screenings in Southern Maine. Read more.