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Dr. Michael Aker demonstrates his transcranial microcurrent therapy machine.

Dr. Michael Aker demonstrates his transcranial microcurrent therapy machine.

Photo by Anne Berleant
Blue Hill —

On one hand, there’s the brain, filled with a hundred billion nerve cells, connected to every movement and thought, housed inside a cradle of bone, blood and tissue.

“The brain describes who we are,” Dr. Michael Aker, a chiropractor at the Wellness Chiropractic in Blue Hill, said in a recent interview.

Thursday, February 4, 2016


Peninsula, Island work to address heroin, drug abuse crisis


Ice conditions leave question mark for fishing derby

Monday, February 1, 2016

‘Secrets of the Snowies’
‘Secrets of the Snowies’

Meeting on superintendent turns to larger issues in Brooklin

Brooklin —

During a community meeting at the Brooklin School originally planned for discussion of Union 76’s search for a new superintendent, conversation instead turned to an issue involving the union’s accounts ...

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Selectmen make improved Internet service a priority


Sedgwick school spent $109k more than approved

Thursday, January 28, 2016

And the winner is...
And the winner is…

Six-year-old “hero” lauded for life-saving effort

Brooksville —

“Something special happened and we’re going to pay attention and honor it,” Brooksville Principal Todd Nelson said as he opened the weekly Friday school assembly.

Typically on Fridays, Nelson ...

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Union 76 bookkeeper pleads guilty to misdemeanor theft charge


DMR hearing on proposed Mill Pond lease draws a crowd


Fairpoint seeks release from land line service in rural Maine

Monday, January 25, 2016

Spelling experts
Spelling experts

Selectmen outline plans for town dock improvements

Sedgwick —

Selectmen are moving forward with plans to upgrade the town dock on the Benjamin River following a public hearing on the project January 14.

Just a handful of residents ...

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Union 76 passes budget, as towns ponder the union’s future


Draft of municipal budget under review in Sedgwick