Virginia M. Wright
Skiers hit the trails at Sugarloaf Friday, the earliest opening for the resort in Carrabasset Valley since 2007.
Two trails are open at The Loaf. The resort credits its three hundred new snowguns for the the early start.
Sunday River will open for the season on Tuesday with three trails.
The Portland Masonic Temple Grand Lodge and the Abyssinian Meeting House have made Greater Portland Landmarks' first Places in Peril List. The list calls attention to prominent and historically-significant properties in greater Portland that are in danger of being permanently lost or diminished.
I have never compiled a bucket list — a list of the things I want to do before I kick the bucket. But this Saturday I realized perhaps I have had an unofficial one in my mind. I accomplished something I had been promising myself I would do "someday" for the past twenty-five years: I walked the Knife Edge on Katahdin.