George L. Meader, 93, of Maplewood Assisted Living in Westmoreland, passed away in the comfort of his home on Thursday, October 28, 2021. George was born November 21, 1927 in Dexter, Maine, the son of the late George H. Meader and Clara V. (Thompson) Skillings. After his schooling, George joinedRead More →

This article is republished from The conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The fall foliage season is a highlight of the calendar in the southern states of Maine at Georgia and west to Rocky Mountains. This is especially important in the northeast, where the fall colorsRead More →

By Neil Sperry | Special to the Democratic Herald Dear Neil: I have a problem with one type of bug that eats my red oak. (Please see attached photos.) What type of insecticide would control them? It is not an insect. I don’t know why the tree would have beenRead More →

Planting a tree is an act of love and sacrifice, knowing that depending on the species, you may not live long enough to see it mature. In this episode of Wildlife Matters, the masked biologist reflects on the significance of the act of planting an oak tree. I’m a bigRead More →