March 3, 2019
Hours of meditation and visualization are necessary in preparation for the sand mandala. Tibetan artist Lobsang Samten sits quietly repeating a special meditation ritual before beginning his work, left. The chakpo, below, is a long ribbed device that Samten uses to direct the grains of sand to his desired pattern.
Six inches at its thickest point, and as thin as glass in other places, intrepid reporter Stanley, left, punches through the ice on Pettengil Pond in Windham as Wright, waits to clear the hole.
More than ten holes were used for fishing traps last week. On Wednesday afternoon, the prize catch was a brown trout that Tyler gutted and sliced into steaks while a dog named Sam looked on, below.
Children get dressed up for Halloween night
A day in the life of the Marginal Way shuttle bus
The University of Southern Maine comes together after the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon.
USM welcomed students back last week with its annual festival. Students could challenge each other to jousts, sumo wrestling matches, or just kick back and watch a band.