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  • Quantum of Solace

    Besides boasting the world’s worst movie title, “Quantum of Solace” is — from first to last — an exceptionally confusing experience. The solace of which James Bond needs a quantum has to do with the loss of his girlfriend, Vesper, in the last movie, “Casino Royale.” Except that Vesper may have betrayed Bond just before

  • Theater Debuts New Marquee

    BAR HARBOR — The historic Art Deco Criterion Theatre was officially illuminated for the first time last evening (Thursday, April 9). BAR HARBOR — The historic Art Deco Criterion Theatre was officially illuminated for the first time last evening (Thursday, April 9). {youtube}3nOWoPPfAUE{/youtube} The party began at 6:30 p.m. with free refreshments. At 7 p.m.,

  • On The Road Review: Ford Escape Hybrid vs. Volkswagen Jetta TDI, Part 1

    Alternative-powered automobiles are taking center stage for many consumers as various technologies vie for what our next primary power source will be for individual travel. Alternative-powered automobiles are taking center stage for many consumers as various technologies vie for what our next primary power source will be for individual travel. Currently, hybrid-powered vehicles accounted for

  • Gordon Breaks Texas Jinx

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Jeff Gordon broke a 17-race winless jinx at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday in the 334-lap Sprint Cup Samsung 500. Ironically, it was Gordon’s pit crew that helped propel him to his first win since October 2007. “You guys gave me a win, I love you guys,” said Gordon after taking the

  • Make a Hash of It

    There are several good things about hash. It can easily be produced for one or a crowd. It can be a plain dish or really dressed up, as in this open-faced sandwich that starts with making individual servings of hash brown potatoes. To make hash browns, grate the potatoes just before cooking — russets seem

  • Make a Hash of It

    There are several good things about hash. It can easily be produced for one or a crowd. It can be a plain dish or really dressed up, as in this open-faced sandwich that starts with making individual servings of hash brown potatoes. To make hash browns, grate the potatoes just before cooking — russets seem