All posts by David Arenstam

David Arenstam

About David Arenstam

Originally from away, but here to stay - Maine is my home and I love writing stories about the people and places from my end of the state. As a teacher and writer who’s seen more than half a century of life, I’m astonished by the people I now call neighbors and friends.

A day to celebrate and remember all that is America

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SCARBOROUGH – On Wednesday, July 3, as thousands of tourists were crossing the border between Maine and New Hampshire for the holiday weekend, state police vehicles and approximately 50 members of the Patriot Riders motorcycle club escorted a 48′ car-hauler, wrapped in white vinyl graphics depicting soldiers and sailors. The trailer contained a replica of the […]

Sometimes Slower is Better – Bike to Work Day

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SACO – Cities and cycling enthusiasts across the nation have named May as the “Bike to Work” month, and Friday, May 16, the city of Portland and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine decided to join the fun. As someone who admittedly already has a close relationship with his bike, I decided to join them. As a […]