Bagpipes turn fire band into 'Scallywags'

By Scott Martin smartin@centralmaine.com The sound of bagpipes and drums echoed in the background. Men and women wearing plastic green top hats, green feather boas and green beaded necklaces shouted to no on in particular, saying nothing of importance.

By Scott Martin smartin@centralmaine.com The sound of bagpipes and drums echoed in the background. Men and women wearing plastic green top hats, green feather boas and green beaded necklaces shouted to no on in particular, saying nothing of importance.

Robert Bresson's movies are often described in ways that make them sound like liturgy: austere, somber, religious. There's some truth in that, at least in

AP Throughout March, the whir of bagpipes and the beat of snare and bass drums fill the air as St. Patrick's Day parades and festivals celebrate Celtic culture from tiny villages to big cities. A group of New York musicians, many of whom have marched

A newly arrived giant Pacific octopus at Loch Lomond Aquarium has been given its own bagpipes to help it acclimatise! An animal with an intellect comparable to that of a guide dog, the new resident has even been christened