The Eastport mermaid as it neared completion

Sculpting the Eastport mermaid wasn’t Richard Klyver’s idea. Back in 2009, the local artist wanted to create nine sculptures of invertebrate sea creatures to decorate the town’s […]


BookStacks owner Andy Lacher likens himself to a bartender. The Bucksport resident makes recommendations, forms genuine friendships with his regulars and catches up on his […]

Bicyclists in Acadia National Park

If you can’t remember how a bike helmet should fit, just remember: ears, eyes and mouth. Ears: The arch on the side of the helmet […]

To mother and daughter Claire and Carly Weinberg, seaweed is not just slimy stuff that grazes your feet as you wade into the ocean — […]

On a sunny morning in Nervous Nellie’s kitchen, cooks Emma Merritt and Patty Heanssler are up to their elbows in blueberry jam. “We work all […]

Great Pond Mountain Wildlands hike

Acadia National Park may be the most well known area for outdoor recreation in Hancock County, but it’s certainly not the only destination with memorable […]

When April Adams was a little girl, she relished her summer visits with her paternal grandmother, Vina, in the Penobscot County town of Enfield. The […]

Ruggles House

You’ve probably been told before to “sleep tight.” But do you know the origin of that phrase? In the 19th century, rope beds were common. […]

At Winter Harbor Artisans & Antiques, Whitmer-Hammond Antiques owners Bob Hammond and Valerie Whitmer-Hammond manage the 357 Main St. shop.

Jack and Jeff Weeks at Timber Tina’s Great Maine Lumberjack Show

Jack and Jeff Weeks don’t always compete against each other, but when the twin brothers do, it’s on top of a Western red cedar log […]

“I believe in curating a collection of work that has a young, fresh feel.” — jeweler Cara Romano

Mary Eaton's sea glass collection

Little Deer Isle artist Mary Eaton, armed with an oil seascape, was on her way by boat to an art show when she noticed a […]

Burnt Coat Harbor Lighthouse

Swan’s Island resident Wes Staples and his brother Bud both served in World War II. But the siblings belonged to different U.S. Army battalions. So […]

Frank E. Woodworth Preserve

If you like hikes with a little mystery, you’ll enjoy the trail at the new Frank E. Woodworth Preserve on Ripley Neck in the Washington […]

It takes a village to raise a child, a popular saying goes. For the Islesford Historical Museum, it took a village to raise its latest […]