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June 30, 2022

A sparkling white clapboard, the Stonington Public Library stands out in downtown Stonington. Built in 1857, the building at 64 Main Street has a friendly […]

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June 30, 2022

Peregrine falcons are territorial and defensive. The once nearly extinct birds will dive-bomb, screech at and even strike something that threatens them and their chicks. […]

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June 30, 2022

When it’s busy at Gateway Lunt’s Lobster Pound, you can see smoke billowing from four hot, steaming cookers, all at once, beside the roadside restaurant […]

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November 1, 2021

Growing-up outside Philadelphia in the 1950s and ’60s, Peter Beerits loved the “Western” genre, then at its peak. He recalls watching the whirling cinematic gunfight […]

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September 27, 2021

On a carriage road before crossing the Duck Brook Bridge, Acadia National Park Ranger Nikki Hermann asks our guided group of bicyclists whether they would […]

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September 7, 2021

A blue bin overflows with thousands of feet of climbing rope like a mountain of spaghetti. Atop a desk, canvas sprawls. The fabric is covered […]

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August 31, 2021

We walk slowly along Acadia National Park’s Hemlock Trail, on the lookout for a family of barred owls. A jogger stops, excitedly telling us she […]

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July 2, 2021

By Mike Mandell The coronavirus pandemic forced Mainers to miss out on quite a few rites of passage last year, but fishing season was not […]

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July 2, 2021

In rural Maine, it’s not unusual to meet a carpenter who is a poet, musician and sculptor too. Or a boat captain who plays the […]

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July 2, 2021

In early spring, Amanda Smith and Alexis Walls hung up the keys to their food truck after finding a brick-and-mortar home for their popular food […]

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