Tag Archives: Washington County
“This has always been a fishing town, and it hasn’t really changed,” noted Donald Woodward, who heads the Jonesport Historical Society.
Seasonal ferry service between Maine’s easternmost ports of Eastport and Lubec resumed late last month for the first time since the Eastport pier collapsed during […]
Acadia’s bike-share program is part of an initiative to provide visitors with an alternative way to see the once bustling lumber town that straddles the Machias River and the roaring Bad Little Falls.
Dana Beal, Charles Alley, Melrose Beal and Mark Carver huddle around a well-worn wood table, where a steel cribbage board is the centerpiece, at Moosabec […]
The McCurdy Smokehouse is now a museum dedicated to the history of the industry in Lubec. Throughout the 19th and into the mid-20th century, the smoked herring business boomed.
The Earth keeps spinning, the waves keep crashing on the shore, and the 1,800-to-2,000-pound quartz stone wheels at Raye’s Mustard Mill keep grinding.
Gale White, the former general manager of a medical products company in Pennsylvania, is enjoying his new identity as the microbrewer and coffee shop proprietor […]
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 […]
When Gale White bought the pink and blue coffee shop on the waterfront, the former medical products executive envisioned eventually turning the old clapboard storefront […]
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 […]
Eastport is quiet in the morning. Two visitors stroll up and down the sidewalk, looking for a good spot to eat breakfast. Across Water Street, […]
Crossing the Narraguagus River, into the small town of Cherryfield, it doesn’t take long to spot the blueberries — it is the blueberry capital of […]
You can smell it before you see it. The scent of herbs waft down Main Street in downtown Machias. Upon opening the screen door, it […]
“They’re very quiet, classic New England neighborhoods,” Ray Foster said while walking the streets of downtown Machias. The Washington County seat may be small, but […]
Cars, like dogs, reflect their people. Sue Shaw’s beige adventure-mobile is proof enough. The license plate behind the 72-year-old’s bike rack reads “SHAWZY.” Kayak racks […]