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By Will Slater  Just about every time he gives the introductory remarks at the monthly dinner, Whitneyville Library and Whatnot Association President Nate Pennell gets […]

By Will Slater “Puffins are important because of hope,” says Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co. naturalist Hugo Navarro. “They are proof that extinction can be […]

By Jared Gendron Leverett Fernald fell for trains riding on the Canadian Pacific Railway back in 1989. Bytown Railway Society, a nonprofit group dedicated to […]

By Jared Gendron If you want to discover crystalline coves, splintered remnants of a historic railway or wild woodland to hike through, then look no […]

Looking to take a bike ride but don’t want to battle the crowds in Acadia National Park? You’re in luck, because there’s 89 miles (nearly […]

A beacon for those searching for shellfish fresh from the sea is the yellow awning of Thurston’s Lobster Pound that stands out on the shores […]

One of the best ways to see Maine is on the water. Though land in Maine is 95 percent privately owned, there is public access […]

By Matthew Litman The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is where old meets new. The cable-stayed bridge, which soars over the Penobscot River, shares the […]

After coming every summer for 30 years, Nancy Critchett is planting permanent roots on Mount Desert Island. In early May she, her sister and their […]

ADDISON Mayhew Library Association, Marilyn Rittenhouse, director. 290 Water St. [email protected] yahoo.com. CA BAILEYVILLE Woodland Public Library, Sylvia Brown, directors 169 Main St. 427-3235. CA BAR HARBOR Jesup Memorial […]

“There’s just so many things to learn about birds. In one lifetime you couldn’t begin to grasp it,” bird carver Wendell Gilley explains in a […]

On the East Coast, Maine is known for dark night skies and some of the prime skywatching is in Acadia National Park and the Mount […]

What’s in a bog? Quite a lot, actually.  While the freshwater wetlands, which are found tucked in the Maine woods, often can be overlooked, they […]

Not everyone enjoys hiking or biking. Some vacationers might secretly crave lying down and having their back rubbed. They might like, too, to splurge and […]

Acadia National Park had 856,000 fewer visitors between May and September last year than in the same five months the year before, a 30 percent […]