Maine granite graces Yankee Stadium

With all the hoopla surrounding the opening of the new, $1.5 billion Yankee Stadium, most media have overlooked one irony: as fans stream through the massive gates, they walk right by Deer Isle granite, quarried by die-hard Red Sox fans. The granite rings the base of the stadium’s façade and was also used for the

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At tourney time, island schools were there

It was a great year for Penobscot Bay basketball teams. Both the North Haven and Vinalhaven girls’ teams made the quarter finals of the Maine Principals’ Association Western Maine Class D tournament, while the Vinalhaven boys went as far as the semifinals. The annual competition is held every February. One might wonder how island schools,

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