Hancock County through the Eastern eye

Kevin Johnson, photo archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, presents these and many other images as part of his “road show,” this one featuring Hancock County scenes. The images come from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Collection, which contains thousands of photographs made in New England for postcards. The museum makes prints available

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LifeFlight of Maine raises over $110,000 in Lincolnville to Islesboro swim

Fifty-six swimmers and their 60 escort paddlers crossed upper Penobscot Bay from Lincolnville to Islesboro, along with volunteers serving on planning, organizing and assisting groups and several corporate donors raised more than $110,000, four times what was raised last year in the inaugural event, LifeFlight of Maine reported. “It really was a perfect illustration of

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Downeast high school students survey green crabs

Forty-one students from six coastal and island high schools (Deer Isle-Stonington, George Stevens Academy, Vinalhaven, North Haven, Narraguagus and Mount Desert Island) gathered on Hurricane Island in Penobscot Bay Sept. 28-29 to kick-off the second year of the Eastern Maine Skippers Program (EMSP). The program is a collaborative, year-long project addressing the question, “How can

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