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Native protocol would have required the colony's leader, Sir George Popham, to visit Bashaba at his headquarters…

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  • March 19, 2017

    By Dagney Ernest / Village Soup

    The fourth  annual Artists & Makers Conference will be held Friday, April 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3.

    Archipelago

  • March 17, 2017

    Dick Broom / Mount Desert Islander

    Residents at the annual Cranberry Isles town meeting on March 11 voted overwhelmingly to borrow up to $1.2 million to build a fiber optic network for broadband internet service.

    Economic Development

  • March 16, 2017

    By Susan Sharon and Jennifer Mitchell / Maine Public

    Reaction in Maine to President Donald Trump’s proposed $1.15 trillion budget has been swift - and critical.

    Marine Programs