News of Maine's Coast and Islands
December 28, 2016
New marine patrol office Daniel Vogel (center) poses with Patrick Keliher, commissioner of the Department of Marine Resources, and Col. Jonathan Cornish of the Maine Marine Patrol.
Posted December 28, 2016
Last modified December 28, 2016
Daniel Vogel of Piseco, N.Y., is the newest member of the Maine Marine Patrol. He will be serving in the Stonington area.
Vogel recently graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's 18-week Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. An additional 45-day marine patrol field training program will follow.
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This fall, the Frenchboro School studied island history and ecology. As the makeshift social studies and science teacher at the two-student school, I tried to design lessons that would put the kids into the wildness of their island's past.
When I was in my 20s and 30s, free time was a rare commodity. When it was available and the weather cooperated, my wife and I loaded the kids in the van and explored the Maine coast.
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