Marine patrol officers Jonathan Varnum (left) and Alex Hebert (right) pose with Col. Jonathan Cornish after graduating from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy on Dec. 15. Having previously completed the academy's pre-service program, both officers began serving earlier this year and returned to complete the 18-week Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. Officer Varnum serves in the Gouldsboro area while officer Hebert serves in the Wells area.
A late-April ruling by the Maine State Ferry Service (MSFS) meant blood samples taken in island health care clinics could no longer be transported by ferry crews and captains. But after the May 7 meeting of the Ferry Advisory Board, the MSFS agreed to investigate how to comply with federal and other regulations regarding the practice.
I lived through the digital revolution—or thought I had until I read this book. Being a child of the 1950s and '60s, I had assumed that computers, email, Google and the World Wide Web were all creatures brought to life by my own generation; since Steve Jobs and Bill Gates were, in fact, younger than me, it was only natural to conclude that they had invented the digital world we now live in.