“Carpenter” is a reference to Jesus, but the Carpenter’s Boat Shop is not a proselytizing organization and doesn’t subscribe to any specific faith, but it does emphasize cultivating a deep spirituality.
For eight years, Monhegan Island residents have faced the possibility that Maine Aqua Ventus would site offshore wind turbines two miles south of the island at a site designated by the state legislature.
The effort to convert the dormant rail line into a trail began in 1987. The Sunrise Trail Coalition formed later to allow users and other stakeholders to have a voice in the plans. The two goals were to provide a place for healthy outdoor recreation and to spur economic development.