Bar Harbor business owners, from restaurants and shops to hotels and vacation rentals, are reeling from an executive order by Gov. Janet Mills that effectively prohibits out-of-staters from traveling to Maine this summer.
Seventeen houses. I don’t feel our list of “needs” was unusual for first-time homebuyers. Yet, in March and April of last year, my husband and I trudged through the snow and mud in 17 dooryards to finally find the home that would become ours.