Coffin donated his photographic archive to the Penobscot Marine Museum in 2013 and it was digitized and cataloged over the past four years. Sadly, Coffin passed away last May, but his efforts to preserve and share Maine’s Midcoast maritime history will be a perpetual asset.
The event included an informal conversation between Hannah Pingree, who had just been appointed to a new role in Gov. Janet Mills’ administration, focusing on innovation, and Island Institute president Rob Snyder.
The Chebeague Transportation Company’s new ferry, scheduled for delivery by May 1, now has a name: Independence.A community-wide naming contest, which attracted 475 votes, chose the name from a short list of five.