This week's mystery coastal scene is most certainly in the Downeast region. Another hint: there's a state park a stone's throw away, and last summer, The Working Waterfront featured a photo essay shot there.
If you think you know where this is, email Tom Groening, editor of The Working Waterfront/Island Journal, at WhereOnTheCoast@gmail.com.
The Maine Department of Marine Resources will hold a public hearing May 14 on a proposal to dredge Beals Harbor and Pig Island Gut Channel. The hearing, set for 6 p.m. at the Beals Elementary School, will be conducted to receive testimony solely about the impact on the fishing industry.
This winter's book selection included a front to back reading of Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma, which I had dipped into here and there since it first came out in 2006. Another was chef Daniel Barber's The Third Plate. Both of these fellas racked up tons of frequent flier miles zipping around the Northern Hemisphere.