A park ranger uses a mobile device to verify a visitor's reservation at the entrance to the Cadillac Summit Road during an 18-day pilot in October. PHOTO: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE/JOHN KELLY

Working Waterfront

Acadia officials optimistic about 2021 visitation

  [caption id="attachment_24334" align="alignnone" width="725"] Seen here is a rendering of Phase 2 construction of the Acadia Gateway Center in Trenton. PHOTO: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE[/caption] Acadia National Park Superintendent Kevin Schneider is optimistic that visitation this year could be at or near normal levels, as the vaccination rollout boosts traveler… SEE MORE
Josh Rowan and Erin Desmond are restoring Hindu in Thomaston.

Working Waterfront

Restoring Hindu

[caption id="attachment_24228" align="alignnone" width="700"] Josh Rowan and Erin Desmond. PHOTO: KELLI PARK[/caption] What could be better than a vessel that encapsulates the timelessness of a love story, the enchantment of a fairy tale, and the mystical allure of a legend? Well, how about one with the spirit of Maine in… SEE MORE
The family

Working Waterfront

Putting down retail roots on Islesboro

[caption id="attachment_23893" align="alignleft" width="200"] The family in front of the Island Market. PHOTO: COURTESY MARIANNE PURDY[/caption] Sky and Marianne Purdy met while hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2007, and for six seasons, both worked at a lodge in Denali National Park in Alaska at the end of the park’s single… SEE MORE