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Map-making as art

When most of us think of mapmakers, we think of the big names in mapmaking: Google, Garmin/DeLorme, Rand McNally. These are companies engaging in cutting edge technologies to push cartography into the future. But there are lesser-known mapmakers contributing to the field right here in Maine, and their work spans… SEE MORE
Dana Durst

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New owners take helm at Stonington’s Inn on the Harbor

“We’ve finally slowed down a bit,” laughed Dana Durst, two months after giving up a 12-year career as an instructor in psychology and education at the University of Pittsburgh. But that slowing down has her diving into changing linens, cleaning rooms and managing guest books as part of her new… SEE MORE

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Urchin harvest begins Downeast

The sea urchin harvest season began Oct. 1 and continues through March 3. Kasey Nicholas Smith, a student at the University of Maine at Machias, was aboard the Pandalus of Eastport, captained by George "Butch" Harris, to photograph the work. The boat's crew includes Clifton Smith Jr. and Frederick Moore IV.… SEE MORE