Sen. Angus King converses with Friends of Acadia staff at the groundbreaking event for Acadia National Park's new maintenance facility.

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Acadia breaks ground on new facility

Deputy Secretary of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau visited Acadia National Park in April to join federal and local leaders at the groundbreaking of a new year-round maintenance facility at park headquarters, made possible with a new $32.6 million investment from the Great American Outdoors Act. [caption id="attachment_37419" align="alignleft" width="500"] Environmental… SEE MORE
ferry crosses Rockland harbor

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Vinalhaven native named ferry chief

[caption id="attachment_37218" align="alignleft" width="275"] William Geary Jr.[/caption] William Geary Jr. has been named director of the Maine State Ferry Service. Born on Vinalhaven, Geary is a 1998 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy, where he earned an unlimited 3rd mate’s license. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for… SEE MORE
Children play at one of the stops along the Schoodic Byway.

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Schoodic scenic highway adds kid appeal

The Schoodic National Scenic Byway was established as a way of reviving a region reeling from a base closure. More than 25 years later, some local folks have broadened the appeal of the 29-mile long road, making it kid- and family-friendly. The Kids Quest installations along the road earned the… SEE MORE