Tarah Waters

Working Waterfront

Arts booster finds Eastport ‘stunning, mysterious’

In September, Tarah Waters began work in Eastport as an Island Fellow through the Island Institute (publisher of The Working Waterfront). Waters is a Colorado native and graduate of Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. with a B.A. in international studies. SEE THE SLIDESHOW Her work is focused on Eastport’s… SEE MORE
Participants at a recent conference on eldercare on Islesboro gather for a photo.

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Caring for elders focus of island conference

Islanders working on similar problems in isolation is almost always improved when islanders gather to compare notes. That was the idea behind a now-annual retreat for those who care for elderly islanders, inspired by Sharon Daley, an Islesboro resident and Seacoast Mission Island health services director. This year's retreat, the sixth… SEE MORE

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Acadia visitation up, planners address congestion

Visitor numbers at Acadia National Park continue to climb, a positive trend mirrored by the state as a whole. Park visitation as of Oct. 31 was up 8 percent over the same period in 2014, which had 2.56 million visitors overall and was one of the park’s top years ever,… SEE MORE