Walter Cronkite

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The summer of Cronkite

[caption id="attachment_31711" align="alignleft" width="262"] Walter Cronkite at the helm.[/caption] Walter Cronkite was known as “The Most Trusted Man in America” when he was the anchor of CBS’s network news in the 1960s and ‘70s. His sign-off “and that's the way it was” was recognizable to millions. Cronkite refused to allow… SEE MORE
A lobster boat unloads in Corea Harbor. FILE PHOTO: TOM GROENING

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Lobster’s claw-hold on Maine is strong

How important is the lobster fishery to the Maine coast? What will be the economic impact of a reduction in the harvest from regulations or a changing Gulf of Maine? How is lobstering integrated into the state’s identity? One number suggests answers: $1 billion dollars. That’s the amount generated each… SEE MORE
Alison Evans with her oyster-inspired ceramics.

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Sea-inspired ceramics succeeding in Boothbay Harbor

When it was time for ceramist Alison Evans to “get real” about her life, she “naturally” gravitated back to a community where she spent much of her youth: Boothbay Harbor. “It’s one of the most beautiful places in the entire world,” said the 46-year-old owner of Ae Ceramics and Ae… SEE MORE