Students from the Blueberry Harvest School learn about sustainable fisheries during an August 2014 trip in Frenchman Bay.

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How Trump administration’s immigration policies are hurting Maine

By Julia Brown Maine recently hosted statewide “Families Belong Together” rallies protesting the administration’s so-called “zero tolerance” policy. While the unprecedented policy of separating and detaining asylum seekers has rightfully taken center stage, this administration is applying its anti-immigrant agenda to all facets of immigration law. This indiscriminate attack on… SEE MORE
Bailey Island and Orr's Island in Harpswell are known for their scenic vistas.

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Mythic summers on Bailey Island

… So that’s how it is out there in Maine. Be careful out there – Patricia Ranzoni, “Cultural Guide”   The southwest tip of Bailey Island is called Land’s End, for good reason. Just off the gift shop parking lot, the other side of Jaquish Island, is the open ocean.… SEE MORE
The Trevett Country Store as it looks today.

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Trevett store still going strong

The Trevett store in a 1939 photo from the Library of Congress collection.   We received several reader responses to our question about the photo on page 9 in the June issue. The 1939 photo, from the Library of Congress, showed the post office and general store in Trevett, part… SEE MORE