Working Waterfront

The faces of My Island tell their stories

Patrisha McLean's My Island is a celebration of summer and year-round Maine island children, with more than 100 duotone portraits. The 160-page book—five years and countless ferry rides in the making, she says—is distributed by Islandport Press and is a follow-up to Maine Street, the award-winning 2010 book celebrating the… SEE MORE
Renovations included refurbished seats and curtains

Working Waterfront

Bar Harbor’s Criterion Theatre gets curtain call

BAR HARBOR — In just eight months, the vintage Criterion Theater has been transformed from a mold-laden derelict into a historic gem, its elegant Art Deco details restored or faithfully reproduced. "One of the most noticeable achievements, of course, is…" said board president Michael Boland, who then took a deep… SEE MORE
Ellen Cohill and Glen Charles outside Cohill's Pub and Inn in Lubec.

Working Waterfront

‘From away’ influx helps pump up Lubec

LUBEC — An accidental migration of people "from away" to this remote coastal town is helping to transform a dilapidated waterfront into a vital center of the community. Located at the end of a peninsula, Lubec is a stone's throw from Canada. Water Street, Lubec's principal commercial waterfront street, is… SEE MORE