Belfast Harbor.

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Women of the waterfront

Facilities manager. Juggler. Mediator. First responder. Diplomat. Code enforcer. These are some of the roles harbormasters fill, as revealed during a panel discussion hosted by Midcoast Women on March 13 at Rockport Public Library. Kathy Given has been Belfast’s harbormaster for 30 years. She’s not sure whether she was Maine’s… SEE MORE
One of Acadia National Park's bridges. PHOTO: COURTESY ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

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Bridge work planned in Acadia

In partnership with the National Park Service, the Federal Highways Administration will begin the rehabilitation of Jordan Pond Road bridge in March. The historic bridge is in the village of Seal Harbor (town of Mount Desert) and carries Jordan Pond Road over Acadia National Park’s carriage road between Day Mountain… SEE MORE

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Fishing for trash

A recent radio program on Maine’s lobster industry reminded me of island cleanups, the efforts to clean the stacks and tangles of lobster fishing debris. In the radio program, answering a question about fishing trash, Patricia McCarron of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association noted that most cleanup effort was “under the… SEE MORE