Mabel Knowles Doughty with Gov. John Baldacci when the bill creating the town of Chebeague Island was signed.

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Chebeague community leader dies at 93

Mabel Knowles Doughty was 93 when she passed away on Feb. 16 on Chebeague Island, the place she had called home for more than 70 years. Her contributions to the island were many, but her crowning accomplishment was her role as one of the five secession representatives who successfully convinced… SEE MORE

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Speaking as a Republican…

In 2010, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell proclaimed that the Republican members of Congress had no more immediate goal than to see that President Obama was not allowed a second term. A fellow Republican, I was aghast to think, given all that we faced as a nation, that he and… SEE MORE

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Where on the coast?

Can you identify this week's "mystery harbor"? Here's a hint: It's most certainly on an island.  If you think you know the answer, email us at: We'll send a copy of the 2015 Island Journal to the first five to correctly identify the island.   SEE MORE