Michael Westphal continues to run

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Going the distance against Parkinson’s

Editor's note: This story first appeared in Breaking Through, the annual report of the MDI Biological Laboratory, and is used here by permission. Michael Westphal is a native of Great Cranberry Island. Michael Westphal is a born athlete. All through high school and college, he ran competitively—track and cross country—and… SEE MORE
Participants at a recent conference on eldercare on Islesboro gather for a photo.

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Caring for elders focus of island conference

Islanders working on similar problems in isolation is almost always improved when islanders gather to compare notes. That was the idea behind a now-annual retreat for those who care for elderly islanders, inspired by Sharon Daley, an Islesboro resident and Seacoast Mission Island health services director. This year's retreat, the sixth… SEE MORE