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Harpswell charter school tells digital stories

For students at Harpswell Coastal Academy, it’s all digital, all the time. From filming interviews with fishermen and their families, to editing and recording soundtracks, students at this public charter school use digital media technology to meet educational standards and capture stories in their community. The program was launched in… SEE MORE

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COA is putting energy ideas under one roof

In 2014, students in College of the Atlantic’s Math and Physics of Sustainable Energy class traveled to the Southwest Harbor Public Library to perform an energy assessment. Led by their instructor, Anna Demeo, COA’s director of Energy Education and Management, the group measured energy consumption, analyzed placement for a potential… SEE MORE
Obadiah Buell and Kelly Dean

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Sullivan artist has lifelong passion for granite

Obadiah Buell grew up on an abandoned industrial granite quarry dating back to the 1800s. Surrounded by massive stone blocks and the clear waters of granite pools, Buell has had a passion for granite—both for its utilitarian nature and sculptural qualities—since he was a child. In his 20s, he explored… SEE MORE