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
Ray Bowden enjoys the autumn sunshine on board the Bagheera.

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On board for autumn colors

Fall foliage and boats don't seem to go in hand in hand, but in Portland, the best way to see the season's colors is to cruise around Casco Bay's islands. SEE SLIDESHOW The Portland Schooner Company, based on the Maine State Pier, offers four daily two-hour sails throughout spring, summer… SEE MORE