Tom Powell

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Cranberry Isles hire first on-island minister since 1951

CRANBERRY ISLES — The phrase Tom Powell uses to describe his new job is "a ministry of presence." It's a phrase used in seminary, he said. But it seems especially appropriate for his job as pastor of churches on Great Cranberry Island and Islesford (Little Cranberry). Powell, 32, was hired recently… SEE MORE
Ryan Murphy unicycles at the Dark Harbor Boat Yard on Islesboro.

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Island living, the one-wheel way

ISLESBORO – A dull winter haze has settled over the island after some morning sun, bringing a rawness to the air and making the fireplace in the Murphy home that much more seductive. But Ryan Murphy would rather be outside, working his way through the obstacle course that is the… SEE MORE

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On the Record: Front Street Shipyard’s JB Turner

BELFAST, Maine – The Front Street Shipyard has been the biggest thing to happen to the city's waterfront since the poultry plant was demolished in the late 1990s. JB Turner, president of the yard, is the most visible of the company's six partners, and though he bears a prestigious title,… SEE MORE