Aaron Sprague and Karen Roper are adapting the yurt for visitor lodging.

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Asian lodging goes Acadian

The first time Aaron Sprague and Karen Roper sat down in a yurt, owned by a friend in Maine, they experienced a deep sense of calm. "It was such a cool space and we thought, 'Wow, this is amazing!'" Sprague recalled. "I couldn't get over how nice it felt." Sprague… SEE MORE

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Colors from the sea enliven ‘artifact art’

Nine years ago, a man who had no background or any interest in creating art became an artist. Not instantaneously, of course. Swimming along the bottom of Wiscasset harbor, 30 feet under water, bottle hunter Rick Carney, his Kevlar gloves digging in the muck, was hit with an idea that… SEE MORE
Islands off Corea.

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Islesboro, Isle au Haut postpone town meetings

  Islesboro and Isle au Haut have each postponed their annual town meetings. In Islesboro, residents are considering an ambitious plan that would have the town build a broadband Internet network on the island. Selectmen had proposed borrowing $3 million through a municipal bond for the project, but the article on the… SEE MORE