Workers on Stonington’s Crotch Island in the early 20th century. PHOTO: COURTESY DEER ISLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Stonington’s past carved in granite

When Frank and Denie Weil first visited Stonington by sailboat in the mid-1960s, they fell in love with the place and were particularly fascinated by the granite quarries on nearby Crotch Island. As the decades passed, the Weils watched as the remnants of those once-booming quarries—the derricks, the power plant… SEE MORE
“Lake,” 2020, by Erin Johnson

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Farnsworth marks 75th, announces exhibits

The Farnsworth Art Museum has announced its 2023 schedule of major exhibitions in celebration of the museum’s 75th anniversary. From Feb. 11 through June 17 the museum will open a series of important shows that will transform every gallery and feature beloved favorites, as well as dozens of new acquisitions… SEE MORE

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‘Women Behind the Lens’ reveals new perspectives

Much of the maritime industry and its history has been dominated by white men. A new photographic exhibit at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath seeks to take a look at that male-dominated legacy through the lens—literally—of three women intimately connected to it. “Women Behind the Lens” displays together for the… SEE MORE