Cousins Sabin Lomac

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Maine cousins succeed with lobster food trucks

Maine natives and cousins Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac had customers lined up 50 deep the moment they began selling fresh Maine lobster rolls from their food truck in Los Angeles. A few months later, they were on television's reality investment show "Shark Tank," partnering with real estate mogul and… SEE MORE
Eastport City Manager Elaine Abbott with staff. From left: Abbott

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Eastport: no glass ceiling here

In Elaine Abbott's first week as Eastport's city manager, the breakwater collapsed. "It has been a rough winter," she said, a deliberate understatement. Record-setting snowfall and the logistics of maintaining services only added to the responsibilities she has taken on since January. Coming up through the ranks of city employees,… SEE MORE
Robin Alden

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Robin Alden recognized as innovator in fisheries work

STONINGTON — Robin Alden is the recipient of the 2015 Innovator Award as part of the first SOURCE Maine Sustainability Awards presented on April 9 at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. The award is one of seven given to Maine leaders, organizations and businesses. "Alden has made it her life's work to… SEE MORE

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Keeping it live at Andy’s in the Old Port

PHOTO ESSAY BY KATIE JOHNSON SEE THE SLIDESHOW Looking for live music? Andy’s Old Port Pub is locally famous for having music every night of the week. Owners and Great Diamond Island residents Rick Frantz and Jennifer Fox’s support music draws performers from all over the state, country and occasionally… SEE MORE

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L.L. Bean gives Maine Island Trail $100,000

FREEPORT — In 1987, long before “public/private ventures” became fashionable, L.L.Bean issued a small grant to create a Maine Island Trail Association, in partnership with the Maine Department of Conservation and the Island Institute. With this, the grassroots Maine Island Trail Association (often known as “MITA”) and the Maine Island… SEE MORE
Sherry Bunin.

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A life in books led to a later life as a writer

  VINALHAVEN — Sherry Bunin worked in the publishing industry all her life, but it wasn't until late in her career that her writing was published. She started out as an English major at the University of Cincinnati and while a student, took a job at Writer's Digest where she… SEE MORE