A World of Unique Character and Natural Beauty

  • Flying Cold

    icon-timeMarch 13, 2015  seperator  Author : Maine Island Living  seperator  icon-category Community, Environment  seperator  icon-comment2 Comment(s)

    As the waters along the coast and between islands froze for the first time since 2003, and snowstorm after snowstorm pummeled the region, Penobscot Island Air (PIA) went into high gear to help struggling communities. “The folks who live on […]

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  • Island Spirit Flies High

    icon-timeNovember 8, 2012  seperator  Author : Kate Hotchkiss Taylor  seperator  icon-category Community, Environment  seperator  icon-comment0 Comment(s)

    The doctor’s appointment is important because my son has mild scoliosis, side-to -side curvature of the spine common in adolescence. Time for a checkup and hopefully an “okay, go ahead” on a sports schedule that includes ocean rowing with six […]

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  • Romancing the Vine

    icon-timeMay 30, 2012  seperator  Author : Thomas "Quattro" Massey  seperator  icon-category Environment  seperator  icon-comment0 Comment(s)

    Island vineyards produce specialty wines from remote and highly cared for environments that bring love, passion, and beauty to the experience: Maine Vineyard Maker Tom Massey IV contemplates the meaning of planting vineyards on Maine islands, where special stories and […]

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  • Circle of Beauty

    icon-timeMay 4, 2012  seperator  Author : Elisa Wike Hurley  seperator  icon-category Community, Environment  seperator  icon-comment0 Comment(s)

    There’s a soft mist in the air as the children at the elementary school in Northeast Harbor on Mount Desert Island create an outdoor mandala, or circle, during their “Arts Week” mid-April, 2012. They want to give something back, a […]

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  • Lasell Island Fire

    icon-timeApril 14, 2012  seperator  Author : MaineIsland Living  seperator  icon-category Environment  seperator  icon-comment2 Comment(s)

    Evening, April 14, 2012 – Islesboro’s Lasell Island, 2.5 miles southwest of the main island of Islesboro continues to burn into the night sending a smoke plume across Penobscot Bay borne on a 12 knot WSW breeze. According to North […]

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  • Return of the Natives

    icon-timeFebruary 20, 2012  seperator  Author : Charles Curtin  seperator  icon-category Environment  seperator  icon-comment0 Comment(s)

    Bringing Forage Fish Back to the Islands In a world where so much of fishing is a zero-sum game, commercial fishermen compete to survive on ever dwindling stocks of species.  As the cornucopia of the sea becomes an increasingly distant […]

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  • Acadia’s Wild Side

    icon-timeFebruary 7, 2012  seperator  Author : Jeffrey Romano  seperator  icon-category Environment  seperator  icon-comment1 Comment(s)

    Most hikers who visit Acadia National Park venture to Mount Desert Island and enjoy its many well-trodden paths to popular panoramic vistas.  Exhibiting incredible stonework and attention to detail, these trails are true works of art and an essential stop […]

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