June 2003



Leader of the Penobscot Nation

Chief Barry Dana is using his new high profile to educate Mainers about the differences between the Penobscot Way, and the Maine Way. Full page photo of Barry Dana, Photo ofBarry and Lori canoeing the white water, Photo of The Danas inside their home Location: SolonIndian Island

  • By: Edgar Allen Beem
  • Photography by: David A. Rodgers

Exploring Lewiston on Foot

An extensive walking tour of Lewiston-Auburn plus short descriptions of tours in five other cities Location: Lewiston-Auburn

  • By: Aurelia C. Scott
  • Photography by: Greg Morley

In a Class By Herself

Mandy Lantagne IS the class of 2002 on North Haven, all of it. Location: North Haven

  • By: Gerry Boyle
  • Photography by: Benjamin Magro

What’s Tall, Blue, and Very Hardy?

Ken Hewitt has spectacular gardens with delphiniums, tree peonies, Japanese iris, Lilies, Roses and more. Gorgeous garden shots by Kevin Shields Location: Minot

  • By: Jane Lamb
  • Photography by: Kevin Shields

The Art of Fine Cheesemaking

A closer look at several of Maine’s specialty cheese makers. Location: Appleton;Phippsburg;Lamoine;Brooksville;New Sharon;

  • By: Brooke Dojny
  • Photography by: Benjamin Magro

Bedtime in Edgecomb

Vintage wrought iron bedsteads blossom on the lawn of a ramshackle antique store in Edgecomb Location: Edgecomb

  • By: Meadow Rue Merrill
  • Photography by: Kevin Shields


Tiny Marina, Big Service

Buck’s Harbor Marine offers the basics to mariners, instead of offering high end perks. Location: Buck’s Harbor

  • By: Ken Textor

Tidal Tribulations

The lowest of low tides will occur on Father’s Day weekend this year.

  • By: Ken Textor

Lupine Lady

A woman in East Boothbay who mails lupine seeds from her garden to those who request them. Location: East Boothbay

  • Photography by: Michael Ricci

Award for Perfect Attendance

Photo of Susan Collins commenting on her excellent voting record

Bay State Insult

A trademark battle over the ice cream flavor called “Maine Black Bear Location: Skowhegan

  • Photography by: Michele Stapleton

Boon Island Tidbits

.A few historical notes plus some info on the fundraising efforts to restore the historic lighthouse Location: Boon Island

Proud Relics

The Maine Antique Tractor Festival held on the Farmington Fairgrounds.. Location: Farmington

The Yin and Yang of Dandelions

humorous comparison of the romantic and idealistic versus the blase and realistic opinions of dandelions

Hotels for Hikers

A proposal for a revolutionary new trail system from Bethel to Rockwood. Map drawing by Clover Mc Allister Location: Carrabasset ValleyBethelRockwood

  • By: Jeff Clark
  • Photography by: Clover McAllister

April Mystery

Answer to April’s” Where in Maine?

  • By: Edie Moore

Fast Track

The lengthy summertime crawl at the toll booths on the Maine turnpike

  • By: Brian Lanigan

June Jaunts-Maine on Display

a listing of the broad range of museums around the state

  • Photography by: Brian Vanden Brink

June Jaunts-Strawberry Fields

A listing of farms where visitors can pick their own berries or purchase them ready picked.

  • Photography by: Jennifer Smith-Mayo

What Winthrop Reads

An enterprising little bookstore in central Maine. Location: Winthrop

  • By: Richard Grant
  • Photography by: Richard Procopio

Acadia By Carriage

Horse-drawn carriage rides around Acadia. Location: Jordan Pond

  • By: Andrew Vietze

Limiting Acadia’s Visitors

Mount Desert Islander Article. The controversy arising over quality of life for residents near Acadia National Park and the number of visitors to the park.

Plugging the Brain Drain

Kennebec Journal Article. The percentage of Maine’s college graduates in general, and the “best & brightest” in particular, who stay in Maine to work.

This Little Piggy

Li’l Piggy’s Barbecue eatery in Rockland. Location: Rockland

  • By: Andrew Vietze
  • Photography by: Jennifer Smith-Mayo

Shows and Auctions

A preview of some of the events for antique collectors during the summer and fall of 2003

Top Dog

A peek at art and antique dealer Marvin Sadik. and his extensive collection Location: Scarborough

  • By: Edgar Allen Beem
  • Photography by: Benjamin Magro

Dad’s First Boat

Nostalgic reminiscence about the Welsh family’s trips to their cottage on Sawyer’s Island during the 1950s and a wooden skiff that dad built. Location: Boothbay HarborSawyer’s Island

  • By: William Welsh

A Mall Unlike Any Other

Located in a restored factory building, the Cabots Mill Mall houses 140 dealers in 15,000 square feet of space. Location: Brunswick

  • By: Rebecca Martin Evarts
  • Photography by: Amazeen

Royal River Grillhouse, Yarmouth

A waterside location and wood-grilled cuisine make this restaurant a standout. Location: Yarmouth

  • By: Monica Wood
  • Photography by: Randy Ury

June Highlights

Highlights of things to do & see during the summer of 2003

  • Photography by: Richard Procopio

The Long Cool Drink

Vintage photo of a man atop a hay wagon, leaning to receive a dipper from a victorian-clad woman.

  • By: Ellen MacDonald Ward

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