Beech Nut Hut

It’s not often visitors can step inside the beautiful little Beech Nut hut in western Rockport. It sits 500 feet above sea level, on…

Flag Day at the Portland Observatory

The Portland Observatory celebrated Flag Day on June 14 by offering free climbs to the top. The observatory is the last remaining signal tower…

Harpswell Cottage

A picturesque cottage in Harpswell. Photo taken June 17, 2015.

Peonies at Gilsland Farm

Hundreds of peonies are in full bloom at the Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth. They are growing “wild” in the fields and woods…

Lupines and Daisies

A lovely fieldful of lupines and daisies in Harpswell. Photo taken June 10, 2015.

Harpswell Lily Pond

Renoir painting or photograph? The footbridge and its reflection, plus the water lilies, make a picturesque — almost Impressionist — view. Photo taken June 10,…

Harpswell Cattle Pound

Fifty years ago, most of the large stones from this historic cattle pound in Harpswell were removed by the state highway department to fill…

Safe passage

This snapping turtle makes it safely across Sheepscot Road south of Alna. Photo taken June 10, 2015.

Schooner Alert heads home at sunset

The Harpswell schooner, Alert, was built by Paul Rollins in 1992. It sails regularly from Bailey’s Island. Photo taken June 10, 2015.

Wood Island life saving station

The historic life saving station on Wood Island, at the mouth of the Piscataqua River in Kittery Point, was built in 1908 and became…