Latest Chebeague Island, Maine Stories

2008-08-27 15:00:43

The newly formed The Friends of Great Diamond Island (The Friends) has filed suit against the Diamond Cove Homeowners Association (DCHA) and The Inn At Diamond Cove, LLC to invalidate the controversial vote for a commercial hotel in the Great Diamond Island Fort McKinley Historic District, and to seek enforcement of Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Orders on the island.

2006-05-03 07:34:48

The red tide, which shut down much of the Maine coast to shellfish harvesting last year, is back. Red tide has now shut down harvesting in an area near Harpswell from Dickson Point to West Cundy Point. Shellfishermen say they hope the shutdown doesn't spread like it did last year.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.