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This is not your ordinary torch run.
BOOTHBAY, Maine, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens asked everyone to wear green to the grand opening of Maine's greenest public building, the Bosarge Family Education Center.
BOOTHBAY, Maine, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hooplah and hurrahs greeted today's grand opening of the new Bibby and Harold Alfond Children's Garden at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. After remarks by luminaries including U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Maine First Lady Karen Baldacci, and Gregory W.
Maine has no claim to an early copy of the Declaration of Independence because it is not an official document, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Friday. The decision leaves the ownership of the copy with Richard Adams, a Virginia collector. The copy was one of those made by order of the Massachusetts Executive Council in 1776.
By JOHN RICHARDSON Wiscasset is being considered for the largest energy development proposal - and potentially the largest development project of any kind - in the history of the state.
By John Richardson Monhegan Island is known for creative inhabitants with famous names such as Hopper, Kent and Wyeth. These days, the island's lobstermen are attracting attention in their own right for creating what might be a promising future for Maine's premier fishery.
By John Richardson Wiscasset is being considered for the largest energy development proposal - and potentially the largest development project of any kind - in the history of the state.
By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the second part of the Bangor Daily News' three-part series on energy issues on Maine's offshore islands. Today's story covers the special problems faced by residents of the more distant Monhegan and Matinicus islands.
BOOTHBAY, Maine (AP) -- A spectacular fire Friday destroyed a boatyard that turned out commercial fishing boats, tugs, barges and ferries on the Maine coast. The 50,000-square-foot building at Washburn & Doughty Associates was rocked by a series of explosions as flames ripped through the facility.
Chuck Reinhardt stood in awe as he gazed down at the multitudes of silver-sided fish crowded into a waterway no more than 5 feet wide. After three to four years at sea, thousands of alewives were following their instincts on a journey back to the freshwater where they were born.
- Large; stout; burly.