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Maine entrepreneur gives $1 million for science programs in Acadia

June 25, 2016

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A Maine entrepreneur announced Saturday that he would donate $1 million as initial funding for collaborative programs between the National Park Service, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, the American Association for the Advancement of Science…

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Couple who met volunteering overseas start farm with an international twist

May 19, 2016

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“It was not love at first sight, it was love at last sight,” joked Annie.

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10-year-old Bar Harbor boy plays with Pearl Jam

May 9, 2016

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The rock group Pearl Jam invited a boy from Bar Harbor to join the band on stage Thursday night.

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Ousted from her order, ‘Sister Lucy’ found her own way to support needy Mainers

April 2, 2016

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“If you truly love your neighbor as yourself,” she said, “you don’t put them in a shelter at night and throw them out on the street in the morning. Everything you have, you want for them as well.”

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Anna Kendrick to fund 31 school projects throughout Maine

March 10, 2016

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“Teachers have a hard time providing these experiences when they have to go into their own pockets to buy school supplies.”

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Fluid fire: Art takes shape at glass blowing studio in Ellsworth

February 11, 2016

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“With music you learn to play the instrument and the learn the songs, but with glass you learn to play the instrument and then you make the songs.”

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How to enjoy snowy trails, frozen lakes in Acadia National Park

February 5, 2016

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“A lot of people think the park is closed, but it’s not.”

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Here are BDN readers’ picks for the prettiest towns in Maine

January 26, 2016

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We asked you, and found there were almost as many different places as there were responders.

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11th annual WinterFest Jan. 14-16 in Stonington

January 13, 2016

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STONINGTON, Maine — With the first snow finally on the ground, winter has really and truly arrived. As the cold settles in the temptation to hibernate grows, but for Deer Isle and Stonington residents, January marks an occasion to get out of the house and join neighbors and friends for a weekend …

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Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary talks about his newest solo album from his Maine home

December 17, 2015

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Stookey, his wife, Betty, and their three daughters moved to Maine over 40 years ago. During that time Stookey performed the occasional benefit concert in Maine, but he had never done a tour of the state in one season, and decided that it was time to d…

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