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Bassoon maker cultivates creative pursuits in former Maine cannery

August 17, 2016

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Leslie Ross makes replicas of historical bassoons of older baroque, renaissance and classical design, using maple, boxwood and fruit woods for her instruments.

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USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival draws young sailors to MDI

July 13, 2016

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USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival

July 13, 2016

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USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival takes place on Wednesday.

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Live long, live healthy, live to 150? Scientists on MDI say it can be done.

July 12, 2016

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Since the average human lifespan in developed nations has increased steadily since the year 1900 at a rate of about 6.5 hours per day with no sign of abating, Steven Austad, Ph.D., said, “there is no obvious limit to human life expectancy.”

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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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