The Maine
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The British Are Coming

tbt via Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Eastport will be the scene of mock fighting on July 11 and 12 as the community commemorates the 200th anniversary of the capture of Moose Island (Eastport) in 1814. Back in the days when England and the Unites States were fighting over territory in the war of 1812, the […]

The Summer Of Our Discontent

text by Phillip Conkling originally posted by The Working Waterfront If you live in the Midwest, it is hard to avoid the talk this summer about corn and drought. If you live in the New York, Pennsylvania or Ohio, the talk is all about drilling for natural gas. If you are on the Maine coast, you […]

How Baseball Saved My Marriage

poem by Kristen Lindquist Editor’s note: This poem was read by Garrison Keillor on the June 12th broadcast of The Writer’s Almanac. Listen here. Congratulations Kristen, you’ve become quite a regular on this radio show! One happy hour drink in Orono and now I’m driving up the Penobscot just for kicks, past the bridge to Indian […]

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