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Penobscot Bay

From Port Clyde and Monhegan Island northeast through Bucksport, including Rockland, Vinalhaven and North Haven Islands, Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville, Belfast, and Searsport.

Ferry fares…

...are going up. No surprise there, given the increase in fuel prices. Both the Maine State Ferry Service and Casco Bay Lines have announced...

Film for thought

On four Thursdays in January and February, The Farnsworth Museum will screen the PBS-produced film series Art:21 at 6 p.m. in its auditorium. The...

Hungry? Check out some of latest Maine fave food finds, part 1: Kennebunk-Rockport

Over the past few months, I’ve nibbled and sipped from Kittery to Fort Kent, Calais to Fryeburg, while researching the upcoming 2017 edition of...

News and chews

Summer's coming, and recession-be-damned, restaurants are opening and getting attention. Here's a starter list. I'll report more once I've nibbled my way through a...

Despite Bourdain’s visit, Conte’s is closing

Rumors have swirled for a few months about the demise Conte's, the funky (you either loved it or hated it) seafood joint on Rockland's...

Chocoholics choice in Camden

I've previously blogged about both the Hartstone Inn, in Camden, and Black Dinah Chocolatiers, on Isle au Haut. Blogged is an understatement, I've raved....

This and that: Maine deals and news for skiers, diners, and lodgers

As I sit here at 4:40 on a Saturday afternoon, I'm still amazed at the sunshine; thank you Daylight Savings Time. What a difference...

New Farnsworth exhibit

"The State of Printmaking since 1940," the third in a series of exhibitions featuring prints from the museum's collection, opens Sat., Jan. 30, at...
Visit Owls Head Light and the ALF Interpretive Center. Tom Nangle photo

Take the Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge this weekend

Visit and climb the towers of seven Mid-coast lighthouses during the Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge, June 29-30, 2013. You can register for the challenge, sponsored...

Escape summer’s heat on a Maine windjammer

On a hot, muggy day earlier this week, I joined guests aboard the 95-foot ketch Angelique, one of the members of the Maine windjammer...

More Foodie News: Maine Fare

Plan ahead for Maine Fare, a celebration of local Maine foods and beverages highlighting both heritage and sustainability, Sept. 11-13, in Camden and Rockport....
The Camden Windjammer Festival over Labor Day Weekend celebrates Maine's maritime heritage. Sheila Grant photo.

Schooner Mary Day celebrates 50 years at 2012 Camden Windjammer Festival

More than 20 schooners and other sailing vessels are expected to arrive in Camden this weekend (Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012) for the Camden Windjammer...

Kudos to Maine’s 2016 James Beard Award semi-finalists

The James Beard Awards have released the semi-finalists for the 2016 restaurant and chef awards, and once again, Maine is well represented. Here's where...

Natalie’s at the Camden Harbour Inn reopens, launches new menu

Natalie's Restaurant at The Camden Harbour Inn reopened tonight, after a seasonal siesta, with a LOVE-themed party featuring tastings from its new menu. Suffice...
Support the Humane Society of Knox County and Eat for Pete's Sake at restaurants in the greater Camden-Rockland, Maine, region.

Eat out for Pete’s Sake and support the Humane Society at these restaurants in...

Need a reason to dine out in the Camden-Rockland region? Support the Humane Society of Knox County and Eat for Pete's Sake on Thursday,...