Virginia Wright

Virginia M. Wright is the senior writer at Down East.

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Rocks on a Hard Place

Hordes of visitors who descend on Ogunquit each summer want to leave their calling cards in the form of rock towers standing anywhere from 1 to 5 feet high.

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A Reverberating Question

A Down East fishing community weighs — yet again — 
whether to trust the Canadians with a beloved artifact. The original bell from steamship…

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Sanctuary

In Maine, some homeless teens find their way to safety and hope at Bangor’s Shaw House.