For Kathy Finnegan and Tim Harrison, selling lighthouse books and souvenirs in Wells is but on way to fund their single-minded crusade to save lighthouses. Image subjects: Kathy Finnegan along side merchandise in Lighthouse Depot lighthouse souvenirs Tim Harrison and bookshelf of books on lighthouses
The schooner 'Bowdoin', sailing under the flag of the Maine Maritime Academy, is so busy with charters that it will forego its annual two-week training cruise.
So many desperate rum-runners once dumped their cases of hooch into the waters off Maine's easternmost town that today an enterprising couple is making a living from sea glass. Location: Lubec
Keeping tabs on wildlife is all in a day's work for Baxter State Park's chief naturalist. Image subjects: Jean Hoekwater beside stream in Baxter State Park doe and fawn beside river insect on branch salamander in stream frog falls and stream Location: Baxter State Park
The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad is offering a schedule of excursions this summer through parts of Maine passengers haven't seen in years. Image subjects: Onawa trestle train crossing lake (Bangor & Aroostook Railroad) interior of vintage rail car (Bangor & Aroostook Railroad) passangers leaning out
Sun Journal: The Passamaquoddy lose their bid for a bingo parlor in Albany Township. Location: Albany
Bangor Daily News: It is forcast that Maine will lose a seat in the House of Representatives in Washington due to a population shift.
The man who now runs the state's tourism office doesn't pull any punches - but he's getting results. Image subjects: town circle or square with flowers in bloom
I had no idea what this rite of spring entailed until I joined a cleaning crew on Islesboro. Location: Islesboro
Peaking at private gardens has become a popular warm-weather pastime all across Maine. Here's a sampling of this summer's garden tours, plus a couple of late-spring flower shows. Image subjects: Garden trellis in flower beds of Muriel Krakar