Around Dec. 1, 1864, the 7th Maine Battery occupied Fort Sedgwick, similar in design to the well preserved Fort Stedman (above) at Petersburg National Battlefield Park. Also called “Fort Hell,” Sedgwick was located farther west from Stedman. (Brian F. Swartz Photo)… Read More
    “It just takes an idea to build something upon,” says Marcia Hayward, town clerk for the Machiasport. Her sentiment is the foundation of a plan to convert 27 acres of land, located behind the town office and fire department, into a recreational space affording activities for young and… Read More
FREEPORT — Join us on Wednesday, November 20 at Freeport Community Library for an Author Talk with Charlene D’Avanzo. Charlene is a retired marine ecologist and award-winning environmental educator and author who turned to writing mysteries in the emerging “cli-fi” genre to help people better understand climate change… Read More