Articles by Robert F. Bukaty

Bryan House of Fayette, Maine, celebrates after hearing his name called during his first entry in the Maine Moose Hunting Permit Lottery, Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Bethel, Maine.

2,740 permits awarded to hunt moose in Maine

By Robert F. Bukaty on June 13, 2015, at 7:28 p.m.
Ben Cantara of Biddeford was one of a handful of racers who competed in shorts despite a temperature in the 20s.

Racing in snowshoes

By Robert F. Bukaty on Jan. 26, 2015, at 5:24 a.m.
Jamie Poitras of Old Orchard Beach grinds across a rail during Rail Jam, the kickoff event of the inaugural Winterfest in Portland. Snowboarders sponsored by Long’s Board Shop will performs jumps and tricks on the Shawnee Peak rail course.

Snowboarders, skiers catch some air at Winterfest in Portland

By Robert F. Bukaty on Jan. 23, 2015, at 8:37 p.m.
The summit marker atop 768-foot-tall South Bubble mountain is lit by an off-camera flash, and the rocks at its base are "painted" with a red-filtered headlamp in a 30-second exposure made at dusk in Acadia National Park.

Shining the spotlight on Acadia at night

By Robert F. Bukaty on Dec. 05, 2014, at 6:42 a.m.
A helicopter whirligig that was given as a gift from a friend is part of the collection of lawn ornaments at Darrell Flanderss home.

‘For the fun of it,’ Lincoln man constructs aeronautical lawn ornaments

By Robert F. Bukaty on Sept. 24, 2014, at 6:53 a.m.
Hannah Semler, gleaning coordinator for Healthy Acadia, picks kale at Pat and Mike's Garden, a small farm in Ellsworth.

Gleaning program puts garden surplus on tables, helps fight food insecurity in Hancock County

By Robert F. Bukaty on Aug. 21, 2014, at 3:40 p.m.
A 1951 International bulldozer spends another day on Rose Minott's property in Brunswick, Maine.

Rusty relics: Former workhorses rest, rust

By Robert F. Bukaty on Aug. 08, 2014, at 5:51 a.m.
The well-known Miss Piggy mailbox was dressed up for the Fishermen's Festival earlier this year in Boothbay, Maine.

Wait a minute, Mr. Postman: Mainers’ unusual mailboxes

By Robert F. Bukaty on Aug. 02, 2014, at 5:40 a.m.
Pre-K teacher Crystal Folsom gets a hug from first-graders on the last day of school in Monticello.

Due to shrinking funding, Monticello’s Wellington School’s out forever

By Robert F. Bukaty on June 30, 2014, at 12:04 p.m.
Gina Snow gets a big kiss from Dory, one of her Jack Russell terriers, after completing the 5K Canicross race.

Hot dog! Dogs, owners participated in the 5K Canicross Race in New Gloucester

By Robert F. Bukaty on May 26, 2014, at 5:27 p.m.
Charles Norman Shay views the murals painted on the interior walls of his teepee on Indian Island. He is depicted as a young boy at lower left.

Princess Watahwaso’s Teepee, a longtime Indian Island landmark

By Robert F. Bukaty on May 23, 2014, at 5:51 a.m.
Former roller derby stars Amy Martin (front) and Donna Hickey skate on Baxter Boulevard on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Portland, Maine.

Baxter Boulevard — An ‘urban oasis’ in Portland

By Robert F. Bukaty on May 20, 2014, at 6:59 a.m.
An Amherst player lays out but can't get reach a pass during an Ultimate game against Fryeburg Academy on Saturday in South Portland.

High school teams battle for Ultimate frisbee victory in South Portland

By Robert F. Bukaty on May 13, 2014, at 5:50 a.m.
Rev. Frank J. Murray, pastor of All Saints parish, blesses commercial fishing boats at Boothbay Harbor on Sunday.

Remembering those lost at Fishermen’s Memorial

By Robert F. Bukaty on April 28, 2014, at 3:34 p.m.
A competitor skims across a man-made pond during the 30th annual Slush Cup on Saturday, at Shawnee Peak in Bridgton.

Defying gravity: Skiers, snowboarders skim the water for victory at Shawnee Peak

By Robert F. Bukaty on March 25, 2014, at 5:50 a.m.
Balancing rocks appear to watch the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean earlier this month at Acadia National Park in Maine.

Acadia’s balancing rocks

By Robert F. Bukaty on March 21, 2014, at 7:37 a.m.
City Hall is seen at dusk, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Portland, Maine.

November light illuminates beauty in Portland

By Robert F. Bukaty on Nov. 22, 2013, at 6:44 a.m.
Musicians wearing Rastafarian headwear appear to take notice of a pedestrian on Cedar Street outside the Lewiston Pawn Shop.

Pawn shop murals showcase Lewiston diversity

By Robert F. Bukaty on Oct. 21, 2013, at 8:54 a.m.
A pigeon joins its flock below a whale weather vane on top of the United Church of Christ in Freeport.

Maine’s vanes as fickle as its rains

By Robert Bukaty on Sept. 27, 2013, at 5:29 a.m.
Kaitlyn Nafziger, 20, a junior at Unity College, checks on the condition of a feisty black guillemot chick on Eastern Egg Rock, Maine.

‘Bird nerds’ live on remote island to watch over Maine’s puffin population

By Robert F. Bukaty on July 18, 2013, at 6:10 a.m.