Tag Archives: Maine Coast

Short days, long nights and a last chance for the leaves

KENNEBUNK – The election’s over, Monday is Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving is around the corner, and before you know it, the first significant snow of the year will stick around. So here’s a bit of advice from the king of the procrastinators. Pick up the last of the leaves. Rather than head out to the garage […]

Ballpark dedicates POW/MIA empty seat

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – With the sound of hundreds of motorcycles riding through the streets and a Vietnam War era helicopter flying overhead, the second annual POW/MIA Recognition Weekend began on  Friday, Sept. 20 at The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach. Organized by the Maine Heroes Fund and Old Orchard Beach resident Russell Warriner, the […]

A wedding party plus one (2)

It was cold, quiet, and the summer sun peeked over the horizon about 20 minutes ago. Frank left the house early, especially for a Saturday; Judy was gently snoring and as he kissed her cheek and said goodbye, she murmured “good luck.” “Keys, wallet, phone, jacket,” he said out loud as he made his way […]

Still lighting the way

CAPE NEDDICK –  One of the most beautiful and picturesque lighthouses in the northeast is just some 20 minutes north of Portsmouth, in York, Maine. Nubble Light, or Cape Neddick Station, has been lighting the way for mariners since it was built in 1879 for $15,000. The lighthouse is located at Sohier Park and at […]