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Republican Journal news story LINCOLNVILLE — Midcoast artist Dudley Zopp has committed to restore balance to her just-off-Route-1 habitat and, as a way to learn from the landscape, is painting one watercolor a week for the rest of the year. The first ones in the series were done in the studio, but as the weather Read More
by The Associated Press A proposal for a national monument in northern Maine on donated property and an endowment totaling $40 million is “absolutely unprecedented” and could fill a niche in the nation’s park system, National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis said Monday. Jarvis returned to the state to listen to Mainers’ concerns about the Read More
I’m Lisa Pohlmann, executive director for the Natural Resources Council of Maine and we are proud to support the national monument. We join many good friends from the Katahdin region who we’ve gotten to know very well over the past five years who also support the monument. And we represent 16,000 members and supporters from Read More
It makes sense. We produce too much trash in Maine. Not only should communities provide a convenient way for people to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost, but they should also create an incentive for people to do so by charging a fee for each bag of household trash. Charging a fee for each bag of Read More
BANGOR, Maine — A group supporting a proposed national park and recreation area in the Katahdin region on Tuesday unveiled a petition containing 13,580 signatures from people around the world who back the idea in hopes of convincing Maine’s congressional delegation to help make it a reality. Speaking at a press conference at the Charles Read More
by Georgia Manzo, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed Imagine reading this: “As you consider settling in the Katahdin region, establishing a business and starting your family here, did you know that we have a thriving hospital, a newly renovated municipal airport and a strengthened school system, as well as both a state Read More