Here are my best photos from this year’s Kenduskeag Canoe Race

BANGOR, Maine — I normally report stories and shoot pictures for this newspaper at the other end of the state, in my hometown of Portland. I don’t often get the chance to come up this way with my camera. That’s usually fine by me. I love Portland. It’s got just about everything: more

2023 “Dr. Bill Eckart” Young Professional Award Winner Alyssa Clark, Lewiston Recreation Department

Alyssa has a combination of professional drive, networking skills, and love of working with the community that any recreation department would be lucky to have. In her short time in Lewiston, she has not only expanded recreation opportunities in the City, but she has also increased participation in standing programs. Through diversifying LRD’s programs, she […]

2022 Facilities of Merit Award Winner – Scarborough HUB, Scarborough

When the pandemic hit and brought forth stay-at-home orders, Scarborough Community Services’ programming took a major hit, with most in-person programs ending abruptly. This included two of our largest programs, the before-school and after-school care programs and summer day camp programs. Everyone knew that Scarborough could not go another year without these programs that are […]

2022 Facilities of Merit Award Winner – Riverwoods Preserve, Yarmouth

Riverfront Woods Preserve is a 50-acre nature preserve with walking trails to the Royal River, a beaver meadow, and vernal pools with breeding populations of wood frogs and spotted salamanders. The property currently has a single-track walking loop trail with relatively unimproved surfacing, a viewing platform with interpretive signs at an open beaver meadow, approximately […]