The proposed Superfund cuts will slow down cleanup efforts at places like the Callahan Mine site on a Penobscot Bay
THERE IS NO painting nor picture that can capture the stillness as the sun breaks over Penobscot Bay
. And as first light came, the dark figures strung along the edge of granite rocks were revealed as duck hunters.
The September Camden Harbor Special includes a sail on a historic schooner and a kayak tour on Penobscot Bay
with a two-night stay.
Danny Carter, a 27-year employee, said workers and residents are shocked about hundreds of layoffs and the prospect of life in Bucksport without the mill, which has towered above the head of Penobscot Bay
for more than 80 years.
An avid outdoorsman and sailor all his life, in the late 1960s he collaborated with renowned naval architect Cyrus Hamlin to design and build his own wooden sailboat, launched in 1969, he sailed it for more than 20 years around the Penobscot Bay
area in Maine, near his vacation home in Brooklin.
We would see each other twice a year or so in the course of the next 12 years, sailing together at least once a summer and often on a long sailing cruise as far north as the Bay of Fundy in Canada, the Saint John River, much of Nova Scotia, and most of the East Coast, from Blue Hill, Maine, into Penobscot Bay
, to visits on Nantucket, Block Island, Martha's Vineyard, and Newport.
Coleman, 73, began farming here on Cape Rosier, a rocky peninsula in Penobscot Bay
, in 1968, on 60 acres of forested land he bought from Scott and Helen Nearing for $33 an acre.
We had boated out in the predawn darkness to a nondescript granite mound in the middle of Penobscot Bay
. Our guides dumped us off and then took the boats out to set strings of decoys.
The largest community-owned wind project in the East was recently completed on the island of Vinalhaven--one of the Fox islands--in Penobscot Bay
off the central Maine coast.
I was with Penobscot Bay
We didn't actually eat a moose burger in our four weeks in Maine, but were told that the cute moose's meat is very lean and apparently a staple Fare for some families on the outer islands of Penobscot Bay
. It is a different world out there, real, completely removed from the glitz and glamour of New England's lower reaches.