Henry Garfield has been penning features for Bangor Metro since 2006. He’s also published five novels, and teaches writing part-time at the University of Maine. His historical novel, The Lost Voyage of John Cabot, was a Publishers Weekly Editor’s Pick in 2004. In 2008, Garfield was named curator of The Maine Limerick Project, which published its first volume of poetry, Wicked Maine Limericks, in 2009.
The coast of Maine draws people from near and far each summer, and offers some particularly picturesque views. But hop aboard a seafaring vessel and you get a whole new view of Vacationland.
The consolidation of two midcoast chambers of commerce has created a veritable force to be reckoned with from Searsport to Port Clyde. It took years of planning and hard work—but the creation of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce was well worth the effort.
The Belfast waterfront was vacant for 10 years after Stinson Cannery closed. Today it’s again a working waterfront, thanks, in part, to JB Turner.