Down East Dispatches
VOL. 64, NO. 2
Bethel-- Maine Mineral & Gem Museum accepts gift of a large beryl crystal that was found in the Bumpus Quarry in Albany, Maine. Sedgwick--Confederate flag flown by subcontractor at the G.M. Allen & Son blueberry company brings complaints by locals. Fort Kent--2400 mile run along Route 1 was begun by ultrarunners who plan to end their run in Key West, Florida in October. Cornish--Town officials banned an event at The Laughing Grass Inn which would have focused on cannabis and marijuana products. Poland-- Local equestrian finished the Mongol Derby, a 620 mile trek. Mars Hill--USDA Wildlife Service staffers drop rabies vaccine to combat an outbreak of rabies in raccoons. Lewiston--Production increases on L.L. Bean boots after new injection molding machine is installed. Company hopes to alleviate backlogs in production.
Maine Mineral & Gem Museum, 4,000 lb. Beryl Crystal, Bumpus Quarry, Albany, Maine, Confederate Flag, Complaints, Blueberry Pickers, G.M. Allen & Son, Sedgwick, Maine, Fort Kent, Long-Distance Runners, Route 1, Key West, Florida, Cornish, Maine, Cannabis Event, Laughing Grass Inn, Cancelled Event, Poland, Maine, Amanda Charlton Herbert, Mongolia, Mongol Derby, Horses, Mars Hill, Maine, Rabies Outbreak, Raccoons, Vaccine Drop, Lewiston, Maine, L.L. Bean, Injection Molding Machine, Manufacturing, Bean Boots, Backlogs
"Down East Dispatches" (2017). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 4810.