This Week in Lincolnville: Why Didn’t I Listen? …in one ear and out the other

We’ve driven hours, my mom, dad, little brother and me to this remote town – Sterling, Illinois ­­– and at 10 years old I’ve only got the vaguest idea why. It has something to do with my dad’s grandfather, but I’m much more interested in the atmosphere of the old cemetery he’s brought us to. It’s a foggy day, chilly and the graveyard is appropriately gloomy. Certainly my dad told us something about his grandfather, but it went right over my head. It’s the same response I get from my own grandchildren, and their fathers when they were young: in one ear and out the other.   Read the rest on PenbayPilot...

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Welcome to Lincolnville

It’s Just Beautiful! That’s the reaction that most people have when they visit Lincolnville for the first time. The Heart of the Maine Coast Lincolnville, Maine is a well-kept secret – one of those “off the beaten path” places hiding in plain sight on the Midcoast of Maine.  Within its boundaries are beaches, lakes, mountains, salmon streams, great places to stay, fabulous food, and countless things to see and do. Voted one of the “top 20 Towns in the U.S.” by Outside Magazine Lincolnville was first settled in 1774 as a farming and fishing community.  Over time it has become home to an eclectic mix of people that includes artists, writers, craftsmen, world-class sailors, boat builders, winemakers, lobstermen, farmers, and just about any other profession you can name. Lincolnville is probably best known for ‘the Beach’ – a nice sandy beach people traveling Route 1...

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