Tag: Maine Islands

Neal Bousfield: Delivering Mission Christmas Presents 1940

Rev. Neal Bousfield, Mission Superintendent (1938-1972) delivering Christmas presents in 1940. As of this writing, we have no other details about this photo. We welcome any factual background information readers are willing to share. Here’s how to reach us. One published account by Mount Desert Island Historical Society describes Rev. Bousfield this way: “For thirty-six…

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Sunbeam V Christmas Cruises This Week to Maine Islands

The Sunbeam V is making a few Christmas Cruises to Maine islands this week. Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman sent these cruise details. ===== Who: Mike, Storey, Jillian, Douglas and the communities of Frenchboro, Isle au Haut, and Matinicus What: The Sunbeam’s annual Christmas Cruise. What is included in the service will vary depending on…

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Scott Planting: After College, Most Island Students Want to Come Back Home

BAR HARBOR — November 15, 2016, Education Talk Radio Host Larry Jacobs interviewed Mission President Scott Planting on Bench-Marking Success in the Opportunity Gap. In the podcast segment here, Scott Planting answers Larry Jacobs’s question about reactions from parents and students on the unbridged islands the Mission serves, when those students must leave the islands to…

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