Tag Archives: Canada

The Acadian Expulsion

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: In my last blog I wrote about one of my more infamous ancestors, Lizzie Andrew Borden (1860 – 1927). The familial link to Lizzie was only one of the surprises I got while doing a detailed … Continue reading

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Lobster Wars Go Global

Listen to today’s news in Maine and you’ll hear about an ongoing dispute between our state and Canada, a disagreement over lobster that has folks on both sides of the border seeing red. Vicki Doudera here, wondering this: what it … Continue reading

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The British Are Coming! To Castine! by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Tomorrow, we celebrate the day when the nascent United States of America declared its independence from Great Britain. (So far-sighted of our Founding Fathers to do it in July. Sure, they were sweating it out in wool coats back then, … Continue reading

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