The fellowship goes to a Maine artist who lives in Washington or Hancock county. Whitten works from his Marlinespike Chandlery shop and studio gallery at 58 West Main Street in Stonington. He’s had his doors closed to the public since the COVID-19 pandemic came to Maine, but steps outside to talk to customers. Those include Gov. Janet Mills, who this summer bought an antique dory horn, he said in a phone interview.
The path to marlinespike
Whitten was born in Connecticut to parents who came from Maine. Growing up, he spent summers in Washington County camping in primitive tents. He came to view Downeast as a magical and inspirational place, he said.
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Not your ordinary classroom experience
Skippers Program teaches fishing safety
New name, new home for Island Childcare
Kassandra Shepard to run Snappers Childcare Center
Pandemic can't thwart DISHS thespians
Theater class holds performance outdoors
Clam beds in jeopardy?
40 to 50 jobs could be at stake
A stamp of approval for Marlinespike
Belvedere Craft fellowhip goes to Tim Whitten
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Gets cold shoulder from Brooklin residents
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School sports still on hold
CSD decides to wait for word from Augusta
Rock pile to go, chain link fence to stay
Ballfield now hosts Opera House stage
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There’s adventure in leaving a place you know for a place you don’t know.
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In 1982 Maine closed its spring season, but you can still spring hunt with an outfitter on some tribal lands.
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