Found in an old fiddle case, this piece from Turner, Maine dates to around 1871. Lane believes the music is meant as an addition to a larger work.
The letter is authored by Roscoe Torrey to a Mr. Bennett, saying that he is welcome to help him with some brick work he is planning for the next day, and on the back is some music.
Karen Hahnel with the DEP invasive species program with a clump of hydrilla pulled from Davis Stream. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
Seawicks co-owner Cara Gaffney and her husband make their candles in a converted boat house next to their Edgecomb home. (A. Brodsky photo)
Seawicks co-owner Cara Gaffney with her son Ross, 3, outside her candle making studio.
From a handful of seeds and four seedlings, Susan Price's New England pie pumpkins spread throughout her roughly 15- by 20-ft. garden. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
A tiny New England pie pumpkin, or sugar pumpkin, planted in June is approaching ripeness on Sept. 16. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
The Whitefield Board of Selectmen discussed the upcoming dedication ceremony for the town's new fire station at their meeting on Sept. 20. Pictured, left to right, Selectmen Sue McKeen, Dennis Merrill and Frank Ober. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
Cleanup underway from a two-car accident on the Wiscasset Bridge Sept. 15. (A. Brodsky photo)
A two-car accident stopped traffic on the Wiscasset Bridge until towing crews could arrive, Sept. 15. (A. Brodsky photo)
Hydrilla can spread three ways, which makes it an especially dangerous invasive species: through tubers (shown), from fragments of the plant, and through seeds. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
Karen Hahnel with the DEP Invasive Species Program packs heavy duty trash bags full of hydrilla from Davis Stream on Sept. 20. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
From the surface, hydrilla looks like many native water plants. However, it's capable of choking off entire ponds if left unchecked. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
A DEP team worked with DLWA volunteers on Sept. 20 to remove hydrilla from Davis Stream in Jefferson. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
Jim Brown and Bobby Whear will host the Damariscotta River Grill's third annual pickle contest Sun., Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. (A. Brodsky photo)
Bigelow Laboratory Executive Director Dr. Graham Shimmield. (Nancy Wilson photo)
Davis Stream, which runs through the Jefferson village into Damariscotta Lake, is the site of a recently discovered hydrilla infestation, the second in the area. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
Davis Stream, which runs through the Jefferson village into Damariscotta Lake, is the site of a recently discovered Hydrilla infestation, the second in the area. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)
Neil Lash and George Gould cut the ribbon to open the Neil W. Lash Nature Trail during Medomak Valley's Homecoming on Saturday.
Neil Lash is all smiles as his son and Medomak athletic director Matt Lash presents him with the banner naming the new trail system at Medomak Valley High School after him.
The site of the former Tony's Pizza was set alight by two juvenile suspects, Sept. 18. (A. Brodsky photo)
Two juveniles have been charged with arson and burglary in the Sept. 18 structure fire at the former Tony Pizza in Wiscasset. (A. Brodsky photo)
In researching historical songs, Castlebay found a copy of a Boothbay fisherman's song, written in 1851 by Robert Holbrook to commemorate the deaths of 15 fisherman during a terrible storm.
The Friday Guild of St. Andrew's Church, Glidden Street in Newcastle is offering a handmade quilt up for auction. The 62- by 72-inch quilt is crocheted, featuring an afghanstitch. (Paula Roberts photo)
There's extensive damage to the former Tony's Pizza from fire Sept. 18. (A. Brodsky photo)
Susan Price shows off some of her tiny, nearly ripe, New England pie pumpkins on Sept. 16. (Samuel J. Baldwin photo)