Category Archives: People

Remembering Bogart

Over the past few months, I’ve written some blog posts about Mainers who have passed away. Some were people I had met a few times but did not know that well, while others were people who I never met but, while not famous, were well regarded in their professions. This one is a little different. Bogart Salzberg, who I worked with for nearly […]

More than just a Leatherface

There is very little resemblance between Northeast Harbor, Maine, where Gunnar Hansen made his home, and rural Texas, a fictionalized version of which was the setting of the best-known film that Hansen starred in. The scenic Maine village, which borders Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, supports a year-round fishing fleet of lobstermen and, in the summer, […]

Longtime Ellsworth barista passes away

Coffee connoisseurs who made trips to or through Ellsworth are mourning the loss of one of the area’s better-known brew stewards. Mike Raynor, a barista at Rooster Brother since 1999, died Sept. 29 at the age of 58. A Lamoine resident, Mike was the morning counter person on the kitchen store’s first floor, where coffee, tea, […]