Ed Johnson

Artist Edmond C. Johnson, 84, passed away at his home on June 30, 2011. He was a lifelong resident of North Easton. For the past 28 years, Ed spent summers on Monhegan Island in Maine, where he owned a picturesque home and art studio. Full obituary here.

George Joseph ‘Bud’ Murdock

Rockport — George J. “Bud” Murdock, innkeeper and proprietor of The Ocean House Hotel in Port Clyde, passed away June 9, 2011, at Penobscot Bay Medical Center after a brief but intense battle with cancer. Throughout his ordeal he was attended and supported by his loving family. Full Obituary Here

Winnie Burton

Cushing — Winifred V. “Winnie” Burton, 87, longtime Monhegan resident, died peacefully, Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Cushing Homestead. A graveside celebration of her life will be held Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m. at Seaview Cemetery, Rockport. To share a memory or condolence with Winnie’s family, or to read a full obituary, please visit […]

A Birder’s View of Monhegan

Brian Willson of Rockport has recently returned from a birding trip to Monhegan. His blog http://www.birdreport.com/blog/ gives a great review of bird species found on the island. See posts: http://www.birdreport.com/blog/?p=4448 http://www.birdreport.com/blog/?p=4434 http://www.birdreport.com/blog/?p=4419

Mary Barney

[smooth=id: 2; width:500; height:500; timed:true; arrows:false; carousel:false; links:true; info:false; align:center; frames:false; delay:7000; transition:crossfade;] Photos by various friends of Mary Barney. Memorial Celebration today.