Monhegan Island’s beauty beckons off Maine coast

Boston Herald - 08-11

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MONHEGAN ISLAND, Maine — Eleven miles off central Maine, lies Monhegan Island, cherished throughout New England for its scant size and population, weather-beaten buoys and wayward stacks of lobster traps. These are landscapes you’d expect a Wyeth or Edward Hopper to paint, and indeed they have. The place looks today largely as it did a century ago: no cars, no paved roads.