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Down East hails Anchor relaunch

Down East hails Anchor relaunch

The January edition of Down East magazine includes a two-page spread about the Harpswell Anchor. The piece, “Raising the Anchor,” focuses on the newspaper’s resurrection as a nonprofit in June 2021.

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The Anchor is hiring!

The Anchor is hiring!

The Harpswell Anchor is looking to hire an Advertising and Sponsorship Manager. Please read the description below, and if you're interested, contact Janice Thompson at janice@harpswellanchor.org or at (207) 504-4428.

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New Anchor celebrates 1st anniversary

New Anchor celebrates 1st anniversary

Harpswell News board members and founders and the staff of the Harpswell Anchor pose for a photo at the home of Janice Thompson, a co-founder who now serves as the Anchor's director of development and operations.As the Harpswell Anchor marks the completion of our...

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Burnham grant to support Anchor operations

Burnham grant to support Anchor operations

A $2,500 grant from the Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust will support the operations of the Harpswell Anchor in 2022. The Anchor will use the funds to carry out its mission as a nonpartisan, nonprofit news source that seeks to build community, enhance the lives of...

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The Harpswell Anchor 2021 Annual Report

The Harpswell Anchor 2021 Annual Report

This annual report was originally published in the February 2022 edition of the Anchor, and details our efforts to create a new nonprofit news source, as well as the donors and sponsors who made that possible.

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Harpswell businesses, the Anchor wants you!

Harpswell businesses, the Anchor wants you!

Do you own or manage a business in Harpswell? The Harpswell Anchor wants to hear from you — and not just to talk about sponsorships. The Anchor welcomes sponsorships to support its operations, but encourages businesses to submit news, too. What kind of news do we...

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Survey shows excitement, support for Anchor’s revival

Survey shows excitement, support for Anchor’s revival

The results of a spring survey about what the community wants from a new Harpswell Anchor show widespread excitement and support for the newspaper's return. The Harpswell News Board of Directors mailed 4,122 surveys to Harpswell property owners and received 747...

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