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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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Harpswell News thanks founding sponsors at School House event

Harpswell News thanks founding sponsors at School House event

Fifty-one local businesses, nonprofits and churches stepped up to sponsor the first two issues of the Harpswell Anchor. On the evening of July 21, we invited them all to join us at the School House 1913 restaurant to meet our new editor, JW Oliver. The event also gave...

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Harpswell News joins nonprofit news network

Harpswell News joins nonprofit news network

As of July, Harpswell News is a provisional member of the Institute for Nonprofit News. Harpswell News, a nonprofit, publishes the Harpswell Anchor. A group of Harpswell residents founded Harpswell News to resurrect the Anchor when the newspaper ceased publication...

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