Appendix 1: Public Participation

Public Participation

Public participation in the corridor management planning process included a formal Corridor Advisory Group (CAG) (52 members) and an informal group of community interest-holders (239 participants), all of whom represented businesses, organizations, and municipalities throughout the entire region.

CAG members participated in monthly meetings and provided guidance and feedback on the development and final writing of the plan, brochure, map, and website. Other community interest-holders completed business surveys, reviewed documents, read updates, helped distribute visitor surveys and brochures, commented on the website, and attended public meetings.

All meetings were open to the public, and all CAG members and interest-holders were given access to the planning website, the public website, and the Facebook page, all of which provided information regarding meeting dates, agendas, and minutes; local events and stories; survey results; planning document drafts; promotional materials; and media. Public comments were always encouraged and often contributed throughout the process.

Following are lists of CAG members and community interest holders, a list of public meetings that were conducted, and a list of media produced during the planning process.

Corridor Advisory Group Members

Corridor Advisory Group Members
Member Name Affiliation
Alvion Kimball DART
Abbe Levin MOT Consultant
Al May Maine CDC
Arthur Tenan Destination Cherryfield
Ron Beckwith Roosevelt Campobello International Park
Bruce Hazard Place Works Consulting
Brenda Mitchell Wabanaki Museum
Celeste Sherman WaCo Genealogical Society
Crystal Hitchings WCCOG
Chuck Simpson Bureau of Parks & Lands
Kandi Robertson Robertson Sea Tours and Adventures
Cathy Strout Ocean Spray Cottages
Deb Train Artist, Guitars by the Sea
Barbara Maurer Downeast Acadia Regional Tourism
Donnie Woodward Jonesport Historical Society
Jane Bell Tide Mill Organic Farm
Eric & Sue Meyer Catherine Hill Winery
Ellen Tenan Historic Ruggles House Museum
Fred Michaud Maine DOT
Hugh French Tides Institute
Judy East WCCOG
Jim Fisher Hancock County Planning Commission
Jody Rose Interested Individual
Jude Valentine Tides Institute
Jane Weil Steuben
Katherine Cassidy Bay of Fundy International Marathon
Kathy Howell Jonesport Economic Development
Kim Roos Garden Side Dairy at Hatch Knoll Farm
Kathy Lewis Border Historical Society
Kathy Upton Destination Cherryfield, Cherryfield Narraguagus Historical Society
Larry Finnegan Jonesport Economic Development
Larry Johannesman Maine DOT
Lisa Hanscom Welsh Farm
Steve Rees Sunrise Trail Coalition
Betsy Fitzgerald Washington County Manager
Vern McKimmey Roosevelt Campobello International Park
Meg Keay Port O’ Call Gift Shop, Eastport Area COC
Lewis Pinkham Town of Milbridge
Peter & Kathy Winham Englishman’s B & B, Destination Cherryfield
Phil Savignano MOT
Leslie McSorley The Ruggles House Society
Jennifer Peters SCEC
Sara McConnell WC-OC
Dennis Corso Lost Fisherman’s Memorial
Sue Lara Sea View Campground
Cynthia Rowden Town of Cutler
Tom Boutureira Downeast Coastal Conservancy
Ruta Jordans Association to Promote and Protect the Lubec Environment
Bill Kolodnicki Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge
Jessie & Alva King Kitchen Garden
Jesse Salsbury Lost Fisherman’s Memorial
Sharon Mack Machias Bay Area COC

Additional Community & Regional Involvement

Community Interest-Holders
Organization/Business Contact Person
1842 Bates House Pat
3 Sheets to the Wind Sharon Cole
44 Degrees North
45th Parallel Britani & Phil Pascarella
Airline Lodge and Snack Bar Frank and Maryanne Janusz
Annabelle’s Pub
American Pie
Artworks of Maine Karen Baldauski & Bob Foster
Atlantic House Downeast Coffee Gale White
Away Downeast Cottage Rentals Karen Burke
Bank Square Pizza and Deli Marilu Scott
Barren View Golf Course
Bay of Funky Lane Willey or Sammy Anderson
Bayside Chocolates Eugene Greenlaw
Bayside Cruises Judy & Victor Trafford
Bayview Takeout Frank Alley
Bay Views B&B
Bear Mountain Lodge Barry & Suzanne Pottle
Becky’s Seafood James Robins
Bellmard Inn Sandra Smith
Betsy Ross Lodging Dianna Meehan
Black Woods Farm Alpacas Laura Osgood
Blueberry Hill Farm Jeff Brann
Blue Bird Ranch Family Restaurant
Blue Iris Bistro Matt & Hilda Lewis
Bluenose Cottage
Blueberry Patch Motel & Cabins Robert Alley
Blueberry Point Chefs Audrey Patterson
Bluebird Motel
Bold Coast Charter Co. Andrew Patterson
Border Historical Museum
Breakers by the Bay
Burnham Tavern
Campobello Ocean Front Cottages Dennis & Margaret Haire
Campobello Whale Watch Motel
Captain Cates Bed & Breakfast Rick and Mary Bury
Captain Riddles Whale Watch Cruises
Catbird Seat Gallery Heidi Reidell
Catherine Hill Winery Eric and Sue Meyer
Chadbourne House David and Jill Westphal
Chandler River Lodge Bethany Foss
Cherryfield Foods Sally Beal
Cherryfield General Store Zita
Cherryfield Narraguagus Historical Society Kathy Upton
Cherryfield Public Library Kathy Upton
Christopher’s at Eagle Hill Christopher Meynell
Cinnamon Stick
Coastal Creations
Coastal Rentals of Lubec Bonnie Beard
Cobscok Pottery Shanna Wheelock
Cobscook Bay Co. LLC Anita
Cobscook Bay Cottages Richard Norton
Cobscook Community Learning Center Carrie Callahan
Cobscook Hikes and Paddles Steve and Tessa Ftorek
Cohill’s Inn Elliot Cohill
Columbia Falls Pottery April Adams
Cranberry Cove Cottages
Crow Tracks Wood Carving Gallery Roland LaVallee
Dancing Dogs Pottery and Art Al and Kelle Erikson
Dastardly Dick’s Peter Frewen & Jenie Smith
Dennys River Historical Society Arthur Carter
Diane’s Glass Gallery Diane
Downeast Charter Boat Tours Captain Ralph and Carol Dennison
Downeast Coastal Conservancy Becky Lee
Downeast Coastal Cruises Harry “Buzz” Shinn
Downeast Diving Dennis Dorsey
Downeast Drawings Wildlife Art Gallery & Gifts Fred  and Patty Hartman
Downeast Institute Colleen Haskell
Downeast Lakes Land Trust Mark Berry
Downeast Outfitters Stanley Hubbard
Downeast Sunrise Trail Coalition Charlie Corliss
Downeast Wilderness Experience Arthur Tenan
Downriver Theater Co Nicole Ball
Eagle Hill Institute George
East Machias Aquatic Research Station Jacob Vande Sande
Eastland Motel Heather Henry & Glen Tenan
Eastport Arts Center Christina Grannis
Eastport Breakwater Gallery Michael Morse
Eastport Chowder House Bob Del Papa
Eastport Ferry Company Kathy Spencer
Eastport Gallery June Hallowell
Eastport Windjammers/Sylvina Beal Butch & Janna Harris
Elmer’s Seafood Shack
Englishman’s B&B Peter & Kathy Winham
Fisherman’s Wharf Judy & Victor Trafford
Fisherman’s Wife Café
Franks Dockside Restaurant Wanda Corey
French Cellar
Friars Bay Motel
Friar’s Bay Studio Gallery Michael Chesley Johnson
Friends of Little River Lighthouse
Fundy Breeze Charters Skip & Valerie Harris
Garden Side Dairy @ Hatch Knoll Farm Kim Roos
Great Cove Golf Course
Guagus River Inn Billy and Jackie Majors
Happy Crab Leslie & Jeff Starling
Harris Point Shore Cabins and Motel Linda Newcomb
Hearts of Maine Seaside Rental Properties
Helen’s Restaurant Julie Barker
Historic Ruggles House Ellen Tenan
Home Port Inn Dave & Suzannah Gale
How Sweet It Is
Hubbard Rake Company Ike Hubbard
Hungry Bear Café
Inn at Schoppee Farm B&B Julie Barker
Inn at the Anchorage
Inn on the Wharf Judy & Victor Trafford
International Costume Museum
Intervale Farm Jenny and Hugh Lassen
Irish Cow Bakery
Jolene’s Originals Jolene Harmon
Jonesport Heritage Center Bill Plaskon
Kelly Point Campground
Kendall Farm Cottages Georgianna Kendall
Kilby House Inn Bed and Breakfast Greg Noyes
Kitchen Garden Jessie & Alva
Kitty Butterfield’s Nesting Gallery Meg Keay
Laughing Raven Gallery
Liberty Café Tyra Baker
Little River Lighthouse Friends of Little River Lighthouse
Little River Lobster Co. Inc.
Look’s Gourmet Food Co. Mike Cote
Lubec Bay Cottage Catherine Mettey
Lubec Historical Society Barbara Selito
Lubec Landmarks Rachel Rubeor
Lynch Hill Farms, Inc.
Machias Hardware Company
Machias Historical Society
Machias Motor Inn Shelley Roberts
Machiasport Historical Society
Maine Coast Creations
Maine Coast Sardine History Museum Ronnie
Maine Sea Salt Co. Steve and Sharon Cook
Maine Wild Blueberry Co.
Mainley Smoked Salmon John Constant
Margaretta Motel
McCurdy’s Smokehouse Rachel Rubeor
Meadow Mountain Guide Service Frank and Maryanne Janusz
Micmac Farm Guesthouses & Gardner House B&B
Milbridge Historical Society and Museum  Laurie and Bruce Hall
Milbridge House
Milliken House Bed & Breakfast Bill & Mary Williams
Monica’s Chocolates & Gifts Monica Elliot
Moose Island Bakery Diane Parsloe
Moose Island Trolley Tours, LLC Basil Pottle & Sue Lara
Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge Bill Kolodnicki
Motel East Owen Lawler
Mother Shuckers Nadine Preston
Murphy’s Village Restaurant
Narrows At Lubec Kelle Erikson
Nelson Decoys Charlene Nelson
New Friendly Restaurant, Inc Robert & Jennifer Patterson
North Street Café
Northern Tides Art and Gift Gallery Deb Kasunic
Norton’s Machias Seal Island Charters
Obadiah’s Books, Antiques, and Café
Ocean Cottages Bob and Kathie Price
Ocean Spray Cottages Cathy Strout
Owen House Country Inn and Gallery Joyce Morrell & Jan Meiners
Pat’s Place Pat McCabe
Peabody Memorial Library Heidi Hinkley
Peacock House Bed & Breakfast Sue Baker
Peppermint Place at Holmes Bay Jane Elizabeth Gale
Pheonix Salmon, Cooke Aquaculture David Morang
Pickled Herring Gary& Amanda Craig
Pleasant Bay Bed and Breakfast Joan Yeaton
Pleasant River Boat Tours Captain Paul
Pleasant River RV Park Ward Perry
Pollock Cove Cottages and Gifts
Port O’ Call Meg Keay
Porter Memorial Library Association
Puffin Pines Pat & Mike McCabe
Quoddy Bay Lobster Sara Griffin
Quoddy House Kate and Tony Jans
Rainbow Motel
Rapunzel’s Mindy Gullen
Raye’s Mustard Mill and Museum Karen Raye
Red Sleigh Georgianna Kendall
Rivendell Rentals Lucia de Nicolo
Rivendown Cottage Bev and Hugh Taylor
River Lily
Riverside Inn & Restaurant Ellen McLaughlin and Rocky Rakoczy
Robertson Sea Tours and Adventures Jamie Robertson
Robert S. Peacock Fire Museum
Robinson’s Cottages Bill Robinson
Roosevelt Campobello International Park Vern Mckinney
Rose Garden Café and Design Linda Serrollie
Rossport Farms Saltwater Farm & Lodging Deb Train
Route 191 Diner Janet Young
Saint Croix International Waterway Commission Abbe Pond
Sandra Priest Gallery Sandra Priest
Sandy Cove Shellfish
Schooner Gallery
Scovill’s Millside Dining
Seaside Salts Jana & Jerome Piper
Seaview Campground, Cabins and Motel Basil Pottle & Sue Lara
Skywalker’s Bar & Grille
Smokey Toast Café
South Meadow Cottages Meg McGarvey
Stage East Community Theater Nancy Tintle
Sunrise Canoe and Kayak Rob Scribner
Sunset Point Campground Kurt Petzold
Sunset Point RV Park Joanne Case
Sweeties Downeast Lisa Stephen
Talbot House Inn & Gift Shop Liz Henry
The Commons Linda Godfrey, Meg McGarvery, Nancy Asante, Suzanne Crawford
Thirsty Moose Café
Three Cottages by the Sea Mike and Cindy Watty
Tide Mill Creamers Rachel Bell
Tide Mill Organic Farm Carly DeSignore
Tides Institute Hugh French
Todd House Bed and Breakfast Ruth Mc Innis
Tours of Lubec and Cobscook Ruta Jordans
Tunk Mountain Arts and Crafts Cynthia Huntington
Uncle Kippy’s Restaurant George & Sonia Olson
Wabanaki Museum Brenda Mitchell
Waco Diner Bob Del Papa
Water Street Tavern & Inn Jim Heyer
Welch Farm Cottage & Blueberry Farm Lisa Hanscom
Wescogus Wild Blueberry Company Marie Emerson
West Quoddy Gifts Junia Lehman
West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association, Inc. Deb Bridges
West Quoddy Station Vacation Rentals William Clark
Weston House Bed and Breakfast Jett Peterson
Whiting Bay Bed and Breakfast Brenda Gay
Whiting Store Jeff Stevens
Whitney Originals
Whole Life Natural Market Patti Sansing
Wild Blueberry Land Marie Emerson
Wildflower Inn
Without A Paddle Aurea Stoll &   Rhea Politis
Wreaths Across America Marcy Beardsley
Wrenovations Stained Glass Studio Mark Wren
Wymans of Maine Homer Woodward

Meetings, Minutes, and Updates

2015 Meetings and Updates

  • CAG meeting: January 5, 2015

2014 Meetings and Updates

  • December 2014 E-Newsletter
  • CAG meeting:  May 7, 2014
  • CAG meeting:  April 2, 2014
  • CAG meeting: March 3, 2014 minutes

2013 Meetings and Updates

  • December 2013 E-Newsletter
  • CAG meeting: October 3, Jonesport
  • CAG meeting: October 3, Machias
  • CAG meeting: October 4, Milbridge
  • CAG meeting: October 8, Lubec
  • CAG meeting: October 8, Eastport

October 2013 Minutes

  • Planning Team Meeting: October 2, Ellsworth


  • Public Meeting: June 12, Machias

(Public Meeting 6-12-13 minutes)

  • CAG Meeting: May 28, Machias
  • Public Coffee Talks: April 15th, Lubec
  • Public Coffee Talks: April 16th, Milbridge
  • Public Coffee Talks: Wednesday, April 17th, Machias

(Bold Coast Scenic Byway Coffee Talks)

  • CAG Meeting: April 9, Machias
  • CAG Meeting: March 13, Machias

CAG meeting notes from 3-13-13

2012 Meetings and Updates

  • CAG Meeting: Nov 28, Machias

CAG 11-28-12 Notes

Byway Intrinsic Qualities Worksheet

  • Public Bus Tours: October 23-24, Milbridge to Cutler & Lubec to Eastport



  • CAG Meeting: Sept 26

September 26 meeting notes

  • CAG Regional Meeting: August 7, Whiting

Cobscook Bay Regional Meeting Minutes

  • CAG Regional Meeting: August 8, Machias

Machias Bay Regional Meeting Minutes

  • CAG Regional Meeting: August 9, Cherryfield

Western Washington County Regional Meeting Minutes

  • Public Meeting: June 12, Machias

Public Meeting Notes, June 12


Maine’s Bold Coast:  Chronicle New England Main Streets:  WCVB TV Boston

Four 5-minute video clips aired on September 9th, 2013 as a 1/2 hour television program, produced in July, 2013.  Each clip highlights some of the many very special people and places in the Bold Coast Region.

Video #1

Introduction to the Bold Coast Scenic Byway, hiking the Cutler Preserve’s Bold Coast Trail, Bonnie and Arnold   Pearlman’s Crossroads Farm.

Video #2

Showcasing local foods:  Dell and Marie Emerson’s Wild Blueberry Land and Jesse and Alva’s Kitchen Garden Restaurant.

Video #3

Innovation and Tradition:  The next wave of green energy; making mustard the old fashioned way.

Video # 4…/21864510/-/9kne2yz/-/index.html

Clara Neptune Keezer’s award winning baskets

Taking the Kids “A Two-Nation Vacation to Roosevelt’s Campobello and Downeast Maine” (July 22, 2014)

Maine Today “Machias is a Dream for Paddlers, Bikers, and History Buffs” (July 7, 2014)

Bangor Daily News “Maine Fishermen…Offering Tourist Cruises” (June 29, 2014)

Bangor Metro “Talk of the Town” (August 2013)

Vimeo “Cutler Coast” (July 4, 2013)

Bangor Daily News “Washington County orchestrates Bold Coast Scenic Byway project” (April 2013)


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