Midcoast lens: That time of year...

Apr 12, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

April has arrived, that means lots of things are finally happening. The weather is warmer, the snow is gone, the grass is getting green — and Dorman's Dairy Dream in Thomaston is getting ready to open. The windows will open next week, April 17 or 18, for the 64th season.

Seagulls enjoy a flight over Rockland Harbor in the warm sunshine April 11. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Sap is running from some trees along Route 131 in Warren. Several jugs were fastened to catch the tasty liquid. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
It was so nice April 11, even the cows wanted to get some sunshine at Spear Farm on Upper East Pond Road in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Calm after the storm on Medomak River in Waldoboro April 11. The wind and rain from the night before cleared the sky for a calm day. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
The nets are ready on Medomak River in downtown Waldoboro April 11. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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Beth Birmingham
Staff Reporter
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington, and Thomaston and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys running and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 13.

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