Harpswell, ME Residents Win Beach Access

Harpswell, ME Residents Win Beach Access
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PressHerald.com: After a three-year battle, residents fighting to save public access to Cedar Beach [in Harpswell, Maine] are celebrating a victory in Maine Superior Court even as they face a new challenge.

The attorney representing the defendant in the case said the ruling will be appealed to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

Cedar Beach, located on Bailey Island, had been used by the public for decades until 2011, when the only access road was blocked by owners Charles and Sally Abrahamson.

Read about the battle for public access to Maine’s Cedar Beach.