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Lighthouse Magazine Helps Out Lighthouse Museum 

Catherine Pegram

A local publisher, who’s magazine focuses on the history of lighthouses, wants to make sure the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland stays open.Tim Harrison, the editor and publisher of Lighthouse Digest, says for each new subscription ordered on-line, he’ll donate 10-dollars to the museum. The museum is facing some tough financial times and needs to raise 50-thousand dollars by July First or it will close.The museum was founded by Ken Black. His widow, Dot, now runs it. She says she’s been able to pay the electric and heating bills, but others are piling up.Harrison says the donation offer is only good on new or gift subscriptions and is only available for a limited time.For more information you can go on-line to lighthousedigest.net or call 259-2121.