Sarah Craighead Dedmon
It all began with a question.
“I was wondering if it might be possible to decorate the bridge for Christmas?” asked Joel Ross of Lubec, posting Nov. 29 on Facebook. Readers enthusiastically applauded his idea, and this week for the first time ever, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Bridge — and the saltwater beneath it — shine with Christmas lights.
The bridge connects Lubec, the easternmost town in the nation, with Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada.