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  • "Basin Mist" by Wendy Newcomb
    August 3, 2017

    Staff / Kennebec Journal

    Archipelago, the Island Institute’s store and gallery will host an opening reception for its summer gallery show from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at 386 Main St. during Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk.


  • Brooks Winner, left, and Harry Podolsky, both of the Island Institute will present “Island Energy: Transitioning to a Cleaner Future," on August 9. The talk is part of the Island Institute’s Summer Lecture Series.
    August 3, 2017

    Staff / Penobscot Bay Pilot

    Maine island communities pay some of the highest energy costs in the nation, but they are also leading the way in transitioning to clean energy systems. Learn more during the talk, "Island Energy: Transitioning to a Cleaner Future," August 9.


  • July 30, 2017

    Weekend Edition Sunday / National Public Radio

    If you've ever dreamed of moving to an idyllic vacation spot, Maine's coastal islands offer a cautionary tale.

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