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Cliff Island land conservation is no gift

The prevailing majority apparently has concluded that of primary importance is how the property looks, rather how it might be used.

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  • July 9, 2017

    By Staff / Village Soup

    Midcoast Leadership Academy and the University of Maine Hutchinson Center have announced completion of the academy’s seventh program year and the July 2 graduation of 18 current and prospective community leaders.

  • July 6, 2017

    By Staff / Village Soup

    The Island Institute recently awarded scholarships to 71 island students pursuing post-secondary education at colleges, universities and technical schools across the United States and Canada.

    Community Development

  • June 23, 2017

    By Staff / Penobscot Bay Pilot

    The Island Institute will host a free lecture series this summer that will feature authors, artists, and experts sharing insights into life on the Maine coast, as well as their perspectives and reflections on the challenges of making it here.