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  • April 23, 2018

    Bri Warner, Nick Battista / Special to BDN

    It’s inspiring to see what one small community can do to change its future. The Cranberry Isles, a year-round island community off the coast of Mount Desert Island, has finished the first phase of a fiber-to-home broadband network.

    Community Development, Economic Development

  • April 9, 2018

    By Kay Stephens / PenBay Pilot

    Close to 200 people attended the Artists and Makers Conference, Friday, April 6, at Point Lookout in Northport. For artists and crafters in the creative economy, the Archipelago/Island Institute-sponsored event offered a full day of sessions.

    Archipelago, Economic Development

  • March 27, 2018

    By Staff / Mainebiz

    The town of Cranberry Isles has received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Community Connect Grant Program for construction of its broadband network.

    Community Development, Economic Development