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  • May 26, 2018

    Dagney C. Ernest / Village Soup

    Archipelago invites the public to celebrate the opening of its new gallery show, “Turning Towards the Sun,” and the start of the summer during the June 1 First Friday Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

    Archipelago, Economic Development

  • May 20, 2018

    Editorial Staff / Bangor Daily News

    It’s expensive to live on an island. Energy costs more. Food costs more. Just about everything costs more. Last week, residents of Islesboro found out ferry service will start costing a lot more.

    Community Development, Economic Development

  • May 17, 2018

    Staff / The Free Press

    The Island Institute held its 8th annual Island Energy Conference in South Portland on May 4. This year’s theme, “Resilient Together,” highlighted what islanders are doing to increase the resilience of their energy systems and communities.

    Community Development, Energy