News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The Working Waterfront’s four island columnists answer questions about the complex nature of these communities
Changing climate, resources, ever-present danger produce stress
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City leaders focused on redeveloping vacant mills, which became assets
Southport Island’s Capt. Bruce White explains maritime tradition
As far as Coast Guard safety goes, the lobster fishery is “the least regulated commercial vessel” sector, Boyer said.
“You could roll a bowling ball down Main Street on a Friday night in 1985 and not hit a soul.”
The perception that Maine’s forays into offshore wind power have been on hold aren’t quite accurate, said Jake Ward of the University of Maine.
Consider the extremes of how islands are portrayed in literature, film, and on TV. The island setting often is used to show how the very best of community values can thrive, or how the very worst of human nature can fester.
By Tom Groening
This is the first in a series of stories about coastal towns facing challenges.
A marine salvor can hold your boat as collateral until paid for the services rendered.
By Sally Noble
On March 6, the Island Institute began reprioritizing work as the impacts of the pandemic grew locally.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.