News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Another trend is Massachusetts residents buying southern coastal properties with plans to retire there.
By William Hall
Despite its three-story ice-making plant at the seaward end of the Portland Fish Pier, Vessel Services Inc. is almost invisible to passers-by at the other end, along bustling Commercial Street.
“We believe that the only way to preserve and protect working waterfront is to own it.”
“For the most part, the town is very supportive of what’s happening on South Street.”
“It is time for a new and better direction.”
—Gov. Janet Mills
“We’re moving in the right direction. It’s not easy and it’s not quick.”
By Tom Walsh
The prose is an engaging blend of biology and storytelling...
Currently, there are some 60,000 second homes on the Cape…