News of Maine's Coast and Islands
It is hard to overstate how important the Island Store is to the community. The store is one of the only public spaces open in the winter...
A wave of 19th century artists made their way to the island to find inspiration among idyllic rolling meadows, vast beaches, rugged cliffs…
If you were Josh Rogers’ childhood friend, you probably were offered dried dulse instead of Doritos chips for a snack.
“We’re talking 300 percent faster regeneration.”
—Dr. Kevin Strange
Without a doubt, aquaculture is a major growth industry in the state. And it is not just about finfish. Shellfish and seaweed farming are on the rise.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
“We’re focusing our development efforts on the urban core…” —City Manager David Cole
To a Matinicus resident, Bajupa was more than just a way to move bait and lobster between the island and the mainland.
“The night before they check out, they book for the next year.”—Jerry Dougherty of the Bar Harbor Inn
Jason and Josh Joyce, cousins and life-long island residents, have been two of the first to venture into oyster farming. Their families have been on Swan’s Island for eight generations...