News of Maine's Coast and Islands
I thought about what it must have felt like when electricity first became available on the islands.
A proposal by Maine’s Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, to protect working waterfronts and the jobs and economic activity they support, was aired at a congressional subcommittee hearing on Nov. 2.
The goal for the Rockport couple’s business, On the Water in Maine, was to list and manage 75-100 of those vacation rental properties. The Fords have succeeded in growing their list to 130.
Social media and new technology are driving change in the tourism industry at an unprecedented rate.
Nantucket native remains islander
To the editor:
Emily Lane, president of Vinalhaven Kelp, Inc., leads a board of directors that requires 70 percent of the business shareholders to make their livelihood from some sort of fishing.
Despite the Trump administration’s sharp turn away from working to slow climate change, Brian Deese remains optimistic. Deese, who had been President Barack Obama’s senior advisor on climate...
PHOTO ESSAY BY COURTNEY MOONEY
At the end of September, an unprecendented bloom of the phytoplankton karenia mikimotoi extended from Cape Elizabeth to the New Meadows River.