News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
“They embraced me when I got here. It’s peaceful and the view is astonishing.”
“Every student had to learn how to grow all of their crops from start to finish…”
I watched as the winch wound the cable up and the cabinet swung out over the still water.
I recently worked in an island school for two years as an ed tech in special education, in a town that I care about deeply and have close personal ties to. There were instances where I was stunned by how histories...
I’ve managed to get some fair crops of tomatoes, green beans, turnips, and squash, with other vegetables making guest appearances...
On a late spring morning in 1920, the steamboat Governor Bodwell was docked at Tillson’s Wharf in Rockland and preparing to depart for Vinalhaven. Shoveling coal below decks was my grandfather...
One of the best things about Maine is it has the cool climate many perennials like.
Six months of very limited access to and from Campobello Island in New Brunswick and Lubec in Maine are having real impacts on real people on both sides of the FDR Bridge.
I conducted interviews in three communities that were responding, from my vantage point, effectively...