News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
Mainlanders must dispel the idea of island communities as existing like museums in a glass case.
We Americans love the idea of frontiers, which have played an outsized role in the national imagination.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
As it turns out, islanders are committed to cutting energy costs and consumption, as became apparent...
Those in charge claim it was a significant installation in “winning” the Cold War.
She assumed they now lived on North Haven full time, and was disappointed to find they would leave in August.
Best Philbrook is one of the people featured in the Swan’s Island Historical Society’s new exhibit at the Burnt Coat Harbor Lighthouse, called “Maritime Women on Swan's Island.”
The ferry service is working on a new schedule for 2019 which could eliminate the 4:30 p.m. boat to and from Vinalhaven in the winter, with the last boat being the 3:15 p.m. trip.
When the Stanleys retired from Abel’s, the restaurant sat closed in 2017. Now it’s hopping again. And it’s still a family affair—but a different family.