News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
Bureaucrats, academics, and advocates develop talking points, position papers, and policies to address the problems of our coast. Galen Koch has chosen a different approach.
Johnson’s presence is so much a part of the island fabric that many forget she arrived during the 1960s…
Donna Miller Damon
It’s about more than Netflix and Amazon Prime. It’s essential to community and economic vitality.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
The Penobscot remained active along the lower Penobscot River and its large bay with its rich marine resources.
Morrison's aim is not to plumb profound abstract philosophy, but to entertain people…
There was no turning back; I had just taken the last boat for the next three days…
Offering reliable childcare and preschool programs helps lure and retain adults who want to live and work on the island.
“I spent a lot of time watching my family take care of other family members…”—Lindsey Beverage
There is an old saying that you can’t keep a secret on an island, but that was disproven at Chebeague Island’s town meeting on June 10, when Beverly Ross Johnson was presented a legislative sentiment by Rep. Janice Cooper.