News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
My first draft of this piece was terrible. I wrote a nondescript, short essay about projects I was working on...
Island caretakers mirror steps they took in May, but with much less stress.
Among those now actively addressing the issue of where to house temporary workers is the National Park Service. Each tourist season, Acadia National Park...
It was impressive to watch all of the lobstermen work so efficiently to load traps onto the boats.
For Kerr, Bowen’s theories are not merely appealing academic ideas. His brother, six years older, suffered from schizophrenia, and ultimately took his own life.
“I was impressed by the kindness, from the time I got on the boat to the time I left the island,” says Ken Spinney.
Citing safety concerns and the need to comply with federal regulations, the Maine State Ferry Service has adopted changes in policy and schedule.
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...
I stayed still, for a minute longer, to make sure my brain was capturing the positive imagery.