News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
“He was such a good, good human being,” he said. “I so respected the guy. His heart was bigger than the bay.”
“No one goes there anymore—it’s too crowded.” As someone who has lived on the coast of Maine most of my life...
As the quaran-times roll on, I’ve been interested to see how people in various communities adapt.
A few months ago, I was assisting in the classroom here on Frenchboro during a session with the school guidance counselor. The subject of the day was coping skills...
Each island micro-business is a particular thread in the overall weave of island life. My gallery, 19-years-old this year, has become a place for people to see...
Across the state, high school ended this spring with a whimper. Students graduated at the peak, or perhaps post-peak, of an unprecedented pandemic.
We’ve seen, and maybe experienced first-hand, the conflict that comes when people have different ideas about safe public conduct in light of COVID-19.
A second massive cruise ship—the 11-deck Norwegian Sun—may soon tie up within the Bay of Fundy at a temporary berth being offered by the Eastport Port Authority.
For years now, I have been turning the term “solastalgia” over in my mind. Coined by the Australian eco-philosopher Glenn Albrecht, solastalgia...