News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
Roque Bluffs is an idyllic coastal Washington County town, a peninsula south of Machias with rolling hills and fields leading to a state park with a pretty sand beach. But it’s also on the wrong side of the digital divide
“If the spreadsheet is all you care about, you’re going to be unhappy in Maine.”
“We don’t want to be a seasonal, higher-end venue that only some people can access.”
Compiled by Tom Groening
My spring to-do list emerges as the snow and ice retreat in my yard this time of year. Gone are the excuses that sub-freezing air and snow cover provided for my home- and yard-improvement projects.
It may be time identify the towns that offer the best chance at attracting young transplants…
We deserve a clear and detailed explanation of the need for a new boat.
Residents between ages 20 and 29 made up over 20 percent of the Portland’s population in 2017.
Five years and 15,000 miles later, the changing of the guard at Anderson Marine & Hardware in seaside Gouldsboro has so far been smooth sailing.
I was told that meeting at the ferry landing was a common pastime on island, especially for the old timers, and I immediately knew that this was a tradition I would be happy to participate in...