News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
Reflections is a monthly column written by Island Fellows, recent college grads who do community service work on Maine islands and in remote coastal communities through the Island Institute, publisher of The Working Waterfront.
We crawled all over trying to find the source of this alarm that continued, undeterred, every 60 seconds.
Photographer Richard Howard has travelled all over the U.S. and the world photographing people and places for publications such as Smithsonian and National Geographic.
By 2014, more than 60 percent of MDI’s workers were commuting to the island because they couldn’t find affordable housing there...
We’re now seeing evidence of investor and banking activity, and consumer confidence, along the length of our coast.
And sure enough, it was—a friend from the summer community, instantly recognizable from his trademark hat and brindled dog.
The ice builds up fast, requiring workers to break it apart with wooden mallets to keep the float from sinking.
The population of Bath went from 9,396 in 1910 to between 18,000 to 20,000 in 1917-1918.