News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
It’s high summer on the coast of Maine, and the state’s newspapers are reflecting the splendor of the season. But it’s not all pretty pictures and fun; the news marches on...
Folks with a handful of write-in votes have been nudged into office.
Cobscook Bay State Park draws Mainers and others year after year, offering the quiet seclusion of softwood forest with easy access to one of the most dynamic bodies of water in Maine.
This is the second of a three-part series recollecting the look and feel of Portland in the 1960s, '70s and '80s by a Maine writer who spent his youth there.
In the 1970s, Portland grew up.
Out of my sight on the west side of the island, truly heroic efforts by dozens of area firemen, the Coast Guard and state forest rangers had achieved what had seemed impossible.
"One of the challenges we have is upper floor occupation, second and third floors of some of the larger buildings."
A hard-shell lobster cooked in this manner is just as dry and chewy as it sounds.
If Maine is to grow its economy and provide opportunity for innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly for those under the age of 40, we must understand Portland beyond definitions of city and geography...
Maybe it is a Maine thing, or an island thing, or just not a Connecticut thing, because I was definitely deprived of this creative outlet as a child.