News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
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.
As I adapted to a new home, it took time to stop calling the ocean “the Lake.”
“The minerals in the mud around here are really good for your skin." —Willie Drury
The population of Bath went from 9,396 in 1910 to between 18,000 to 20,000 in 1917-1918.
A letter recently landed on my desk from a reader of The Working Waterfront.