News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
On Aug. 12, 2019, 6-8 p.m., “Welcoming the Stranger: Downeast Cares” happened.
"What we’re really committed to this year is finding the stories that have a human element."
They had “come down to the coast for the day,” as they put it, from Brewer, Waterville, Skowhegan.
I came to feel absolutely humbled by the accounts in this book.
“We have amazing things happening here, and a lot of them are driven by women, which is also great.”
In 1968, the year that saw assassinations, a violent party convention, and a far-off war claiming more and more lives, a young man “from away” arrives in an isolated Maine fishing village to take over the local newspaper.
After withstanding coastal Maine weather for almost 150 years, the Swan’s Island Lighthouse is getting a much-needed facelift.
Conversations about end-of-life decisions can be emotional, challenging, and are often avoided until a moment of crisis. But a group of health care providers on North Haven...
Still raining, or raining again. Haven’t noticed, but the tide has turned, and the falls is going the other way.