News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
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...
The event included an informal conversation between Hannah Pingree, who had just been appointed to a new role in Gov. Janet Mills’ administration, focusing on innovation, and Island Institute president Rob Snyder.
I went back to the island to share the scary news and a hug with Elaine…
Luke’s Lobster, an international chain of restaurants founded by Cape Elizabeth native Luke Holden in 2009, has announced it will operate a seafood buying station in Boothbay Harbor.
The $10 million ferry would be funded mostly by federal grants, and begin operating in 2021. The transit district’s board of directors believe the larger vessel is necessary...
re we reviewing our approach to engaging communities so that we include as diverse a group of people as possible?
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
The Island Institute awarded Donna Wiegle with its Community Champion Award at the organization’s annual Waypoints Forum in Portland on Feb. 8.
Bruce Van Note, the newly confirmed commissioner of the Department of Transportation—which oversees the ferry service—indicated in a March 6 letter that a review of the tariff was in order.