News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
As the quaran-times roll on, I’ve been interested to see how people in various communities adapt.
A few months ago, I was assisting in the classroom here on Frenchboro during a session with the school guidance counselor. The subject of the day was coping skills...
Each island micro-business is a particular thread in the overall weave of island life. My gallery, 19-years-old this year, has become a place for people to see...
Across the state, high school ended this spring with a whimper. Students graduated at the peak, or perhaps post-peak, of an unprecedented pandemic.
We’ve seen, and maybe experienced first-hand, the conflict that comes when people have different ideas about safe public conduct in light of COVID-19.
A second massive cruise ship—the 11-deck Norwegian Sun—may soon tie up within the Bay of Fundy at a temporary berth being offered by the Eastport Port Authority.
For years now, I have been turning the term “solastalgia” over in my mind. Coined by the Australian eco-philosopher Glenn Albrecht, solastalgia...
Mostel found the western coastline of Monhegan to be a sanctuary that met his needs: isolated, inexpensive, and hard to get to.
If you had to describe Maine’s economy to someone who had never visited, what would you say?