News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
The ferry service is working on a new schedule for 2019 which could eliminate the 4:30 p.m. boat to and from Vinalhaven in the winter, with the last boat being the 3:15 p.m. trip.
When the Stanleys retired from Abel’s, the restaurant sat closed in 2017. Now it’s hopping again. And it’s still a family affair—but a different family.
On any given day, locals and visitors to Cranberry House on Great Cranberry Island might attend a play, concert, or summer lecture, or view historical exhibits featuring island artifacts and personalities.
The summer has been, in a word, enlightening, as I gain new perspectives on the culture of the place I grew up in.
At the Islesford Dock Restaurant & Gallery on Little Cranberry Island, co-owner Michael Boland is deep into his second season enjoying the unique nature of an island institution.
One concept that has emerged in discussions is selling narrow, individual lots along Front Street and along the harbor walk...
By Tom Walsh
Those pretty, small towns kindled in me a love for New England.
The church is trying to re-establish a year-round presence—not to proselytize, but to provide aid, comfort, and pastoral continuity…