News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
Now, if you’ve ever attended or watched a city council budget meeting, you know that something as mundane as sidewalk construction can spark debate.
“Bones!” a student exclaimed. “More bones!” another echoed.
Architect Jeri D. W. Spurling has dedicated her professional life to serving those in need. In fact, the motto of Spurling Design, based in her home on Islesford in the Cranberry Isles, is “Making Good Architecture Attainable for All.”
In just ten years, Acadia’s visitation has grown by 59 percent, a trend which has led one nonprofit to offer Downeast tourists an alternative destination—Lubec.
Everyone around me has the same pinwheel-eyed expression.
Portland’s waterfront is booming—new hotels, restaurants, pubs, a marina—so it’s no wonder the ferry serving Casco Bay’s islands is responding to that activity, says Hank Berg.
Oh, how we islanders long to drive our cars directly from the grocery store to our houses.
Islanders are not afraid to speak of the obvious uncertainties of the future.
Post-mill Bucksport has participated in three significant planning efforts in the past four years…