News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
While covering the Vietnam War, Dudman and two other journalists were ambushed in Cambodia. To help reassure a younger, very frightened colleague, Dudman said: “If we get out of this alive, we’ll have one hell of a good story.”
The Penobscot remained active along the lower Penobscot River and its large bay with its rich marine resources.
The sound of the bell buoy at night, through an open window, will still remind me of my childhood summers…
Bureaucrats, academics, and advocates develop talking points, position papers, and policies to address the problems of our coast. Galen Koch has chosen a different approach.
Johnson’s presence is so much a part of the island fabric that many forget she arrived during the 1960s…
Donna Miller Damon
It’s about more than Netflix and Amazon Prime. It’s essential to community and economic vitality.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
Morrison's aim is not to plumb profound abstract philosophy, but to entertain people…
There was no turning back; I had just taken the last boat for the next three days…
Offering reliable childcare and preschool programs helps lure and retain adults who want to live and work on the island.