News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
The church is trying to re-establish a year-round presence—not to proselytize, but to provide aid, comfort, and pastoral continuity…
The dilemma of the music teacher is that sometimes there aren’t enough hours in the day for the music teacher to also play music.
Here’s an idea that most would agree with—our elders should be able to age in place. But making this happen on an island or in a remote community is an altogether more difficult challenge than it is where I grew up...
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
“I realized there are so many amazing stories here…” — Leta Hallowell
“The dad looks out to the harbor and turns back to his wife and hollers, ‘Honey, I think we found the real Maine!’” —Joe Young
Eight years ago, as a symbol of our intention to stay on North Haven indefinitely, I bought apple trees and asparagus crowns for Bill as a Chanukah present.
They were loving this authentic Maine island town, a locale that has escaped becoming Anyplace, U.S.A.
Registration is now open for Maine’s Coastweek Coastal Cleanup which begins Saturday, Sept. 15 and runs through Saturday, Sept. 22.
A special referendum on July 24 saw nearly 90 percent of Bristol residents who cast paper ballots approve repairs to the 101-year-old Bristol Falls Dam, rather than tear it down.