News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
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.
In addition to building ships, Castine was the center of Penobscot Bay’s fishing industry from the early 1800s through the Civil War,
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…
Many of the buildings are “coming to the end of their useful life.”
Beyond Acadia: Exploring the Bold Coast of Down East Maine is the first guide book of its kind, focused entirely on the coastline of Washington County.
The volunteers of the Community Housing Improvement Project, or CHIP, an ecumenical non-profit, perform tangible acts of kindness for the vulnerable and poor