News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
And sure enough, it was—a friend from the summer community, instantly recognizable from his trademark hat and brindled dog.
The ice builds up fast, requiring workers to break it apart with wooden mallets to keep the float from sinking.
The population of Bath went from 9,396 in 1910 to between 18,000 to 20,000 in 1917-1918.
A letter recently landed on my desk from a reader of The Working Waterfront.
As I adapted to a new home, it took time to stop calling the ocean “the Lake.”
“The minerals in the mud around here are really good for your skin." —Willie Drury
Rick Frantz and Jennifer Fox are part of Portland’s vibrant waterfront scene. They own Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street, and they take the ferry home each night to Great Diamond Island. Casco Bay is literally their backyard.
The consensus to purchase the property outright came as a surprise to the committee.