News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
How long would Great Cranberry remain viable as a year-round community? Things looked bleak.
In addition to countless private boats, charter lines bring across 50-60 guests at a time almost daily in the summer months.
On Aug. 12, 2019, 6-8 p.m., “Welcoming the Stranger: Downeast Cares” happened.
I came to feel absolutely humbled by the accounts in this book.
"What we’re really committed to this year is finding the stories that have a human element."
They had “come down to the coast for the day,” as they put it, from Brewer, Waterville, Skowhegan.
In 1968, the year that saw assassinations, a violent party convention, and a far-off war claiming more and more lives, a young man “from away” arrives in an isolated Maine fishing village to take over the local newspaper.
“We have amazing things happening here, and a lot of them are driven by women, which is also great.”
After withstanding coastal Maine weather for almost 150 years, the Swan’s Island Lighthouse is getting a much-needed facelift.