News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
Conversations about end-of-life decisions can be emotional, challenging, and are often avoided until a moment of crisis. But a group of health care providers on North Haven...
Still raining, or raining again. Haven’t noticed, but the tide has turned, and the falls is going the other way.
“Bones!” a student exclaimed. “More bones!” another echoed.
Architect Jeri D. W. Spurling has dedicated her professional life to serving those in need. In fact, the motto of Spurling Design, based in her home on Islesford in the Cranberry Isles, is “Making Good Architecture Attainable for All.”
Now, if you’ve ever attended or watched a city council budget meeting, you know that something as mundane as sidewalk construction can spark debate.
In just ten years, Acadia’s visitation has grown by 59 percent, a trend which has led one nonprofit to offer Downeast tourists an alternative destination—Lubec.
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.