News of Maine's Coast and Islands
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.
On June 26, Ellsworth City Council Chairman Marc Blanchette backed up his plug-in hybrid electric car to the city’s first publically available Level 2 electric vehicle charging station, located under a shady copse at Merrill Park on Water Street.
Compared to other animals, salmon are second only to chicken in their efficiency of converting food to protein and calories.
This year’s census of alewives migrating upstream has been at recent highs, with 250,000 “river herring” counted this year...
A chance encounter with a Prince Edward Island lobsterman at the gathering led to a trip to the Canadian island province for two high school students...
By Tom Walsh
If you don’t know much—or even anything at all—about Rachel Carson, here’s your chance.
By Susie Arnold, Jessica Gribbon Joyce and Roger Stephenson
He spoke of the need to relocate his island nation within 50-100 years due to sea level rise.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.