News of Maine's Coast and Islands
It is hard to overstate how important the Island Store is to the community. The store is one of the only public spaces open in the winter...
Waterfalls are rare natural wonders and apparently attract visitors like bees to honey.
A wave of 19th century artists made their way to the island to find inspiration among idyllic rolling meadows, vast beaches, rugged cliffs…
I stayed still, for a minute longer, to make sure my brain was capturing the positive imagery.
This was more like it—a beautiful park next to a lake, a comfortable 60-something degrees…
To a Matinicus resident, Bajupa was more than just a way to move bait and lobster between the island and the mainland.
The students thrust the storage bin lid containing 37 or so wriggling worms into my arms.
Had ranked choice voting been an option, things would have been not just different, but more representative.
David Shipler, a former New York Times reporter, is the author of three books on civil liberties,