News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Nantucket native remains islander
To the editor:
Emily Lane, president of Vinalhaven Kelp, Inc., leads a board of directors that requires 70 percent of the business shareholders to make their livelihood from some sort of fishing.
“All of us look bad when the expectations placed on us outstrip our skills.”—Ross Greene
The uninsulated room is a great place to store canning jars, the feral cat, and in cold weather, food.
One of the things I love about October and November in the Cranberry Isles is the increase in bird stories. It is migrating season and most people out here keep an eye on the birds...
I was excited to share the ukulele ensemble program I’ve started on North Haven.
Bill Trevaskis, the sole music teacher for students in the pre-K to 12th grade Vinalhaven School, explained how he worked with his colleagues to a group of teachers at the Island Teachers Conference in Belfast on Oct. 5-6 ...
PHOTO ESSAY BY COURTNEY MOONEY
And another lesson: Nantucket is so wonderfully preserved in its 19th and 18th century splendor because when the whaling industry died, the island became a ghost town. It was only in the 1930s that...