News of Maine's Coast and Islands
My first draft of this piece was terrible. I wrote a nondescript, short essay about projects I was working on...
The Maine Superior Court has ruled the Department of Transportation failed to follow the correct procedure when it raised fares on the Maine State Ferry Service earlier this year. The ruling came after the town of Islesboro filed suit against DOT.
What’s the word on Monhegan? The answer, offered this summer by an island businesswoman, was to the point—beer, coffee, and chocolate.
As a boy, Carlson, a life-long resident of Swan’s Island, worked as sternman for his father during lobster and scallop season.
I can’t imagine what they thought, arriving upon a rather somber and not too chatty assemblage…
Island caretakers mirror steps they took in May, but with much less stress.
A drop of water in Lake Superior could take anywhere from 173 to 191 years to work through the system.
I was convinced there weren’t many songbirds around our property…
We found ourselves at the singularly appealing Gooney Creek campground.