News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The Island Institute partners with Maine’s island and coastal communities so they can become more resilient…
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
It was impressive to watch all of the lobstermen work so efficiently to load traps onto the boats.
For Kerr, Bowen’s theories are not merely appealing academic ideas. His brother, six years older, suffered from schizophrenia, and ultimately took his own life.
“I was impressed by the kindness, from the time I got on the boat to the time I left the island,” says Ken Spinney.
Citing safety concerns and the need to comply with federal regulations, the Maine State Ferry Service has adopted changes in policy and schedule.
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...
A wave of 19th century artists made their way to the island to find inspiration among idyllic rolling meadows, vast beaches, rugged cliffs…
Waterfalls are rare natural wonders and apparently attract visitors like bees to honey.
I stayed still, for a minute longer, to make sure my brain was capturing the positive imagery.