News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Historically, compliments on my appearance have been infrequent.
Jacquelyn Gill stood entranced inside a permafrost cave in Siberia. Woolly mammoth tusks protruded through glistening walls. A lion cub, dead for 30,000 or more years, appeared as if it was napping.
After Readers Digest published Rich’s short piece about Corea, giving summer refuge to a writer from away didn’t sit well with some of the locals.
There is camaraderie in shared experience, even if it is just being fed-up with the lack of sun.
In 1687, a treasure hunter from Woolwich received the highest honors from the king of England.
Two of the most popular activities during island winters are indoor basketball and volleyball.
Vinalhaven’s night life will get a little more vibrant beginning in late May with the opening of Kris Davidson’s speakeasy, Skål.
Power-generating technology piloted in Washington County will soon provide a commercial source of electricity in Alaska.
“Our people don’t have a word for adaptation. It’s just what we’ve always done.”