News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The natural resource-based economies of the past are adapting to new populations…
Like those who gathered around the campfire, the young actors courageously step out onto the stage…
Community Development, Media
Nowhere have I found a community where the generational divide is as smudged as it is here.
I never thought I would find myself craving less alone time. Last year I longed for stretches of silence...
Reflections is a monthly column written by Island Fellows, recent college grads who do community service work on Maine islands and in remote coastal communities through the Island Institute, publisher of The Working Waterfront.
As I adapted to a new home, it took time to stop calling the ocean “the Lake.”
If I were to limit myself to searching for friendships in my age group, I would eliminate 95 percent of the community.
A town grew here only after the paper mill was built to take advantage of the natural hydro power.
One day, a young girl lost her first tooth. We were walking down the path behind the school…