Weekend Edition Sunday / National Public Radio
If you’ve ever dreamed of moving to an idyllic vacation spot, Maine’s coastal islands offer a cautionary tale.
Jobs are limited to lobstering, boatbuilding and caretaking of summer residences. And lousy Internet service makes telecommuting difficult to impossible. But now some Maine lobstermen and would-be telecommuters are banding together to pay for costly infrastructure they hope will help preserve a threatened way of life.
From Maine Public Radio, Fred Bever reports.