A fishing boat heads out at dawn in December from Eastport.

Working Waterfront

In the depths of grief, kindness shines through

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. Tarah Waters works in Eastport creating an arts-based internship program for local students.   Tarah Waters It… SEE MORE
Visitors to Lubec look across the narrows that connects Cobscook Bay with the Atlantic Ocean and marks the international border. Mulholland Light is on Campobello Island in Canada.

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Camping Downeast

LESLIE BOWMAN Tim Corcoran clamming in Cobscook Bay with equipment provided by the park.       Robin and John Ladd of Brownsville Junction at their campsite.   Tim and Shari Corcoran of Casco have been camping at Cobscook Bay State Park for a dozen years. “Sometimes, it seems we… SEE MORE
A runner crosses the finish line in Lubec.

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The passport marathon

Four years ago, having just moved to my new home in Lubec, I went to work immediately on a vision I had nurtured for some time: Let’s stage a marathon here. Not just a modest marathon. An international marathon that would be spectacular. One that connects the adjoining communities of… SEE MORE