MCCF’s new executive director, Alexa Dayton, inside the nonprofit’s Stonington headquarters.

Photo by Maggie White

Friday, September 30, 2022

Wearing red and rallying for lobster fishermen
‘Don’t Tread on Maine Lobster’

The Island —

Schoolchildren all over Maine wore red on Friday, September 23, to show support for lobster fishermen even as rallies were planned in Portland and in Stonington for October.

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MCCF welcomes new executive director

Residents express grief, frustration at planning meeting

Friday, September 23, 2022

Deer Isle causeway
Deer Isle causeway

Packed house weighs in on causeway options
Climate change threatens critical island access

The Island —

At a September 20 public meeting, Island residents learned that it’s no longer a matter of “if” the Deer Isle Causeway is knocked out of commission by a severe storm, ...

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Looking for answers to rural health care problems

Looking ahead for the lobster fishery