March 6, 2015 | Incorporating the Inter-Island News

Island Postcards: Tom Powell

by Scott Sell October 15, 2014


Island Postcards: Sam & Doreen Cabot

by Scott Sell September 17, 2014

The Cabots own Foggy Meadows Farm on the island of North Haven, Maine where they raise Boer goats and Katahdin sheep with compassion. Read More

Record lobster landings in 2014: 123 million pounds, $456 million in value

DMR reports third consecutive year of 120-million-plus pounds

by Staff Writer February 26, 2015
For the third year in a row and only the third time ever, Maine lobster fishermen landed over 120 million pounds with a record overall value of $456,935,346, according to preliminary landings data reported by the Maine Department of Marine Resources. Read More

Got a story? 'Salted Tales' event seeks story tellers

'Stories from the sea told live' at Belfast's Colonial Theatre on March 29

by Staff Writer February 25, 2015

Environment-based job market alive at career fair

Waldo County's Unity College draws 70 presenters

by Tom Groening February 23, 2015
Patricia Paskerta
First-year student Patricia Paskerta, who hails from Charlestown, N.H., admitted she has been perceived as embodying hippie values, maybe because of the nose ring she sports. But Paskerta is a conservation law enforcement major, and had just finished speaking with the representatives of the state's warden service. Read More

Islesboro voters to consider $3 million for broadband

by Tom Groening February 23, 2015

UMaine's Steneck and team study 'underwater time capsule'

Alga reveal 120 years of environmental information

by Staff Writer February 23, 2015
Doug Rasher, University of Maine postdoctoral associate, left, and Bob Steneck, professor of oceanography, marine biology and marine policy, examine Clathromorphum nereostratum collected in July 2014.
To retrieve specimens for the research, Steneck dove in 34-degree water off the Aleutian Islands and used a jackhammer to cut off chunks of the Clathromorphum nereostratum. Read More

Remembering Chandler "Blackie" Blackington

by Donna Wiegle February 2, 2015
Donna Wiegle, publisher of the Swan's Island News, remembers her fellow island journalist Read More