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Eastport in the news and on the air

If you want local news, you can't do better than Eastport's own Quoddy Tides. Founded in 1968 by Winifred B. French and now published by son, Edward French, The Quoddy Tides provides everything you need to know about area goings-on, from town meetings to aquaculture, business ups and downs to real estate, and of course local festivals, music, theater and art scene events.


WSHD 93.3 fm is a community radio station operated out of Shead High School in Eastport, Maine, since 1983. WSHD presents an eclectic selection of music and entertainment for everyone.  All DJs are student or community volunteers with a passion for a wide range of musical genres. WSHD is proud to provide quality programming to our communities.

News and Stories About the Eastport Area:


The secret is out! Eastport is one of eight cities nationwide featured in the documentary film, "Our Towns", based on the national bestselling book of the same name by James and Deborah Fallows. The Fallows began their exploration of Eastport in 2013 and, struck by the creativity, optimism, and strategic enterprise of our little village, began writing about their discovery in a series of Atlantic Magazine essays.

The Maine Monitor publishes frequent articles about the Eastport area.  Subscribe to the Maine Monitor newsletter here (be sure to check Washington County)

Links to recent Maine Monitor YouTube videos about Eastport:

Landing in Eastport

Magic in a Small Town

Others have found much to write about our town and surrounding communities, both before and since!  Find archived print articles about our area in DownEast Magaine, Bangor Daily News, Boston Globes, The Atlantic, Working Waterfront (published by The Island Institute)

TV coverage by WABI TV, NewsCenter Maine WCSH, WFVX Bangor

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