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.
April 2021 HBO Original Documentary: Our Towns
The Atlantic Magazine:
12/16/2019 How Artists Build the Spirit of a Town
8/28/2019 The Gift of a Public Library
8/15/2019 Our Towns: Flying Downeast
1/18/2017 The End of the Journey
1/16/2017 A Big Step for Little Eastport
10/31/2016 The Ongoing Saga of Eastport, Maine
9/9/2016 City Makers: American Futures
2/26/2014 There's a Reason They Call It 'Eastport'
11/18/2013 Do You Speak Eastport?
10/25/2013 Eastport, Maine, Population 1,300
Others have found much to write about our town and surrounding communities, both before and since!
Oct. 2019 The Cruise Ships Are Coming
June 2018 Call It A Comeback
Dec. 2018 Lubec: A Town in Between
May 2015 Bold Coast Scenic Byway
The Bangor Daily News:
The Boston Globe
6/21/2018 In Eastport, sunrises and lobster
News Center Maine WCSH
9/14/2020 COVID-19 Keeps Italian Artist in Maine
Only In Your State
March 2021 Eastport Looking Forward, Looking Back
The Island Institute
The Maine Travel Maven
The Daily Beast
Maine, The Magazine
The Matador Network
The Crazy Tourist