Title

The village of Robbinston, the last town on the Atlantic coast of the United Sta

Authors

Virginia Wright

Source

Down East

Date

5-1-2011

Pages

78-80, 90-92

Abstract

The village of Robbinston, the last town on the Atlantic coast of the United States, is celebrating its bicentennial. Formerly a summer retreat for the wealthy and home to active shipyards, canneries and lumber mills, in recent years Robbinston has suffered economically and the population has decreased due to lack of employment. A proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal brings the promise of jobs and increased property tax revenue but has stirred up controversy within the community.

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