"Young & old residents paint a portrait of Peaks Island life"
There are few places more idyllic than a Maine island...
Peaks Island is one of over 211 islands – and just four year-round islands – located in the Casco Bay. It is roughly two miles long and one mile wide (at its widest
point), and is a neighborhood in the city of Portland, Maine.
Peaks Island is the most populated island in the Casco Bay, with a winter population of approximately 850. In the summer months, however, the population swells to
4,000 or 5,000. The island has a 130-year-old elementary school serving 54 students from grades K-5. There is also a year-round developmental daycare facility,
called the Children’s Workshop, that provides preschool, before- and after-school programs and daycare for ages 2 to 5 years. Most people commute daily to jobs on
the mainland as do middle and senior high-school students. The island is also home to many retirees, and the Fay Garmin house was built as a senior housing community.
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