July 04, 2012
FRED FIELD FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE
There are only 40 year-round residents on Isle au Haut, a remote, wind-swept island off the Maine coast.
Kate (standing) and Steve Shaffer hosted a meal for island visitors. The Shaffers moved to the island full time in 2004.
Ted Hoskins is a longtime island resident.
Bernadine Barter, shown with her husband Billy, is known as “the island greeter.”