Thomaston-based Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding has purchased Wayfarer Marine in Camden. Lyman-Morse announced the purchase on July 1. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed. Both boatyards have deep ties to their communities. Lyman-Morse's history dates back nearly 100 years, while boatbuilding at the Wayfarer site began in the late 1700s.
Aaron Bell and his wife Carly DelSignore founded Tide Mill Organic Farm 15 years ago on the shores of Cobscook Bay in Edmunds in Washington County. With a herd of 60 milking cows, dairy production represents 50 percent of the farm's operations. Chickens, pigs and gardening making up the other half.
Creating and maintaining this vital link between fisherman and market is what the Vinalhaven Fisherman’s Coop has been doing since the 1970s. The coop is one of several in Maine, and is second only in volume to Stonington Lobster Coop, selling 3 million pounds a year.
At a special town meeting on June 11, voters approved a plan that would allow hunters who own land on the island to take an unlimited number of deer from mid-December to the end of February. The plan, which carried in a 45-27 vote, is contingent on approval by the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife
The gelatinous critters bothered swimmers, clogged bilge pumps, gummed up lobster traps, and fascinated ocean geeks like myself. In Northern Ireland, jellyfish 35-feet deep washed through a salmon farm, suffocating 100,000 fish...
Eastport's downtown has improved dramatically over the past ten years. Investment from both locals and seasonal residents has resulted in attractive downtown with historic buildings and appealing shops. But we need the state's help in promoting our area.