News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Herring Nights recounts the glory days of sardines
Islands and Washington County are served by this 110-year-old nonprofit
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No easy answers, but weather, age of vessel top list
Fishing calendar clashes with craft show calendar
If Maine is indeed "Vacationland," the state should be well-documented in postcards. And it is, as can be seen in Maine Memories: A Vintage Postcard Tour, by John Brunkowski and Michael Closen.
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Eight midshipmen crowded in the doorway of one room, watching as a classmate picked up the pieces…
There seems to be more creativity here, an abundance of imagination and expression.
Herring Nights is a gripping tale, full of hard-nosed, hard-working fishermen, reveling in a life that kept them at sea, and (sometimes) paid the bills.
The University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole will host a coastal and estuarine monitoring workshop on Sunday, April 10 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The man who used to name Christmas as a deadline for getting his traps out of the water now embraces semi-retirement one month earlier.
Among the goals the plan articulates are growing recreational- and cultural-based tourism.
Keeping our coastal and island towns vital, with year-round residents and economies, will be an ongoing struggle. Government must stay open-minded and responsive to new ways to aid in that struggle...