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Dylan Metrano’s connection as musician, record company operator enliven island scene
Prices lower, bait higher, but juveniles seem plentiful
A town grew here only after the paper mill was built to take advantage of the natural hydro power.
We all want the same thing for Maine—robust working waterfronts, resilient coastal communities, and conservation of natural resources…
The broad sands of Popham Beach have been battered by storms in recent years, diminishing the distance between dunes and the ocean.
And another lesson: Nantucket is so wonderfully preserved in its 19th and 18th century splendor because when the whaling industry died, the island became a ghost town. It was only in the 1930s that...
“People were clamoring for it and are happy to have it open.” —Chris Gardner
Lobster landings fell off significantly this season compared with 2016. But 2016 was a record year, and some fishermen aren’t surprised to see a drop-off. They also believe the resource remains healthy.
Those lives and the people who lived them were extraordinary and determined…
The 2010 closure of the Stinson sardine cannery in Prospect Harbor and the layoffs of scores of workers sparked fears about this small town’s economic well-being.