News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Key first-time visitors still coming, which officials say bodes well
Changes on ‘Ellis Island of the North’ in Portland Harbor
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Right whales face extinction, lobster industry wary of new rules
Will McLean, 2012 MMA grad, enjoys empowering student sailors
Proposals for South Portland’s Portland Street Pier, a long time overnight station for local fishermen, range from the modest—adding parking spaces and giving the place a facelift—to the ambitious,
The Maine Department of Marine Resources has been awarded a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve the data used to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.
The Penobscot Marine Museum, a history and arts museum with nationally-recognized collections, has named Karen E. Smith, as executive director.
Capt. Will McLean recalls sailing the 134-foot steel brigantine Corwith Cramer in 15-foot seas.
In 2014, a group of residents of the town of Ōsakikamijima, Japan, invited the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor to help them start a college.
Even more daunting was trying to write a review—how did I know what was good or bad art?
When you are young and you’ve done something that has you pumped, it’s often your parents’ reaction that sobers you up. This is true, scientist Joel Clement found out, even when you’re middle-aged.
Direct tourism spending was $6 billion in 2017, supporting about 106,000 jobs. Spending on tourism-related recreation grew by 8.5 percent last year, and overnight visitation increased by about 7 percent.