News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The situation in Portland and Boothbay Harbor are very different.
There is no question that herring is going to be in short supply in 2019 and the years to come.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
This success invites over-use and thus threatens our waterfront, the nexus between the town and the harbor.
By William Hall
Despite its three-story ice-making plant at the seaward end of the Portland Fish Pier, Vessel Services Inc. is almost invisible to passers-by at the other end, along bustling Commercial Street.
Pickup trucks idling and diesel boat engines firing up at 4 a.m. are less welcome…
The phrase, “Hello Sailor,” explains Bostick, is a “homosexual proposition that dates back to World War II.”
The new restaurant will have seating inside and outside for approximately 200 people…
Another trend is Massachusetts residents buying southern coastal properties with plans to retire there.
“It is time for a new and better direction.”
—Gov. Janet Mills