News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The Canadian government, conservationists, and fishermen are racing to put in place new measures to prevent ship strikes and fishing gear entanglements...
How long would Great Cranberry remain viable as a year-round community? Things looked bleak.
In addition to countless private boats, charter lines bring across 50-60 guests at a time almost daily in the summer months.
“Last time I checked, the lobsters don’t care. As long as you put in the effort, you can do it.”
They had “come down to the coast for the day,” as they put it, from Brewer, Waterville, Skowhegan.
In 1968, the year that saw assassinations, a violent party convention, and a far-off war claiming more and more lives, a young man “from away” arrives in an isolated Maine fishing village to take over the local newspaper.
“We have amazing things happening here, and a lot of them are driven by women, which is also great.”
I graciously changed their non-waterfront selection to our best waterfront kitchen unit…
From hand-hauling lobster traps to selling more than 10 million pounds of bait annually, Jennie Bichrest knows the working waterfront inside out.