News of Maine's Coast and Islands
“We’re talking 300 percent faster regeneration.”
—Dr. Kevin Strange
Without a doubt, aquaculture is a major growth industry in the state. And it is not just about finfish. Shellfish and seaweed farming are on the rise.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
To a Matinicus resident, Bajupa was more than just a way to move bait and lobster between the island and the mainland.
“We’re focusing our development efforts on the urban core…” —City Manager David Cole
“The night before they check out, they book for the next year.”—Jerry Dougherty of the Bar Harbor Inn
Jason and Josh Joyce, cousins and life-long island residents, have been two of the first to venture into oyster farming. Their families have been on Swan’s Island for eight generations...
One contrast drawn among among the candidates came in response to a question about offshore wind turbines.
As it turns out, islanders are committed to cutting energy costs and consumption, as became apparent...
Canning began in the early 19thcentury, thanks to a French scientist’s discovery of food sterilization techniques.