News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Angela Myracle’s research is going to the dogs. Or, more accurately, for the dogs.
Roque Bluffs is an idyllic coastal Washington County town, a peninsula south of Machias with rolling hills and fields leading to a state park with a pretty sand beach. But it’s also on the wrong side of the digital divide
“If the spreadsheet is all you care about, you’re going to be unhappy in Maine.”
“At the end of the day, the important question is, will fishermen use it?”
Compiled by Tom Groening
My spring to-do list emerges as the snow and ice retreat in my yard this time of year. Gone are the excuses that sub-freezing air and snow cover provided for my home- and yard-improvement projects.
It may be time identify the towns that offer the best chance at attracting young transplants…
We deserve a clear and detailed explanation of the need for a new boat.
A quick, random survey of a half-dozen fishermen on their use of personal flotation devices, or PFDs, at the annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport on March 1 led to a telling moment.
Atlantic herring, a small fish known to school in the several billions, is a favorite bait of the lobster industry. They’re easy to catch. Lobsters love to eat them. But...