News of Maine's Coast and Islands
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...
Scallop farming in Maine has been in a long period of gestation. But after initial trials to market last year, it’s about ready to debut as a commercial venture.
Cadillac closed 54 times last summer. It closed 72 times the year before.
“We are the squid capital of the East Coast,” said Dan Costa, the port manager at Galilee. “Squid is our mainstay fishery here.
The $10 million ferry would be funded mostly by federal grants, and begin operating in 2021. The transit district’s board of directors believe the larger vessel is necessary...
Land trusts “connect community members with nature and improve their quality of life.”
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.