News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The purchase would give the town nearly one-half mile of public shorefront.
“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.
Park officials also might try to break out of rigid federal fee structures…
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...