News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The state is also uniquely situated because, unlike the port of Boston, Maine's major ports are directly connected to rail lines.
The Maine Department of Marine Resources has been awarded a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve the data used to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.
The Penobscot Marine Museum, a history and arts museum with nationally-recognized collections, has named Karen E. Smith, as executive director.
Capt. Will McLean recalls sailing the 134-foot steel brigantine Corwith Cramer in 15-foot seas.
Proposals for South Portland’s Portland Street Pier, a long time overnight station for local fishermen, range from the modest—adding parking spaces and giving the place a facelift—to the ambitious,
Why banks and developers persist in financing and building projects in Miami is a mystery.
The state ferry service is concerned about a recent trend in which more emergency boat trips are made from the islands to the mainland, disrupting scheduled trips.
Given the talk on the wharves all year, it was no surprise to hear the official 2017 numbers on Maine’s lobster fishery—110.8 million pounds with a value of $433.8 million, down nearly 22 million pounds from 2016.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.