News of Maine's Coast and Islands
John Worth is a salty guy. Saltwater may not run in his veins, but he certainly has spent a lot of time in, on, and around the sea.
More than 100 people gathered June 10 on Portland’s waterfront to cheer the christening and launch of the Friends of Casco Bay’s 26-foot pump-out boat
Over the course of the last 30 years, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court (also known as the Law Court) has issued a series of legal opinions about the extent of public rights in the intertidal zone.
By 2045, some 300,000 homes and commercial properties will see “flooding on a chronic basis.”
Long a staple for the swamps of the South, airboats are now finding their way into Maine waters.
Whether it’s to look at a boat or to buy one (or just spend a nice day out on the waterfront), the Maine Boat & Home Show, on the Rockland waterfront August 9-11, is the place to be.
“Whaling required intensive skills—chasing, harpooning and killing the whale…”
Portland’s waterfront is booming—new hotels, restaurants, pubs, a marina—so it’s no wonder the ferry serving Casco Bay’s islands is responding to that activity, says Hank Berg.
Oh, how we islanders long to drive our cars directly from the grocery store to our houses.