News of Maine's Coast and Islands
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...
Bruce Van Note, the newly confirmed commissioner of the Department of Transportation—which oversees the ferry service—indicated in a March 6 letter that a review of the tariff was in order.
The Werners will be one of few active fishing families in Maine to own and operate their own restaurant.
The Chebeague Transportation Company’s new ferry, scheduled for delivery by May 1, now has a name: Independence.A community-wide naming contest, which attracted 475 votes, chose the name from a short list of five.
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.
Communities along the Maine coast have a matter of years to prepare for the climate crisis, not decades.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
By William Hall
Despite its three-story ice-making plant at the seaward end of the Portland Fish Pier, Vessel Services Inc. is almost invisible to passers-by at the other end, along bustling Commercial Street.