Kate McAleer

Working Waterfront

Building a better candy bar

By Dora Thompson ROCKLAND — "Hold on, I have to grab a coaster. My mom will kill me,” joked Kate McAleer, owner, founder and CEO of Bixby & Co as she put her drink down on one, saving the shining wood table in their office. Gordon and Donna McAleer, her… SEE MORE

Working Waterfront

Lobster union approaches three-year anniversary

Formed in the midst of the price crisis during the summer of 2012, the Maine Lobstering Union will mark its third anniversary in September. The prices fishermen get have rebounded, but the union remains strong and growing. The group has over 600 members, and its leaders believe it has become… SEE MORE