The members of the Edgecomb Community Solar Farm Association with their ground array. Another array is mounted on the barn behind them.

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Maine’s first community solar farm signals trend

Lynne and Christopher Gilbert of Bristol had long been interested in solar power. Unfortunately, a solar array wouldn’t have worked on their roof, since it’s not the best angle for the sun and there are many trees around it. Last summer, they were at a meeting of the Midcoast Green… SEE MORE
Chebeague Island's Stone Pier is at risk of damage from sea level rise.

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Grants address sea level rise, water pollution along coast

The Maine Coastal Program, part of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, announced on Aug. 4 that it has awarded nearly $250,000 to 11 municipal and county projects. The funds will provide support for the coastal economy through projects that increase public access to the coast, support shellfish harvesting, identify pollution sources that result in… SEE MORE
Kathleen Reardon

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Kathleen Reardon promoted to lead DMR lobster biologist

Kathleen Reardon, who has coordinated the Maine Department of Marine Resources’ lobster monitoring programs for the past ten years, has been promoted to the position of lead lobster biologist. Reardon succeeds Carl Wilson who previously held the job until he was promoted to director of the DMR science bureau in February.… SEE MORE