Waterfront

  • MDI Trojans Hold Narrow Lead After First Round of Welles Cup

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Hot on the heels of wining the Maine State High School Sailing Championship, the Mount Desert Island Trojans held a narrow lead over George Stevens Academy in their effort to retain the Welles Cup after the first of two days of racing. MDI won the cup last year, sweeping GSA in five

  • Dredge Hearing

    TREMONT — A public hearing for a proposed “piggyback” dredging project at the Bernard town wharf is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, June 1.

  • Ship Shape

    Ship Shape

    BAR HARBOR — The Holland America cruise ship Maasdam kicks off the cruise ship season in Bar Harbor. She is schedule to visit 15 more times this year, next on Friday May 29.

  • Ship Shape

    BAR HARBOR — The Holland America cruise ship Maasdam kicks off the cruise ship season in Bar Harbor. She is schedule to visit 15 more times this year, next on Friday May 29.   Click here for a complete schedule of cruise ship visits.

  • GSA, MDI Sailors Square Off in Welles Cup Regatta

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A long, successful season of high school sailing is about to come to an end as the George Stevens Academy Eagles and the Mount Desert Island High School Trojans meet this week in the home-and-home Welles Cup regatta. With the first leg scheduled for yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon in Southwest Harbor and the

  • Maine Gets $2 Million in Red Tide Disaster Relief Funds from NOAA

    HALLOWELL — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will be sending Maine a $2 million check to help the state’s shellfish industry recover from the effects of last year’s catastrophic outbreak of red tide. The money is part of $5 million in federal disaster aid that will be distributed to Maine, New Hampshire and

  • MMA Training Ship Under Way

    SEARSPORT — With engine repairs now completed, the State of Maine finally sailed from Searsport Monday morning, 12 days after leaving Castine and five days after its scheduled arrival at its first port.