Waterfront

  • Local High-School Sailors Find Tough Going in New Hampshire

    WOLFBORO, N.H. — Some big fish from the Maine high-school sailing world went swimming in a larger pond last weekend and found the water was full of sharks. Last Saturday, George Stevens Academy and Mount Desert Island High School each sent two crews to Brewster Academy on Lake Winnipesaukee in northern New Hampshire to race

  • MMA Sailors Wrap Up Season

    CASTINE — With final exams upon them and the spring training cruise looming, the Maine Maritime Academy sailing team closed out its season last weekend sending crews to race in service academy regattas on both Buzzards Bay and Chesapeake Bay.

  • MMA Sailors Wrap Up Season

    CASTINE — With final exams upon them and the spring training cruise looming, the Maine Maritime Academy sailing team closed out its season last weekend sending crews to race in service academy regattas on both Buzzards Bay and Chesapeake Bay.

  • MMA Sailors Wrap Up Season

    CASTINE — With final exams upon them and the spring training cruise looming, the Maine Maritime Academy sailing team closed out its season last weekend sending crews to race in service academy regattas on both Buzzards Bay and Chesapeake Bay. The offshore sailing team traveled to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., to race

  • New No Discharge Area Set

    MOUNT DESERT — A petition has been received from the state of Maine requesting a determination by the regional administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all vessels are reasonably available for the waters of southern Mount Desert Island.

  • Maine Island Trail In National Geographic Top 50

    CRANBERRY ISLES — The Maine Island Trail is recognized as one of the 50 Best American Adventures in the April/May issue of National Geographic Adventure Magazine. The honor places Maine’s wild coastal islands in the company of the Colorado River/Grand Canyon, Hawaii’s Na Pali Coast, the Florida Everglades, and other iconic boating destinations that are also included on the “50 Best” list.

  • Coastal Access Website Launched

    ORONO – Throughout the Maine coast, conflicts over access to and from the water are becoming more common. Now, people on the coast have a new resource to help them understand the legal background and tools available to address access concerns. Maine Sea Grant, in partnership with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Maine Coastal Program, and the Island Institute, announce the launch of Accessing the Maine Coast website www.seagrant.umaine.edu/accesslaw.

  • Coastal Access Website Launched

    ORONO – Throughout the Maine coast, conflicts over access to and from the water are becoming more common. Now, people on the coast have a new resource to help them understand the legal background and tools available to address access concerns. Maine Sea Grant, in partnership with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Maine Coastal Program,