Waterfront

  • Old Lobster Rope Used For Door Mats

    ROCKLAND — All of that old floating lobster rope is just lying around under foot. Rope exchanges across the state have created mountains of the stuff. One company plans to keep all of that rope right where it is by making door mats out of it. The regulation, designed to protect endangered North Atlantic right

  • Vet Talk At COA

    BAR HARBOR — Allied Whale, the marine mammal research lab at COA, and its Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) will be presenting the fifth annual Veterinary Diagnostic lectures/labs series by our veterinarian, Dr. Kathleen Prunier.

  • Maine Boats And MDI Builders Hit The Screen

    Maine Boats And MDI Builders Hit The Screen

    ELLSWORTH — After more than a year in the works, the release of a film highlighting the Maine boat building industry will hit the big screen. A special screening of “Maine Built Boats: Art & Soul” is scheduled at The Grand in Ellsworth beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8. The film features numerous yards and builders from Mount Desert Island.

  • Maine Boats And MDI Builders Hit The Screen

    Maine Boats And MDI Builders Hit The Screen

    ELLSWORTH — After more than a year in the works, the release of a film highlighting the Maine boat building industry will hit the big screen. A special screening of “Maine Built Boats: Art & Soul” is scheduled at The Grand in Ellsworth beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8. The film features numerous yards and builders from Mount Desert Island.

  • Just a Test

    PORTLAND — Portland has been chosen as the venue for the nation’s largest oil spill exercise, to take place next year. At U.S. Coast Guard headquarters in South Portland, Captain Jim McPherson, made the announcement on a day which is now an ominous anniversary in the environmental calendar.

  • Just a Test

    PORTLAND — Portland has been chosen as the venue for the nation’s largest oil spill exercise, to take place next year. At U.S. Coast Guard headquarters in South Portland, Captain Jim McPherson, made the announcement on a day which is now an ominous anniversary in the environmental calendar. “Twenty years ago the Exxon Valdez ran