Rockland cruise ship limits in place until ad hoc review complete
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:15pm
ROCKLAND – Along with the daily 500 passenger limit set for the peak summer seasons, cruise ships...
Federal government gives Rockland $830,000 to upgrade city fish pier
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 8:45pm
Rockland has received a $830,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Administration, enough...
Proposed Belfast salmon farm CEO to speak at Camden Yacht Club
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:30am
Nordic Aquafarms is planning on building one of the world’s largest inland salmon aquaculture...
Benefits and brilliance of traditional open boats and their relevance in modern times
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 3:30pm
Arista Holden, captain and longtime seamanship instructor for programs such as Outward Bound, the...
Maine Boat & Home Show to showcase state’s best boats
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 8:15pm
ROCKLAND — Whether it’s to look at boats, or to look for a boat to buy, the Maine Boat & Home...
Guardians of the Reef: Bigelow Lab Café Sci Aug. 14
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:00pm
Coral reefs are one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on the planet. They are also...
Stay off navigation buoys, Coast Guard says
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 9:30am
The Coast Guard is asking the public to stay off federal navigation buoys.
“Climbing on buoys is...
USS Hue City crew to participate in Maine Lobster Festival
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:45am
ROCKLAND — The guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) will arrive in Rockland Harbor, Aug. 1,...
At the helm: Schooners, cruise boats and transport vessels captains at work
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 9:30pm
To navigate the waters of Penobscot Bay, and the Gulf of Maine, takes experience, training, and...
Eight oyster farms represented on menu at new Newcastle oyster bar
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:45am
NEWCASTLE— If you’ve ever sampled raw oysters at Ondine in Belfast, Hoxbill in Camden, and Suzuki...
Sea Shanties and Poetry Readings with Bennett Konesni and Kristen Lindquist
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:30pm
The Camden Yacht Club will host two world-class artists, both with local connections, for an...
Watching wildlife from a whisper-quiet ecotour boat in Belfast
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:30pm
BELFAST— On any given day, passengers aboard Belfast’s newest ecotour boat Caretta cruising up the...
Sailing Season 2018 on Penobscot Bay: races, regattas and parades
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 3:45pm
Penobscot Bay is among the best cruising grounds in the world, sailors agree. The prevailing summer...
Friday morning Rockland cruise ship dialog focuses on pollution
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 2:00pm
ROCKLAND – “Our industry as a business needs to be environmentally compliant,” a spokesperson for...
Restoration of a Herreshoff Classic, the ‘Marilee’
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 3:15pm
On Thursday, August 2, at 7 p.m., the Camden Yacht Club will host a documentary by Alison Langley...
Rockand Apprenticeshop launches boat in time for Camden Classics, Eggemoggin Reach Regatta
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 9:45pm
ROCKLAND – Dozens of spectators arrived July 20 in Rockland to cheer the Mishi Mikinaak, as she was...
Charles Nethersole, world class skipper, recounts capsize of 57-foot Atlantic Cat
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 3:00pm
Charles Nethersole, a professional captain, will give an account July 25, at 7 p.m. at the Camden...
Recreated Viking ship draws crowd to Rockland Harbor
Mon, 07/23/2018 - 11:15pm
ROCKLAND – Sunday evening, July 22, hundreds of people waited in a gray drizzle at the Rockland...
Coast Guard looks into reported schooner sewage discharge in Rockport Harbor
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKPORT — Goodie’s Beach at Rockport Harbor was closed for several days last weekend, following a...
Front Street Shipyard receives $667,028 DOT grant
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 4:15pm
BELFAST — The United States Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration has awarded a $...
Coast Guard asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:15am
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is asking the public to label their kayaks, canoes and stand-up...
Maine Boat & Home Show announces new name, line-up of special events
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 2:30pm
ROCKLAND — Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc., said July 17 that its 16th annual show,...
Protecting Nature in Maine’s Coastal Waters
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:15am
Beginning in 1973, Susan St. John was a sea instructor for 30 years with the Outward Bound School,...
Maine Illuminations: Artistic inspirations on the Midcoast
Mon, 07/09/2018 - 1:30pm
Artists Greg Mort and Jon Mort will reflect on the powerful influence Maine’s natural wonders and...
Winds propel ‘Heritage’ to lead after schooners make late race start
Sun, 07/08/2018 - 6:30pm
ROCKLAND – The first wave of schooners heaved into the wind at 1:15 p.m., Friday, July 6, having...
Bigelow Laboratory to host open house July 20
Sun, 07/08/2018 - 2:15pm
What is it like to study the ocean at a world-class research institute? Find out on Friday, July...
Historic Friendship sloop ‘Blackjack’ afloat on next high tide
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 8:30pm
ROCKLAND – Throughout the journey from boat storage to public landing, many hands held the support...
Viking ship ‘Draken’ to visit Rockland
Mon, 07/02/2018 - 2:15pm
The Norwegian Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre (Draken) will make Rockland its official Maine...
Pure muscle in Rockand Harbor with annual lobster boat races
Fri, 06/22/2018 - 9:15am
ROCKLAND — Watch for wakes in Rockland Harbor in mid-June, when Journey’s End Marina, in Rockland,...
Schooner Olad is rich in history
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 9:15pm
CAMDEN – Aaron Lincoln owns and operates the Olad and Owl off of Camden's public Landing. The Owl...
Trash, debris surfaces as Rockland street ice melts, indicating not just snow gets dumped into harbor
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 9:45am
ROCKLAND – Well into June, a frozen mound of dirt remains, long after the last of an estimated 20-...
More than 4,000 pounds of trash, broken gear hauled off Maine islands
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:45am
TENANTS HARBOR— Sundays are the only days off for Maine’s lobstermen, but on Sunday, June 10, a...
Belfast boatbuilders French & Webb divest of one building; business as usual, otherwise
Mon, 06/11/2018 - 1:15pm
The world of boatbuilding is evolving, and French & Webb Custom Boat Builders, on Front Street...
Author Rachel Slade to present on ‘El Faro’ tragedy at Camden Public Library
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 9:00am
CAMDEN — Join the Camden Public Library in welcoming author Rachel Slade as she presents from her...
Maine Sport Outfitters, Maine Coast Heritage Trust clean up Black Island
Tue, 06/05/2018 - 8:30am
On Thursday, May 31, Maine Sport Outfitters partnered with Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) for a...
Belfast area students raise, release salmon fry as part of ‘Fish Friends’ program
Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:00am
BELFAST — Recently, a dozen area students bid goodbye to their salmon fry after caring for them...
‘Victory Chimes’ sets first of the season’s sails with Pennsylvania students
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:00pm
ROCKLAND – Twenty eighth grade students from Kimberton Waldorf School, Kimberton, Pennsylvania,...
Maine’s Schooner Bowdoin readies for sail to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 2:00pm
Filmmaker Terry Boivin recently spent time recording the final preparations of the schooner Bowdoin...
Rockland Apprenticeshop appoints executive director
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:15am
The board of the Apprenticeshop in Rockland has appointed Isabella Ferracci as its new executive...
Illegal elver harvesting shuts down fishery two weeks early, Maine DMR says
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:30pm
The Maine Department of Marine Resources said May 23 that it is shutting down the elver fishery two...
Islesboro files appeal of DOT’s new ferry rates in Kennebec County Superior Court
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:30pm
ISLESBORO — The island community of Islesboro is not taking the new ferry rate schedule lightly and...
Public invited to 12th Annual Coast Guard Appreciation Dinner
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:30pm
12th Annual Coast Guard Appreciation Dinner
Thursday, May 24
5 p.m. Social
6 p.m. Dinner
Camden Harbor gets a spring cleaning
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:15pm
CAMDEN – A tweek, tweek here. A new build there. Springtime is a bustle of activity as the town and...
Maine DOT refuses to postpone ferry ticket increase; Islesboro to forge ahead with appeal
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:00pm
UPDATE: The Maine Department of Transportation has declined to adopt a 90-day stay of the new ferry...
Maine Windjammer Assc. honors Meg Maiden with Lifetime Appreciation award
Wed, 05/16/2018 - 3:15pm
ROCKLAND – The Maine Windjammer Association, North America’s oldest fleet of commercial sailing...
Supporters of cruise ship tourism voice opinions before Rockland Council
Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:45pm
ROCKLAND – Though the matter of cruise ships had not been listed on the May 14 council agenda, a...
Simple and do-able tips for using less plastic, a talk with local business owner
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 8:30pm
Claire T. Weinberg, the mom in the mother-daughter seaweed skincare business Dulse & Rugosa,...
Front Street Shipyard secures financing to build 22,500-square-foot expansion
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 4:30pm
BELFAST — Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, has finalized the financing to begin construction of a...
Camden’s Unencapsulated Polystyrene Ordinance: What does it mean for homeowners?
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 3:45pm
In November 2017, Camden residents passed an Unencapsulated Polystyrene Ordinance designed to...
Nordic Aquafarms to pursue state, local approval for 40-acre Belfast salmon farm
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:30pm
BELFAST – In a May 9 news release, Nordic Aquafarms announced its intentions to proceed with permit...