Study shows unusual microbes hold clues to early life
Sat, 02/09/2019 - 10:00am
A new study has revealed how a group of deep-sea microbes provides clues to the evolution of life...
Yachting Solutions adjusts Rockland Harbor designs, outlines construction schedule
Wed, 02/06/2019 - 2:45pm
ROCKLAND — Though harbor redesign plans engineered by the company Yachting Solutions have been...
Study identifies biomedical potential of bivalves
Tue, 01/29/2019 - 9:00am
Shellfish such as oysters and mussels have the potential to revolutionize human health research,...
Rockport lobster boat a total loss after breaking loose, and carried by seas to North Haven rocks
Sun, 01/27/2019 - 4:15pm
ROCKPORT - F/V La Boat III, of Rockport, was lost to the sea after its personal float in Rockport...
Senators Collins, Carper reintroduce bipartisan legislation to track mercury pollution
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 1:30pm
An estimated 200,000 children born in the United States each year are exposed to levels of mercury...
Good Samaritans pull man from Camden Harbor
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:30pm
CAMDEN — A man in his 60s was hauled from the water in front of the Camden Harbor Master’s office,...
Emergency conservation closure implemented near Vinalhaven
Sat, 01/05/2019 - 8:00pm
WEST VINALHAVEN — The Department of Marine Resources will implement an emergency conservation...
What’s it going to be, the traps or the cash?
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 2:00pm
ROCKLAND— With 50 brand new traps made from Brooks Trap Mill or $2,250 cash riding on the winning...
Windjammer Association highlight Maine photographers
Wed, 12/26/2018 - 1:30pm
ROCKLAND — The Maine Windjammer Association announced winners in the 2018 Annual Photo Contest Dec...
Maine’s schooner ‘Bowdoin’ undergoing hull restoration at Bristol Marine, in Boothbay Harbor
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 4:45pm
Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, the Official Vessel of the State of Maine and a National...
SHIP members suggest more edits to Yachting Solutions Rockland Harbor proposed project
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 9:30pm
ROCKLAND — A group of area residents that has opposed a waterfront redesign along a section of...
Research unlocks secrets of iron storage in algae
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:15am
New research shows that phytoplankton iron storage strategies may determine which species thrive in...
Coast Guard cutter ‘Abbie Burgess’ home in Rockland following Great Lakes detail
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 1:30pm
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Abbie Burgess returned to homeport of Rockland Dec. 12 after a 37-...
Nordic Aquafarms schedules public informational meeting on discharge
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 6:45pm
BELFAST — Nordic Aquafarms Inc. has scheduled a supplemental Public Informational Meeting on the...
Study shows how mussels handle microplastic fiber pollution
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:45pm
New research shows that mussels readily take in microplastic pollution fibers from the ocean but...
Going out on the water: Day in the life of lobstermen
Sun, 11/25/2018 - 5:45pm
PORT CLYDE — Videographer/photographer Terry Boivin has been working in Spruce Harbor and Port...
Nordic Aquafarms to host Community Dialogue Nov. 28
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:45pm
BELFAST – Nordic Aquafarms, Inc. is hosting a Community Dialogue on its proposed land-based...
Aquaculture in St. George: a talk with Merritt Carey, founding member of Fisherman’s co-op
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 8:30pm
ST. GEORGE —The St. George Business Alliance invites its members and residents to a presentation by...
Apprentice Shop lecture examines underwater archaeology
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 2:15pm
ROCKLAND — Learn about underwater archaeology with speaker Michelle Creisher, November 28, at 6 p.m...
Coast Guard hoists four fishermen from stormy seas in offshore rescue
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:15pm
BOSTON — Early Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, members of the Coast Guard, who are stationed on Cape...
Maine Maritime Academy buys six acres of former Bucksport paper mill for education center
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:15pm
William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy, said a purchase and sale agreement has...
NOAA report: Decline in shellfish landings likely linked to environmental factors, not overfishing
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 9:15pm
Researchers studying the sharp decline between 1980 and 2010 in documented landings of the four...
$6 million grant launches innovative genetic research at Bigelow Laboratory
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:45am
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay has announced receipt of a $6 million...
Southbound and down: Appledore heads to Key West
Mon, 10/29/2018 - 6:30am
CAMDEN – The schooner Appledore II left its summer home in Camden Harbor on October 25, to begin...
Maine Dept. of Marine Resources implements ‘in-lieu-fee’ for road, bridge projects
Wed, 10/24/2018 - 6:30pm
The Maine Department of Marine Resources announced a new program to help fund Atlantic salmon...
Divers recover body of West Jonesport lobsterman
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:30pm
JONESPORT – The body of Scott Chandler, 51, of West Jonesport, was recovered at 5:10 p.m., Oct. 23...
UMaine Composites Center receives $500,000 to help boatbuilders incorporate 3D printing technology
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 7:15pm
ORONO — The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center...
Maine’s Gubernatorial Candidates descended on Rockland for Seafood Industry Forum
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 4:15pm
ROCKLAND — More than 150 members of Maine’s dedicated seafood industry and community members...
Owls Head Marine Patrol incident exemplifies need for dry suits
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 1:45pm
ROCKLAND — With a grant of $11,000 from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund and matching funds of $3,...
Shrimp count remains low, depleted
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 8:00pm
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Northern Shrimp Section reviewed the results of...
University of New England introduces international Professional Science Master’s in Ocean Food Systems
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 10:45am
BIIDEFORD — The University of New England will help nurture the next generation of leaders in...
Stories from the Queen Mary 2
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 9:15am
CAMDEN - After the Queen Mary stopped for a layover in Rockland, some of her passengers boarded...
State advises protocol when finding dead seals, marine mammals
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:45am
This year, Maine has seen an unusual number of live and deceased seals wash up on Maine shores....
Queen Mary 2 visit to Rockland historic for region
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 3:30pm
ROCKLAND – The Queen Mary 2 slipped into Rockland waters in the early morning of Tuesday, Sept. 25...
Yacht ‘Mia Cara’ dwarfs other vessels in Belfast Harbor
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 7:00pm
BELFAST — It’s hard to miss the towering mast over a vessel that has been tied up at Belfast...
World’s largest single-masted sailing yacht visits Penobscot Bay
Mon, 09/10/2018 - 9:30am
CAMDEN — M5, reportedly the largest single-masted sailing yacht in existence, spent the weekend...
Coast Guard, Homeland Security asking for ideas to help find people in water
Thu, 09/06/2018 - 4:30pm
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology...
Rockland Ferry Terminal to undergo major improvements
Wed, 09/05/2018 - 8:00am
ROCKLAND – During September and October of this year, the Rockland Ferry Terminal parking lot will...
Yachting Solutions announces “End of Summer Open House,” three new boat lines
Tue, 09/04/2018 - 2:15pm
ROCKPORT, MAINE — Yachting Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of three exciting lines to...
Snapshots of the Windjammer Weekend, on Camden’s Harbor
Sun, 09/02/2018 - 8:15pm
All day Saturday, the action was on the Camden waterfront at the Windjammer Festival, signaling the...
Gulf of Maine experiences marine heat wave, scientists say
Thu, 08/30/2018 - 1:15pm
The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest-warming ocean ecosystems on the planet, according to the...
Volunteers Needed for Maine Coastweek Coastal cleanup
Wed, 08/29/2018 - 9:30am
AUGUSTA — Volunteers are needed for Maine’s Coastweek Coastal Cleanup which begins Saturday...
The fluid meld of driftwood and stringed instruments
Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:15pm
WALDOBORO—The “melting” blue violin on the facade of Phillippe Guillerm’s gallery in Waldoboro is...
Storied yacht ‘Adix’ spotted on Penobscot Bay
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 10:30am
PENOBSCOT BAY — Many of those enjoying the beautiful August weather on Penobscot Bay over the...
Vulnerable sunfish spotted in outer Rockport Harbor
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 4:45am
ROCKPORT — Photographer Peter Ralston was headed back into Rockport Harbor Aug. 23 on his powerboat...
Around the world in 1978: 40-year reunion for the ‘Appledore’ crew
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 9:00pm
CAMDEN - It was 40 years ago on, August 22, 1978, the Schooner Appledore left Portsmith, N.H., with...
UPDATED: Coast Guard wants to know who is stealing bells from Penobscot Bay buoys
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 3:45pm
The U.S. Coast Guard is offering a cash reward for information concerning the theft of sound...
Come Boating Regatta gets the muscles flexed in Belfast
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 1:15pm
BELFAST — The 18th annual Regatta on Belfast Harbor drew gigs, canoes, kayaks, skiffs and other...
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...