Lafayette Hotels buys Pier 1
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 9:30am
The sale of Pier 1 in Boothbay Harbor to Lafayette Hotels was finalized the morning of Friday, Nov...
Study shows how mussels handle microplastic fiber pollution
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:00pm
New research shows that mussels readily take in microplastic pollution fibers from the ocean but...
Southport couple seeks experimental lease for kelp farming in Sheepscot River
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 8:15am
A former shrimp fisherman wants to grow kelp in Ebenecook Harbor off Southport Island. In 2013,...
Hodgdon launches two superyacht tenders, signs three more
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 1:30pm
Hodgdon Tenders, the superyacht tender division of Hodgdon, announced today that they launched two...
Following the red tide
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:00am
Again and again in her adult life, Dr. Cynthia Heil has felt an irresistible pull.
So here’s the...
Twin villages ban plastic bags
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 8:30am
On Nov. 6, Damariscotta, Newcastle and Waterville joined 17 other Maine communities who have passed...
Upcoming events at Maine Maritime Museum
Fri, 11/02/2018 - 7:30am
Visit the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street, in Bath to participate in the following...
$6 million grant launches innovative genetic research at Bigelow Laboratory
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:45am
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay has announced receipt of a $6 million...
UMaine Composites Center receives $500,000 to help boatbuilders incorporate 3D printing technology
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:00pm
ORONO — The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center...
Scientist to share an ecological perspective on aquaculture science at Darling Marine Center
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 3:00pm
Meredith White, head of Research and Development at Mook Sea Farm, will speak at the University of...
Working waterfront to be preserved in Boothbay Harbor
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00pm
On Aug. 12, Deanne Tibbetts, a resident of Boothbay Harbor, invited a small group of area residents...
Keeping the faith at Blake’s Boatyard
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:15am
When a business has been around for 67 years and word comes it’s changing hands, a natural response...
Providence docks in Wiscasset
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 3:45pm
The wooden sloop Providence docked in Wiscasset Harbor Tuesday for repairs expected to take until...
Living on the brink: the life of a lighthouse keeper
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 2:30pm
I recently had the pleasure of sailing around Ram Island on the schooner Eastwind. As we rounded...
From south to north, young lobsters find cool refuge in deepwater
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 7:15pm
Orono, Maine — Maine fishermen hauled in 110.8 million pounds of lobsters in 2017 with a value of...
Seahorses in Boothbay Harbor?
Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:30am
Lobsterman Mark Jones recently caught two seahorses when hauling his traps – one in Linekin Bay and...
Database designed to assess, guide ocean conservation efforts
Sun, 09/16/2018 - 7:00am
An international team of researchers, including Heather Leslie of the University of Maine, has...
West coast marine lab director to speak at DMC
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 7:00am
Marine scientist Karina Nielsen will be at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in...
Blue-green algae found in Damariscotta Lake
Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:15am
A type of blue-green algae, more accurately referred to as a cyanobacteria, has been found in a...
Undergraduate research for Maine’s marine economy
Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:45am
Diatoms, sugar kelp, green crabs, lobsters and oysters are iconic organisms on our coast. Their...
Boothbay football drops home opener 26-18 to Belfast
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 7:00am
The Boothbay football team lost to Class C Belfast, 26-18, Sept. 7 at Sherman Field. Boothbay...
Wahle named director of the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine
Fri, 09/07/2018 - 3:30pm
University of Maine marine sciences research professor Richard Wahle has been named director of the...
Around the world in 1978: 40-year reunion for the ‘Appledore’ crew
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 3:15pm
CAMDEN - It was 40 years ago on, August 22, 1978, the Schooner Appledore left Portsmith, N.H., with...
Salmon talk at Bath Freight Shed Aug. 29
Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:00am
Two hundred years ago, thousands of Atlantic salmon traveled up Maine’s rivers to lay their eggs...
Southport Yacht Club holds 45th Arts and Crafts Sale
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 8:30am
The Southport Yacht Club held its 45th annual Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday...
BHYC’s next speaker: Dr. Jim McManus
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, August 21
Oceanographer and VP of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Dr. Jim McManus,...
Arts & Yachts Exhibition and Sale this week
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 7:45am
It’s here! Lincoln Arts Festival’s three-day event at Hodgdon Yacht Services on Southport Island...
Guardians of the Reef: Bigelow Lab Café Sci Aug. 14
Sun, 08/05/2018 - 7:00am
Coral reefs are one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on the planet. They are also...
Pemaquid Oyster Festival set for Sept. 30
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 7:15am
The Pemaquid Oyster Festival, Damariscotta’s annual celebration of the working waterfront, marine...
Tide pooling at Reid State Park
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 4:00pm
Meet the many critters that make their home among the rocks, sand, and seaweed on Tuesday, Aug. 7...
LAF Arts & Yachts
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 11:45am
Lincoln Arts Festival's four day Arts & Yachts Exhibition & Sale at Hodgdon...
Eight oyster farms represented on menu at new Newcastle oyster bar
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 9:15am
NEWCASTLE— If you’ve ever sampled raw oysters at Ondine in Belfast, Hoxbill in Camden, and Suzuki...
International research expedition sets sail for the Arctic
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:45pm
The Arctic climate is changing faster than anywhere else in the world. On July 31, a Swedish-...
Are We Alone?: Bigelow Laboratory Café Sci Aug. 7
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 7:30am
The field of astrobiology includes the search for life elsewhere in our universe. To learn how to...
DMC to host talk on citizen science and estuarine monitoring
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:00am
When communities and scientists realized there was a lack of data about ocean acidification along...
Alewife talk at Sheepscot General Store
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 8:00am
Each spring, millions of alewives migrate up Maine’s rivers and streams to spawn, and in the summer...
Come see the historical display at Aquarium
Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:00am
The Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor is a hidden gem in the Boothbay region. It is an...
Incredible, edible kelp: Bigelow Laboratory Café Sci July 24
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 8:30am
Imagine an aquaculture product that could solve today’s biggest food supply challenges. It would be...
The story of East Boothbay shipyard Washburn & Doughty
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:00pm
Today Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of East Boothbay specializes in the construction of...
Bigelow Laboratory to host open house July 20
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 7:00am
What is it like to study the ocean at a world-class research institute? Find out on Friday, July...
Journey into the past at the Maine State Aquarium
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 7:30am
This season, visitors to the Maine State Aquarium may take a trip down memory lane. The aquarium...
Nitrogen to the Rescue: Bigelow Laboratory Café Sci July 10
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:30am
Microscopic plants in the ocean have a giant impact on the health of the planet. While these...
Community invited to engage, explore, experience ocean research at DMC
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 7:00am
The University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole invites community members to learn how the...
Taste Maine’s Future dinner features under-used seafood
Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:00am
The first Damariscotta Oyster Celebration continued into the second day with tours of local oyster...
Washburn & Doughty launches tugboat
Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:45am
On Thursday, June 14, Washburn & Doughty Associates of East Boothbay launched its latest...
Maine’s First Ship party June 23
Sat, 06/09/2018 - 7:00am
Maine’s First Ship is hosting its midsummer “New Year’s Eve” party on Saturday, June 23 at the Bath...
CG Auxiliary Flotilla 25 releases 2018 vessel safety check schedule
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:45am
Ever notice that “free” isn’t always free? There’s “free” as in, “buy three tires get the fourth...
World Oceans Day inspires $500,000 in nationwide support for Bigelow Laboratory
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 2:45pm
An anonymous donor to Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is using an act of generosity to...
Warning buoys to mark sunken vessel
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 9:45am
A sunken World War II-era minesweeper that sank in Wiscasset harbor over the winter will be marked...
Darling Marine Center director recognized for public service
Sun, 05/27/2018 - 7:30am
Dr. Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, has received the...