Fishermen introduce branded lobster

In the midst of the worst lobster season in 20 years, a group of Casco Bay lobstermen are branding their product, launching Calendar Islands Lobster in mid-September. Dropping Springs LLC is creating the Calendar Islands Lobster Company in order to brand and market its lobster directly to the consumer and to retailers. The lobsters will

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Celebrating Holbrook’s Wharf

In the midst of a recession, celebrating working waterfront preservation is a welcome sign. On July 19, over 100 people celebrated the new Holbrook’s Wharf in Cundy’s Harbor. The Holbrook Community Foundation rebuilt the wharf and the snack bar. The new pilings were adapted from recycled utility poles. There are also three new commercial fishing

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Stereotyping Matinicus

In most places in Maine, the actions of one individual would not become a symbol for an entire community. Unfortunately for Matinicus Island, that is precisely what has happened after island lobsterman Vance Bunker allegedly shot another island lobsterman, Chris Young, in the neck (see “Shooting shocks Matinicus community). State marine patrol officers said the

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