Value of Penobscot East’s scallop work featured in impact publication

STONINGTON — Penobscot East Resource Center’s work with fishermen, regulators and the scientific community reviving the Maine sea scallop fishery has been featured as one of eight return on investment case studies in the Maine Association of Nonprofits’ (MANP) recently released biennial report that illustrates the essential contributions of Maine’s nonprofits to the state’s economy

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Unfortunate title To the editor: The excellent article “A sentinel of ocean health, humpback whale numbers grow (The Working Waterfront, Dec./Jan.)” was given an unfortunate title. That growth is more an indicator of the value of an endangered species listing, a natural growth after a cessation of industrial whaling, better observations, or some combination.  The article

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Four marine patrol officers join ranks

Four officers have joined the ranks of the Maine Marine Patrol. Graduating the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Basic Law Enforcement Training Program on Dec. 19 were: Chad Webster of Farmingdale, Richard DerBoghosian Jr. of Greenville Junctio, Charles Tetrau of North Yarmouth and Joseph Booth of Lawton, Okla. Webster will serve in Gouldsboro, Tetrau will serve in Portland

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