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Maine lobster on the menu for Trump inauguration

Donald Trump’s first meal as president will include Maine lobster.

Scallops surge to record price

Scallop fishermen are reaping record prices this year.

Fishermen to help with fish surveys

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Mass., plans to begin outfitting commercial fishing boats with surveying equipment to gather data on the type and number of groundfish in the...

Farm Credit awards $44,250 to support farm and forest products programs


Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program recently awarded $44,250 to 20 organizations in the Northeast to promote agriculture, support young and beginning farmer initiatives and fund agricultural...

Conservation groups team up to buy forestland in Piscataquis County


The Forest Society of Maine has teamed up with the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Open Space Institute to acquire and conserve 4,358 acres of forestland surrounding Silver Lake and 12 miles of the...

Controversial mining regs get nod from Maine environmental board

The Maine Board of Environmental Protection unanimously endorsed Thursday a proposed overhaul of the state's mining regulations that received almost 500 written comments in the public comment period.

Executive director of Bigelow Lab dies at 58

Graham Shimmield, executive director of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, dies at 58 after a battle with cancer.

Report: Arctic trading offers 'new lease on life for Maine'

Maine could become a 'gateway' to trade with Arctic nations, with climate change opening new trade routes.

Portland to host international scallop summit

Stakeholders in the scallop industry are expected to gather next year in Portland to share research and best practices.

USDA makes $6M investment in northern and eastern Maine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding a $6 million grant to a Maine partnership led by the Nature Conservancy that will help private forestland owners reduce the impacts that flooding has on...