Browse by

'Surf' war in Camden: How many daysailers are too many?

Town officials in Camden are trying to figure out how many day-only trips to allow local windjammers to offer without negatively impacting trade by strictly daysailer operations.

Isle au Haut to build solar-powered smart energy microgrid

Renee Cordes |

Isle au Haut is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to get its electricity from a solar-powered microgrid.

Scrap-to-compost startup fills midcoast niche

Staff |

A Camden startup called ScrapDogs Community Compost is building a subscriber base of restaurants and households for its service of turning food waste into compost.

Boatbuilder plans expansion in East Boothbay

Washburn & Doughty Associates of East Boothbay announced the planned purchase of two adjacent buildings from Hodgdon Yachts.

Waterfront redevelopment project planned in Belfast

Belfast developer Paul Naron purchased waterfront real estate from boatbuilder French & Webb for redevelopment.

Maine Center for Entrepreneurs readies 'cultivator' businesses for growth

Peter Van Allen |

Our cover story is devoted to eight food producers that are being mentored by the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs.

Nordic Aquafarms to host forum on aquaculture and Maine seafood

Staff |

As part of its ongoing commitment to provide the public with information about its proposed salmon farm in Belfast, Nordic Aquafarms will host a panel discussion on aquaculture and its place in the...

Bath to get a second brewery months after first one opened

Staff |

Plans are in the works to establish a second brewery in Bath, to be called Bath Ale Works, just months after the city saw its first brewery open up.

Bowdoinham farmer tackles Maine's challenge of farmland access and transfer

Staff |

Abby Sadauckas, a farmer and agricultural service provider of Bowdoinham, has joined the regional group Land For Good, a New England-wide nonprofit whose mission is to ensure the future of farming in...

Sea Bags opens store in Rockland

Staff |

Sea Bags, designers and manufacturers of handmade items from recycled sails, is opening a store in Rockland on Friday that will feature regionally specific products in addition to its standard...