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How Portland’s lobstermen preserve the working waterfront

Chris Shorr- BDN

Stubbornness isn’t typically looked at as a virtuous character trait, but in regards to Portland’s working waterfront, it might be the saving grace for what remains of the local lobstering and fishing industries. As new restaurants continue to open up and luxury condos continue to be built all over the old wharves that this city […]

Local lobsterman miraculously survives wreck at Dyer Cove in Cape Elizabeth, tourists take pictures instead of helping

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Bob Raymond, a well known lobsterman from Cape Elizabeth, has taken a lot of grief over the years for the life jacket he wears when hauling his traps alone. After surviving a disastrous wreck on the rocky ledges near Two Lights State Park last week, which left his twenty foot skiff in shattered ruins, he […]