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Maine DEP giving Portland lobstermen the cold shoulder

Frozen07

The winter months are hard on lobstermen. There are still lobsters to be caught, but they’re further offshore and New England’s particular version of Mother Nature rarely cooperates with the men and women brave enough to try and challenge her for their livelihood on the frigid Gulf of Maine. In the summertime the lobsters can […]

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 […]