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Tourism & Recreation

It's official: Obama designates North Woods national monument

On the eve of the centennial celebration of the National Park Service, the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument became a reality on Wednesday when President Barack Obama signed it into law.
Retail & Food service

Blue Hill Co-op steps up to the plate as first Fund-ME business

The Blue Hill Co-op is the first business to use Fund-ME, Maine's crowdfunding law, as it looks to raise money for the construction of a new, larger storefront in the Hancock County town.
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Manufacturing

Farmers' Almanac predicts cold winter (with a grain of salt)

The Lewiston-based Farmers' Almanac is calling for an “ice cold and snow-filled” winter in the Northeast — and stirring up a lot of weather talk nationwide.
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Current Edition | Agriculture

On the Record with Carlos Quijano, founder of Coast of Maine Organic Products

An avid gardener and composter, Quijano found himself more and more intrigued with how Maine handled (or didn't handle) waste from various industries — the fisheries, saw mills and blueberry...
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Current Edition | Fisheries & Marine

UMaine scientists use tech to see-the-unseen in potential aquaculture sites

Realtors will tell you buying property is all about “location, location, location.” The same is true for finding the best site for aquaculture, though varying conditions largely invisible...