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Once stymied by China tariff, lobster dealer finds a workaround

Laurie Schreiber |

Tom Adams, CEO of Maine Coast lobster wholesale company in York, said he's found ways to make up revenue that was lost when a 25% tariff was implemented last July on imports of lobster to China.

New law resolves years-old Acadia acquisition of Schoodic land

Staff |

A law signed Tuesday allows Acadia National Park to accept 1,400 acres, including the Schoodic Woods Campground and Trails, and affirms traditional clam and worm harvesting in the park.

New Seaweed Week seeks to expand market

Laurie Schreiber |

Seaweed Week is being organized for April 26 through May 4 in Portland to spotlight businesses that champion sea vegetables and challenge others to start innovating with them.

Gulf of Maine Research Institute receives $790K grant to study impact of warming ocean on key species

Staff |

The National Science Foundation awarded the Gulf of Maine Research Institute a $789,659 grant to examine the impact of a warming climate on growth and population patterns in cod and lobster in the...

Three Greenlight Maine finalists selected for $100,000 pitch-off competition

Renee Cordes |

Ocean’s Balance of Biddeford, Flowfold of Gorham and American Roots of Westbrook are in the running for a $100,000 cash prize after being named finalists of Greenlight Maine Season 4 television...

Lobster landings post turnaround, Maine's fisheries' overall value second highest on record

Laurie Schreiber |

Maine's lobster harvesters had a strong year in 2018, landing 119.64 million pounds. That was an increase of nearly 8 million pounds over 2017's figure of 111.9 million pounds, according to a...

Aquaculture has long history of fitting in

Paul Dioli in his letter to the editor [in the print edition of Feb. 18] suggests that aquaculture must fit in with other coastal activities such as commercial fishing and tourism. He is...

Nordic Aquafarms hires veteran Maine businesswoman as CFO

Staff |

Nordic Aquafarms Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Nordic Aquafarms, an international leader in land-based aquaculture, has named Brenda Chandler of Auburn as its full-time chief financial officer.

Luke’s Lobster to operate seafood-buying station in Boothbay Harbor

Staff |

Luke’s Lobster, a seafood company and restaurant group founded by Luke Holden in 2009, will partner with the Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation to operate a seafood-buying station at the Sea...

Mills: Offshore drilling not a fit with Maine's resources and economy

Staff |

Gov. Janet Mills said Monday that work by the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition to promote an expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling “is incompatible with Maine's interests.”

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