DA candidates differ on merits of ‘experience’ in Hancock, Washington counties

An experienced prosecutor or an outsider who wants to make reforms? Voters in Hancock and Washington counties will have to choose between those distinct candidate characterizations when they elect a new district attorney on Nov. 4. 10.31.14


Lobster keeps Maine fishing ports among top nationwide

The volume of national lobster landings and exports dropped slightly last year, but the strength of the fishery kept several Maine communities among the top nationwide for 2013 commercial fish landings, according to federal officials. 10.29.14

Question 7 asks Maine voters to borrow $7 million for marine products industry

Maine has long had a reputation as a place where fishermen catch high-quality seafood, but lately there’s been an increased focus in the industry of doing more than just shipping that catch out of state. That interest in aquaculture and value-added processed products has resulted in a bond proposal that will appear on the statewide Nov. 4 ballot. 10.24.14