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| February 22, 2013
Haddocks settling Maine?
It's possible there were human Haddocks in Maine well before the Puritans settled Massachusetts, according to SeacoastNH.com historian J. Dennis Robinson.
| February 20, 2013
Groundfishing in New England faces a bleak present and an uncertain future
Sink or swim?
As recently as 2008, Maine groundfishermen were feeling fairly optimistic.
| February 20, 2013
Eat more Maine scallops and pollock, and less imported, farmed salmon and shrimp
Fresh Maine sea scallops (dredged by day-boats or caught by divers) are everywhere this fleeting season, rebounding after a collapse that prompted a three-year-moratorium.
| December 31, 2012
Markham Starr’s ‘In History’s Wake’; and Linda Nagaoka
The seafaring life
Living here near the coast, commercial fishing is never far away, but it can seem otherworldly, like an old romantic myth that surprisingly turns out to still be true.
| June 05, 2012
Review: Breachway Grill
A meal with a view
There's yet another restaurant down at the South County shore, adding to those giant summertime sucking sounds, with busy Narragansett Bay fishing boats at one end and Charlestown tourists slurping up oysters at the other.
| July 12, 2011
Greased up in Gloucester
When people picture the greasy pole, they often envision men scaling a vertical pole, as in Boston's Festival Betances.
| June 22, 2011
Review: A Marine's Guide to Fishing
A snapshot of a returned veteran's life
On the one-year anniversary of a life-changing incident on a foreign battleground, a Marine (Matthew Pennington) begins to take up his old life again.
| March 09, 2011
Eat, buy, love: A mini Going Green gift guide.
As I write this, I'm slurping down a soup made of roasted broccoli, celery root, garlic, and broth. I'd never cooked with celery root before, but I had to learn fast — the ugly-but-tasty vegetable was included in the first box of winter farm-share produce that arrived last week.
| November 24, 2010
'The most alive salmon'
Exploring Swedish cuisine in America
"But you can't get fresh fish anywhere in Portland on Monday," the Swede said. We were having a scheduling conflict.
| November 16, 2010
Fishing with the Kennedys
Casting a rod at the compound?
The key that unlocks private beaches may be found in any sporting-goods store. According to the Colonial Ordinance of 1641-1647, private beaches in Massachusetts are open to the public for fishing, fowling, and navigation.
| July 26, 2010
Mysterious mer-woman takes up with a fisherman
Love in a Neil Jordan film is almost always impossible: a guy falls for another man’s wife, or for his own mother, or (unwittingly) for another guy, or for the Blessed Virgin Mary.
| June 24, 2010
Teach a woman to fish...she'll never want to leave
Love letters to Maine
The cluster of small shacks that comprise Jim's Smelt Camp in Bowdoinham look like a tiny shantytown; were that it was so — I would move right in.
| January 29, 2009
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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