Latest Vinalhaven, Maine Stories

2009-03-10 09:21:01

New England lobstermen have gone high tech by adding low-cost instruments to their lobster pots that record bottom temperature and provide data that could help improve ocean circulation models in the Gulf of Maine.

2008-10-06 15:00:17

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF The area known as The Basin is a short drive or bike ride from the village shops, traditional island homes and working waterfront along Vinalhaven's downtown strip.

2008-08-21 15:01:00

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the third and final story in the Bangor Daily News' look at energy issues and initiatives on Maine's offshore islands.

2008-08-20 18:00:00

The cooperative that supplies electricity to Vinalhaven and North Haven is moving ahead with what it says will be the largest coastal wind turbine project in the Northeast.

2008-08-20 15:01:04

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the second part of the Bangor Daily News' three-part series on energy issues on Maine's offshore islands. Today's story covers the special problems faced by residents of the more distant Monhegan and Matinicus islands.

2008-08-19 15:01:11

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the first in a three-part Bangor Daily News series covering plans for alternative energy projects on Maine's offshore islands.

2008-07-30 12:01:10

By Walter Griffin, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul.

2008-07-29 15:01:07

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: George Baker of Harvard Business School, +1-617-495- 6119, gbaker@hbs.edu; or Chip Farrington of Fox Islands Electric Cooperative, +1-207-863-4636, cfarrington@foxislands.net VINALHAVEN, Maine, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--In an overwhelming show of support, members of the Fox Islands Electric Cooperative from the islands of Vinalhaven and North Haven, Maine voted 382 to 5 last night in favor of siting a wind-power project in their community.

2007-07-10 19:59:20

Thousands of tiny 2-week-old lobsters were released into Maine waters during the weekend as part of an ongoing effort to keep the state's lobster populations strong.

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