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Events & Things to Do in Midcoast & Penobscot Bay, ME, Maine Filter

Camden Classics Cup 2021

Camden, ME July 29 - July 31

The Camden Classics Cup is one of the world’s most beautiful regattas - sailed where the mountains meet the sea off the lovely harbortown of Camden, Maine.   The Camden Classics Cup aims to give sailors the time of their lives with terrific on-the-water racing, and stellar onshore events. Presented… SEE MORE

Maine Boat & Home Show

Rockland, ME August 13 - August 15

If you love the coast of Maine, you won't want to miss this high-end, high-summer event in Rockland, Maine, the second weekend in August. Each year we gather Maine's finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, jewelers, and marine gear vendors together in ONE place at ONE time!  Meet them all… SEE MORE

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Photo Courtesy of AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon

Massive Wildfires in US West Bring Haze to East Coast

7/21/2021 by US Harbors

By Gillian Flaccus. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires in the American West, including one burning in Oregon that’s currently the largest in the U.S., are creating hazy skies as far away as New York as the massive infernos spew smoke and ash into the air in columns up to six… SEE MORE

The brand-new Bigelow Laboratory in East Boothbay.

Maine Ocean Lab to get $2M to Study Deep Ocean Resiliency

7/19/2021 by US Harbors

EAST BOOTHBAY, Maine (AP) — A Maine marine science lab is set to receive about $2 million to study the resiliency of deep sea ecosystems in the era of climate change. Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree said the National Science Foundation is giving the grant to Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences… SEE MORE

oastline of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Credit: Mike Reynolds Uploaded by mrjohncummings, Public Domain,

AP Interview: EPA Water Chief on Clean Water Protections

7/15/2021 by US Harbors

By Suman Naishadham. WASHINGTON (AP) — To finally determine a lasting definition of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s new water director says everyone with a stake in the issue will need to be engaged. Radhika Fox recently spoke to The… SEE MORE

Coast Guard Urges Hurricane Preparedness Ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa

7/8/2021 by US Harbors

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Coast Guard urges caution to Mid-Atlantic mariners, boaters and beachgoers as Tropical Storm Elsa impacts the region. Tropical storms are dangerous, can create treacherous conditions and can cause gale-force winds sooner than anticipated. Mariners, boaters, and beachgoers alike should stay safe, alert and follow advisories as… SEE MORE