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Events & Things to Do in Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME, Maine Filter

31st Annual U.S. National Toboggan Championships

Camden, ME February 11 - February 13

Friday – Team sign-in, toboggan inspections, chute open to public to try it out, practice Saturday – 2-person and 3-person divisions qualifying (two runs); 4-person and experimental divisions qualifying (first of two runs); costume parade, vendors, food and beverage, celebration and cheering on your favorite teams! Sunday – 4-person qualifying… SEE MORE

Mariner's Weather Hazards Workshop - ONLINE

Miami Beach, FL March 15 - March 17

Key decision makers from maritime industries are invited to attend a 3-day virtual workshop which will highlight the uncertainty that goes into our forecasts and unveil upcoming new products and services. There will be plenty of opportunity for direct feedback and open discussion. There will also be breakout sessions where… SEE MORE

Latest News for Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME, Maine Filter

Port of Boston Welcomes ‘Biggest Ship’ After $850 Million Modernization Project

1/19/2022 by Editor

By Mike Schuler. The Port of Boston welcomed its biggest containership to date over the weekend following a $850 million project to make the port “big ship ready.” The Evergreen ship MV Ever Fortune called at the Port of Boston’s Conley Container Terminal on Sunday. At 1,100 feet long, the… SEE MORE

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US Wins New Conservation Measures for Pacific Tuna

1/18/2022 by Editor

Tropical tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean gained renewed protections and science-based catch levels under resolutions advocated by the United States. They were adopted by the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission at its virtual meeting in October. The IATTC also established a framework for foreign fishing vessels to face spot inspections when they… SEE MORE

Bridge Proposed Along Section of Slumping Alaska Park Road

1/18/2022 by Editor

By Becky Bohrer. JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency is proposing a large steel bridge along a section of the only road that runs through a premier national park in Alaska — a stretch that officials say has been rapidly slumping amid changes in the climate. About half the… SEE MORE

https://www.noaa.gov/media-release/us-winter-outlook-cooler-north-warmer-south-with-ongoing-la-nina

Winter Storm Whipping Northeast US with Snow, Thunderstorms

1/17/2022 by Editor

By Julie Walker. NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday. A foot (30 centimeters) or more of snow fell in parts of New York state, Ohio and Pennsylvania Sunday night through Monday morning,… SEE MORE