Coastal Areas– Informal surveys of members Maine’s commercial lobster industry paints a grim picture of the future.
Vinalhaven — A lobster with a blue shell is a rarity, with just one in a million of the crustaceans having the shade. For local beat reporters, it’s a cause for celebration.
Mt. View, CA — The Unicode Consortium, the body behind standardized emojis, has righted what many Mainers saw as a wrong with the newly announced lobster emoji.
Statewide — When it comes to native Maine cuisine, the first thing that comes to people’s minds is the simple, unassuming cheddar biscuit. Which makes the lack of Red Lobster restaurants in the state a little odd.
Gulf of Maine — Alarming preliminary results from a new study commissioned by federal scientist shows Maine lobsters are moving further east, as lobster from places like New York and Connecticut take over southern waters.
Jonesport — According to “Ol’ Nick,” the 8-foot tall flying lobster who wears Ray-ban sunglasses, more and more intentionally fake and satirical news is being taken as fact.
Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan — Specialist Travis Kenneson, currently serving in Afghanistan, has given up trying to explain he didn’t grow up near Maine’s coast.
Yarmouth — Famous midcoast eatery Red’s Eats is expanding, adding a second location built in the middle of both lanes of I-295 just outside of Yarmouth.
Stonington — Residents of this small fishing community are voicing their concerns over the mental state of local lobsterman Terry Brown, 74. Brown was heard telling someone from away the 2017 lobster season wasn’t bad for him.