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On The Town Dock

News and updates from around the state about life on the coast and boatbuilding.

Big bass, lots of lobsters, buried gin and more

Big bass, lots of lobsters, buried gin and more

An influx of jellyfish, a French frigate, and one very large lobster

On The Town Dock - Issue 137 An influx of jellyfish, a French frigate, and one very large lobster

On The Town Dock - Issue 136

Rowing shells, ties to the Arctic, a Whaler Rendezvous and more

View from the Porch - Issue 133

Peter Bass ruminates about Friendship sloops, fast sailors, and safe towns.

View from the Porch - Issue 132

Contributing Editor Peter Bass checks in with news from along the coast, including updates on lobster, scallop, and clam landings; ferry service between Maine and Canada; and great Maine festivals to add to your summer calendar.

View from the Porch - Issue 131

Contributing Editor Peter Bass checks in with news from along the coast, including updates on lobster, scallop, and clam landings; ferry service between Maine and Canada; and great Maine festivals to add to your summer calendar.

View from the Porch - Issue 130

Contributing Editor Peter Bass was last seen boarding a double-hulled amphibious UFO, with a healthy supply of seafood, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and a book about dockline etiquette to share with the intergalactic community at large.

View from the Porch - Issue 129

Contributing Editor Peter Bass surveys recent news events along the coast. He writes about shrimp, elvers, fishing fashionistas, and rat-infested ghost ships with his usual humorous slant.

View from the Porch - Issue 128

Wind wars, global warming, and waterfront access

View from the Porch - Issue 127

Mutant Lobsters, Aliens, and Broken Buoys

View from the Porch - Issue 126

Big Fish, Little Fish and - brace yourself, folks - Frankenfish!

View from the Porch - Issue 125

All Critters Great and Small, and a New Definition of Boat Shoes.

View from the Porch - Issue 124

Ice, Booze, and News (and other interesting tidbits, not necessarily in that order).

View from the Porch - Issue 123

Cold summer camps, torrefying developments, news from the sea, and other memorable matters.

View from the Porch - Issue 122

A couple of headlines avec les entendres doubles and other memorable matters.