July 22, 2013



Experts gather to share information on lobsters

Scientists, fishermen, processors, regulators and others connected to the lobster industry in Maine and Canada are gathering for a two-day workshop to share the latest scientific information about the region's signature seafood.

Close to 100 people are expected at the third annual Science Workshop on Sustainable Growth of the Atlantic Lobster, which is being held Tuesday and Wednesday in Moncton, New Brunswick.

The symposium is put on by the University of Maine Lobster Institute and the Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Foundation in Canada, with a goal of mapping out ways to use science in support of lobster sustainability.


Teenage boy found unconscious on Route 15

Police are investigating how a teenage boy ended up injured on a Maine roadway in the middle of the night. Police say they received a report shortly before midnight Friday that a body was lying on Route 15 in Corinth.

When police arrived, they found an unconscious 14-year-old boy with head injuries. He was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, where he remained Sunday afternoon. Maine State Police Lt. Wesley Hussey says the boy may have been hit by a vehicle.


Cooler air gives break from record high temps

Temperatures have cooled off in Maine following a week of blistering heat.

The National Weather Service said cooler and drier air arrived from Canada on Saturday, providing relief from the high temperatures and humidity. The weather will hold on over the region through Monday.

The recent stretch of hot weather has resulted in a warm July so far.

Portland through Saturday was running nearly 5 degrees above normal for the month, with Bangor 4 degrees above normal.

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