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    June 22, 2010

    Foolish Pleasure sets record, wins Rockland race

    Clocking a record speed of 68.1 mph June 20, Galen Alley’s Foolish Pleasure won the 2010 Rockland Lobster Boat Race. The event was the second in a series of weekend races that began the previous day in Boothbay Harbor and will culminate Sunday, Aug. 22, in Portland. According to a 1997 article in National Fisherman, Alley built his 30-foot racer for speed rather than work. He installed an engine designed for …

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    May 14, 2010

    Love of outdoors draws new principal to Appleton Village School

    The Appleton Village School’s new principal, Gary Bosk, will come to the Knox County community July 1 with a variety of experiences and a desire to facilitate the dreams of the students in his new position. Currently principal at Trenton Elementary School, Bosk said May 8 that he began his working life as a guitar player and singer. Family trip leads to life in Maine “I was taking a break from being on tour …

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    March 2, 2010

    Maine Fishermen’s Forum begins March 4

    The 35th annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum will open Thursday, March 4 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. Highlights of the three-day event include discussions on lobstering, the herring and groundfish fisheries, collaborating with other types of businesses, and the impacts of other ocean-based activities on those whose income depends on maritime harvests. The forum will begin Thursday, March 4 with a seafood …

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    January 23, 2010

    Zone D Lobster Council, Marine Resources Committee split on saltwater registry

    In its first meeting of the year, held Jan. 19 in Rockland, the Zone D Lobster Council devoted most of its discussion to the merits of a proposal under consideration by the Maine Legislature that would create a licensing procedure for recreational saltwater fishermen. LD1331 is an act regarding saltwater recreational fishing that establishes a saltwater recreational fishing license, dedicates the license fees …

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