Tag Archives: Casco Bay

Casco Bay SwimRun- first of its kind in U.S.- helps injured veteran’s foundation

On Sunday, seven islands in Casco Bay played host to the first island to island style SwimRun race in the nation. 121 two-person teams competed, covering four miles of open ocean swimming and ten miles of running over the rugged terrain of the islands. SwimRun is a relatively new sport in which¬†competitors run and swim […]

How Portland’s lobstermen preserve the working waterfront

Stubbornness isn’t typically looked at as a virtuous character trait, but in regards to Portland’s working waterfront, it might be the saving grace for what remains of the local lobstering and fishing industries. As new restaurants continue to open up and luxury condos continue to be built all over the old wharves that this city […]