Morning Links - Saturday July 6, 2024


Shedding light on the dark side of Jamie Wyeth and his artwork πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Down East Magazine: The Modern Master of Wabanaki Basketry πŸ› Portland Museum of Art

Bears, Sharks, and Zombies

Rabid fox attacks man in Bath, reigniting concerns of wildlife threats - YouTube - CBS 13 News


Mills administration grants $3 million to help local businesses market products across US - YouTube - CBS 13 News

Climate Emergency

Climate change, home costs converge to drive up insurance rates πŸ› The Maine Monitor

Gulf of Maine Warming Update: Spring 2024 - Gulf of Maine Research Institute SearchSearchSearch πŸ› Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Maine Community Power Cooperative receives $98,000 to engage communities and enroll members in cooperatively-owned community solar πŸ› Piscataquis Observer


SHOPPERS: Baxter Boulevard Storm Drain Construction at Hannaford Plaza Road Starts July 8th for Two Weeks πŸ› Munjoy Hill News


With new efforts to improve fish passage, Maine is seeing a record number of river herring in 2024 πŸ› Maine Public

Downeast Salmon Federation to replace Cherryfield dam πŸ› Maine Public

Groups working to clean up Gulf of Maine, beachgoers can help - YouTube - CBS 13 News

Nonprofit cleans Old Orchard Beach on year's 'dirtiest beach day' πŸ› WCSH News Center Maine

Volunteers work to clean Maine beaches after Fourth of July festivities - YouTube - CBS 13 News

Food and Drink

Rabelais Now Open πŸ› Portland Food Map

New Food Trucks: Toku Truck & Vendredi's πŸ› Portland Food Map

Noble BBQ - Deering Center πŸ› Reddit

Breweries πŸ› Reddit

Salvatore’s Hoagies πŸ› Reddit

Maine Food & Dining News: Rockland, Phillips, Wiscasset, Bangor, Van Buren πŸ› Portland Food Map

Fourth of July

In photos: Fireworks light up Portland’s skyline πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Portland dazzles with festive Fourth of July celebrations on Eastern Prom - YouTube - CBS 13 News

July 4th Fireworks over a lake in Maine - YouTube - Ellesmere

Photos: Tri-Town 4th of July Parade held July 3 in Jay and Livermore Falls πŸ› Sun Journal

Round Pond 4th Parade πŸ› Reddit

Old Fort Western celebrates Independence Day with tours and a barbecue - YouTube - CBS 13 News

Wiscasset’s Fourth of July πŸ› Wiscasset Newspaper

Grand Isle holds its first Independence Day parade πŸ› The County

Thomaston's revolutionary Fourth of July celebration πŸ› The Courier-Gazette

Independence Day is over, but the fun isn't done at locations across Maine - YouTube - NEWS CENTER Maine


10-12 Pine Street πŸ› Portland House Stories


RSU 40 to look again at policy to protect transgender students πŸ› The Courier-Gazette

Honor Charlie Howard by standing up to hate and intolerance πŸ› Bangor Daily News


This is what 17 loons swimming together on a lake sounds like πŸ› Bangor Daily News


Off-duty policeman catches whale breaching off Maine coast #whale #whalewatch #wow #rare #surprise - YouTube - Bangor Daily News

Whale breaching off coast of Kittery caught on camera πŸ‹ #ocean #whale - YouTube - CBS 13 News

A good setting for a Stephen King novel… πŸ› Reddit

Beautiful oaks πŸ› Reddit


The prospect of a Donald Trump win is cause for alarm, not acquiescence πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Letter: The real world would beg to differ with Jared Golden πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Letter: Jared Golden ignores the state of our democracy πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Jared Golden is wrong about our democracy πŸ› Piscataquis Observer

Mills says she stands by Biden following meeting with governors πŸ› Maine Public

Pessimism about Joe Biden is building amongst Democratic ranks πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Q&A: Who are Maine’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention, and what will they do? πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Maine delegates to Democratic National Convention sticking with support for Biden πŸ› Portland Press Herald

The nation is divided, but these Mainers are more optimistic than you might think πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Public Safety

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Maine boater - Bangor Daily News πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Coast Guard calls off search for man who fell off boat in Casco Bay πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater in Casco Bay - YouTube - NEWS CENTER Maine

Several children rescued from rip current in Old Orchard Beach πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Four kids rescued from dangerous rip current at Old Orchard Beach, officials say - YouTube - NEWS CENTER Maine


Portland Wins Fifth Straight with 7-3 Victory Over New ... πŸ› Minor League Baseball

With team on the way, Portland fans show enthusiasm for sport of soccer - YouTube - CBS 13 News


Feds expand study on Coburn Gore border crossing in western Maine πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Things to Do

Bubbles & Baubles: The Art of Forging πŸ› Visit Portland Maine

Bowling alleys around Portland? πŸ› Reddit


Smiling Hill Farm’s historic legacy could foil Gorham Connector plan πŸ› Portland Press Herald


Opinion: Court decision elevates municipal concerns over those of homeless people πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Supreme Court ruling on homeless camps validates 'responsibility to act,' Portland mayor says πŸ› WCSH News Center Maine


CMP electricity rates are going up. Here’s what’s driving it. πŸ› Portland Press Herald


As ecotourism grows, so does the desire to maintain Downeast’s wild character πŸ› The Maine Monitor